Grad School Timeline

Semester

Fall 2017- Y3

August 21, 2017 - December 8, 2017

Spring 2018- Y3

January 16, 2018 - April 30, 2018

Summer 2018- Y3

June 4, 2018 - August 7, 2018

Fall 2018- Y4

Approx. August 20, 2018 - Approx. December 7, 2018

Spring 2019- Y4

Approx. January 15, 2019 - Approx. April 30, 2019

Summer 2019- Y4

Approx. June 3, 2019 - Approx. August 9, 2019

Fall 2019- Y5

Approx. August 26, 2019 - Approx. December 6, 2019

Spring 2020- Y5

Approx. January 13, 2020 - Approx. May 8, 2020

Summer 2020- Y5

Approx. May 4, 2020 - Approx. August 7, 2020

Events

Candidacy Proposal

Approx. July 1, 2017 - Approx. September 29, 2017

(Exact) Candidacy Proposal Presentation

September 15, 2017

Provisional Acceptance, need to submit revisions before proceeding

Finish Candidacy (data and defense)

Approx. October 2, 2017 - Approx. April 30, 2018

Data Collection and Defense
Fall- Spring Y3

Extended Candidacy Finish (Contingency)

Approx. May 1, 2018 - Approx. August 1, 2018

Summer Y3

(Ideal) Wait for Board Approval

May 7, 2018 - July 9, 2018

Whole EPPP Window (Must pass by early Fall Y5)

May 7, 2018 - October 4, 2019

End of this is the last chance to pass EPPP

(Ideal) Apply for EPPP

May 7, 2018

(Ideal) Take EPPP Window

July 9, 2018 - October 9, 2018

(Contingency) Apply to Take EPPP

Approx. August 6, 2018 - Approx. August 24, 2018

(Contingency) Wait for Approval from Board

Approx. August 13, 2018 - Approx. October 8, 2018

can take about 6 weeks (but Kelsee didn't get an answer for almost 3 mos)

(Contingency) Study for EPPP

Approx. August 13, 2018 - Approx. January 4, 2019

(Contingency) Take EPPP Window

Approx. October 9, 2018 - Approx. January 9, 2019

Whole Dissertation Proposal Window

Approx. January 14, 2019 - Approx. October 1, 2019

Finish ASAP, can start defense when done

Work on Internship Applications

August 19, 2019 - October 31, 2019

~Absolute Last day to Propose Dissertation

October 1, 2019

Do this with plenty of time to get the paperwork approved so you can apply for internship

Turn in Internship Applications- Nov Y5

Approx. November 1, 2019

(Ideal) Last Window to Finish & Defend Dissertation

Approx. December 8, 2019 - Approx. May 8, 2020

Should defend dissertation before internship, but don't have to necessarily

Start Internship

Approx. June 29, 2020

Internship is appx 12 mos