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Capstone Deadline Dates

Deadlines for each part of the Fall 2015 Capstone are listed below. Dates must be met by each student. There will be no exceptions made on deadlines.

On the dates/times 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 4, 2015

No application forms will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. on September 4th, 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. Students MUST schedule an appointment to submit paperwork and attend a short orientation session.

On or Before
September 4

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 11, 2015

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 18, 2015

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

By October 16, 2015

Confirm name of the second reader and send information to CES.

October 16, 2015

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

October 16, 2015

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

October 30, 2015

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

November 6, 2015

Turn in a complete first draft to your advisor.

November 20, 2015

Turn in fully revised draft to both readers.

December 4, 2015

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 (Nov 30-Dec 1, 2015)

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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