April 4, 2016
*** Important Notice ***
Spring 2016 Undergraduate Candidates!
Spring 2016 Candidates should fill out their first destination survey as soon as possible! This confidential survey helps the college recruit future students.
The survey is available at: https://www.cco.purdue.edu/asp/aspnet/GradSurvey/
News & Events for Grads
electronic Exam forms
Prelim and final examinations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance with the graduate school via the plan of study website found on MyPurdue. If the final exam is not scheduled, you cannot graduate. This is in addition to scheduling the exam with Dr. Yaninek. Please see the applicable checklist at https://ag.purdue.edu/entm/Pages/grad-forms.aspx for more information.
candidate deadlines for graduate students
Friday, April 22nd: Final Exam Deadline for General Candidacy (CAND 99100) Registrants
Friday, April 29th: Thesis Deposit Deadline for General Candidacy (CAND 99100) Registrants
Friday, May 13th, 4:00 p.m. ET: Graduate School Commencement (All Schools and Colleges)
Doctoral candidates must have passed the preliminary examination by May 9th, 2015, to be eligible for Spring 2016 graduation. All of the deadlines for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2016 are now available on the Graduation Deadlines Calendar webpage.
Students who miss any of the deadlines in red may incur a $200 Late Graduation Deadline Fee if they would like to maintain their candidate status for Spring 2016. Candidates who request to make updates to an already deposited thesis or dissertation or who have been listed on the Graduate School’s candidate roster for the same degree more than two consecutive sessions may also incur this fee.
Thesis/Dissertation Office Newsletter #2 Spring ‘16
The Thesis and Dissertation Office has released its second newsletter for the Spring semester, and can be found here.
Some things to keep in mind as you add your summer research/course hours:
· 69800 and 69900 are scheduled from May 16 through August 2
· A maximum of 9 credits taken during Summer session are permitted.
· Graduate staff must be registered for at least 3 credits in at least one of the Summer modules in order to hold their assistantships
Soft Rollout for New Electronic Thesis Acceptance FOrm
The thesis office has announced the soft rollout of the new online Thesis Acceptance Form. Please note that usage of the ETA form will be optional throughout 2016, and the Thesis office will continue to accept paper thesis forms during the soft rollout period. Information about the ETA will be included in the upcoming thesis workshop presentations.
Scholarships & Awards
Garden Club of America Scolarship
Visit the National Scholarship section of the AG Scholarship page to see more information about The Garden Club of America Scholarships. Or visit https://www.gcamerica.org/ for more information.
Bug Bytes - News for Purdue Entomology Students: The Bug Bytes e-newsletter is sent on Wednesdays of each week. To request posting information in the newsletter, email a maximum of 3–4 sentences. You should include event title, date, time, location and a brief event description. Descriptions and other information can be provided as a webpage link or a pdf document. Information should pertain to campus-related activities only.
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