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Spring 2009

New & Noteworthy
Reflections from the Dean
Need to Know
Ones to Watch
Program Notes: M. Music
GSO Update
GA Corner
Deadlines & Calendar
Landing Your First Faculty Position: A Case Study
Do's and Don'ts in Your First Year as New Faculty
Human Participant Research and the IRB
Finding Jobs in Tough Times

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Dates & Deadlines


Apr 24 Last Date to Hold Doctoral Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester
  Last Date to Submit Theses and Dissertations for Format Check for May 2009 Graduation
May 8-9 Commencement (see for further information)
  Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due for Bindery Shipment for May 2009 Graduation


May 11 Three- and Twelve-week Summer Sessions Begin
May 25 Memorial Day
Jun 1 Five- and Ten-week Summer Sessions Begin
Jun 12 Applications for August Graduation Due in Graduate College
Jun 29 First Day to Submit AZ Domicile Affidavit
Jul 3 Independence Day (observed)
Jul 6 Second Five-week Summer Session Begins
July 21 Last Date to Submit Theses And Dissertations for Format Check
Aug 4 Summer Session Instruction Ends
  Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due

FALL 2009

Aug 18 New Graduate Student Orientation
Aug 24 Fall 2009 Classes Begin
Sep 4 Deadline to Submit AZ Domicile Affidavit
Sep 7 Labor Day
Oct 9 Deadline to File Residency Reclassification Appeal
Nov 11 Veteran's Day
Nov 26-27 Thanksgiving
Dec 11


See Important Dates for Graduate Students 2009-10

Locate checklists and related forms online at the Graduate College

See the NAU Calendar of Events