Graduate Programs

English Graduate Programs


Important Dates for Graduate Students 2019-2020

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Monday, July 1Application to Graduate in Fall Due (Regular Deadline)
  • Change of Objective Forms Due two weeks prior to 1st day of the semester. (For students switching between Literature, Rhet/Comp, and TESL and/or adding the Rhet/Comp or TESL certificate)
Monday, August 26Classes Begin
Tuesday, September 10Thesis Deadline I: Intent to Submit
Monday, September 14Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Sunday, September 15Late Application to Graduate in the Fall Semester
Tuesday, October 1Application to Graduate in Spring Due (Regular Deadline)
Monday, October 8 - Friday, October 11CATESOL 49th Meeting in Pasadena
Saturday, October 12Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Monday, October 14Spring M.A. Examp Workshop and Information Session
Friday, October 25Thesis Deadline II: Committee Member Approvals
Friday, November 1Thesis Deadline III: Thesis Submission
Tuesday, November 5M.A. Comprehensive Exams Part I (Literature and Rhet/Comp), 10:00am - 12:30pm
Tuesday, November 7
M.A. Comprehensive Exams Part II (Literature and Rhet/Comp), 10:00am - 12:30pm
M.A. Comprehensive Exams Part III (Literature and Rhet/Comp), 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Monday, November 9Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Thursday, November 14 - Sunday, November 17PAMLA in San Diego
Friday, November 15Deadline for Spring Admission to the Graduate Program
Tuesday, November 19M.A. Comprehensive Exam for TESL
Sunday, December 1Prospectus deadline for students wishing to submit a thesis in Spring 2020
Friday, December 6Student Research Day abstracts due
Monday, December 9Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, December 10- Monday, December 16Final Exams
Thursday, December 19Late Application to Graduate in Spring 2020, Final Day of Fall Semester
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TBAM.A. Comprehensive Exams for TESL
TBAThesis Workshop
TBAEnjambed Release Party
TBAEnglish Language Conference
TBAGraduate Colloquium
Thursday, January 2
Change of Objective Forms Due
  • For students switching between Literature, Rhet/Comp, and TESL and/or adding the Rhet/Comp or TESL certificate
Friday, January 10Student Research Day supplemental documents due
Tuesday, January 21Classes Begin
Saturday, February 1Application to Graduate in Summer Due (regular deadline)
Monday, February 10
Thesis Deadline I: Intent to Submit
Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Wednesday, February 12 - Thursday, February 13Student Research Day
Monday, March 9Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Wednesday, March 25Thesis Deadline II: Committee Member Approvals
Sunday, March 29 - Saturday, April 4Spring Break
Monday, March 31 - Wednesday, April 1TESOL 2020 Annual Convention in Denver, CO
The week of April 13M.A. Comprehensive Exams (Literature and Rhet/Comp)
Wednesday, April 15
-Graduate Equity Fellowship Application
-Late Deadline to Graduate in Summer
Friday, May 1Prospectus deadline for students wishing to submit a thesis in Fall 2020
Friday, May 8Graduate Research Advancement and Development Grant Application
Saturday, May 9 - Friday, May 15Final Exams
Saturday, May 16Commencement (Graduate Ceremony), 6:30pm
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Wednesday, May 20Thesis Deadline I: Intent to Submit
Wednesday, June 3Thesis Deadline II: Committee Member Approvals
Wednesday, June 10Thesis Deadline III: Thesis Submission
Wednesday, July 1Application to Graduate in Fall Regular Deadline
Wednesday, July 15Deadline for Fall Admission to the Graduate Program