Upcoming Deadlines and Due Dates

 General Program Deadlines and Due Dates for Summer 2017

 

  • Supervisor evaluations for clinical externships (paid or unpaid) as well as paid research, teaching, or graduate assistantships are due to Joye Anestis by Tuesday July 25, at 5:00 PM. An email has been posted to the listserv with forms and details.
  • Student evaluations of PSY 782 practicum supervisors from the Summer semester are due by Friday August 18, at 5:00 PM. An email will be posted to the listserv with the link for the anonymous survey.
  • REMINDER: Thesis/dissertation grants are accepted on an ongoing, rolling basis and will be considered when submitted. Click here > for a thesis/dissertation grant application.

 

 

Program Milestone Deadlines that Occur in 2017

(link to full Program Milestone Timeline)

 

August 31, 2017:

  • SECOND years who do not have an approved thesis prospectus have a status change to fails to meet expectations and a formal remediation plan is developed.

 

September 1, 2017:

  • Students must distribute the dissertation proposal to be eligible to apply for internship in Fall 2017.
  • FIFTH years who have not successfully proposed the dissertation have a status change to fails to meet expectations and a formal remediation plan is developed.
  • SIXTH year students who have not successfully proposed the dissertation have termination review; if the student is allowed to remain in the program, a new remediation plan is developed.

October 1, 2017:
  • Students must pass the dissertation proposal to be eligible to apply for internship in Fall 2017. If the student fails the first dissertation proposal, they must pass a second proposal by November 1 to be eligible to apply for internship.
  • Student must pass the doctoral comprehensive exam to be eligible to apply for internship in Fall 2017.
 

October 15, 2017:

  • THIRD years who have not successfully defended the thesis receive a warning.


December 1, 2017
:

  • FOURTH years who have not successfully defended the thesis are terminated from the program. 
 
Graduate School Deadlines that Occur in Fall 2017
 
December Graduation
  • July 1, 2017: For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, submit application for degree, exit survey, and receipt for fee payment to the Graduate School
  • July 14, 2017:  For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, (a) submit Contact Graduate Reader Form (online); and (b) email title page to graduatereader@usm.edu for approval. Use the online templates. Your plan of study should be on file; if not, file it with the Graduate School by this date as well. You should already have turned in your thesis or dissertation committee form and your proposal meeting approval form to the Graduate School prior to this time.
  • October 11, 2017: For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, submit results of oral defense form (thesis or dissertation) to the Graduate School.
  • October 18, 2017: For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, electronically submit thesis or dissertation for proofing (see Aquila for instructions)
  • October 24, 2017: For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, submit two (2) copies of the signed title pages (black ink, cotton paper) to the Graduate Reader.
  • December 1, 2017: For DECEMBER 2017 graduates, submit final copies of thesis or dissertation (cotton paper) to the Graduate Reader.
May 2018 Graduation 
  • November 1, 2017: For MAY 2018 graduates, submit application for degree, exit survey, and receipt for fee payment to the Graduate School
  • November 10, 2017:  For MAY 2018 graduates, (a) submit Contact Graduate Reader Form (online); and (b) email title page to graduatereader@usm.edu for approval. Use the online templates. Your plan of study should be on file; if not, file it with the Graduate School by this date as well. You should already have turned in your thesis or dissertation committee form and your proposal meeting approval form to the Graduate School prior to this time.
  • March 21, 2018: For MAY 2018 graduates, submit results of oral defense form (thesis or dissertation) to the Graduate School.
  • March 28, 2018: For MAY 2018 graduates, electronically submit thesis or dissertation for proofing (see Aquila for instructions)
  • April 2, 2018: For MAY 2018 graduates, submit two (2) copies of the signed title pages (black ink, cotton paper) to the Graduate Reader.
  • April 30, 2018: For MAY 2018 graduates, submit final copies of thesis or dissertation (cotton paper) to the Graduate Reader