Graduate Director’s Meetings

Memorial Hall




   DATES                                           DEADLINES & EVENTS
December 1, 2016 –
February 15, 2017
Priority decisions for nominations for first-time 17-18 Graduate Scholar Award
December 1, 2016Nominations for 17-18 University Doctoral Fellowship
December 1, 2016Nominations for 17-18 University Dissertation Fellowship
December 15, 2016Nominations for Second-Year Recipients of Graduate Scholar Awards for 17-18
December 16, 2016Doctoral Reception for degrees earned in Fall 2016; Trabant Center; 4 pm to 6 pm. Diplomas given to candidates.
February 2, 2017Orientation Program by OISS (9:00am) and OGPE (4:00 pm) for new International Students beginning in the spring semester.
February 28, 20172017 Summer Doctoral Fellowship
April 13, 2017Graduate Research Forum (Time TBA); Clayton Hall
April 17, 2017Doctoral Dissertation Prize Nomination Deadline
May 1, 2017Nominations due from departments to OGPE for participants in the summer 2017 ELI ITA training program.
July 11, 2017ELI ITA students must arrive in Newark by 5 pm.
July 11, 2017Opening meeting with ELI ITA participants held in 127 Memorial Hall from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. (Pizza and dessert served); Time schedules for July 12th given to students at this meeting.
July 12, 2017109 East Main Street; On-Boarding for Payroll; Documentation check in—bring passport, I-20 or DS2019 and I-94; SPEAK testing takes place throughout the afternoon.
July 12-14, 2017UDIA Testing @ 189 West Main Street.
July 17 to August 11, 2017Attendance for the Summer ELI ITA program is required from 8 am to 5 pm each day.
August 14, 2017Final test scores sent to Departments.
August 21, 2017TA Learning Sessions for all first-time TAs in Fall under the direction of the Center for Teaching and Assessment.
August 23, 2017Orientation Program for all new Full-time Graduate Students under the direction of Graduate and Professional Education.
August 25, 2107Orientation Program by OISS for new International Graduate Students (8:00 am); attendance required for all new international students; Trabant Student Center.
August 25, 2017On-Boarding for other new funded graduate students not previously on-boarded; Perkins Student Center (9:00 am to 4 pm).
August 28, 2017Departmental Orientation Day for New Graduate Students; Determined by each graduate program.
August 29, 2017Classes begin at 8 am.
September 12, 2017Last day of free drop/add and last day to waive the mandatory insurance charges on student accounts.


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