Middlebury

 

Funding Deadlines

Task

Fall '14 Deadline

Spring '15 Deadline

Submit Budget Form to Advisor

Sept.17

Feb. 18

Submit signed budget form to Chair

Sept. 19

Feb. 20

Senior Research Project Supplement proposals due if budget is >$350,
otherwise, rolling deadline throughout the year.

Oct. 1

None

Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research applications due

Oct. 13

March 13

Thesis Deadlines

For students completing their thesis in Spring 2014:

TASK

Fall '14 Deadline

Meet with advisor to discuss whether you should continue to the thesis

2 weeks before end of Fall Classes (Nov. 21)

Establish your thesis committee and a working title.

Last day of classes (Dec. 5)

Submit Thesis Declaration form to the Dept Chair

Last day of classes, Fall term (Dec. 5)

TASK

Spring '15 Deadline

Course director will coordinate thesis presentation dates with MBB & NSCI Program Directors, then announce available dates to students and advisers.* 

February

Submit preferred presentation date to Course Director (after discussing with advisor and committee members)*

Friday of 5th week of Spring term  (Mar. 13)

Submit thesis presentation title to Joanna

Friday of 7th week of Spring term  (Apr. 3)

Schedule defense with committee and submit room request to Events Scheduling (see instructions under "Reserving a Room").

Friday of 8th week of Spring term  (Apr. 10)

Finished Thesis due to committee 
(Fri. Apr. 24, 2015)

3 working days before FIRST biology  department presentation

Public presentation of thesis*

Last 2 weeks of classes

Defend your thesis. 

April, May

Revised final version of thesis to each committee member for approval. 

By Friday of the 1st week of final exams.
(May 15)

Submit (at least) 4 signed copies to Joanna Shipley (two for the dept, one for your adviser, and one for you).  See details in “Submitting the Final Thesis”

Last day of exams (May 19 - NOON)

*The scheduling process may from year to year.  Check with your adviser as this deadline approaches.

For students completing their thesis in the Fall

TASK

The previous Spring:

Meet with advisor to discuss whether you should continue to the thesis

2 weeks before end of Spring Classes

Submit Thesis Declaration Form to the Dept Chair

Last day of classes, Spring term

TASK

Fall Deadline:

Discuss possible presentation dates with your adviser, committee,  and course director

October

Submit preferred presentation date to Course Director

Friday of the 5th week of the Fall term (Oct. 10, 2014)

Submit thesis presentation title to Joanna by

Friday of the 7th week of the fall term
(Oct. 24, 2014)

Schedule defense with committee and submit room request to Events Scheduling

Friday of the 8th week of the fall term
(Oct. 31, 2014)

Thesis due committee

3 working days before FIRST presentation

Public presentation of thesis

Last week of classes

Final version of thesis to each committee member for approval by the Friday of the 1st week of final exams.

Dec. 12, 2014

Submit (at least) 4 signed copies to Joanna by noon on the last (working) day of exams.

Dec. 12 - NOON

For students completing a thesis in Winter Term:

TASK

The previous Fall:

Thesis Declaration Form due to Department Chair

by the Friday of week 4 (Oct. 3, 2014)

TASK

January Deadline:

Submit preferred presentation date to course director (Dave Allen), and submit presentation title to Joanna Shipley

by the first day of Winter Term (Jan. 5, 2015)

Schedule defense with committee and submit room request.

 by the Monday of the 2nd week of WT (Jan. 12, 2015)

 Final draft of thesis due to committee

 3 working days before first presentation (Jan 21-23, 2015)

 Public presentation of thesis and  defense.

 the Monday-Wednesday of the last week of WT (Jan 26-28, 2015) 

Revised version of thesis to committee members for approval. 

 by the last day of Winter Term (Jan. 30, 2015)

Consult with your advisor regarding any other Winter Term thesis deadlines.