Honors Calendar

Established by the Honors Committee

Nomination Forms for admission into the Honors Program should be completed online by January 10, 2020 (https://www.bates.edu/honors/honors-student-nomination-form/).  If you have any questions, please contact Alison Keegan, Dean of Faculty Office, 121 Lane Hall (phone: 786-6952; email: akeegan@bates.edu).

December 2019 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, September 13, 2019
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of December 2019 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 27, 2019
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 30, 2019
EXAM PANEL REGISTRATION FORM DUE 
Submit forms online: https://www.bates.edu/honors/examination-panel-registration/

OUTSIDE EXAMINER TRAVEL REQUEST FORM DUE
Submit form online: https://www.bates.edu/honors/outside-examiner-travel-accommodation-request-form/

Friday, November 8, 2019
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see https://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2011/06/SCARABUploadingExamCopy_REVISED.pdf

Monday, November 25, 2019 – Friday, November 29, 2019
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, December 4, 2019
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
https://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 your department or program’s AAA.(mgresh@bates.edu).

May 2020 GRADUATE SCHEDULE

Friday, January 10, 2020
HONORS NOMINATION DEADLINE
Deadline for nomination of May 2020 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 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 15, 2020
HONORS ORIENTATION 
Orientation in Pettengill Hall, G52, 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Honors Thesis nominees will gather to meet members of the Honors Committee, receive information and have a Q&A session.

Friday, January 24, 2020
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 akeegan@bates.edu.

Friday, February 28, 2020
EXAM PANEL REGISTRATION FORM AND OUTSIDE EXAMINER TRAVEL REQUEST FORM DUE
Submit forms online:

Exam Panel Registration Form

Outside Examiner Travel Request Form

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
THESIS DEADLINE
No later than 3 PM, upload the Honors thesis on SCARAB.  For instructions, see https://www.bates.edu/honors/files/2011/06/SCARABUploadingExamCopy_REVISED.pdf

Friday, April 3, 2020 – Friday, April 24, 2020
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/

Friday, May 1, 2020
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/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 Alison Keegan in the Dean of the Faculty’s Office (akeegan@bates.edu).

Thursday, May 7, 2020
HONORS RECEPTION AND BANQUET
Location:  New Commons 221-222
Time: Reception 5:30-6:00 PM.; Banquet  6:00 PM.