Curriculum

Dates & Deadlines

**Dates and deadlines are subject to change.  Please check for updates at the beginning of each quarter.**

Autumn 2021

Students 

Week 01-02 (Early Fall): Thurs, Sept 9-Thurs, Sept 16: BPOLST 510 Statistics Fundamentals 
Week 8: Wed, Nov 17: Students submit Capstone Pre-Proposal and Advisor Nomination (UWNetID login required)

Faculty & Staff

Week 8 or 9 (Nov 18-24 TBC): MAPS CAWG Meeting (Capstone Advising Assignments) 

Winter 2022

Students

Week 3: Fri, Jan 21 - Meet with your Capstone Advisor by this date (informal initial meeting to set working expectations and to register for IRB Zipline account)
Week 6: Fri, Feb 11 -Meet with your Capstone Advisor (formal meeting to discuss Capstone Proposal, Research Question, Relevant Literatures and Draft IRB Application)

Faculty & Staff

Week 2: TBC  - MAPS CAWG Meeting (Pre-Admissions)
Week 3: Fri, Jan 21 - Meet with Capstone Advisee (informal, as above)
Week 4: Tues, Feb 1- Autumn 2022 Priority Admissions Deadline
Week 6: Fri, Feb 11 - Meet with Capstone Advisee (formal, as above)
Week 8: Feb 22-25 (TBC)  - MAPS Admissions Committee Meeting
Week 9: Fri, Mar 4 - Admissions Notifications Due

Spring 2022

Students

Week 1: Fri, Apr 1 -Submit Part 1 of Capstone Proposal (Research Question, Hypothesis, Literature Review) to Capstone Advisor.  See Capstone Guidelines. ** Note: IRB approval MUST be received before conducting human subjects research. 
Week 3: Fri, Apr 15  - Deadline for submitting Commencement Program changes 
Week 8: Mon, May 16 - Submit complete Capstone Proposal (UWNetID login required); send copy to Capstone Advisor.
Week 11: Sat, Jun 11, Graduate Hooding Ceremony [UWB/CC Campus, Mobius Hall Plaza - Tentative]
Week 12: Sun, Jun 12, UW Bothell Commencement Ceremony [Safeco Field - Tentative]

See more Commencement updates and FAQs here

Faculty & Staff

Week 1 or 2 (TBC): MAPS Admitted Student Day
Week 3: Fri, Apr 15  - Capstone Advisors return feedback on Capstone Proposal Part 1 to students and submit approval or revisions necessary for approval to students and Graduate Office.
Week 10: Wed, Jun 1 - Capstone Advisors submit the Capstone Proposal Review Form with approval or conditions for approval. Advisor approval is required for students to enroll in BPOLST 515 Capstone.
Week 11: Sat, Jun 11, Graduate Hooding Ceremony [UWB/CC Campus, Mobius Hall Plaza - Tentative]
Week 12: Sun, Jun 12, UW Bothell Commencement Ceremony [Safeco Field - Tentative]

Summer 2022

Students

Week 1: Mon, Jun 20 – First day to submit Master’s degree requests (Required in quarter of completion).
Week 5: Wed, Jul 20 – Full Capstone Manuscript draft due to Capstone Advisor and Second Reader
Week 9: Mon, Aug 15 - Submit final capstone manuscript to Capstone Advisor and Second Reader for final review 
Week 9: Fri, Aug 19 – Master’s degree requests due – final cutoff. Check Grad School dates.
Week 10: Tues, Aug 23 –  Submit final Capstone manuscript, abstract, and license for UW Libraries/ResearchWorks archiving (UWNetID login required)

Faculty & Staff

Week 6: Wed, Jul 27 - Capstone Advisors submit feedback on first draft to advisees; Advisors and Second Reader provide progress status check to Graduate Programs.
Week 7: Wed, Aug 3 - Second Reader submits feedback to advisees/students
Week 10: Fri, Aug 19 – Capstone Advisor and Second Reader approvals due to Grad Office via Review Form
Week 10: Tues, Aug 23 – Grades due from instructors and advisors 
Week 10: Thurs, Aug 25 – Grad Office submits degree recommendations for graduation