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EIU Communication Studies Graduate Procedures

EIU Graduate School Thesis Manual

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Date

Event/Deadline

August 22, 2016

  • First Day of class

September 2, 2016

  • Deadline to drop a course without a grade

September 5, 2016

  • Labor Day - NO CLASSES

September 30, 2016

  • Presentations/colloquiums must be scheduled for Spring 2017 Independent Studies and Creative Projects

October 10, 2016

  • Registration for spring semester begins

October 14, 2016

  • Fall Break - NO CLASSES

October 28, 2016

  • Independent study, creative project and practicum requests for Spring 2017 due
  • Thesis advisor/committee requests due for students beginning thesis hours in Spring 2017

November 1, 2016

  • Deadline to apply for graduation

November 4, 2016

  • Williams Travel Grant Deadline

November 21-26, 2016

  • Thanksgiving Break - NO CLASSES

December 1, 2016

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

December 9, 2016

  • Last day of class

December 17, 2016

  • Commencement

January 6, 2017

  • Deadline to complete graduation requirements for Spring 2017 graduation