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Deadlines for Calendar Year 2015

Please note:

College deadlines for some reports and forms vary, depending upon deadlines set by other University offices. The general rule for items that require the Dean’s approval is to submit them to the College office several days prior to the deadline in order to allow time for campus mail delivery by the due date.

Deadlines set by other University offices for reports and forms that do not require the Dean’s approval will be communicated to departments through campus mail and/or email announcements as they materialize. The College will make every effort to send email reminders to departments announcing upcoming deadlines.

Due Date Subject Notes/Instructions
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 University Council Nominations Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Renee PageEach department/division provides names of two qualified faculty members willing to serve, if elected.
Friday, January 15 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction Awards:  Departmental Nominations Due to College Student Advisory Committee
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Information distributed by Vice Provost’s Office.
Friday, January 23 Summer/Fall 2015 Cole 106 Classroom Requests Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, January 30 Fall 2015 Collaboratory Classroom Requests (DuSable 170) Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, January 30 Fall 2015 Large Classroom Requests Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, February 6 Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) Proposals Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, February 27 University Committee Vacancies Due in Dean’s Office:  
ATTN:  Renee Page
Chair/Director forwards nominations of faculty members interested in serving on committees.  Must include a brief paragraph outlining each nominee’s qualifications.
Friday, March 6 Dean's Award Nominations Due in Dean’s Office
ATTN: Suzanne Hogan
Send nomination and supporting documentation via email to shogan@niu.edu.
Friday, March 20 Graduate Student Nominations for Graduate Council and Graduate Student Advisory Committee Due in Dean’s Office:     
ATTN:  Renee Page
Chair/Director forwards nominations of graduate students interested in serving on committees. Must include a brief paragraph outlining each nominee’s qualifications.
Friday, March 27 Department Chair/Director Service Reports Due in Dean’s Office:
ATTN:  Renee Page
Friday, March 27 Departmental Evaluation of Department Chair/Director Due in Dean’s Office:
ATTN:  Renee Page
Friday, March 27 Faculty Service Reports Due in Dean’s Office:     
ATTN:  Renee Page
Friday, March 27 Merit Ratings/Departmental Evaluation of Professional Performance Due in Dean’s Office:     
ATTN:  Renee Page
Required for raise calculations.  
Wednesday, April 15 Graduate Assistant Rehiring Paperwork Due in CLAS Business Office
ATTN: Pat Arndt 
Friday, April 17 College Council Representative Due in Dean’s Office:       
ATTN:  Renee Page 
Information distributed by Dean’s Office.
Friday, April 17 Tenure Review Letters Due in Dean’s Office:   
ATTN:  Renee Page
Friday, May 15 Remaining Graduate Assistant Hiring Paperwork Due in CLAS Business Office:
ATTN: Pat Arndt 
Friday, May 15 Graduate Obligation Report Balance Retention Request Due in CLAS Business Office:
ATTN: Pat Arndt 
Monday, August 7 Names of Faculty Attendees for the CLAS "Meet the Professor" Reception Due in Dean's Office
ATTN: Renee Page
Meet the Professor even is scheduled on Friday, Auguest 22, 2014 
Friday, August 15 Spring 2015 Collaboratory Classroom Requests (DuSable 170) Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, August 15 Spring 2016 Classroom Requests (Cole 106) Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, August 15 Spring 2016 Large Classroom Requests Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send request via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, August 28 Sabbatical Leave Requests for AY 2016-2017 Due in Dean’s Office:  
ATTN:  Renee Page  
Send PDF files to rpage@niu.edu and submit original plus 2 copies. Instruction packets distributed by Dean’s Office in February.
TBD Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog Changes Due in Dean’s Office  
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send proposals in Word via email to shogan@niu.edu
Friday, September 4 GAAAF reports of graduate assistants' work assignments for Fall 2015

Due in Dean’s Office  
ATTN:  Suzanne Hogan
Send proposals in Word via email to shogan@niu.edu

Tuesday, September 8 Tenure and Promotion Recommendations Due in Dean’s Office:      
ATTN:  Renee Page
Send PDF files to rpage@niu.edu and submit original plus 1 copy. Instruction packets distributed by Dean’s Office in March.
TBD Undergraduate Special Opportunities in Artistry and Research (USOAR) Proposals Electronic proposals and all supplemental materials submitted to Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (OSEEL) www.niu.edu/usoar/
Monday, December 1 Class Related Fee Requests Due in Dean’s Office:    
ATTN:  Dee Briggs
Information distributed by Provost’s Office.