Calendar of Deadlines for Current Students
Late August – Early September
TA WORKSHOP: August 16 and 17
All TAs are required to attend the teaching workshop organized by the Teaching Resource Center. The workshop will meet on Thursday August 16 and Friday August 17, 2006.
INTRODUCTORY MEETING: Monday, August 21
Room: Fayerweather Hall 215
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Required of ALL graduate students.
OPENING FETE: Friday, August 25
4:00 p.m. in Fayerweather Hall.
ADVISING: August 21Ð22
Howard Singerman will be advising on course selection in Fayerweather Hall 204, Monday afternoon, August 21, 2:00 - 4:00, for returning students; and Tuesday afternoon August 22, 2:00-4:00, for new students. Information on Non-Topical Research and Reading Courses.
All second-year M.A. students should be registered in ARTH 804, and should begin meeting regularly with their M.A. Thesis advisor.
Undergraduate courses with 50 or more registered students will have a grader. Graduate students interested in grading should attend the first meeting of the course that interests them and speak to the instructor. Requests for graders should be made by both faculty and students to the Graduate Director. Students will be informed of the selection in the second week of the semester.
Duties of Graders.
LANGUAGE EXAMS: Sept. 8
Paul Barolsky will be administering language exams.
Room: Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library seminar room
Time: Sept. 8, 2:00 - 3:00
Language exam instructions and Department language requirements.
OUTSIDE FELLOWSHIPS: late Sept.
Students who wish to apply for Kress, CASVA or any other outside fellowships should discuss their plans with their advisor(s) and inform the Graduate Director of their interest. Students applying for grants should note that the University deadline for Fulbright applications is usually late September.
PHD FIELD EXAM
Any student who expects to take the field exam for the Ph.D. in fall or spring term should discuss the matter with their advisor and inform the Graduate Director of their intention with a probable date for the exam.
DEGREE CANDIDATES FOR JANUARY GRADUATION
All students who intend to receive their degree in January must be registered for the Fall Semester. Non-Residents must be registered by October 1.
October 1: Last day for submitting M.A. or Ph.D. degree application for January graduation to the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall. Degree Application forms cn be downloaded at http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschool/forms/
All College of Arts and Sciences Deadlines are available online at http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschool/calendar/
November 1: Last day for submitting an unsigned copy of the thesis or dissertation title page to the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall.
December 1: Doctoral Dissertation or Master's Essay due in the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall along with the Final Examination Form reporting the result of the Comprehensive Exam for the M.A. or the Oral Defense of the Dissertation for the Ph.D. Final Examination forms can be downloaded at: artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschool
M.A. COMPREHENSIVE SLIDE EXAM: October 13
Slide Exam for students in the Program in Classical Art and Archaeology
October 13, 2006
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
MIDDLE ATLANTIC SYMPOSIUM
Nominations are accepted from students and faculty for the UVA representative at the symposium which is held every year at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. in late April.
Progress report is due to the Graduate Director by October 14, from all students applying for outside fellowships. Due date for the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York is November 3, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) is November 15, and the Kress is November 30. Students must request nomination letters from the Chairman, Larry Goedde.
Pre-registration. Spring courses & questions: see Howard Singerman, Graduate Advisor.
CAA DISSERTATION LISTING: November 15
Students who have had their dissertation proposals formally accepted and approved may register the title of the dissertation with the College Art Association. In the past dissertations have been listed in the June issue of the Art Bulletin. As of 1999 dissertations will be posted on the
CAA website in late June. A list of dissertations approved by the Art Department will be sent to CAA by e-mail. The CAA deadline for the June 2007 list is December 1, 2006. The Art Department deadline is November 15, 2006.
For Second Year students, revised Thesis Prospectus due in Art History Office before the end of Fall Term classes.
Second Year Students should register for ARTH 805 for the Spring Semester
January – Beginning of Term
Undergraduate courses with 50 or more registered students will have a grader. Graduate students interested in grading should attend the first meeting of the course that interests them and speak to the instructor. Requests for should be made by both faculty and students to the Graduate Director. Students will be informed of the selection in the second week of the semester.
Duties of Graders.
Room: Fiske Kimball seminar room
Time: 2:00 - 3:00
Information on language exams.
DEGREE CANDIDATES FOR MAY GRADUATION
All students who intend to receive their degree in May must be registered for the Spring Semester.
February 1: Last day for submitting M.A. or Ph.D. degree application for May graduation to the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall. Degree Application forms cn be downloaded at artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschool/
All College of Arts and Sciences Deadlines are available online at
April 2: Last day for submitting an unsigned copy of the thesis or dissertation title page to the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall.
May 1: Doctoral Dissertation or Master's Essay due in the Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall along with the Final Examination Form reporting the result of the Comprehensive Exam for the M.A. or the Oral Defense of the Dissertation for the Ph.D. Final Examination forms can be downloaded at: artsandsciences.virginia.edu/gradschool/forms/
DISSERTATION YEAR FELLOWSHIP
Students who wish to be nominated for the dissertation year fellowship administered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences must inform the Graduate Director by February 1 and prepare materials ready for the application which is due in the Dean's Office on March 1.
Applications must contain:
- a statement from the graduate advisor that the dissertation will be finished by the end of the fellowship year.
- letters of recommendation.
- a transcript.
- a curriculum vitae.
- a schedule of activity for the fellowship year.
- a description of the dissertation research and, following Paul Barolskyþs lead, sample draft chapters to give an idea of the content and scope of each studentþs work.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY: February 15
Students who need intensive study of a foreign language that is required for their dissertation research must inform the Graduate Director of their intended course of study, cost of tuition, and living expenses no later than February 15.
Any student wishing to be considered for the McIntire & Luzak internships should meet with Jill Hartz and obtain an application form, and must inform the Graduate Director of their intention to submit an application.
DEGREE DEADLINE: February 1
Last day for submitting graduate degree application for May graduation to Enrolled Student Office, 438 Cabell Hall.
CAA ANNUAL CONFERENCE: February 14-17
Will meet in New York, February 14-17, 2007.
PROCEED TO PH.D: February 15
Second-year students who wish to proceed to the Ph.D. must write a letter to the Graduate Director requesting to be admitted to the Ph.D. program and name their dissertation advisor by February 15.
M.A. THESIS: March 1
Three copies of completed draft of M.A. Thesis due in Art Department office for Second Year students expecting to graduate in May.
DEPARTMENT FINANCIAL AID: March 15
Requests for financial aid from both University and departmental resources are due by March 15. Application Forms for work-study and student loans may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid to Students at 918 Emmet Street (PO Box 9021, Charlottesville, VA 22906, tel. 982-6000). The application form for fellowships and Taships administered by the department are distributed to students in early February. All students must attach a CV & a transcript of grades [available on ISIS] to the department's application. Guidelines for writing a CV.
Notification of awards waits upon budget and tuition information sent from the Dean's Office and may be made as late as May 1.
April – May
DEGREE DEADLINE: April 2
Last day for submitting a copy of the essay or dissertation title page UNSIGNED to the Enrolled Student Office.
M.A. and Ph.D. students expecting to graduate in May should schedule Oral Defense of theses or dissertations in April; April 20 at the latest.
Teaching Assistants for the Following Year
All students awarded TA-ships are asked for their course preference.
DEGREE DEADLINE: May 1
Completed Doctoral Dissertation or Master's Thesis due in Enrolled Student Office along with the Final Examination Form reporting the results of the Oral Defense or Comprehensive Exam (for students in Classical Art and Archaeology) for the M.A.; or the Oral Defense of the Dissertation for the Ph.D.
FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: May 7
Preliminary Prospectus and Research Schedule for M.A. Thesis due in Art Department office.