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EIU Communication Studies Graduate Procedures

EIU Graduate School Thesis Manual

Department of Communication Studies Prospectus Guidelines

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Comprehensive exam request form

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Date

Event/Deadline

August 19, 2015

  • New Student Orientation Day 1

August 21, 2015

  • New Student Orientation Day 2

August 24, 2015

  • First Day of class

September 4, 2015

  • Presentations/colloquiums must be scheduled for Spring 2015 Independent Studies and Creative Projects
  • Deadline to drop a course without a grade

September 7, 2015

  • Labor Day - NO CLASSES

October 12, 2015

  • Registration for the spring semester begins

October 16, 2015

  • Fall break - NO CLASSES

October 23, 2015

  • Independent study, creative project and practicum requests for Spring 2016 due
  • Thesis advisor/committee requests due for students beginning thesis hours in Spring 2016

November 3, 2015

  • Deadline to apply for graduation (or participation in commencement by exceptionality)

November 6, 2015

  • Williams Travel Grant Deadline

November 9, 2015

  • Study plans for 3rd semester students due to Graduate Coordinator

December 11, 2015

  • Last day of class

December 19, 2015

  • Commencement

January 8, 2016

  • Deadline to complete graduation requirements for Fall 2015 graduation