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Engagement & Support

Connections and collaborations abound in this thriving graduate student community.

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Research & Creative Activity

Our faculty foster students' fascinations in these integral areas of the graduate experience.

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Professional Development

Commencement is a beginning, not an end. Where do you see yourself after graduate school?

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In 2016 our students earned 319 doctoral degrees, 902 master's degrees, and 74 graduate certificates.

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April27to Aug 3
Accepting Applications: Future Scholars Visit

Apply by August 3 to be considered for the October 20-21 Future Scholars Visit.

May15to Aug 10
Summer 2017 Classes

Which summer sessions fit your schedule? Use MyRED to browse classes and enroll.

May31to Jul 21
McNair Summer Research Experience

McNair undergrads conduct research under the guidance of faculty mentors and present results in the July 20 colloquium.

June5to Aug 9
Summer Research Program for Undergraduates

Undergrads come from across the US for 10 weeks of research activity, culminating in a Research Symposium on August 9.

Last day to apply for August 2017 graduation

Sign into MyRED for the online Graduation Application. For summer only, the deadline for grad students is earlier than for undergrads.

Looking further ahead

July24to Aug 4

An intensive training program followed by final panels Aug. 7-8.


Skill development sessions, disciplinary breakout sessions, and more.

August21to Dec 9
Fall Classes

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