TheGraduate@Carleton – June 3, 2015


Graduate Student News

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Congratulations to the Class of 2015

For hundreds of graduate students, the long wait is over. They will be presented with their degree at Convocation (June 9-12).  More

  Rebecca Sullivan

Art History Students Make History at Spring Convocation

The first two students to graduate with a Master of Arts in Art History with a concentration in Art Exhibition and Curatorial Practices will graduate on June 12th.  More

  Manon Gaudet at the Metropolitan Museum

Art History Accolades

Several Art History master’s students have won some amazing honours this year.  More

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Grad Research: Solar House

Graduate students are conducting experiments in a new solar house on campus. Find out how they are contributing to energy conservation. More

  Eve-Marie Blouin-Hudon

Three Minute Thesis – Helping Imagine Your Future Self

Eve-Marie Blouin-Hudon’s presentation on using mental imagery to help people build and improve their image of their future selves won her a top 10 placement in Carleton’s Three Minute Thesis completion.  Watch Video

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Reminder – Summer Schedule

Many Carleton services adopt summer hours. Find out what is open and when on campus. More

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Open Access Award Winners

Meet this year’s winners of the Open Access Awards. This award supports Carleton graduate students in publishing research in open access journals.  More

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Calling Arts Writers

Are you interested in writing about movies, TV, anime, arts, comics, games, literature or other art forms?  If so, The Artifice is looking for new writers.  More


Important Dates and Deadlines


June 5 Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities, formal Examination Accommodation Forms for June examinations

June 8 Deadline for new grad students to apply to live in residence

June 8-18 – Fall/Winter and Winter term deferred final examinations will be held.

June 15 – Final Summer term payment deadline. Any balance owing on your student account will prevent access to registration for future terms. Holds will be placed on unpaid summer accounts, which will prevent access to marks and/or registration for the 2015-16 Fall/Winter course selection. Payment of fees is due by the posted deadlines.

June 16 – Last day of early summer classes (NOTE: Full summer classes resume July 2).
Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for courses that end on this day. Last day for academic withdrawal from early summer courses.

June 19-25 – Early summer examinations may be held. It may be necessary to schedule examinations during the day for classes held in the evening and vice versa Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.

June 19 Final Summer term payment deadline. Any balance owing on your student account will prevent access to registration for future terms.

June 23 – Registration begins for fall classes. Please check your time ticket.

July 1 – Statutory holiday, University closed.

July 2 Late registration charges/late charges take effect at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) for students registering only in Late Summer courses (July-August courses).  Payment of fees is due by the posted deadlines. Late summer courses begin and Full summer courses resume.

July 9 Last day for registration and course changes for late summer courses.

July 23 Last day for a full fee adjustment when withdrawing from late Summer courses (financial withdrawal)

July 24 Last day to submit to the Paul Menton Centre, for Students with Disabilities, formal examination accommodation forms for August examinations.

August 1 Last day for graduate students to submit to their thesis supervisor an examination copy of their Master’s or PhD thesis for Fall graduation

August 31 – Last day for all graduate TAs to complete their Leave From Duties request for the Summer term (access form via Carleton Central)

For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website. For all financial matters, go to Student Accounts.



Any time  Apply for a Mitacs Globalink Research Award

June 12  – Deadline to submit paper to the 15th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business

Aug. 3 – Deadline to apply for the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan – New Zealand

Note: For information about Carleton awards, go to our awards and funding website.



Now-Aug. 7 Reduced parking hours in Library Garage

Now-Aug. 24 Ceremonial Guard on campus

For information about other Carleton events, go to the university events calendar.  For information about events targeted at or promoting graduate student research, go to Grad Research Link.


All professional development workshops in Grad Navigate will resume in September.  You can still access online training through Please note that these training modules do not count towards paid training hours for TAs.


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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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