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Year at a Glance

Year at a Glance: 2020. The following is an overview of the Academic year The Graduate School. Please note, that we conduct five Academic Standing Reviews throughout the year.

  • July:
    • All GA recommendations due by July 31st
  • August:
  • September:
    • Opening Day (?)
    • Graduate Assistant Orientation
    • Doctoral check in for January graduates
    • Non-Enrolled sweeps
    • All GA’s and DA’s should be working with appropriate onboarding and supervision.
    • All Non-Enrolled students should be contacted by program prior to Add deadline.
    • Verification of compliance of students with special requirements for continued enrollments (i.e. probation criteria)
  • October:
  • November:
    • Notify The Graduate School about any Graduate Assistant or Doctoral Assistant who will not return in Spring; and work to identify a replacement
    • Begin registration outreach to students not enrolled for Spring
    • Collaborate with The Graduate School on all issues related to January Commencement (accommodations, special circumstances, etc.)
    • Non-Enrolled sweeps continue
  • December:
    • Recommend students for Graduate Assistantships beginning in Spring
    • Continue outreach to non-enrolled students
    • Continue commencement prep
  • January:
    • Commencement Ceremony
    • Graduate Assistantship allocations given to college deans
      • New GA’s begin with onboarding and supervision
    • Review and respond to academic standing appeals
    • Continue outreach to non-enrolled students
  • February:
    • Doctoral check in for May graduates
    • Spring Graduate Open House
    • Special Allocation request site open
    • Non-Enrolled sweeps
    • GA Allocations given to college deans (continued)
  • March:
    • Special Allocation request site open
    • Non-Enrolled sweeps continue
  • April:
    • Non-Enrolled sweeps continue
    • GA Site open for recommendations
  • May:
  • June:
    • Doctoral check in for August graduates