COURSES

Autumn 2016
Registration Sept. 19-23
Quarter begins Sept. 26
Advising forms due (2nd years) September 30
Quarter ends December 10
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) December 3
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) December 14

Winter 2017
Registration Nov. 14-18
Quarter begins January 3
Advising forms due (1st, 2nd years) January 6
Quarter ends March 18
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) March 11
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) March 21

Spring 2017
Registration Feb. 20-24
Quarter begins March 27
Advising forms due (1st, 2nd years) March 31
Quarter ends June 10
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) June 3
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) June 13

1st years should have eight courses for quality grades: June 13, 2017
2nd years should have twelve courses for quality grades: June 13, 2017
3rd years should have met the course distribution requirement: June 13, 2017

SEMINAR PAPERS

First year seminar paper deadline: June 23, 2017

FIRST AND SECOND YEAR REVIEWS

First year review: April 17-21, 2017
Second year review: May 8-12, 2017

EXAMS

American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Autumn offering): Sept. 14-16, 2016
American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Spring offering): May 31-June 2, 2017
American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Autumn offering): Sept. 13-15, 2017
Deadline for completion of both preliminary exams: Sept. 15, 2017 (2nd years)
Deadline for declaring first exam: December 10, 2016 (2nd years)
Deadline for taking first exam and declaring second exam: June 10, 2017 (2nd years)

MA PAPERS

MA Workshop (2nd years): Autumn Quarter 2016
MA proposal hearing deadline (2nd years): October 14, 2016
Suggested deadline for submission of MA draft to advisers (2nd years): January 31, 2017
MA paper approval deadline (2nd years): March 31, 2017
MA Workshop (1st years): Spring Quarter 2017
MA paper topic deadline (1st years): June 10, 2017

DISSERTATION PROPOSALS

Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3rd years): Winter Quarter 2017
Dissertation Proposal approval deadline (4th years): December 10, 2016

DEGREES

Application for MA or PhD: Autumn, Sept. 30, 2016; Winter, Jan. 6, 2017; Spring, March 31, 2017; Summer, June 23, 2017
Submission of dissertation (Dissertation Office deadline): Autumn, Nov. 11, 2016; Winter, Feb. 17, 2017; Spring, May 12, 2017; Summer, July 28, 2017

CALENDAR

September 2016
14-18 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR Exams
19-23 Registration for Autumn Quarter
26 Autumn Quarter begins
26 MA Workshop begins (2nd years)
30 Advising forms due (2nd years)
30 Degree application deadline (Autumn)

October 2016
14 MA proposal hearing deadline (2nd years)

November 2016
11 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
14-18 Registration for Winter Quarter

December 2016
3 Convocation grades due (faculty)
10 Dissertation proposal due (4th years)
10 Declaring first exam (2nd years)
10 Autumn Quarter ends
14 Grades due (faculty)

January 2017
3 Winter Quarter begins
3 Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3rd years)
6 Advising forms due (1st and 2nd years)
6 Degree application deadline (Winter)
31 Draft of MA paper to advisers (2nd years)

February 2017
17 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
20-24 Registration for Spring Quarter

March 2017
11 Convocation grades due (faculty)
18 Winter Quarter ends
21 Grades due (faculty)
27 Spring Quarter begins
27 MA Workshop begins (1st years)
31 Advising forms due (1st and 2nd years)
31 MA paper approval (2nd years)
31 Degree application deadline (Spring)

April 2017
17-21 First year review (1st years)

May 2017
8-12 Second year review (2nd years)
12 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
31 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams

June 2017
2-3 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams
3 Convocation grades due (faculty)
10 Spring Quarter ends
10 MA paper topic due (1st years)
10 Deadline for taking first exam and declaring second exam (2nd years)
13 Grades due (faculty)
13 Required grades due for 1st and 2nd years
13 Course distribution deadline (3rd years)
19 Summer Quarter begins
23 First year seminar paper deadline (1st years)
23 Degree application deadline (Summer)

July 2017
28 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)

August 2017
26 Summer Quarter ends

September 2017
13-15 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR Exams
15 Prelim Exams completed (2nd years)
18-22 Registration for Autumn Quarter
25 Autumn Quarter begins