Honors Calendar

Established by the Honors Committee

Nomination Forms for admission into the Honors Program will be sent to all Department and Program Chairs mid-September. Hard copies of the Honors Guidelines will be provided to all involved Chairs, Faculty Advisors and Candidates once Nomination Forms have been received. (In the interest of paper conservation, other interested parties may request a copy, and it will also be available on this website in downloadable PDF format.) If you have any questions, please contact Academic Services, 7 Lane Hall (phone: 786-6480; email: academicservices@bates.edu).

May 2017 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, January 13, 2017
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of May 2017 graduates to the Honors Program. Any nomination after this date will be refused unless the Honors Study Committee grants an exception. Recommendation forms, indicating Thesis deadline, must be submitted to Academic Services.

Advisors should check with potential Outside Examiners regarding their availability for the pertinent exam period  before submitting a Nomination Form.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
HONORS ORIENTATION 
Orientation in Pettengill Hall, G52, 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Honors Thesis nominees will gather to meet members of the Honors Committee, receive information and have a Q&A session.

Friday, January 27, 2017
HONORS THESIS ABSTRACT DRAFT SUBMISSION
Deadline for candidates to submit a titled, one-paragraph description (250 words maximum) of the thesis. One-paragraph descriptions must be submitted as Microsoft Word in an email attachments to academicservices@bates.edu.

Friday, March 24, 2017
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see Appendix A, page 13 of the Honors Program Guidelines at http://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-program-guidelines/

Monday, April 3, 2017 – Friday, April 28, 2017
THESIS DEFENSE

Oral examinations for candidates who submitted a thesis. For a copy of the Oral Examination Protocol, see http://www.bates.edu/honors/protocol-for-the-honors-exam/

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
HONORS RECEPTION AND BANQUET
Location:  New Commons 221-222
Time: Reception 5:30-6:00 PM.; Banquet  6:00 PM.

Friday, May 5, 2017
CORRECTED THESIS AND THESIS CORRECTION, ACCESS, AND EMBARGO FORM DUE
No later than 3 PM, upload the final copy of the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see Appendix B, page 16 of the Honors Program Guidelines at
http://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-program-guidelines/

No later than 3 PM, submit a copy of the Thesis Correction, Access, and Embargo Form sighed by the advisor and candidate to Academic Services.

DECEMBER 2017 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, September 16, 2016
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES
Deadline for nomination of December graduates to the Honors Program. Any nomination after this date will be refused unless the Honors Study Committee grants an exception. Recommendation forms, indicating Thesis deadline, must be submitted to Academic Services.

Advisors should check with potential Outside Examiners regarding their availability for the pertinent exam period  before submitting a Nomination Form.

Friday, September 23, 2016
HONORS THESIS ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES
Deadline for candidates to submit a titled, one-paragraph description (250 words maximum) of the thesis. One-paragraph descriptions must be submitted as Microsoft Word in an email attachments to academicservices@bates.edu.

Friday, November 11, 2016
THESIS DEADLINE FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see Appendix A,
page 13 of the Honors Program Guidelines at http://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-program-guidelines/

Monday, November 28, 2016 – Friday, December 2, 2016
THESIS DEFENSE FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES
Oral examinations for candidates who submitted a thesis. For a copy of the Oral Examination Protocol, see http://www.bates.edu/honors/protocol-for-the-honors-exam/

Friday, December 7, 2016
CORRECTED THESIS AND THESIS CORRECTION, ACCESS, AND EMBARGO FORM DUE FOR DECEMBER GRADUATES
No later than 3 PM, upload the final copy of the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see Appendix B, page 16 of the Honors Program Guidelines at
http://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-program-guidelines/

No later than 3 PM, submit a copy of the Thesis Correction, Access, and Embargo Form sighed by the advisor and candidate to Academic Services.