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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 2013-2014, is available below.

View list of 2013-2014 Department Chairs in Arts and Sciences and Engineering >

2013-2014 Department Chairs' Calendar

(Updated on March 11, 2014)

2013: Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2014: Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug

Date Time Type Location
August 2013  [top]
Friday,
Aug. 16, 2013
  Finance: Full-Time Faculty Review Memos distributed by Faculty Affairs Officer  
Tuesday,
Aug. 27, 2013
  GSAS Matriculation, Orientation Gantcher, Steve Tisch
Tuesday,
Aug. 27, 2013
  School of Engineeering Orientation  
Wednesday,
Aug. 28, 2013
2:45 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting (reception to follow) Balch Arena; Reception after the meeting (Alumnae Lounge)
Wednesday,
Aug. 28, 2013
  New Student Orientation begins; Matriculation  
Wednesday,
Aug. 28, 2013
9:00 AM-
10:00 AM
School of Engineeering Orientation Robinson Hall
Thursday,
Aug. 29, 2013
2:30 PM-4:00 PM GSAS: RA Orientation 51 Winthrop Street
Thursday,
Aug. 29, 2013
4:15 PM-5:00 PM GSAS: RA and TA Orientation Tisch Library, Reception to follow in Hirsch Reading Room
Thursday,
Aug. 29, 2013
8:45 AM-3:00 PM New Faculty Orientation: Part I Coolidge Room
Friday,
Aug. 30, 2013
8:30-11:30 AM TA Orientation 51 Winthrop Street
Friday,
Aug. 30, 2013
8:30-11:30 AM TA Orientation 51 Winthrop Street
September 2013  [top]
Sunday,
Sep. 01, 2013
  Returning students arrive  
Monday,
Sep. 02, 2013
  Labor Day (university holiday); No Classes  
Tuesday,
Sep. 03, 2013
  Classes begin; Ex College Registration  
Wednesday,
Sep. 04, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS: Policy and Programs Meeting TBD
Wednesday,
Sep. 11, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Sep. 11, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday
Sep. 11, 2013
4:00-6:00 PM GSAS and SoE Annual Reception-Barbeque Remis Sculpture Court
(in case of rain, Remis Sculpture Court and Alumnae Hall)
Friday,
Sep. 13, 2013
  Finance: FY 2014 First Quarter Projection Major Issues Due to BFO  
Friday,
Sep. 13, 2013
12:00-4:00 PM New Faculty Orientation: Part II Alumnae Lounge
Monday,
Sep. 16, 2013
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Tuesday,
Sep. 17, 2013
  Last day for A&S&E students to ADD classes by 5:00PM EST  
Wednesday,
Sep. 18, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
Sep. 20, 2013
2:30-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Policy Funding Issues and Online Application Introduction Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Wednesday,
Sep. 25, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Monday,
Sep. 30, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM Discussion of the Draft Strategic Plan Coolidge Room
Monday,
Sep. 30, 2013
5:00 PM FRAC Deadline: Fall FRF Proposals due  
October 2013  [top]
Wednesday,
Oct. 02, 2013
*New location
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Forum Coolidge Room
*New location
Saturday,
Oct. 04, 2003
  Deadline to order books for Spring Semester: contact Idalia.Quintanilla@tufts.edu for details  
Tuesday,
Oct. 08, 2013
  Last day for A&S&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. 09, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Oct. 10, 2013
  Finance: FY 2014 First Quarter Projection Major Issues Due to BFO  
Friday,
Oct. 11, 2013
2:30 PM-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Fall FRF Proposals Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Monday,
Oct. 14, 2013
  Columbus Day (University Holiday); No classes  
Tuesday,
Oct. 15, 2013
  Last day for A&S&E students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2013  
Tuesday,
Oct. 15, 2013
  Substitute Monday's schedule on Tuesday  
Wednesday,
Oct. 16, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Oct. 16, 2013
5:00 PM Course Proposals due to LA&J Curricula Committee for A&S Faculty Meeting on Nov. 20  
Monday,
Oct. 21, 2013
5:00 PM FRAC Deadline: Senior Faculty Research Semester Leave Proposals and Mellon Proposals due  
Monday,
Oct. 21, 2013
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Thursday,
Oct. 24, 2013
11:30 AM-
1:00 PM
Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Oct. 23, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Oct. 30, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Oct. 31, 2013
  Finance: FY 2013-2015 Budget Development Pkg. Due back to BFO and FAO  
November 2013  [top]
Friday,
Nov. 01, 2013
  Finance: Full Time Faculty reviews due for faculty on an initial 2 year contract  
Friday,
Nov. 01, 2013
  FRAC Meeting: Senior Semester Research Leave Proposals and Mellon Proposals Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Monday,
Nov. 04, 2013
5:00 PM FRAC Deadline: Summer Faculty Fellowship Proposals due  
Monday,
Nov. 04, 2013
  Registration for Spring 2014 Semester begins  
Wednesday,
Nov. 06, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Monday,
Nov. 11, 2013
  Veteran's Day (University Holiday); No classes  
Tuesday,
Nov. 12, 2013
  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. 13, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
Nov. 15, 2013
2:30-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Summer Faculty Fellowship Proposals Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Friday,
Nov. 15, 2013
  Registration for Spring 2014 Semester ends  
Monday,
Nov. 18, 2013
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Nov. 20, 2013

CANCELLED
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Nov. 20, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Nov. 21, 2013
11:30 AM-
1:00 PM
Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Nov. 27, 2013
  No classes  
Thursday,
Nov. 28, 2013
  Thanksgiving (University Holiday); No classes  
Friday,
Nov. 29, 2013
  No classes (University Holiday)  
December 2013  [top]
Wednesday,
Dec. 04, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Dec. 04, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Monday,
Dec. 09, 2013
  Classes end; last day for AS&E undergraduates to WITHDRAW from courses and receive a grade of W  
Tuesday,
Dec. 10, 2013
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
Dec. 11, 2013
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
Dec. 11, 2013
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Dec. 12, 2013
  Final Examinations begin  
Monday,
Dec. 16, 2013
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Dec. 18, 2013
11:30 AM-
1:00 PM
Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Dec. 19, 2013
  Final Examinations end  
Tuesday,
Dec. 24, 2013
  University Holiday; No classes  
Wednesday,
Dec. 25, 2013
  Christmas Day (University Holiday); No classes  
January 2014  [top]
Wednesday,
Jan. 01, 2014
  New Year's Day (University Holiday); No classes  
Thursday,
Jan. 02, 2014
  Fall term grades due online by 9:00AM EST  
Friday,
Jan. 10, 2014
  Finance: FY 2014 2nd Quarter Projection Template Distributed by BFO  
Tuesday,
Jan. 14, 2014
  New student Orientation  
Wednesday,
Jan. 15, 2014
  Classes begin; Ex College Registration  
Wednesday,
Jan. 15, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS: Policy and Programs Committee Meeting Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Monday,
Jan. 20, 2014
  Martin Luther King Day (University Holiday); No classes  
Wednesday,
Jan. 22, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Jan. 22, 2014
  Substitute Monday's Schedule on Wednesday  
Friday,
Jan. 24, 2014
10:30 AM-
1:00 PM
New Faculty Orientation: Part III Chase Center
Monday,
Jan. 27, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Jan. 29, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Jan. 29, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Jan. 30, 2014
  Last day for AS&E students to ADD classes  
Friday,
Jan. 31, 2014
  Finance: Full Time Faculty Reviews due for faculty on an initial one year contract  
February 2014  [top]
Monday,
Feb. 03, 2014
5:00 PM FRAC Deadline: Spring FRF Proposals due  
Wednesday,
Feb. 05, 2014

CANCELLED
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Saturday,
Feb. 08, 2014
  Finance: FY 2014 2nd Quarter Projection due to BFO  
Tuesday,
Feb. 11, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Feb. 12, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Feb. 12, 2014
5:00 PM Course Proposals due to LA&J Curricula Committee for A&S Faculty Meeting on Mar. 12  
Friday,
Feb. 14, 2014
2:30 PM-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Spring FRF Proposals Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Monday,
Feb. 17, 2014
  President's Day observed (University Holiday); No classes  
Wednesday,
Feb. 19, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Forum Interfaith Center, Goddard Chapel
58 Winthrop Street
Wednesday,
Feb. 19, 2014
12:00-1:15 PM GSAS: Policy and Programs Committee Meeting Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Wednesday,
Feb. 19, 2014
  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. 20, 2014
  Substitute Monday's schedule on Thursday  
Monday,
Feb. 24, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Feb. 26, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Feb. 26, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Feb. 26, 2014
  Last day for A&S&E students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2013  
Friday,
Feb. 28, 2014
5:00 PM FRAC Deadline: Distinguished Scholar (Natural Sciences and Engineering) Proposals due  
Friday,
Feb. 28, 2014
  Finance: Faculty Merit Roster Due to FAO  
March 2014  [top]
Wednesday,
Mar. 05, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
Mar. 07, 2014
2:30-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Distinguished Scholar (Natural Sciences and Engineering) Proposals Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Tuesday,
Mar. 11, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Mar. 12, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
Mar. 14, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS: Policy and Programs Committee Meeting Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Saturday,
Mar. 15, 2014
  Spring Recess begins  
Monday,
Mar. 24, 2014
  Spring Recess ends; Classes resume  
Monday,
Mar. 24, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Wednesday,
Mar. 26, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Mar. 26, 2014
5:00 PM Course Proposals due to LA&J Curricula Committee for A&S Faculty Meeting on Apr. 16  
Friday,
Mar. 28, 2014
2:00-4:00 PM Deans' Accepts and Master's Reception Coolidge Room
April 2014  [top]
Tuesday,
Apr. 01, 2014
  Finance: FY 2014 3rd Quarter Projection template Distributed by BFO  
Wednesday,
Apr. 02, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Apr. 02, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Apr. 02, 2014
  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  
Friday,
Apr. 04, 2014
2:30-4:30 PM FRAC Meeting: Policy Funding Issues plus GIAs  
Monday,
Apr. 07, 2014
  Registration for Fall 2014 Semester begins  
Wednesday,
Apr. 09, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
Apr. 11, 2014
  Finance: FY 2014 3rd Quarter Projections due to BFO  
Friday,
Apr. 11, 2014
10:30 AM-
1:00 PM
New Faculty Orientation: Part IV Chase Center
Friday,
Apr. 11, 2014
1:00-7:00 PM Graduate Research Symposium TBD
Tuesday,
Apr. 15, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Department Administrator Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Apr. 16, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Thursday,
Apr. 17, 2014
  Undergraduate Admissions Open House  
Friday,
Apr. 18, 2014
  Undergraduate Admissions Open House  
Friday,
Apr. 18, 2014
1:00-7:00 PM GSC Research Symposium "Tufts Talks"  
Friday,
Apr. 18, 2014
  Registration for Fall 2014 Semester ends  
Monday,
Apr. 21, 2014
  Patriots' Day observed (University Holiday) No Classes  
Wednesday,
Apr. 23, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Apr. 23, 2014
5:00 PM Course Proposals due to LA&J Curricula Committee for A&S Faculty Meeting on May 7  
Friday,
Apr. 25, 2014
  Undergraduate Admissions Open House  
Friday,
Apr. 25, 2014
4:00-5:30 PM Graduate Awards Ceremony Distler Performance Hall, Reception to follow in Murnane Lobby
Friday,
Apr. 25, 2014
7:30-9:45 PM Undergraduate Awards Ceremony Cohen Auditorium, Reception to follow in Alumnae Lounge
Monday,
Apr. 28, 2014
  Classes end; last day for AS&E undergraduates to WITHDRAW from courses and receive a grade of W  
Monday,
Apr. 28, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Tuesday,
Apr. 29, 2014
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
Apr. 30, 2014
  Reading Period  
Wednesday,
Apr. 30, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Department Chairs Meeting Coolidge Room
Wednesday,
Apr. 30, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelson Auditorium
Wednesday,
Apr. 30, 2014
  Finance: FY 2014 Staff Merit Roster Due to BFO  
May 2014  [top]
Thursday,
May 01, 2014
  Reading Period  
Friday,
May 02, 2014
  Final Examinations begin  
Friday,
May 02, 2014
4:00 PM-5:30 PM GSAS and SoE Graduate Student Awards Distler Hall, Aidekman Arts Center
Wednesday,
May 07, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM A&S Faculty Meeting Coolidge Room
Friday,
May 09, 2014
  Final Examinations end  
Monday,
May 12, 2014
  Senior Week begins  
Monday,
May 12, 2014
  Finance: Deadline for delivery requisitions to Purchasing for inclusion in FY 2014  
Wednesday,
May 14, 2014
2:45 PM A&S&E Faculty Meeting Balch Arena, reception in Alumnae Lounge
Wednesday,
May 14, 2014
12:00-1:20 PM GSAS: Policy and Programs Committee Meeting Austin Conference Room, Tisch Library
Wednesday,
May 14, 2014
  Degree Candidates' Spring Term Grades Due Online by 9:00AM EST (48 hours after final)  
Thursday,
May 15, 2014
2:45 PM A&S Honors Meeting Agnes Varis Lecture Hall, Music 155
Thursday,
May 15, 2014
3:00 PM Engineering Faculty Meeting Nelsion Auditorium
Friday,
May 16, 2014
  Senior Week ends  
Friday,
May 16, 2014
  Remaining grades due online by 9:00AM EST  
Saturday,
May 17, 2014
1:30-3:00 PM GSAS: Hooding Ceremony Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Arts Center
Saturday,
May 17, 2014
3:00-5:30 PM GSAS: Reception for Hooding Ceremony Remis Sculpture Court
Sunday,
May 18, 2014
  Commencement  
Monday,
May 19, 2014
  Residence Halls close for remaining students  
Wednesday,
May 21, 2014
  First Summer Session begins  
Monday,
May 26, 2014
  Memorial Day (University Holiday); No classes  
Friday,
May 30, 2014
  Finance: Full Time Faculty reviews due for faculty in their third and subsequent year  
June 2014  [top]
Friday,
Jun. 13, 2014
  Finance: FY 2015 Budget and Rosters Distributed to Chairs  
Monday,
Jun. 16, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM Engineering: Department Chairs Meeting Burden Lounge
Friday,
Jun. 27, 2014
  First Summer Session ends  
Monday,
Jun. 30, 2014
  Finance: Stage Performance Review Signature Pages due to EAD's Office  
July 2014  [top]
Tuesday,
Jul. 01, 2014
  Second Summer Session starts  
Tuesday,
Jul. 01, 2014
  Finance: Faculty salary confirmation letters sent to Chairs and faculty  
Tuesday,
Jul. 01, 2014
  Finance: Final FY 2015 PC and Purchases must be approved by Dept. Representative  
Tuesday,
Jul. 01, 2014
  Blanket orders from 'Hard Money' accounts must be renewed  
Friday,
Jul. 04, 2014
  Independence Day (University Holiday); No classes  
August 2014  [top]
Friday,
Aug. 08, 2014
  Second Summer Session ends