Cultural Studies

Dates & Deadlines

Note

This list of important dates and deadlines is updated quarterly, and is subject to change.

On a yearly basis, dates and deadlines adjust slightly, but the calendar cycle is similar.  

Autumn 2019

Students: Year 1 

Week 1: Tues, Sept 24, 5:00 – 7:30pm, MACS Graduate Orientation, DISC 464
Week 5: Tues, Oct 15 – Meet up with Portfolio Advisor (PA) by this date (informal)
Week 6:  Tues, Oct 29 - Meet with PA by this date (electives and review)
Week 12: Tues, Dec 10 –Submit Portfolio to BCULST 500 instructor; provide access to PA

Students: Year 2 

Week 2: Fri, Oct 11 - Meet with Capstone Advisor (CA) by this date
Week 4: Fri, Oct 25 - Meet with PA by this date
Week 6: Fri, Nov 1 First draft of Capstone Proposal due to CA by this date
Week 7: Fri, Nov 8 - Meet with CA to discuss proposal and revisions by this date
Week 10: Mon, Dec 2 - Submit Capstone Proposal to CA for review and final feedback
Week 11: Fri, Dec 12 –Submit Capstone Proposal Form, including abstract/summary of proposal, to Graduate Office

Faculty & Staff

Week 1: Tues, Sept 24 5:00 – 7:30pm, DISC 464Graduate Orientation
Week 3: Thurs, Oct 10, 1:15-3:15pm, DISC 464, MACS CAWG Meeting,
Week 8: Tues, Nov 12, 4:30-7:00pm, DISC 464, MACS Prospective Student Day

Winter 2020 

Students: Year 1 

Week 4: Tues, Jan 28 5:45-7:30pm UW1-060 - Attend Careers & Cultural Work panel (TBC)
Week 5:  Fri, Feb 7 – Meet with PA by this date

Students: Year 2

​Week 1: FriJan 10 – Meet with CA by this date
Week 4: Tues, Jan 28 5:45-7:30pm UW1-060 - Attend Careers & Cultural Work panel (TBC)
Week 9: Fri, Mar 6 - Meet with PA and CA by this date

Faculty & Staff

Week 3: Thur, Jan 23, 1:15-3:15pm, UW1-211, MACS CAWG Meeting
Week 4: Mon, Feb 3 - Autumn 2020 Admissions Priority Deadline
Week 8: Thurs, Feb 27, 1:15-3:15pm, UW1-361, MACS CAWG Meeting

Spring 2020 

Students: Year 1

Week 4: Fri, Apr 24 - Submit Portfolio Draft to PA
Week 6: Fri, May 8 - Meet with PA by this date
Week 6: Sat, May 9 - Attend Graduate Research Conference
Week 7: Tues, May 12 -Submit Capstone Pre-proposal and Advisor Nomination
Week 9: Fri, May 29 -Capstone Advisor assignments finalized
Week 10: Tues, Jun 2 - Submit revised portfolio to PA
Week 11: Wed, Jun 10 -PA review approvals or revision requirements due to students and Graduate Programs office

Students: Year 2

Week 1: Mon, Mar 30 - First chance to submit Master's Degree Request
Week 3: Wed, Apr 15 - Submit conference abstract and info via Catalyst
Week 3: Fri, Apr 17 - Deadline to submit graduate application or change your name listing for the Commencement Program
Week 6: Sat, May 9 - Present at Graduate Research Conference
Week 10: Wed, May 27 - Submit Capstone Project to CA for approval
Week 10: Thurs, Jun 4 - Submit Final Portfolio (including Capstone Project) to PA for approval
Week 10: Fri, Jun 5 - Last chance to submit Master's Degree Request
Week 11: Thurs, Jun 11 - Submit archival copy of Final Portfolio to the Graduate Programs.  See instructions.
Week 11: Sat, Jun 13 - Graduate Hooding Ceremony, UW Bothell Campus
Week 12: Sun, Jun 14 - Commencement, Safeco Field

Faculty & Staff

Week 1: Fri, Apr 3, 10:00am-1:00pm, UW1-361 - Admitted Student Day
Week 5: Tues, Apr 28, 1:15-3:15pm, DSC 464 - CAWG meeting
Week 7: Sat, May 9 - Graduate Research Conference
Week 8: Thurs, May 14, 1:15 -3:15pm, UW1-211 - Capstone & Portfolio Advisor meeting 
Week 10: Wed, Jun 3 - CA approvals due to students and Graduate Programs (Use form)
Week 11: Wed, Jun 19 - PA approvals due to students and Graduate Programs (Use form)
Week 12: Tues, Jun 16 - Grades due