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Important Dates & Deadlines for Students

JUNE 2019

June 20* Fall term bills generated (see Bursar website)

JULY 2019

July 1 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in October (Registrar's requirement)
July 1 Summer term bill due date

AUGUST 2019

August 1 Fall term bill due date 
August 22-23 International Graduate Student Orientation
August 25-26 Graduate Student of Color Orientation
August 27 All New Student Orientation

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 3 Opening Convocation
September 4 Classes begin
September 12
Fulbright Fellowship initial application deadline (internal) at 4:30 pm
September 13 Deadline for October graduates to submit the Application to Graduate via Banner
September 16* Graduate Community Fellows application deadline
September 17 Last day to add a course without a fee

September 23-27 Fulbright campus interviews

OCTOBER 2019

October 1 Last day to add a course (includes late fee)
October 3 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm
October 3 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in February (Registrar's requirement)
October 11 Effective Performance applications due

October 14 Indigenous Peoples' Day
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the spring semester)
October 26 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean Thomas Lewis at 4 pm (internal deadline)

NOVEMBER 2019

November 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the spring and to submit materials for readmission
November 5-12 Registration for Spring classes
November 11 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program
November 12 Horace Mann Medal nominations due
November 15* Spring term bills generated (see Bursar website)
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving recess

DECEMBER 2019

December 6 Global Mobility Research Fellowships for Summer 2020 applications due.
December 8-12 Reading period
December 12 Last day of classes
December 13-21 Final exams

WINTERSESSION 2020

January 2 Wintersession begins
January 18 Wintersession ends

JANUARY 2020

January 1 Spring term bill due date
January 15 Deadline for program to issue written evaluations to 5th-year students, clearly indicating whether or not program will support 6th-year funding
January 17 Deadline for February graduates to submit the Application to Graduate via Banner
January 20 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in May (Registrar's requirement)
January TBD Effective Performance application deadline
January 22 Classses begin
January 31 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 31 Deadline for program nominations and for student applications for Deans’ Faculty Fellowship
January 31 Interdisciplinary Opportunity program application deadline 

FEBRUARY 2020

February 4 Last day to add a course without a fee
February 14
 Open Graduate Education application deadline
February TBD Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 15-18 Long weekend
February 19 Last day to add a course (includes late fee)
February 24
 Deadline for rising sixth-year students to submit DCPs to their programs
February 28 Application deadline for Joukowsky Summer Research Award

MARCH 2020

March 3 Nominations due for Faculty Mentoring and Advising Award
March 9 Deadline for DEP applications for students who will be beyond the sixth year
March 9 Program notifies Graduate School of sixth-year funding match option commitment and submits complete DCPs to the Graduate School 
March TBD GradCON
March 21-29 Spring recess

APRIL 2020

April 1 Deadline for students who are on medical leave to notify the Graduate School and their program about returning for the summer and to submit materials for readmission
April TBD Nominations for Graduate Student Contribution to Community Life Award
April 24 - May 5 Reading period

MAY 2020

May 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the spring and to submit materials for readmission
May 1 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline
May 1 Deadline for October, February and May graduates to confirm participation in Commencement
May 1 Global Mobility Research Fellowships for Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 applications due.
May 5 Last day of classes
May 6-15 Final exams
May 16 Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May 23 Graduate School Commencement rehearsal and reception
May 24 Commencement

JUNE 2020

June 1* Summer term bills generated (see Bursar website)
June 20*
Fall term bills generated

JULY 2020

July 1 Summer term bill due date

AUGUST 2020

August 1 Fall term bill due date

*Tentative date