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Program Timeline

See the Faculty Mentor Program timeline for the academic year, including important program dates and deadlines.

fmp-crest-logo-small.pngThe FMP is a dual quarter program that occurs during winter and spring quarters of each academic year.

Fall quarter

  • October: Faculty Mentor Program application opens
  • December 6, 2019: Division of Biological Sciences website deadline to submit completed Biology BISP 199 form for Winter credit (for those students earning BISP 199 through FMP)

Winter quarter

  • January 31, 2020: Deadline to submit online application. Students provisionally accepted will then be granted access to list of available mentors
  • Week 2: Student/Faculty Contracts are due to FMP Coordinator; Deadline to be paired with a mentor
  • Week 2: 199 online application due (for all students except Biology)
  • Deadline to submit completed Biology BISP 199 form for Spring credit to the registrar (for those students earning BISP 199 through FMP) -- TBA
  • Submit research proposal  -- TBA

Spring quarter

  • Re-register for a 199 course for Spring Quarter (for all students except Biology)
  • FMP Symposium -- TBA
  • End of quarter: Final papers due -- TBA