Important Dates for Graduate Students 2019-2020

Important academic events and deadlines

19, 20, 21, 22:  Math camp for first-year students

19: Written examinations in international relations 

20: Written examinations in American politics and political theory

21: Written examinations in comparative politics 

27: M.A. orientation

29: Ph.D. orientation

30: Summer 2019 dissertation distribution deadline

30: New Ph.D. student advising session 

1: Last day to apply for the M.A. degree to be conferred in October 2019

12, 13: Oral examinations in all fields

13: Deadline to apply for funds for student-led workshops

20: Deadline to submit application forms to the Graduate Program Coordinator for October 2019 MPhil conferral

 

11: Dissertation Deposit deadline for October 2019 conferral

25: Travel grant applications due for conferences occurring between 9-1-19 and 12-31-19

25: Title and Abstract of Mini-APSA papers due to the Graduate Program Coordinator

1: Last day to apply for the M.A. degree to be conferred in February 2020

1: Dissertation proposals due

27: Complete draft of Mini-APSA papers due to the Graduate Program Coordinator

1: Last day to apply for the M.A. degree to be conferred in May 2020

6: Mini-APSA

20: Special minor declarations due (2nd year students)

13-15: Written examinations in all fields

17: Fall 2019 Dissertation Distribution Deadline

17: Deadline to submit applications to the Graduate Program Coordinator for February 2020 MPhil conferral

30 & 31: Oral examinations in all fields

24: Deadline for completion of special minors (3rd year students)

To maintain satisfactory academic progress and continue in the program, all students must successfully complete ALL components of both their major and minor field exams no later than the second Friday of classes in the sixth semester of registration (or the date of January orals, whichever comes later).

This deadline applies to revisions of methods or special minor papers and a second attempt at passing an exam.

This deadline applies to minors in traditional subfields, methods, and all special minors, including those requiring a paper and oral defense, or any other format.

Students may continue to take course work upon completion of comprehensive exams, and many sixth-semester students will be taking courses required for the M.Phil. throughout the spring semester.

7: Dissertation Deposit deadline for February 2020 conferral

25: Travel grant applications due for conferences occurring between 1-1-20 and 5-19-20

23: Dissertation development grant applications due

27: Dissertation proposals due

 

17, 24: Dissertation Deposit deadline for May 2020 conferral

24: Deadline to submit applications to the Graduate Program Coordinator for May 2020 MPhil conferral

22: Spring 2020 Dissertation Distribution Deadline

25: Travel grant applications due for conferences occurring between 5-20-20 and 8-31-20