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Faculty and Department Chair Meetings and Information

Department Chairs Calendar

Department chair meetings are held in the School of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Engineering on a separate schedule. A comprehensive calendar of these and other meetings, as well as important dates and deadlines for 2017-2018, is available below.

View list of 2016-2017 Department Chairs in Arts and Sciences and Engineering >

2017-2018 Department Chairs Calendar

(Updated on Jul. 18, 2017)

2016: Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2017: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug

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Date Time Event Location
August 2017  [top]
Tuesday,
Aug. 29, 2017
11:30am-2:30pm Lunch and Resource Fair and Graduate Matriculation Ceremony (GSAS and SOE) Aidekman Arts Center
Tuesday,
Aug. 29, 2017
2:45-6:00pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Balch Arena and Alumnae Lounge
Wednesday,
Aug. 30, 2017
  New Student Orientation-Matriculation Academic Quad
Thursday,
Aug. 31, 2017
  Orientation: Departmental Fair Academic Quad
Thursday,
Aug. 31, 2017
  Orientation: Advising meetings  
September 2017  [top]
Friday,
Sep. 01, 2017
  Pre-Major Advisors  
Friday,
Sep. 01, 2017
  Advising Sessions for Pre-Major Advisors  
Sunday,
Sep. 03, 2017
  Returning students arrive  
Monday,
Sep. 04, 2017
  Labor Day (University holiday); No classes  
Tuesday,
Sep. 05, 2017
  Classes begin; ExCollege registration begins  
Wednesday,
Sep. 06, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Sep. 08, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Monday,
Sep. 11, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
Wednesday,
Sep. 13, 2017
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Sep. 18, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
Tuesday,
Sep. 19, 2017
  Last day for AS&E students to ADD classes  
Wednesday,
Sep. 20, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Sep. 20, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Monday,
Sep. 25, 2017
  FRAC Faculty Research Fund (FRF fall) due  
Wednesday,
Sep. 27, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Thursday,
Sep. 28, 2017
  Diversity Fund deadline for fall and winter events  
October 2017  [top]
Monday,
Oct. 02, 2017
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Oct. 02, 2017
4:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Oct. 02, 2017
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Wednesday,
Oct. 04, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Faculty Forum Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Oct. 04, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Oct. 06, 2017
  STEM Open House  
Friday,
Oct. 06, 2017
12:00-1:15pm Pre-Major Advising Workshop  
Monday,
Oct. 09, 2017
  Indigenous Peoples' Day; No classes  
Tuesday,
Oct. 10, 2017
  Last day for AS&E students (except first-year undergraduates) to DROP courses without record of enrollment; last day for undergraduates (except first-year undergraduates) to select PASS/FAIL option  
Wednesday,
Oct. 11, 2017
12:00-1:20pm GSAS Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Friday,
Oct. 13, 2017
  Women in Engineering Open House  
Sunday,
Oct. 15, 2017
  Engineering ABET accreditation begins  
Monday,
Oct. 16, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
Tuesday,
Oct. 17, 2017
  Last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2017  
Tuesday,
Oct. 17, 2017
  Engineering ABET accreditation ends  
Tuesday,
Oct. 17, 2017
8:30-10:00am Chairs Roundtable sponsored by CELT Austin Conference Room
Wednesday,
Oct. 18, 2017
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Thursday,
Oct. 19, 2017
12:00-3:00pm Marathon of Majors Academic Quad
Friday,
Oct. 20, 2017
  Engineering Open House  
Monday,
Oct. 23, 2017
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Oct. 23, 2017
  FRAC Senior Faculty Research Semester Leaves
Mellon Leaves for Engineering & Mellon Awards for A&S due
 
Wednesday,
Oct. 25, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Oct. 25, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Monday,
Oct. 30, 2017
  Advising for spring registration begins  
Monday,
Oct. 30, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
November 2017  [top]
Wednesday,
Nov. 01, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Nov. 01, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Nov. 03, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Friday,
Nov. 03, 2017
12:00-1:15pm Pre-major Advising Workshop  
Monday,
Nov. 06, 2017
  FRAC Summer Faculty Fellowships due  
Tuesday,
Nov. 07, 2017
  Substitute Friday's schedule on Tuesday  
Wednesday,
Nov. 08, 2017
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Friday,
Nov. 10, 2017
  Veterans' Day observed (University holiday); No classes  
Monday,
Nov. 13, 2017
  Registration for spring courses begins  
Monday,
Nov. 13, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
Tuesday,
Nov. 14, 2017
  Last day for undergraduate first year students to DROP courses without record of enrollment; last day for undergraduate first year students to select PASS/FAIL option  
Wednesday,
Nov. 15, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Monday,
Nov. 20, 2017
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Wednesday,
Nov. 22, 2017
  No classes (University holiday)  
Thursday,
Nov. 23, 2017
  Advising for spring courses ends  
Thursday,
Nov. 23, 2017
  Thanksgiving (University holiday); No classes  
Friday,
Nov. 24, 2017
  Registration for spring courses end  
Friday,
Nov. 24, 2017
  No classes (University holiday)  
Monday,
Nov. 27, 2017
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Nov. 27, 2017
4:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Nov. 29, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Nov. 29, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Thursday,
Nov. 30, 2017
  Diversity Fund deadline for spring events  
December 2017  [top]
Friday,
Dec. 01, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Wednesday,
Dec. 06, 2017
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Dec. 06, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Monday,
Dec. 11, 2017
  Classes end; last day for AS&E students to WITHDRAW from courses and receive a grade of W  
Monday,
Dec. 11, 2017
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center Room 220
Tuesday,
Dec. 12, 2017
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
Dec. 13, 2017
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Dec. 13, 2017
  Reading Period  
Thursday,
Dec. 14, 2017
  Final Examinations begin  
Wednesday,
Dec. 20, 2017
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Thursday,
Dec. 21, 2017
  Final Examinations end  
Monday,
Dec. 25, 2017
  Christmas Day observed (University holiday)  
Tuesday,
Dec. 26, 2017
  Bonus Day/University holiday  
January 2018  [top]
Monday,
Jan. 01, 2018
  New Year's Day observed (University holiday)  
Wednesday,
Jan. 03, 2018
  Fall Term grades due online by 9:00am EST  
Monday,
Jan. 08, 2018
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Monday,
Jan. 15, 2018
  Martin Luther King Day (University holiday)  
Wednesday,
Jan. 17, 2018
  New Student Orientation  
Thursday,
Jan. 18, 2018
  Classes begin; ExCollege registration begins  
Friday,
Jan. 19, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Monday,
Jan. 22, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center (Room TBD)
Wednesday,
Jan. 24, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Monday,
Jan. 29, 2018
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Jan. 29, 2018
  FRAC Faculty Research Fund (FRF spring) due  
Wednesday,
Jan. 31, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Jan. 31, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
February 2018  [top]
Thursday,
Feb. 01, 2018
  Last day for AS&E students to ADD classes  
Thursday,
Feb. 01, 2018
  Diversity Fund deadline for spring and summer events  
Monday,
Feb. 05, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center (Room TBD)
Wednesday,
Feb. 07, 2018
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Feb. 12, 2018
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Feb. 14, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Feb. 14, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Feb. 16, 2018
12:00-1:15pm Pre-major Advising Workshop  
Monday,
Feb. 19, 2018
  Presidents' Day observed (University holiday); No classes  
Tuesday,
Feb. 20, 2018
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Wednesday,
Feb. 21, 2018
12:00-1:20pm GSAS Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Thursday,
Feb. 22, 2018
  Last day for AS&E students (except first-year undergraduates) to DROP courses without record of enrollment; last day for undergraduates (except first-year undergraduates) to select PASS/FAIL option  
Thursday,
Feb. 22, 2018
  Substitute Monday's schedule on Thursday  
Monday,
Feb. 26, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center (Room TBD)
Monday,
Feb. 26, 2018
  FRAC Distinguished Scholarship Awards (for Arts and Humanities) due  
Monday,
Feb. 26, 2018
  Majors Week begins  
Wednesday,
Feb. 28, 2018
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
March 2018  [top]
Thursday,
Mar. 01, 2018
  Last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2017  
Thursday,
Mar. 01, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Chairs Roundtable sponsored by CELT Austin Conference Room
Friday,
Mar. 02, 2018
  Majors Week ends  
Wednesday,
Mar. 07, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Friday,
Mar. 09, 2018
12:00-1:15pm Pre-major Advising Workshop  
Monday,
Mar. 12, 2018
3:00-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Mar. 12, 2018
4:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Mar. 14, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Mar. 14, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Friday,
Mar. 16, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Saturday,
Mar. 17, 2018
  Spring Recess begins; Classes suspended  
Wednesday,
Mar. 21, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Monday,
Mar. 26, 2018
  Advising for fall registration begins  
Monday,
Mar. 26, 2018
  Spring Recess ends; Classes resume  
Monday,
Mar. 26, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center (Room TBD)
Monday,
Mar. 26, 2018
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Wednesday,
Mar. 28, 2018
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
April 2018  [top]
Wednesday,
Apr. 04, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Faculty Forum Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Thursday,
Apr. 05, 2018
  Last day for undergraduate first year students to DROP courses without record of enrollment; last day for undergraduate first year students to select PASS/FAIL option  
Monday,
Apr. 09, 2018
3pm-4:00pm Agenda Setting Committee 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Monday,
Apr. 09, 2018
  Registration for fall courses begins  
Monday,
Apr. 09, 2018
4:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting 3rd floor conference room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
Apr. 11, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Friday,
Apr. 13, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Policy and Programs Committee Meeting  
Monday,
Apr. 16, 2018
  Patriots' Day observed (University holiday); No classes  
Wednesday,
Apr. 18, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Friday,
Apr. 20, 2018
  Advising for fall courses ends  
Friday,
Apr. 20, 2018
  Registration for fall courses end  
Monday,
Apr. 23, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Executive Committee Meeting Campus Center (Room TBD)
Monday,
Apr. 23, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Apr. 25, 2018
12:00-1:20pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Friday,
Apr. 27, 2018
  Graduate Awards Ceremony (GSAS and SOE)  
Monday,
Apr. 30, 2018
  Classes end; last day for AS&E undergraduates to WITHDRAW from courses and receive a grade of W  
May 2018  [top]
Tuesday,
May 01, 2018
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
May 02, 2018
  Reading Period  
Thursday,
May 03, 2018
  Reading Period  
Friday,
May 04, 2018
  Final Examinations begin  
Monday,
May 07, 2018
  FRAC Grant in Aid (GIA) due  
Wednesday,
May 09, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall
Wednesday,
May 09, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Friday,
May 11, 2018
  Final Examinations end  
Monday,
May 14, 2018
  Degree candidates' spring term grades due online by 9:00am EST (48 hours after final)  
Wednesday,
May 16, 2018
2:45-6:00pm AS&E Faculty Meeting Balch Arena and Alumnae Lounge
Thursday,
May 17, 2018
12:00-1:20pm A&S Faculty Honors Meeting TBD
Thursday,
May 17, 2018
3:00-4:30pm Engineering Faculty Honors Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Thursday,
May 17, 2018
  Graduating Master’s Celebration  
Friday,
May 18, 2018
  Senior Week ends  
Friday,
May 18, 2018
  Remaining grades due online by 9:00am EST  
Saturday,
May 19, 2018
  Graduate Hooding Ceremonies (GSAS and SOE)  
Sunday,
May 20, 2018
  Commencement  
Monday,
May 21, 2018
  Residence halls close for remaining students  
Wednesday,
May 23, 2018
  First Summer Session begins  
Wednesday,
May 23, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Thursday,
May 24, 2018
  Diversity Fund deadline for summer and fall events  
Monday,
May 28, 2018
  Memorial Day (University holiday); Classes suspended  
June 2018  [top]
Wednesday,
Jun. 20, 2018
12:00-1:20pm Engineering Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Jun. 29, 2018
  First Summer Session ends  
July 2018  [top]
Tuesday,
Jul. 03, 2018
  Second Summer Session begins  
Wednesday,
Jul. 04, 2018
  Independence Day (University holiday)  
August 2018  [top]
Friday,
Aug. 10, 2018
  Second Summer Session ends