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Program Timeline

This is the general timeline for scholars who began the Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program in July 2011. You are expected to follow this timeline or propose an alternative timeline, which must be approved by the CTSA Postdoctoral Programs Committee. To remain in good standing, compliance to this timeline is required.

2012

July 2 Summer quarter begins
Aug. 21 Comprehensive Written Examination offered
Aug. 27 Fall quarter course registration begins
Sept. 23 Summer quarter ends
Sept. 26 Fall quarter begins
October (date TBD) New scholar and mentor orientation
Oct. 26 Deadline: "Write Winning Grants" workshop registration deadline
Nov. 9 "Write Winning Grants" workshop (preregistration required; see just above)
Dec. 1 Winter course registration begins
Dec. 16 Fall quarter ends

2013

Jan. 1 Deadline: Research proposal and supporting materials due; see academic milestones for more information
Jan. 2 Winter quarter begins
Jan. 15 Comprehensive Written Examination offered
Feb. 10 Deadline: For scholars admitted in 2012, the final thesis draft is due six weeks before your Final Oral Examination (must be submitted by Feb. 10 for participation in the formal graduation ceremony in May)
Feb. 15 Deadline: "Writing for Biomedical Publications" workshop registration deadline
March 1 Spring quarter course registration begins
March 1 "Writing for Biomedical Publications" workshop (preregistration required; see above)
March 22 Winter quarter ends
April 1 Spring quarter begins
April 8 Deadline: All requirements must be completed if you plan to graduate in May 2012
April 16 Comprehensive Written Examination offered
May 28 Formal graduation ceremony
May (date TBD) New scholar and mentor orientation
June 1 Summer quarter course registration begins
June 21 Spring quarter ends
July 1 Summer quarter begins
Aug. 20 Comprehensive Written Examination offered
Sept. 1 Fall quarter course registration begins
Sept. 20 Summer quarter ends
Oct. 1 Fall quarter begins
Oct. 18 Deadline: "Write Winning Grants" workshop registration deadline
October (date TBD) New scholar and mentor orientation
Nov. 1 "Write Winning Grants" workshop (preregistration required; see above)
Dec. 1 Winter quarter course registration begins
Dec. 20 Fall quarter ends
  • April 20, 2012
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