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Fall Term

Oct 25, 2021 | Monday
Fall JP Topics

Focal point for first JP due by email to DUS, along with a list of possible advisors.

Oct 25, 2021 | Monday
Thesis Title & Paragraph Due

A title and one-paragraph description of the senior thesis must be submitted to Brittany Masterson and Professor Billings, Director of Undergraduate Studies. 

12:00 pm
Nov 29, 2021 | Monday
Senior Thesis Proposals

A 1000 word description accompanied by a 15-20 item bibliography is due to Brittany Masterson and Professor Billings, Director of Undergraduate Studies. This prospectus must be approved by your advisor and will provide the basis for the conversations you will have with the Undergraduate Committee in December when you meet to discuss your thesis proposal.

Dec 7, 2021Dec 8, 2021 | Tuesday - Wednesday
Senior Thesis Defense

Individual meetings with the Undergraduate Committee for feedback on senior thesis proposal, and guidance on moving forward.

Jan 10, 2022 | Monday
Fall Junior Paper Due

Fall JP (PDF format) due by email to advisor and DUS.

5:00 pm

Spring Term

Jan 24, 2022 | Monday
Spring JP Topics

Spring JP topic due by email to DUS, with list of possible advisors.

Jan 24, 2022 | Monday
First Chapter Senior Thesis

First (draft) chapter of senior thesis due to advisor and DUS (PDF format)

5:00 pm
Mar 14, 2022 | Monday
Spring Junior Paper prospectus

Spring JP prospectus due to advisor and DUS by 5 p.m.

Apr 1, 2022Apr 30, 2022 | Friday - Saturday
SAFE review

Review of summer funding applications through SAFE system begins. The deadline to submit applications via SAFE is April 30th, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until funds are disbursed.

Apr 22, 2022 | Friday
Senior Thesis Due

Senior Thesis Due: Electronic copy (PDF format) should be sent by 3pm to advisor, DUS, and Robert Castaños. One bound copy should be deposited with Robert Castaños (141 East Pyne) the following week.

*Nota bene: late submissions will be penalized -3% per day.

3:00 pm
Apr 22, 2022 | Friday
Spring Junior Paper Due

Spring JP (PDF format) should be emailed to advisor and DUS.

5:00 pm
May 4, 2022 | Wednesday
Senior Departmental Exam

30-minute oral examination of the thesis and related research, conducted by a committee of the advisor, second reader, and DUS.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 13, 2022 | Friday
Provisional Senior Thesis Topics Due for Juniors

A brief description of the planned senior thesis topic is due to the DUS, along with a list of possible advisors.

4:00 pm
May 23, 2022 | Monday
Class Day

Upper Hyphen Chancellor Green - East Pyne

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 24, 2022 | Tuesday