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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Capstone Deadline Dates

Deadlines for each part of the Fall 2014 Capstone are listed below. Dates must be met by each student. There will be no exceptions made on deadlines.

Mandatory Orientation:
Monday, September 8 at 4:00 p.m. in PAR 206

2:00 p.m. on the dates indicated below in FAC 211

Semester before

Student should be reading and taking notes for his or her Capstone topic; make initial contact with   potential supervisor.

September 8

Students who are registered for or planning to register for EUS 375 must attend a mandatory orientation session.  The session will be held September 8th at 4:00 p.m. in PAR 206

September 8

No application forms will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. on September 8th, the 8th class day. Students who have not submitted a completed and approved Proposal Form to the Center will not be able to register for the Capstone that semester.

On or Before
  September 8

Planned schedule of meetings with advisor must be turned into the Center in writing by your advisor if different than default (one hour per week.).

September 12

Mandatory Workshop #1:
  How to Write a Research Paper/Overview (Nothing Due)
  2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Writing Center (FAC 211)

All semester

The student is responsible for working independently and meeting with advisor according to the predetermined   schedule.

September 19

Mandatory Workshop #2 Due: Annotated Bibliography and Working Outline
2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Writing Center (FAC 211)

October 17

Mandatory Workshop #3 Due: Rough Draft of Paper
2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Writing Center (FAC 211)

October 17

Faculty Record Form #1 must be submitted to the Center (MEZ 3.304) by this date

October 17

Confirm name of second reader and send information to Center.

October 30
Note: This is a Thursday

Mandatory Workshop #4: Due: Working Draft of Paper (should be close to completion)
 2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Writing Center (FAC 211) 

November 7

Turn in a complete first draft to your advisor.

November 21

Turn in fully revised draft to both readers.

December 5

Turn in a copy of your final paper to your advisor and a copy to your second   reader. Also turn in one copy of your final paper along with your Faculty Record Form #2 to the Center. (Mezes 3.304) All papers must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on this day.

Last Week of Classes (December 1-5)

European Studies Capstone Presentations. Attendance is required and students must attend all presentations. Students present their research and conclusions to other European Studies students, CES faculty, and friends.


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