School of Music Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2021

Last updated Oct. 4, 2021 to reflect changes following Hurricane Ida.

August

2

Launch of New Websites for CMDA

16-20

Music Theory Diagnostic Exams (to be taken virtually)

17

Music History Diagnostic Exam (register with Andreas Giger)

17

New Faculty Summit at Patrick Taylor Hall

18-23

CMDA Boot Camp

18

New Graduate Student Orientation

18

CMDA Opening Meeting
(8:15 a.m. start)

19

CMDA Creating Inclusive Classrooms Workshop, Day 2
(9:00 a.m. start)

20

SoM Faculty/Staff Meeting
(9:00 a.m. start)

23

Classes begin

24

Deadline to Apply for CPT (for international students and off-campus employment)

27

Deadline for faculty to express interest in applying for Sabbatical Leave

30

Course Syllabi due to Ruth Alise

31

Last day to drop courses without receiving a W
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

 

September

 

1

Final Date for Adding Courses / Section Changes
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

General Exam Questions due to Jeffrey Perry
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

“Degree Only” submission of dissertation, monograph, written document, thesis for December 2021 graduation (final defense has taken place during previous semester) due to Graduate School.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

2

Final Date for graduate students to submit an Application for Degree to Paloma Gonzalez for fall commencement.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

3

Final Date for graduate students to submit an Request for Final Exam (comprehensive exam, thesis/dissertation defense) to the Graduate School for fall commencement.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

Degree Audit Request and Doctoral General Exam Form due to Jeffrey Perry
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

6

Labor Day Holiday

7

Final Date for area coordinators to submit Spring / Summer 2022 course offerings to James Byo

8-10

Doctoral General Exams (written portion)
(9:30 a.m. start, 102 Himes Hall)

16

Music Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

23

Sabbatical applications due via Elements

23

Meeting of Pre-Tenure Faculty
(1:30 p.m. start)

30

Music Advisory Committee Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

 

October

7

Tenured Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

14

Tenured Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

18

Recommendations for P&T and 3rd Year Review due to James Byo

19

Mid-semester Grades Due
(9:00 a.m.)

21-22

Fall Holiday (because of Hurricane Ida, these are now virtual make-up days)

28

Music Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

 

November

4

Final date for dissertation title change and document submission
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

5

Final Date for Dropping Courses / Resignation from the University
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

18

Final date for submitting committee examination reports and committee-approved theses and dissertations for those graduating in December 2021 to Paloma Gonzalez. This includes Non-Thesis Reports.
(3:30 p.m. deadline)

18

Music Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

22

Report of Mentor and Peer Reviewer due to James Byo

24-28

Thanksgiving Holiday
(Campus closed; classes end at 12:30 p.m. on 11/24)

 

December

1-5

Concentrated Study Period

4

Classes End

Week of Dec. 6

Music Advisory Committee Meeting
(Exact date TBD)

6-11

Final Exams

14

Final grades due (degree candidates)
(9:00 a.m. deadline)

15

Final grades due (non-degree candidates)
(9:00 a.m. deadline)

17

Defense deadline for degree-only graduates in the Spring 2022 semester

17

Commencement Activities

 

Spring 2022

January

Week of Jan. 10

Opening Faculty Meetings

18

Classes Begin

29

Audition Day 1

 

February

5

Audition Day 2

25

Deadline to submit Annual Faculty Activity Report
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

 

March

5

Audition Day (Late Applicants)

 

May

9

Reports of the Tenure-track Faculty Review Committee due to James Byo