TheGraduate@Carleton – June 30, 2012


Graduate Student News

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Orientation Sept. 4

Fall Orientation is Sept. 4. Although most of the activities are for new grad students, current students and PDFs are welcome to attend the social events. MORE


Registration Assistance for New Grad Students

Registration assistance is available for new grad students for Fall 2012. MORE


Predator-Prey Interplay

Find out why PhD candidate Thomas Hossie made 864 model caterpillars.   MORE


Distinguished Dissertation

Carleton Alumna May Chazan Wins 2012 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award.  MORE

  Krystal Kehoe MacLeod

Award Winner

PhD student Krystal Kehoe MacLeod Wins Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award. MORE


Stop Procrastination Tomorrow

PhD Candidate Mohsen Haghbin is figuring out how to measure procrastination. MORE


Grad Referral Guide

In our series on services for grad students, we have created a referral guide of various on-campus resources for you. MORE


Open Access Author funds Available

The Carleton University Library invites you to apply for the Carleton University Research Impact Endeavour (CURIE) Fund.  MORE




Now –Thinking about your course selections for the upcoming 2012 fall and 2013 winter terms? A listing of course offerings (with scheduled dates and times) is available in Carleton Central and the Public Class Schedule for students to view.

June 30 – Final deadline for summer term fee payment.

July 1 – Holds will be placed on all unpaid student accounts, which will prevent access to marks, official documents, and/or registration for the 2012-13 Fall/Winter course selection. Extended payment charge (EPC) is charged on all accounts with an outstanding balance (including late summer).

July 2 – Statutory Holiday. University closed.

July 3 – Late summer courses begin and full summer courses resume. Note that late registration charges take effect at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) for students registering only in Late Summer courses (July-August courses).

July 6Fall Registration:  Graduate Students (including transfers) can register effective this date for Fall 2012 and Fall/Winter 2012-13 classes. Please note that times for graduate student registration are staggered by student ID on this date. You are welcome to call the Graduate Registrar’s office for assistance. Registration will continue until September 19.  More information about registration assistance for new grad students is available here.

July 10 – Last day for registration and course changes for late summer courses

July 20 – Last day for a full fee adjustment when withdrawing from Late Summer courses (financial withdrawal).

July 27Last day to submit exam accommodations to the Paul Menton Centre

Aug. 1 – Last day for submission to your thesis supervisor of six examination copies of your Master’s or your PhD theses for Fall graduation.

Aug. 1 – Extended payment charge (EPC) is charged on all accounts with an outstanding balance.

Aug. 6 – Civic Holiday. University closed.

Aug. 15Last day of late and full summer term classes

Aug. 15 – Last day for academic withdrawal from late summer and full summer courses and any other courses that end this term.

Aug. 18-23Final exams for full summer and late summer courses

Aug. 31 – Final payment deadline for your entire student account for Fall 2012. Late charges may be applied to your student account any time after this date.

Sept. 1Application deadline for Fall graduation

Sept. 3 – Stat Holiday. University closed.

Sept. 4FGPA Orientation and TA Orientation for new graduate students

Sept. 6 – Fall and Winter classes begin. Late charges now apply.



June 30Deadline to apply to present at FYI Global Conference

Aug. 6-16TRIUMF Summer Institute


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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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