The Graduate College

Winter 2011

New & Noteworthy
Reflections from the Dean
Need to Know
Program Notes: The PhD in Applied Linguistics
GSO Update
GA Corner
Deadlines & Calendar
Funding Tips from DOE Fellow Lucy Mullin
Knowing Research Rights from Wrongs
On Teaching: Elevating Collaboration Skills
The Third Degree
No One's Gonna Love You Like I Do, NAU
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Give to the Graduate College
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Graduate Calendar

Dates & Deadlines


Jan 7 Deadline to Submit Arizona Residency Petition for Spring 2011
Jan 11 Open House for New Graduate Students and Graduate Assistants
Jan 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan 18 Classes Begin
Jan 28 Deadline to File Residency Reclassification Appeal for Spring 2011
Feb 10 Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshop
Feb 11 Applications for Doctoral Candidacy Due for May Graduation
Feb 11 Applications for May Graduation Due in Graduate College
Feb 26 Deadline to File Reclassification Appeal
Mar 14-18 Spring Break
Apr 15 Last Date to Submit Doctoral Dissertation Defense Scheduling Form for May Graduation
Apr 22 Last Date to Submit Theses and Dissertations for Format Check
Apr 29 Last Date to Hold Doctoral Dissertation Defense for Spring Semester
May 13 Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due
May 13-14 Commencement


May 16 Three-week and Twelve-week Summer Session Classes Begin
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday
Jun 6 Five-week and Ten-week Summer Session Classes Begin
Jun 17 Applications for August Graduation Due in Graduate College
Jun 27 First Day to Submit Fall 2011 Residency Petition
Jul 4 Independence Day Holiday
Jul 11 Second Five-week Summer Session Begins
July 19 Last Date to Submit Theses And Dissertations for Format Check
Aug 9 Summer Session Instruction Ends
Aug 9 Final Approved Copies of Theses and Dissertations Due
Aug 29 Fall 2011 Classes Begin

See Graduate Student Dates and Deadlines 2010-11 and our professional development workshop schedule at the Graduate College Events Calendar

Locate graduate student checklists and related forms online at Current Students webpage

See the
NAU Calendar of Events