Deadlines Seniors

Deadlines and Important Dates for Seniors
Department of Religion
2021 – 2022

Sept. 13th, (Mon., 12:30) Mandatory Senior Meeting

Oct. 25th, (Mon.) Submit five-page thesis proposal to adviser
The proposal should include (at minimum):
– description of topic, scope of the project, and methodological approach you plan to take
– discussion of how your coursework at Princeton or elsewhere has prepared you to pursue the topic
– a brief survey of sources and discussion of the kinds of evidence you plan to use
– a discussion of the contribution your work will make to the existing scholarship in your area
– a preliminary bibliography
– a preliminary writing plan or chapter outline

Week of Nov. 15th Meet with Director of Undergraduate Studies to review Spring Course Selections – make appointment through Calendly
Complete Departmental Academic Planning Form (DAPF) in TigerHub

Dec. 21st Submit partial first draft (20 pages) via email to Advisor by 3:00pm

Mar. 21st Submit draft of entire thesis to adviser

April 4th Submit two copies of thesis:
1 to Thesis Central
1 PDF to Michelle Medici by 12:00pm

EXTENSIONS: Extensions of independent work deadlines may be granted only under extraordinary circumstances, usually involving medical conditions, and students must petition the director of undergraduate studies in advance of the deadline. Individual advisers cannot grant extensions. For extensions beyond the University thesis deadline, students must consult their residential college Dean or Director of Studies.

April 13th Mandatory meeting for seniors, department lounge
(Discussion on Senior Comprehensive Examinations)

April 29th Email Senior Comprehensive Statement to Michelle Medici
Faculty comments and theses due back to Michelle

May 2nd Students receive comments from first and second readers

May 4th and 5th, (Wed. – Thurs.) Senior Comprehensive Orals (You MUST leave these dates open and
unscheduled.) Each exam allotted 90 minutes

May 6th, (Fri., 10:00am) Faculty Meeting to discuss senior grades (Faculty Only)

May 17th, (Tues., 11:00 am) Faculty Honors Meeting (Faculty Only)

May 23rd, (Mon. 1:30-2:30) Class Day Reception, Mathey College Common Room

May 24th, (Tues.) Commencement Day