Senior Project Due Dates & Deadlines

All due dates must be satisfied or the senior project final grade will be affected and/or the student may be asked to delay the senior project by a semester.

 

Statement of intent

Due two weeks after registration for senior project

The Communication Studies Department Head will send an email request for statements of intent.

Spring '15
Monday,
Dec. 1

Fall ‘14
Wednesday,
May 7

Mandatory meeting with senior project advisor

Before final exams of the semester BEFORE beginning work on the senior project

After being assigned a senior project advisor it is the student’s responsibility to schedule a meeting with the advisor.

Spring '15
Friday,
Dec. 12

Fall ‘14
Friday,
May 16

Senior Project Proposal and mandatory meeting with senior paper advisor

Due the end of the first week of the semester registered for senior project.

The Senior Project Proposal should be approximately one-page in length and should do the following:

  • Identify the type of project (see descriptions)
  • Include the research question
  • Identify the intended method
  • Suggest a time line for completing research
  • Include a completed HSRB form, if required
  • Justify the significance of and your motivation for the project

Spring '15
Friday,
Feb. 13

Fall ‘14
Friday,
Sept. 12

Excellent Draft Due the week after midterm break, an "excellent draft" is a complete paper, but a draft that may still require considerable revision before the final draft.

Spring '15
Friday,
April 3

Fall ‘14
Friday,
Oct. 24

Senior Oral Presentations

In Fall, typically the Sunday afternoon of the beginning of the 12th week of classes.

 In Spring, Senior Projects are presented as part of the Research Symposium.

Spring '15
Friday, May 8 Research Symposium

Fall ‘14
Sunday,
Nov. 23

Final Draft Due week 12 of classes; specific date announced by the Registrar’s office. Papers must be turned in to the Registrar by 5 p.m.!

Spring '15
Wednesday,
April 29

Fall ‘14
Tuesday,
Nov. 25

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