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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

The events and deadlines below are relevant to current and prospective BDP students and faculty. Visit this page 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.

Spring 2016

Jan. 22
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Domestic Spring 2016 Connecting Experiences
Contracts are due by 5:00 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in spring 2016 Connecting Experiences taking place in the United States. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

Feb. 8-12
BDP Orientation sessions will be scheduled throughout the week. Orientation is required for newly-admitted BDP students. Invitations will be sent via email in January.

Feb. 15-19
Connecting Experience Initial Check-in
All students completing spring 2016 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this initial online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

March 10
BDP Spring Application Deadline
Prospective students should submit their online application and essay by 12:00 a.m.

March 22-25
Connecting Experience Mid-Semester Check-in
All students completing spring 2016 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this mid-semester online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

April 1
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Summer 2016 Connecting Experiences Abroad
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in summer 2016 Connecting Experiences taking place abroad. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

April 4
Deadline to Apply for Certification and Submit Integration Essay
Spring 2016 graduates must apply for certification and submit Integration Essays by 5:00 p.m. Details will be sent to expected spring 2016 graduates via email.

April 11-15
Connecting Experience Writing Workshops
All students completing spring 2016 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a writing workshop. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

April 20
Petition Deadline
Students who want to petition coursework to count toward their BDP certificate need to complete and submit a petition form by 5:00 p.m. to FAC 338.

April 21
BDP Poster Session
BDP students will share posters representing their research, internship, and creative project Connecting Experiences at this event, which is part of Research Week 2016. The event will take place in MAI 212 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

May 6
Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays are due for students participating in spring 2016 Connecting Experiences. Submit your Reflection Essay online.

May 13
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Domestic Summer 2016 Connecting Experiences
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in summer 2016 Connecting Experiences taking place in the United States. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

May 19
BDP Certificate Ceremony
Join BDP faculty and staff in celebrating our spring 2016 graduates. The event will take place in the Texas Union Quadrangle Room from 2:00-4:00 p.m.