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 Meg Gresh, Dean of Faculty Office, 120 Lane Hall (phone: 786-6066; email: mgresh@bates.edu).

December 2017 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, September 15, 2017
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of December 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 Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty’s Office, 120 Lane Hall, mgresh@bates.edu.

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

Friday, September 22, 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 attachment to mgresh@bates.edu.

Wednesday, October 31, 2017
EXAM PANEL REGISTRATION FORM AND OUTSIDE EXAMINER TRAVEL REQUEST FORM DUE
Submit forms to Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty Office, 120 Lane Hall, mgresh@bates.edu.

Friday, November 10, 2017
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see http://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2011/06/SCARABUploadingExamCopy_REVISED.pdf

Monday, November 27, 2017 – Friday, December 1, 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, December 6, 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
http://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2016/09/SCARABUploadingFinalCopy_REVISED.pdf

No later than 3 PM, submit copies of the Thesis Correction Form and the Access and Embargo Form, signed by the advisor and candidate, to Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty’s Office (mgresh@bates.edu).

May 2018 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, January 12, 2018
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of May 2018 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 Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty’s Office, 120 Lane Hall, mgresh@bates.edu.

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

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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 26, 2018
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 attachment to mgresh@bates.edu.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
EXAM PANEL REGISTRATION FORM AND OUTSIDE EXAMINER TRAVEL REQUEST FORM DUE
Submit forms to Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty Office, 120 Lane Hall, mgresh@bates.edu.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see http://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2011/06/SCARABUploadingExamCopy_REVISED.pdf

Friday, April 6, 2018 – Friday, April 27, 2018
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 2, 2018
HONORS RECEPTION AND BANQUET
Location:  New Commons 221-222
Time: Reception 5:30-6:00 PM.; Banquet  6:00 PM.

Friday, May 4, 2018
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
http://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2016/09/SCARABUploadingFinalCopy_REVISED.pdf

No later than 3 PM, submit copies of the Thesis Correction Form and the Access and Embargo Form, signed by the advisor and candidate, to Meg Gresh in the Dean of the Faculty’s Office (mgresh@bates.edu).