Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2014

25 August                  Fall classes begin

5 September              Last day to add/drop classes (including Engl 689T, 697, & 699 T/P)

19 September            Last day to apply for a master’s degree expected in May 2014

17 October                 Approx. deadline for preliminary edits/format review for thesis/project (contact Office of Graduate Studies for more info)

7 November               Recommended deadline for defence copy of M.A. thesis/project to be distributed to all members of student's Graduate Advisory committee

14 November             Recommended deadline for completion of M.A. thesis/project oral defenses

14 November             Submit preliminary T.A. Application to English Main Office, Siskiyou 102, by 5:00 p.m. (firm deadline)

14 November             Registration deadline for the Foreign Language Translation Exam

24-28 November         THANKSGIVING VACATION—no classes held

1 December               Last day to submit approved thesis/project to the Graduate School for spring graduation

3 & 4 December         Foreign language translation exams

4 December              Submit full T.A. Application to English Main Office, Siskiyou 102, by 5.00 p.m. (firm deadline)

15-19 December        Final Exam Week

[1] All students, including those who have taught in previous semesters, are encouraged to read the Department “Hiring Guidelines for Teaching Associates,” available online: