Important Dates for M.A. Students

2021-2022

April 1 Deadline for applications for 2020-2021 GAships due to the Graduate Coordinator.
April 1 Candidacy forms due to GAPE for December
2020 graduates.
April 15 Thesis proposals for Fall 2020 credit due to
the graduate committee.
April 24 Thesis due to Graduate Studies for May 2020
graduates.
May 15 Last day to sign-up for the Fall 2020 MA-Part
2 and MFA Exams.
June 8 Last day for May 2020 graduates to submit
approved MA and MFA theses for electronic
publication. (Remember to select the “embargo” option.)
July 1 Deadline for August 20 graduates to submit
approved theses to Graduate Studies.
August 19 Fall semester begins
October 1 Deadline for May 2022 graduates to file
Departmental Request for Candidacy form.
October 8 MA-Part 2 and MFA Comprehensive Exam
distributed (9 AM).
October 11 MA-Part 2 and MFA Comprehensive Exam
due (5 PM).
November 1 Deadline to submit thesis or project proposals (for spring 2021 ENGL299 units)to the English Department Graduate Committee.
November 4 Deadline for December 2021 graduates to submit signed theses to the Graduate Studies Office 
December 15 Deadline for signing up to take the spring 2021 MA and MFA Comprehensive Exams
January 11 Deadline for December 2021 graduates to submit thesis for publication (or embargo)
February 1 Deadline for May 2021 graduates to submit their “Departmental Request for Candidacy” form to GAPE. Requires the MA or MFA advisor’s signature

Deadline for May 2021 graduates to submit their Graduate Application to GAPE
March 12 Saturday 10:00 -12:00 am Part 1 MA Exam
March 18 MA Part 2 Exam and MFA Exam Published
March 20 MA Part 2 Exam and MFA Exam Due
April 1

Deadline for December 2022 graduates to file their “Request for Candidacy” forms (requires MA or MFA advisor’s signature)

Deadline for May 2022 graduates to submit signed theses to the Graduate Studies Office. 

April 4 Deadline for 2022-2023 TA and GA applications