School of Music Dates and Deadlines

This page was last updated on August 31, 2022.

Fall 2022

August

15

New CMDA Faculty Orientation (Part 1)
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., SOM Boardroom

16

University-wide New Faculty Summit
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., LSU College of the Coast & Environment Auditorium

Music Theory & Music History Diagnostic Exams

17

CMDA College Faculty & Staff Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Virtual

Research Faculty Roundtable
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., SOM Boardroom

DEI Roundtable
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Virtual

18 - 21

CMDA Boot Camp

18

Music Faculty & Staff Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., SOM 115

Performance Faculty Roundtable
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., SOM Boardroom

DEI Roundtable on Community Agreements
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Virtual

19

Graduate Student Welcome
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Recital Hall

DEI Roundtable on Strategic Planning
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Virtual

New CMDA Faculty Orientation (Part 2)
12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., SOM Boardroom

19 - 23

Ensemble Auditions & Choral Hearings

22

Classes Begin at 7:30 a.m.

29

Syllabi due; email as attachments to Kaitlin Richard

30

Deadline for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

31

Deadline for adding courses or changing sections
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

Final date for Degree Only resolution of editors’ corrections to theses and dissertations
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

 

September

1

Final Date for graduate students to submit an Application for Degree to Paloma Gonzalez for fall commencement.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

Final Date for graduate students to submit an Request for Final Exam (comprehensive exam, thesis/dissertation defense) to the Graduate School for fall commencement.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

5

Labor Day Holiday, Campus Closed

6

Final Date for graduate students to submit an Request for Final Exam (comprehensive exam, thesis/dissertation defense) to the Graduate School for fall commencement.
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

General Exam Questions, Degree Audit Request, and Doctoral General Exam Forms due to Ann Marie Stanley
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

8

Music Advisory Committee Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Venue TBD

12

Final date for area coordinators to submit Spring / Summer 2023 course offerings to James Byo

12 - 14

Doctoral General Exams (written portion)
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 102 Himes Hall

22

Music Faculty Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Venue TBD

26

Sabbatical applications due to James Byo

 

October

6

Tenured Faculty Meeting (P&T)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Venue TBD

13 - 14

Fall Holiday

20

Tenured Faculty Meeting (P&T)
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Venue TBD

18

Mid-semester Grades Due
(9:00 a.m.)

27

Music Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

 

November

1

Recommendations for P&T and 3rd Year Review due to James Byo

3

Final date for dissertation title change and document submission
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

4

Final Date for Dropping Courses / Resignation from the University
(4:30 p.m. deadline)

17

Music Faculty Meeting
(1:30 p.m. start)

18

Deadline to submit marketing information for Spring 2023 events.

Final date for submitting committee examination reports and committee-approved theses and dissertations for those graduating in December 2022 to Paloma Gonzalez. This includes Non-Thesis Reports.
(3:30 p.m. deadline)

21

Deadline for submitting studio recital and recruitment/engagement events for spring semester. Use Event Request Form.

Report of Mentor and Peer Reviewer due to James Byo

23-25

Thanksgiving Holiday
(Campus closed; classes end at 12:30 p.m. on 11/23)

 

December

Nov. 30 - Dec. 4

Concentrated Study Period

3

Classes End

Week of Dec. 6

Music Advisory Committee Meeting
(Exact date TBD)

5-10

Final Exams

13

Final grades due (degree candidates)
(9:00 a.m. deadline)

14

Final grades due (non-degree candidates)
(9:00 a.m. deadline)

16

Defense deadline for degree-only graduates in the Spring 2022 semester

16

Commencement Activities