Important Dates and Deadlines


20 January                  MLK Day—campus closed

21 January                  Spring classes begin

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

14 February                Last day to apply for a master’s degree expected in May 2014

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

17-21 March               SPRING BREAK—no classes held

28 March                    Recommended deadline for defense copy of M.A. thesis/project to be distributed to all members of student’s Graduate Advisory committee

4 April                        Recommended deadline for completion of M.A. thesis/project oral defenses

11 April                      Registration deadline for the Foreign Language Translation Exam

18 April                      Submit preliminary T.A. Application to English Main Office, Siskiyou 102, by 5.00 p.m. (firm deadline)[1]

18 April                      Last day to submit approved thesis/project to the Graduate School for spring graduation

1 & 2 May                  Foreign language translation exams

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

12-16 May                  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: