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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (AHSS)

AHSS

ARTS, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Liberal arts education is at the heart of the University of Denver. Our faculty, staff and students come together in a shared quest for knowledge of the human condition.

Guides & Policies

 

Deadlines & Due Dates

NOTE:  This information is updated quarterly
 following is a list of deadlines for various awards, leaves, and funding opportunities available for faculty, staff, and students in AHSS. Additional dates will be added as they become known.

FOR DATES AND DEADLINES OCCURING OUTSIDE OF AHSS PLEASE CONSULT THE ORIGINATING OFFICE/DEPARTMENT AS DATES MAY CHANGE AND THE DEAN'S OFFICE MAY NOT BE INFORMED OF THE CHANGE.

   DATE  

                                                           DESCRIPTION

Fall Quarter 2013

 

 

Fall Quarter Reminders

 

 

 

 

 

  • Performance Management Form (PEDS) discussion between supervisor and staff member regarding goal setting and planning; on-line system updated and saved
    • Questions can be directed to:
  • AHSS Welcome Back Dinner for Faculty and Staff
  • Annual Reports Due (Departmental and Faculty)
  • Budget Development for next academic year occurs (AY 14-15)
  • Performance and Merit Evaluations Due
  • AHSS Divisional faculty meeting
  • AHSS Divisional staff meeting
  • Annual Fund letters sent out

AUGUST 

 

August 1:

 ASEM Proposals due for Winter quarter 2014

August 13:

 University Staff and Faculty Appreciation Picnic

August 15:

 Annual Doctoral Reception

August 19:

 Winter 2014 room requests due

SEPTEMBER

 

September 2: 

CAMPUS CLOSED 

September 2-7: 

Discoveries Week: New student orientation and registration

September 2-8:

AHSS individual department graduate student orientations

September 4:

Discoveries Orientation - Freshman advising for majors and transfer students

September 9:

Classes begin 

September 9: 

Korbel Dinner

September 10: 

Divisional Welcome Back Dinner for faculty and staff 

September 13: 

University-wide New Faculty Luncheon 

September 13: 

AHSS graduate student welcome breakfast

September 15:

Faculty Annual Reports - Deadline for individual faculty to enter all information into Activities Insight

September 20: 

Winter 2014 rooms posted by Registrar's Office for review 

OCTOBER

 

October 1: 

Sabbatical leave forms completed by individual faculty members and submitted to department chairs

  • Sabbatical leave application forms are available on the Faculty Senate website at: www.du.edu/facsen  
October 6:

Faculty Annual Reports - Deadline for chairs to meet with their faculty and enter their assessments into Activities Insight.

October 7:

Faculty Annual Reports - Dean begins meeting with chairs/directors (through October 21)

October 11:

Chairs/directors and AHSS supervisors complete Performance Management Form process for all staff under their supervision.

  • Questions can be directed to:
October 14:

Office of the Registrar -- Advising and Registration Approval begins for Winter Quarter 2014

October 18:

Sabbatical: Department chairs submit sabbatical forms to Dean

 
  • Submit to Therese Marrugo (therese.marrugo@du.edu ; 1-4460) Sturm Hall 457 front desk; PLEASE SEND FOLLOW-UP E-MAIL TO THERESE CONFIRMING RECEIPT, subject line, "Sabbatical AY 14-15 DEPT NAME". Therese will reply to your e-mail. If you do not receive a reply from Therese please follow-up with her as your application may not have been received.
October 21:

Faculty Annual Reports - Dean deadline to complete all evaluations in Activities Insight 

October 21:

Faculty Annual Reports - Merit system available for units (tentative) 

October 21:

Office of the Registrar -- Instructor Approval: All Drops http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

October 21: 

Student Advising for Winter 2014 begins http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

October 22:

AHSS Divisional Staff Meeting 2:00pm; Sturm Hall 286

October 25-26:

DU Homecoming & Family Weekend

 
October 28- Nov 1:

Office of the Registrar -- Registration for Winter 2014 http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

NOVEMBER

 

November TBD:

Faculty Research Grant Application due by 3:00PM

 

November TBD: 

On-line or hybrid course proposals for DU undergraduate and graduate students

November TBD:

Knoebel Institute for Longevity and Health Proposals due by 3:00pm 

 

November 1:

Tenure and Promotion - Department committees begin meeting

  • Departmental committees begin meeting and reviewing candidate materials
  • Department and chair recommendations are due to Dean's Office by January 15, 2014
  • Candidate materials are due to Dean's Office by January 15, 2015

 

November 1:

Sabbatical: Dean submits sabbatical forms to Faculty Senate Personnel Committee, Faculty Senate Office

November 1:

Mini-sabbatical applications due to chairs

 
November 1:

AHSS Divisional Faculty Meeting 2:00pm; location Sturm Hall 281

November 4:

Office of the Registrar -- Last day to add or drop classes; approval required http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

November 4:

 Faculty Research Grant Application due by 3:00PM

 

  • The RFP can be found at https://portfolio.du.edu/frf
  • Submit ELECTRONIC COPY of the COMPLETE APPLICATION to at facultygrant@du.edu
  • NO HARD COPIES WILL BE ACCEPTED

November 15:

Office of the Registrar -- Completion of Autumn 2012 Incompletes must be completed and grade entered into WebCentral

November 15:

Last Day of Classes

November 18-21:                             

Final Exam Period

November 27:

Office of the Registrar - Fall 2013 grades due by 10:00pm

  • Faculty must enter grades on-line, using Faculty tab under Web Central at http://webcentral.du.edu. Grades are transferred into the student's academic record at 5:00 a.m. daily. Once a grade has been transferred,
    grade change requests must be submitted for the approval of both the Chair and Dean via WebCentral.

November 28-29:

CAMPUS CLOSED

DECEMBER

 

December TBD:

Interdisciplinary Research Pilot Project Proposals due by 3:00 PM

 
  • RFP information can be found at: TBD
  • Submit RFP ELECTRONICALLY to facultygrant@du.edu
  • NO HARD COPIES ACCEPTED.
December TBD:

Academic Bulletin -- Training for new on-line system occurring first week of December (tentative) 

December 1:

ASEM Proposals for Spring 2013 due

 

December 2:

Mini-Sabbatical applications due to the Dean from department chairs

  • Submit Therese Marrugo  (therese.marrugo@du.edu ;1-4460), Sturm Hall 457, front desk. PLEASE SEND FOLLOW-UP E-MAIL TO THERESE CONFIRMING RECEIPT, subject line, "MINI-Sabbatical AY 14-15 DEPT NAME". Therese will reply to your e-mail; if you do not receive a reply from Therese your application has not been received and you should follow-up with her.

December 2:

Sabbatical applications submitted to Provost from Faculty Senate Personnel Committee

December 2:

Internationalization Grant proposals due to chairs/directors. 

December 10:

 

AHSS Divisional Holiday Cookie Party

  • 2:00 pm, Sturm Hall 286

December 13: 

Internationalization Grant Proposals due to the Dean's Office

  • Submit to Therese Marrugo  (1-4460), Sturm Hall 457 at front desk, PLEASE SEND FOLLOW-UP E-MAIL TO   THERESE CONFIRMING RECEIPT, subject line, "Internationalization Grant AY 14-15 Your Last Name". (therese.marrugo@du.edu). Therese will reply to your e-mail; if you do not receive a reply from Therese your application has not been received and you   should follow-up with her.

     

December 14: 

Summer 2014 course schedules due to the Dean's Office

December 25-31:

CAMPUS CLOSED
   

Winter Quarter 2014

                                    

 Winter Quarter Reminders:

 

  •  PEDS quarterly discussion between supervisor and staff member; on-line system updated and saved
    • Questions can be directed to:
 
  • Adjunct hiring requests submitted to the Dean's Office by chairs & directors
 
 
  •  Academic Bulletin - revisions occurring Winter quarter using new on-line system

JANUARY

 

January 1:

CAMPUS CLOSED

January 3:

New Student Orientation and Registration

January 6:

Classes Begin

January 6:

 

Internationalization Grant proposals due to the Office of Internationalization (Dean's Office submits applications)

 

January 9:

Sabbatical recommendations submitted to Faculty & Educational Affairs Committee and Board of Trustees

January 15:

Tenure & Promotion - Departments submit candidate materials and recommendations to the Dean's Office.

January 17:

Tenure and Promotion - Divisional Committees begin meeting

January 17:

Mini-Sabbatical -- Elected Faculty Committee submits recommendations to the Dean 

January 17:

CAMF Grant applications due

 
January 17: 

First-Year Seminar Course Proposals for AY 2014-2015 Due

January 17:

Sabbatical final approvals made and notifications mailed out by Provost's Office after 1/21/2013

January 20:

CAMPUS CLOSED

January 28:

PROF Grants Due By 3:00PM

FEBRUARY

 

February TBD:

Mini-Sabbatical notifications sent out early February (target date)

February 1:

CAMF Grant notifications sent out

February 3:

Office of the Registrar -- Advising and Registration Approval begins for Spring 2014 http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

February 7:

Tenure & Promotion - Divisional Committee recommendations due to the Dean 

February 14:

Knoebel Center for the Study of Aging Grant Proposals Due by 3:00PM

 

February 14:

Internationalization Grant proposals -- Notifications sent out to applicants by the Office of Internationalization

 

February 14: Tech Fee Funding Grant applications due to the Dean's Office
 

February 17:

Office of the Registrar -- Registration for Spring Quarter 2014 http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

February 26:

Office of the Registrar -- Last Day to Add or Drop Classes: Approval Required http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

MARCH

 

March TBD

University Faculty Research Booklet due – ALL FACULTY must have CV updated in Activities Insight for correct display in printed booklet; CHAIRS/DIRECTORS will be asked to review departmental section of the booklet.

 

  •  ALL FACULTY please continue to update Activities Insight throughout the year
  • Chairs & Directors will need to review departmental section of the booklet this month

March TBD:

AHSS Graduate Student Admissions Information Day

March 1:

Deadline to expend Rosenberry Fund & HI Travel Grant funds awarded last academic year

March 3:

Office of the Registrar - Advising and registration approval begins for Summer 2014 http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/  

March 5:

Founder's Day

March 12:

Office of the Registrar -- Deadline for Completion of Winter 2012 Incompletes; Grades must be entered into WebCentral

 

March 12:

Last Day of Classes

March 13-16:

Final Exam Period

March 17-23:

Spring Interterm

March 21:

Office of the Registrar -- Winter 2014 grades due by 10:00PM

 
  • Faculty must enter grades on-line, using Faculty tab under Web Central at http://webcentral.du.edu
  • Grades are transferred into the student's academic record at 5:00 a.m. daily. Once a grade has been transferred, grade change requests must be submitted for the approval of both the Chair and Dean via WebCentral.

 

Spring Quarter 2013

 

 Spring Quarter Reminders:

 

  • PEDS quarterly discussion between supervisor and staff member; on-line system updated and saved
    • Questions can be directed to:

 

  • Committee elections take place for AHSS representatives on divisional and University committees.

 

  •  Lecturer renewals occur

 

  •  End of Fiscal Year (Submit all direct pays and reimbursements before June 2014)

MARCH

 

March 21:

New student orientation and registration

March 24:        

Classes Begin

March 28:

Tenure & Promotion recommendations due to Provost from Dean

APRIL

 

APRL TBD

AHSS Graduate Student Admission Information Day
APRIL TBD Faculty Research Grant Application due by 3:00PM
 
April 1: Recognition Booklet – Faculty must have ALL information entered into Activities Insight
 
  • Faculty must have ALL information entered into Activities Insight if it's to be included in the University Faculty Recognition Booklet. The Activity Insight Faculty User Guide contains information regarding accessing and using the system.
April 1: Rosenberry & Humanities Institute Grant applications for 2014-2015 academic year due to Dean's Office.
 
 April 1:  Student HI Travel Grant applications due to the Dean's Office
 

April 1:

Knoebel Center for the Study of Aging Grant Proposals -- Awarded funds available for expenditure

 April 1:

Deadline to expend CAMF Grants from Spring 2012

 April 1: Tenure & Promotion AY 2014-2015: Departments produce a list of external reviewers with input from the candidate
 
April 2:

Faculty Recognition Booklet -- AHSS chairs/directors receive departmental reports for review

 
  • Chairs/Directors are to review the report and indicate entries that should not be included, add entries that were not included, also the citation format: MLA, APA, Chicago, or Blue Book.
April 8:

Pioneer Awards -- AHSS Dean's Office submits the divisional awards to Student Activities

 
  • The four AHSS divisional awards are submitted by the associated dean of undergraduate studies.
  • http://www.du.edu/studentlife/studentactivities/recognition.html 
April 14-18:

AHSS Week

April 15:

Student Summer Internship applications due to the Dean's Office

 
April 16:

AHSS Distinguished Speaker Series with Guest Speaker Wade Davis

 
  • Davis Auditorium, 7:00 p.m.
  • For more information please visit: http://www.du.edu/ahss/newsevents/distinguishedspeakers.html 
April 16:

Faculty Recognition Booklet -- Chairs/directors return corrected departmental reports to Dean's Office

 
  • This is a hard deadline
  • Send via e-mail to Therese Marrugo at therese.marrugo@du.edu 
April 18:

Faculty Recognition Booklet -- Dean's Office submits AHSS divisional report to Institutional Research

 
  • This is a hard deadline
April 18:

PROF Grant decision letters sent out to applicants

April 25:

DU Pioneer Awards Nominations/Departmental Awards Due

 
  • Nominations and departmental awards you wish to have presented at the Pioneer Awards ceremony must be submitted by April 25, 2014.
  • DU Pioneer Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for Performing Arts.
  • For more information about how to nominate faculty, staff, and students, as well as submitting your departmental awards for presentation at the ceremony, please visit:
  • http://www.du.edu/studentlife/studentactivities/recognition.html or e-mail Student Activities pioneerawards@du.edu
April 28:

Office of the Registrar -- Advising and Registration Approval begins for Autumn 2013 http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

April 30:

Rosenberry and HI Travel Grant notifications sent out

April 30:

Student Summer Internship notifications sent out

MAY

 

May 8:

DU Pioneer Awards Ceremony -- Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for Performing Arts, 5:00 p.m.

May 12-16:

Office of the Registrar - Registration for Fall quarter 2014  http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

May 15:

Faculty Recognition Reception-- 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Renaissance Room, Mary Reed

May 16:

Office of the Registrar -- Last Day to Add or Drop Classes: Approval Required http://www.du.edu/registrar/calendar/

May 26:

CAMPUS CLOSED

May 30:

Office of the Registrar -- Deadline for Completion of Spring 2013 Incompletes; Grades must be entered into WebCentral

May 30:

Last Day of Classes

JUNE

 

June 1:

Tenure & Promotion AY 2014-2015: Departments contact external reviewers and receive their agreement to serve

 

June 2-5:

Final Exam Period

June 6:

Graduate Commencement (evening)

June 7:

Undergraduate Commencement

June 11:

Office of the Registrar - Spring 2014 Grades due by 10:00PM

 

  • Faculty must enter grades on-line, using Faculty tab under Web Central at http://webcentral.du.edu
  • Grades are transferred into the student's academic record at 5:00 a.m. daily. Once a grade has been transferred, grade change requests must be submitted for the approval of both the Chair and Dean via WebCentral

June 8-15:

Summer Interterm

 

Summer Quarter 2012

 

 Summer Quarter Reminders:

 

 

 

  • PEDS quarterly discussion between supervisor and staff member; on-line system updated and saved
    • Questions can be directed to:

JUNE

 

Mid-June:

Tenure and promotion decision notifications sent out by the Provost's Office

June 16:

Classes Begin

JULY

 

July 1:

PROF Grant funds for AY 14-15 available for expenditure

July 4:

CAMPUS CLOSED

AUGUST

 

August 1:

Tenure & Promotion AY 2014-2015: Departments mail candidate materials to external reviewers with return deadline of November 1.

 

August 14:

Office of the Registrar -- Deadline for Completion of Summer 2013 Incompletes; Grades must be entered into WebCentral

August 14:

 Last Day of Classes

August 15:

Commencement -- Graduate and Undergraduate

August 15-30: Autumn Interterm

 

Rolling Dates/Deadlines

Professional Conference Travel Fund For more information, please visit: http://www.du.edu/ahss/contributingtoknowledge/facultyfunding/conferencefund.html
Professional Development Fund

For more information, please visit: http://www.du.edu/ahss/contributingtoknowledge/facultyfunding/developmentfund.html

M. Lorraine Mathies Liberal Arts Fund

For more information, please visit: http://www.du.edu/ahss/contributingtoknowledge/facultyfunding/mlmliberalartsfund.html

Marsico Visiting Scholars Program Proposals

For more information, please visit:
Last Updated: 9/19/2013 by TMarrugo