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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

The events and deadlines below are relevant to current and prospective BDP students and faculty. Some are specific to certain BDPs, but they are open to any BDP student interested in attending. Visit often, as events are regularly added and modified. We invite prospective students to attend a weekly information session.

If you have any questions or would like to suggest a BDP event, please contact us.

Fall 2014

October 2, 3-4 p.m.
Strategies for a Research Experience: Independent Projects and Research Assistantships
At this workshop, learn how to have a rewarding research Connecting Experience, either by finding a Research Assistantship on campus or by putting together your own independent research plan. Event will be held in FAC 4.

October 9
Fall 2014 Application Deadline
Prospective Students need to submit an application and essay by 5 p.m. Please see our How to Apply page for more information.

October 31
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for all Spring Connecting Experiences OUTSIDE of the U.S.
Contracts are due for students participating in spring 2015 Connecting Experiences Abroad. For instruction forms and more information, please see our Connecting Experiences Resources page.

November 3-6
Connecting Experience Check-in #2
All students completing fall 2014 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a check-in meeting. Details will be outlined in an email sent out in mid-October.

November 4
Deadline to apply for Certification and submit Integration Essay
Fall 2014 graduates must apply for certification and submit their Integration Essays by 5 p.m. on this date. For more information, please see our Certificate Completion page. Details will also be to students sent via email.

November 14
Petition Deadline
Students who want to petition coursework to count toward their BDP certificate need to complete our petition form and bring it by 5 p.m. to FAC 338.

December 5
Last Class Day

Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays are due for students participating in fall 2014 Connecting Experiences. For more information, please see our Connecting Experiences Resources page. Submit your Reflection Essay online through the Reflection Essay submission form.

Fall 2014 Graduate Reception
Join BDP faculty and staff in celebrating our fall 2014 graduates. A reception will be held from 3-4 p.m. in the Joynes Reading Room (CRD 7) located on the ground floor of the Carothers Dorm.

Spring 2015

January 23
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for all Spring Connecting Experiences in the U.S.
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in spring 2015 Connecting Experiences. For instruction forms and more information, please see our Connecting Experiences Resources page.

February 9-11
BDP Orientation
New BDP students are required to attend one of our orientation sessions. Details and a sign up will be sent via email. Please contact your advisors with any questions.

February 15-22
Connecting Experience Check-in #1
All students completing Spring 2015 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a check-in meeting online. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

March 12
BDP Spring Application Deadline
Prospective students should turn their application and essay in by 5 p.m. on the deadline day.