Senior Calendar

History Senior Thesis Deadlines Class of 2024

September 8 (Friday)

Deadline to confirm Senior Thesis Adviser with Judie Miller ([email protected])

September 13 (Wednesday)

Final Senior Thesis adviser assignments emailed to students

September 19 (Tuesday), 7pm

Mandatory Senior Meeting

ASAP but no later than September 20 (Wednesday)

Seniors must meet with advisers before this date

October 2 (Monday)

Senior Thesis Research Funding Application opens in SAFE

November 9 (Thursday)

First mandatory interim milestone deadline:

  • topic description
  • preliminary outline
  • bibliography of primary and secondary sources
  • upload to shared folder in OneDrive (link sent by email)

Before November 21 (Tuesday)

Meet with adviser to discuss work-in-progress

November 27 (Monday)

Senior Thesis Research Funding Application closes in SAFE

February 5, 2024 (Monday)

Second mandatory interim milestone deadline:

  • partial first draft of 25 pages
  • upload to shared folder in OneDrive (link sent by email)

February 15 (Thursday)

Advisers return corrected partial first draft to students

March 1 (Friday)

Submit thesis working title to Judie Miller

April 16 (Tuesday)

Submit senior thesis by 3:00pm to 128 Dickinson AND electronically to Mudd Library

April 16 (Tuesday at 3:10pm)

Thesis celebration outside Dickinson

May 6 (Monday)

Submit Personal Statement to Judie

May 8 – 9 (Wednesday & Thursday)

Senior Departmental Examinations

May 27 (Monday)

Class Day Celebration at Forbes College

  • Once a hard copy of the thesis has been submitted, extensions will no longer be granted.
  • Theses have a 100-page limit. Students will need permission from their adviser AND the Director of Undergraduate Studies to submit a thesis over 100 pages.
  • Dates are subject to revision. Students will be notified of any changes to deadlines.


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