GRADUATE

Calendar

Graduate Student Calendar, 2020-21

 

 Date

August

 

 

Teaching Conference for First-Time International GSIs(offered via Zoom)

First Time International GSIs are required to participate.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

9:30am – 12:00pm

(Pacific Time Zone)

Teaching Conference for 1st-time GSIs. (offered via Zoom)

First Time GSIs are required to participate.

Friday, August 21, 2020

10:00am – 2:45pm

(Pacific Time Zone)

English DepartmentNew graduate student orientation meeting

Monday, August 24

9:00am – noon

(Pacific Time Zone)

 Graduate Division’s plans for New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

  • NGSO will be offered remotely as a weeklong series of workshops from August 18-25, 2020
  • Workshops will be scheduled on weekday afternoons between 1-4pm PDT. 
  • Many will be repeated, and some will be recorded and posted for later viewing.
  • Students will be encouraged to prioritize program-specific orientation meetings, trainings, or requirements. 

Tuesday August 18 - Tuesday August 25

Fall instruction begins

Wednesday, August 26

   

September

 

Foreign language translation exams

 Early September 

Spring Readership applications available

 Mid September

Deadline for graduate students to make changes to their schedule (add/drop/grading option/unit values) in CalCentral. All subsequent changes must be made in the major departments with the major adviser's approval.  Friday, September 25

 

 

November

 

Spring Readership appointments offered

 Late November

   

December

 

Last day to request fall class schedule changes

 Friday, December 11

Fall instruction ends

 Friday, December 11

Fall department meeting, 315 Wheeler (Maude Fife Room)

 Early December

Final exams

 December 14 – 18

   

January

 

Spring instruction begins

 Tuesday, January 19

Funding/Teaching Preference Form available

 TBA

Foreign language translation exams (3rd week of instruction)

 Late January

   

February

 

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

 Friday, February 21

Funding/Teaching Preference Form due

 Late February

UC-Dissertation Fellowship and Mentored Research Award applications available TBA
Summer foreign language funding applications due (see resources on department website). February 28

 

 

March

 

Prospective student visit weekend

 Mid March

Block Grant and Berkeley Connect applications available.  Call for applications for Berkeley Lecturer applications

 Mid March

2019-20 GSI teaching appointments offered

 TBA

   

April

 

 Summer Readership application available

 Early April

2nd-Year Review materials due

 Mid April

   

 

 

May  

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

May 8
Foreign language translation exams May 4-8

Final exams

May 11-15

Spring department meeting, 315 Wheeler

 Mid May

2nd-Year Reviews must be conducted

 Mid May

Summer readerships decisions made

 Mid May