Spring 2018 Graduate Student Deadlines
FINANCIAL AID: Friday, February 16th
If you are an M.A. or M.F.A. student and are interested in applying, the application can be found at http://cola.unh.edu/english/financial-aid. (If you were already awarded financial aid, consult your letter for the terms of your appointment; in most cases, you need not reapply.) If you have already filled out financial aid forms for Fall 2017, and would like to roll over the same forms, please let Janine know via email.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXAM: Friday, March 2nd
MA Literature, MA Language & Linguistics, and Ph.D. programs have foreign language exam requirements. The exam will be given on Friday, March 2nd. The basic exam is one hour and the advanced is two hours. If you wish to take the exam this semester, please email Janine before February 9th with the desired language and difficulty. Remember that you must bring your own dictionary to the exam.
PRE-REGISTRATION PERIOD: March 2nd-9th
Pre-registration instructions will be emailed to you at the beginning of this period. In the mean time, you may consult the list of graduate courses offered this spring at http://cola.unh.edu/english/courses (usually posted by mid-February). As you think ahead, remember that you will need your advisor’s approval before pre-registering; if you are requesting a writing workshop outside of your field you’ll need the instructor’s signature as well. Also due at pre-registration are Master’s Paper and Independent Study proposals (no exceptions to this deadline).
INTENT-TO-GRADUATE FOR May 2018: Monday, March 19th
If you are planning to complete your degree requirements by May, 2018, you must file an Intent-to-Graduate form with the Graduate School. Please see http://gradschool.unh.edu/graduation.php#intent for more information. If you will not be graduating in May, please note that this form needs to be submitted at the beginning of your last semester at UNH.
Monday, April 16th - LAST DAY for Ph.D. dissertation defense (May Graduation)
Monday, April 16th - LAST DAY to have a Thesis/Dissertation reviewed for formatting by the Graduate School (May graduation)
Monday, May 7th- LAST DAY for presenting final copies of PhD dissertation or Master’s Thesis to the Graduate School for binding (May graduation)
Submission Instructions: http://www.gradschool.unh.edu/pdf/td_sub_instrc.pdf
Thesis Manual: http://www.gradschool.unh.edu/pdf/td_manual.pdf
As always, we encourage you to check out the website of the English Graduate Handbook at http://cola.unh.edu/english/graduate-student-handbook and the Graduate School web site gradschool.unh.edu for more information during the semester.