GRADUATE

Calendar

Graduate Student Calendar, 2016-17

August

 Date

Teaching Conference for 1st-time GSIs.  First Time GSIs are required to participate.

 Thursday, August 18

New graduate student orientation meeting, English Department, Hearst Field Annex D-33, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm.

 Monday, August 22

Fall instruction begins

 Wednesday, August 24

Reception Honoring Graduate Diversity (sponsored by the Graduate Diversity Program)

Tuesday, August 30

September

 

Foreign language translation exams

 Early September 

Deadline for graduate students to make changes to their schedule (add/drop/grading option/unit values) on Tele-BEARS. All subsequent changes must be made in the major departments with the major adviser's approval.

 Friday, September 9

November 

 

Spring Readership applications available

 Early November

Spring Readership appointments offered

 Late November

December

 

Last day to request fall class schedule changes

 Friday, December 2

Fall instruction ends

 Friday, December 9

Fall department meeting, 315 Wheeler (Maude Fife Room)

 Early December

Final exams

 December 12 – 16

Applications for U.C. Dissertation-Year Fellowship and Mentored Research Award available

 TBA

   

January

 

Spring instruction begins

 Tuesday, January 10

Block Grant, Dissertation Research Grant and Berkeley Connect applications available.  Call for applications for Berkeley Lecturer applications

 TBA

Reading & Composition teaching applications available

 TBA

Foreign language translation exams (3rd week of instruction)

 Late January

February

 

UC-Dissertation Fellowship and Mentored Research Award applications due

TBA

Deadline for graduate students to make changes to their schedule (add/drop/grading option/unit values) on Tele-BEARS. All subsequent changes must be made in the major departments with the major adviser's approval.

 Friday, February 3

2015-16 GSI and R&C teaching applications due

 Late February

March

 

Summer foreign language funding applications available (see resources on department website).

 Friday, March 4

Prospective student visit weekend

 Mid March

Block Grant, Dissertation Research Grants, and Berkeley Connect Applications due

 Mid March

2015-16 GSI and R&C teaching appointments offered

 TBA

April

 

Summer Readership application available

 Early April

2nd-Year Review materials due

 Mid April

Fall GSI-TA teaching preference forms are online

 Mid April

May

 

Foreign language translation exams

 Early May

Last day to request spring class schedule changes (last day of instruction)

 Friday, April 28

Spring department meeting, 315 Wheeler

 Mid May

Final exams

 May 8-12

2nd-Year Reviews must be conducted

 Mid May

Summer readerships decisions made

 Mid May