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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.

Summer 2015

June 16-26
Connecting Experience Check-in #1
All students completing Summer 2015 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in an online check-in meeting. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

July 17
Deadline to Apply for Certification and Submit Integration Essay
Summer 2015 graduates must apply for certification and submit Integration Essays by 5 p.m. Details will be sent to expected Summer 2015 graduates via email.

July 20-27
Connecting Experience Check-in #2
All students completing Summer 2015 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in an online check-in meeting. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

August 3
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences Abroad
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences taking place abroad. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

August 14
Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays are due for students participating in Summer 2015 Connecting Experiences. Submit your Reflection Essay online.

Fall 2015

August 25
BDP Welcome Back
Current BDP students are invited to join BDP staff on the Texas Union Patio from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for a fun welcome back to campus. Refreshments will be provided. Wear your BDP t-shirt and bring a friend!

August 31
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Domestic Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences taking place in the U.S. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

September 14-18
BDP Orientation sessions will be scheduled throughout the week. Orientation is required for newly-admitted BDP students. Invitations will be sent via email in early September.

September 21-25
Connecting Experience Check-in #1
All students completing Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in an online check-in meeting. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

October 8
BDP Fall Application Deadline
Prospective students should submit their online application and essay by 11:59 p.m.

November 2
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Spring 2016 Connecting Experiences Abroad
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in Spring 2016 Connecting Experiences taking place abroad. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

November 2-6
Connecting Experience Check-in #2
All students completing Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a check-in meeting. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

November 3
Deadline to Apply for Certification and Submit Integration Essay
Fall 2015 graduates must apply for certification and submit Integration Essays by 5 p.m. Details will be sent to expected Fall 2015 graduates via email.

November 12
Petition Deadline
Students who want to petition coursework to count toward their BDP certificate need to complete and submit a petition form by 5 p.m. to FAC 338.

December 3
Join BDP faculty and staff in celebrating our Fall 2015 graduates. A reception will be held from 3-4 p.m. in the Joynes Reading Room in Carothers.

December 4
Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays are due for students participating in Fall 2015 Connecting Experiences. Submit your Reflection Essay online.