September 16 Last Day of Drop/Add Period — Honors applications due by this day and Honors 410 (or departmental research course) registration completed
September 27 Honors Committee form due to the Honors Mailbox, BC 119.
October 22 Honors Colloquium & Reception in EC at 7:00 p.m.
November 11
Honors Committee Chair will assign Honors Thesis Chairs for student defenses. The chairs will be selected from the Honors Committee.
On or Before December 13 Meeting of full thesis committee (student, thesis advisor, and committee members) to discuss Honors candidate’s thesis proposal and schedule and determine the role of each committee member.
January 27
Draft of thesis or detailed progress report due to thesis advisor. Nature of draft or progress report should be negotiated with thesis advisor.
February 24
First draft (substantive to full) due to entire thesis committee
March 3 – March 17
The Chair of your thesis committee will invite you and your committee members to a meeting to discuss the second draft of your honors thesis.
March 28
Second draft (full) of your thesis due to all members of your committee.
April 1-11 Arrange your defense. Choose a date before the last day of classes that is convenient for your committee. Call the Conference Office (Ext. 3308) to arrange a room. Fill out the Defense Announcement Form and bring it to the Honors Mailbox, BC 119.
April 14 Final draft due to all members of your committee.
April 15 - May 2
Thesis Defenses
May 6
Honors Banquet, Mead Hall, Founders Room, 6-8pm
May 9
Submit revised thesis in proper format (with 200-500 word abstract) to Library. Include memo from advisor if revisions have been requested.
May 9
Petitions to convert honors to independent study due to registrar no later than today.

Questions? Email me or come to my office hours

Professor Frances Bernstein, Chair, Specialized Honors
Office: Gilbert 11