Honors Calendar

Established by the Honors Committee

May 2023 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, January 13, 2023
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of May 2023 graduates to the Honors Program. Any nomination after this date will be refused unless the Honors Study Committee grants an exception. Recommendation forms must be submitted via the online form found here: https://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-student-nomination-form/

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

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
HONORS ORIENTATION 
Orientation in Pettengill G52 (Keck Classroom) 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Honors Thesis nominees will have the opportunity to see members of the Honors Committee, receive information, and have a Q&A session.

Friday, January 27, 2023
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 uploaded here as a Microsoft Word document or a PDF.

Monday, February 27, 2023
EXAM PANEL REGISTRATION AND OUTSIDE EXAMINER TRAVEL REQUEST FORMS DUE
Submit forms online:

Exam Panel Registration Form

Outside Examiner Travel Request Form

Monday, April 3, 2023
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see https://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2021/09/SCARABUploadingExamCopy_2021.pdf

Monday, April 10 – Friday, April 28, 2023
THESIS DEFENSE

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

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Send the Outside Examiner receipts to your Academic Administrative Assistant for processing.

Friday, May 5, 2023
CORRECTED THESIS AND THESIS CORRECTION & ACCESS AND EMBARGO FORMS DUE
No later than 3 PM, upload the final copy of the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see
https://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2021/09/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 Jeanne Beliveau (jbelive2@bates.edu).

2022-23 Thesis Correction form

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Honors Banquet
Commons 221-222
Reception 5:30 – 6:00 PM; Banquet 6:00 PM