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Deadlines - Spring 2014

 
Dates of Interest to Prospective Students

Varies

Admissions: Most departments and schools have deadlines in November and December for the following Fall term (nearly a year in advance). Be sure to consult Departmental Information for the specific deadline for your proposed major. Applications to some programs may be considered if received after a program's stated deadline, provided that the enrollment limitations have not been exceeded. Fellowships and other financial support depend on availability of funds.

March 31

UCLA Summer Programs for Undergraduate Research: Offers upper-division undergraduate students and California State University master's students the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects at UCLA. For further information contact Outreach and Diversity at (310) 206-8743 or outreach@grad.ucla.edu.

April 15

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) deadline for acceptance of an offer of admission and financial support (such as a graduate scholarship, fellowship, traineeship, or assistantship). In accord with the CGS Resolution Regarding Graduate Scholars, Fellows, Trainees and Assistants, students are under no obligation to respond to offers of admission and financial support prior to April 15. Earlier deadlines for acceptance of such violate the intent of this Resolution. UCLA is a supporter of the Resolution and honors this deadline.

 
Dates of Interest to Current Students

Varies

File graduate change of major petition with the Graduate Division, 1255 Murphy Hall. For more information on change of major policy view Standards & Procedures for Graduate Study.

March 7

In Absentia Registration. Last day to request In Absentia status for the quarter. More information about In Absentia Registration is available in the Standards and Procedures for Graduate Study at UCLA brochure.

March 27

End of interim filing period The interim deadline is an extended deadline in which you can use your Winter registration or filing fee status to file before the start of Spring quarter classes.

April 4

TA Advance Loans. Last day to apply for a loan for this term. More information about TA Advance Loans is available in the Graduate Student Support for Continuing Students brochure.

April 11

Last day to submit filing fee application.  If a student has completed, while registered, all requirements for a degree except the filing of the thesis or dissertation and/or the final examination (masterís comprehensive or doctoral final oral examination), the student may be eligible to pay a Filing Fee during the quarter in which the degree is to be awarded instead of registering.

April 11

Graduate Leave of Absence. Last day to file with the Graduate Division, 1255 Murphy Hall. For more information on leave of absence policy view Standards & Procedures for Graduate Study.

April 11

Last day to submit master's advancement to candidacy (ATC) petition to major department for ATC in current term. For more information see graduation requirements.

April 18

Intercampus Exchange Application. Deadline for graduate students from other UC campuses to UCLA (must include home department's signature). For more information on intercampus exchange policy view Standards & Procedures for Graduate Study.

April 18

UCLA-USC Cross Enrollment Deadline: for graduate students exchanges. For more information on the cross enrollment program with the University of Southern California view Standards & Procedures for Graduate Study.

May 1

Application deadline for the Research Travel Grant Program: A pilot program to help reimburse off-campus doctoral research for up to a 9-month period. Offers a maximum reimbursement of $1,500.

May 19

Last day to submit dissertations to the Graduate Division for inclusion in the Hooding Booklet. The Graduate Division cannot guarantee the inclusion of studentsí names and titles who submit after the deadline. For more information on thesis filing policy view Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Filing Information.

May 20

Fee Deferral Payment Deadline: Last day for apprentice teaching and research appointees to pay fees for this term. More information about Fee Deferments is available in the Graduate Student Support for Continuing Students brochure.

June 2

Last day to file completed copies of master's theses and doctoral dissertations for degrees to be conferred in current term. For more information on filing policy view Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Filing Information. Dissertations must be filed by this date for participation in the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.

June 20

End of interim period for filing completed copies of master's theses and doctoral dissertations for degrees to be conferred in during the following quarter using current registration or filing fee status. The student-initiated online submission process must be completed by 5:00 pm. For more information on filing policy view Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Filing Information.

 
Dates of Interest to Postdoctoral Scholars

April 10

Chancellor's Award for Postdoctoral Research The award will provide a prize of $5,000 each to especially accomplished UCLA postdoctoral fellows recognized for their outstanding research. For questions about the nominating process, please contact Paris McDonald at pmcdonald@grad.ucla.edu.

 
Dates of Interest to Faculty & Staff

March 26

Last day to submit Proposals for Recruitment Visit Funds Reimbursements: See Departmental Manual for Processing Graduate Division Funding for more information. Can only be viewed by faculty and staff on our intranet.

April 2

Nomination deadline for the Graduate Research Mentorship Program: See Departmental Manual for Processing Graduate Division Funding for more information. Can only be viewed by faculty and staff on our intranet.

April 14

Nomination Deadline for the Graduate Dean's Scholar Award: See Departmental Manual for Processing Graduate Division Funding for more information. Can only be viewed by faculty and staff on our intranet.

May 15

Deadline to submit receipts for Recruitment Visit Funds Reimbursements: See Departmental Manual for Processing Graduate Division Funding for more information. Can only be viewed by faculty and staff on our intranet.