Senior Project Due Dates & Deadlines

Dr. Sweet reminds you to be on time.

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.

Fall '21
Monday,   Apr. 19

Spring '22
Monday,
Nov. 15

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.

Fall '21
Friday,      May 7

Spring '22
Friday,
Dec. 10

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
  • Justify the significance of and your motivation for the project
  • Suggest a time line for completing research (this should include the date by which your HSRB will be submitted)

Fall '21
Friday,      Sep. 10

Spring '22
Friday,
Feb. 11

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.

Fall '21
Friday,     Oct. 29

Spring '22
Friday,
Apr. 1

Senior Oral Presentations Senior projects will be presented on Thursdays (shadow block: 940-1050am) during final week of classes. 

Fall '21
Thursday, Dec. 9 

Spring '22
Thursday, May 12

Final Draft Due final week of classes.  Submit to Katie by 1159pm.

Fall '21
Friday,     Dec. 10

Spring '22
Friday,
May 13