TCR Grad Blog

Graduate director's blog for the Technical Communication and Rhetoric Program at Texas Tech University

Spring 2012 Dates

Posted by Joyce on January 18, 2012

Welcome back to school, graduate students. Here are some links and some dates for you to use for your planning this spring semester:
University Official Calendar
Graduate School Calendar
Our key dates:
  • MATC mid course portfolio ready for evaluation next week (the week of Jan 23rd) — formative evaluation for MATC students who will complete 18 hours this semester
  • file intent to graduate form: Feb 3
  • file defense form: Feb 29
  • MATC final portfolio (for graduating this May) due March 26
  • last day to defend: Mar 28
  • advance registration begins Apr 6
  • turn in final diss/thesis: May 1
In addition, the graduate program will be holding doctoral annual reviews as follows:
  • Online doctoral students: During the May Seminar
  • On-campus doctoral students: probably the last week of February and/or the first week of March (the faculty is meeting Jan 20th to set these dates)
Graduate Recruiting weekend, when we bring all our newly admitted prospective grad students to campus: March 9th and 10th
May Workshop for online doctoral students:
  • May 21st – June 2
  • Carolyn Rude visits and speaks May 22
  • Charles Bazerman visits and speaks May 29

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