Deadlines Seniors

Deadlines and Important Dates for Seniors
Department of Religion
2020 – 2021

Sept. 14, (Mon., 12:30) Mandatory Undergraduate Meeting via Zoom

Oct. 19, (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

PLEASE NOTE: Your adviser may require that you submit a revised proposal before you move to the research and writing phase.

Week of Nov. 16 Meet with Dep. Rep. to review Spring Course Selections – make appointment through WASE
Complete Departmental Academic Planning Form (DAPF) in TigerHub

Dec. 15 Submit partial first draft (20 pages) via email to Undergraduate Administrator by 3:00pm

Mar. 1 Submit draft of entire thesis to adviser

April 12th Submit two copies of thesis:
1 to Thesis Central
1 PDF to the Undergrad Admin 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 departmental representative in advance of the deadline. Individual advisers cannot grant extensions. For extensions beyond Dean’s date, students must consult their residential college Dean or Director of Studies.

April 21, Mandatory meeting for seniors, department lounge
(Discussion on Senior Comprehensive Examinations)

April 30th Email Senior Comprehensive Statement to Undergraduate Administrator
Faculty comments and theses due back to Michelle

May 3rd Students receive comments from first and second readers

May 5-6, (Wed.-Thurs.) Senior Comprehensive Orals (You MUST leave these dates open and
unscheduled.) Each exam allotted 90 minutes

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

May 18, (Tues., 11:00 am) Faculty Honors Meeting (Faculty Only)

May 24, (Mon. 1:30-2:30) Class Day Reception, Mathey College Common Room

May 25, (Tues.) Commencement Day