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Capstone Deadline Dates

Deadlines for each part of the Spring 2029 Capstone are listed below and are available in both the Capstone syllabus and student handbook. Dates must be met by each student. There will be no exceptions made on deadlines. 


Semester before

Student should be reading and taking notes for his or her Capstone topic; make initial contact with potential supervisor.

January 30, 2020

No application forms will be accepted after 3:00 p.m. on January 30, the 8th class day. Students who have not submitted a completed and approved Proposal Form to the Center will not be able to register for the Capstone that semester. 

On or Before
January 30, 2020

Planned schedule of meetings with advisor must be turned into the Center in writing by your advisor if different than default (one hour per week).

All semester

The student is responsible for working independently and meeting with advisor according to the predetermined schedule.

By March 2, 2020

Confirm name of the second reader and send information to CES Capstone Coordinator.

March 2, 2020

Faculty Record Form #1 must be submitted to the Center (MEZ 3.304) by this date.

April 1, 2020

Turn in a complete first draft to your advisor.

April 24, 2020

Turn in fully revised draft to both readers.

May 8, 2020

Turn in a copy of your final paper to your advisor and a copy to your second reader. Also turn in one copy of your final paper along with your Faculty Record Form #2 to the Center. (Mezes 3.304) All papers must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on this day.

Last Week of Classes

(May 4-8, 2020)

European Studies Capstone Presentations. Attendance is required and students must attend all presentations. Students present their research and conclusions to other European Studies students, CES faculty, and friends.



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