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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.

Summer 2014

August 1
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for all Fall Connecting Experiences OUTSIDE of the U.S.
Contracts are due for students participating in fall 2014 Connecting Experiences Abroad. For instruction forms and more information, please see our Connecting Experiences Resources page.

Fall 2014

September 2
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for all Fall Connecting Experiences in the U.S.
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in fall 2014 Connecting Experiences. For instruction forms and more information, please see our Connecting Experiences Resources page.

September 8-11
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.

September 15-22
Connecting Experience Check-in #1
All students completing Fall 2014 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a check-in meeting online. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

September 25, 3-4 p.m.
Planning your Internship Connecting Experience
At this workshop, learn about resources for finding an internship, how to evaluate potential internship hosts, and strategies for connecting with a faculty mentor. Event will be held in FAC 4.

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.

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.