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EIU Communication Studies Graduate Procedures

EIU Graduate School Thesis Manual

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Comprehensive exam request form

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Request for practicum

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Date

Event/Deadline

August 20, 2014

  • New CMN Graduate Student Orientation Day 1

August 22, 2014

  • New CMN Graduate Student Orientation Day 2

August 25, 2014

  • First Day of class

September 1, 2014

  • Labor Day - NO CLASSES

September 8, 2014

  • Deadline to drop a course without a grade

September 8, 2014

  • Presentations/colloquiums must be scheduled for Fall 2014 Independent Studies and Creative Projects

October 13, 2014

  • Registration for spring semester begins

October 17, 2014

  • Fall Break - NO CLASSES

October 20, 2014

  • Independent study, creative project and practicum requests for Spring 2015 due
  • Thesis advisor/committee requests due for students beginning thesis hours in Spring 2015

November 4, 2014

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

November 7, 2014

  • Deadline for William's Travel Grant

November 14, 2014

  • Study plans for 1st and 3rd semester students due to Graduate Coordinator
  • Requests for comprehensive exams due to GC for Fall 2014 exams

November 24-28, 2014

  • Thanksgiving break - NO CLASSES

December 12, 2014

  • Last day of class

December 19, 2014

  • Comprehensive exams

December 20, 2014

  • Commencement 

January 7, 2015

  • Comprehensive exams rewrites

January 9, 2015

  • Deadline to complete graduation requirements for Fall 2014 graduation