COURSES

Autumn 2017
Registration Sept. 18-22
Quarter begins Sept. 25
Advising forms due (2nd years) September 29
Quarter ends December 9
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) December 2
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) December 13

Winter 2018
Registration Nov. 13-17
Quarter begins January 3
Advising forms due (1st, 2nd years) January 5
Quarter ends March 17
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) March 10
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) March 20

Spring 2018
Registration Feb. 19-23
Quarter begins March 26
Advising forms due (1st, 2nd years) March 30
Quarter ends June 9
Convo grades due to Registrar (faculty) June 2
Grades due to Registrar (faculty) June 12

1st years should have nine courses for quality grades: June 12, 2018
2nd years should have twelve courses for quality grades: June 12, 2018
3rd years should have met the course distribution requirement: June 12, 2018

FIRST AND SECOND YEAR REVIEWS

First year review: April 16-20, 2018
Second year review: May 7-11, 2018

EXAMS

American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Autumn offering): Sept. 14-15, 2017
American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Spring offering): May 31-June 1, 2018
American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams (Autumn offering): Sept. 13-14, 2018
Deadline for completion of both preliminary exams: Sept. 14, 2018 (2nd years)
Deadline for declaring first exam: December 9, 2017 (2nd years)
Deadline for taking first exam and declaring second exam: June 9, 2018 (2nd years)

MA PAPERS

MA proposal hearing deadline (2nd years): October 13, 2017
Suggested deadline for submission of MA draft to advisers (2nd years): January 31, 2018
MA paper approval deadline (2nd years): March 30, 2018
 

DISSERTATION PROPOSALS

Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3rd years): Winter Quarter 2018
Dissertation Proposal approval deadline (4th years): December 9, 2017

DEGREES

Application for MA or PhD: Autumn, Sept. 29, 2017; Winter, Jan. 5, 2018; Spring, March 30, 2018; Summer, June 22, 2018
Submission of dissertation (Dissertation Office deadline): Autumn, Nov. 10, 2017; Winter, Feb. 16, 2018; Spring, May 11, 2018; Summer, July 27, 2018

CALENDAR

September 2017
14-15 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR Exams
18-22 Registration for Autumn Quarter
25 Autumn Quarter begins
29 Advising forms due (2nd years)
29 Degree application deadline (Autumn)

October 2017
13 MA proposal hearing deadline (2nd years)

November 2017
10 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
13-17 Registration for Winter Quarter

December 2017
2 Convocation grades due (faculty)
9 Dissertation proposal due (4th years)
9 Declaring first exam (2nd years)
9 Autumn Quarter ends
13 Grades due (faculty)

January 2018
3 Winter Quarter begins
3 Dissertation Proposal Seminar (3rd years)
5 Advising forms due (1st and 2nd years)
5 Degree application deadline (Winter)
31 Draft of MA paper to advisers (2nd years)

February 2018
16 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
19-23 Registration for Spring Quarter

March 2018
10 Convocation grades due (faculty)
17 Winter Quarter ends
20 Grades due (faculty)
26 Spring Quarter begins
30 Advising forms due (1st and 2nd years)
30 MA paper approval (2nd years)
30 Degree application deadline (Spring)

April 2018
16-20 First year review (1st years)

May 2018
7-11 Second year review (2nd years)
11 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)
31 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams

June 2018
1 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR exams
2 Convocation grades due (faculty)
9 Spring Quarter ends
12 Deadline for taking first exam and declaring second exam (2nd years)
12 Grades due (faculty)
12 Required grades due for 1st and 2nd years
12 Course distribution deadline (3rd years)
18 Summer Quarter begins
22 Degree application deadline (Summer)

July 2018
27 Submission of final dissertation (PhD degree candidates)

August 2018
25 Summer Quarter ends

September 2018
13-14 American, Theory, Methodology, and IR Exams
14 Prelim Exams completed (2nd years)
17-21 Registration for Autumn Quarter
24 Autumn Quarter begins