Important Dates and Deadlines
23 January Spring classes begin.
3 February Last day to add/drop classes (including Engl 689T, 697, & 699 T/P).
17 February Last day to apply for a master’s degree expected in
10 March Approx. deadline for preliminary edits/format review for thesis/project (contact Carson Medley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 898.5392, Office of Graduate Studies for more info).
13-17 March Spring Break.
25 March Recommended deadline for defense copy of M.A. thesis/project to be distributed to all members of student’s Graduate Advisory committee.
7 April Recommended deadline for completion of M.A. thesis/project oral defenses.
10-14 April Mandatory Advising.
14 April Submit preliminary T.A. Application to English Main Office, ARTS 269, by 5.00 p.m. (firm deadline).
17 April Fall 2017 registration opens.
21 April Last day to submit approved thesis/project to the Graduate School for spring graduation.
5 May Submit full T.A. Application to English Main Office, ARTS 269, by 5.00 p.m. (firm deadline).
15-19 May Final Exam Week.
18 May Commencement.
 All students, including those who have taught in previous semesters, are encouraged to read the Department “Hiring Guidelines for Teaching Associates,” available online: http://www.csuchico.edu/engl/grad-programs/index.shtml