Deadlines

SENIOR INDEPENDENT WORK DEADLINES
CLASS OF 2019
Due Explanation of Material Due
October 1* Five-page prospectus including an outline, bibliography, summary of your sociological research question and its significance, and your hypothesis/ aims/ purposes. This progress report should also include a preliminary title page. Submit an electronic copy to your adviser and Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) by 4:00pm. Also upload a PDF copy to the Blackboard Assignments Folder in SOC-THESIS_F2018. Hard copies will not be accepted.
October 3* IRB application submitted as per their instructions. Upload a PDF copy to the Blackboard Assignments Folder in SOC-THESIS_F2018.Due by 4:00 pm.
October 20 Funding requests through SAFE. Last day of application period.
October 24 Funding decisions made by department.
Oct 29 - Nov 2 Intensive interviewing or data cleaning/ collection during Fall Break
December 7* Draft of methods and data chapter including summary statistics for quantitative papers; for qualitative papers, describe two to three key themes and provide up to three examples from interviews or texts illustrating each theme. Include a two-page memo on the key themes in your literature review and how the summary statistics or the qualitative data illustrate/ engage the literature. Submit an electronic copy to your adviser and Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) by 4:00pm. Also upload a PDF copy to the Blackboard Assignments Folder in SOC-THESIS_F2018. Hard copies will not be accepted.
February 18* Draft of complete thesis. Submit an electronic copy to your adviser and Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) by 4:00pm. Also upload a PDF copy to the Blackboard Assignments Folder. Hard copies will not be accepted.
March 29* Respond to adviser’s comments. Submit an electronic copy to your adviser and Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) by 4:00pm. Also upload a PDF copy to the Blackboard Assignments Folder. Hard copies will not be accepted.
April 12** Final version of senior thesis. Submit 2 hard copies, one bound and one unbound copy and one PDF electronic copy. Due to Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) in 106 Wallace Hall by 4:00pm.
May 15-16 Departmental Examinations and Posters.  See section 4.4, pages 16-17 of the Department’s Undergraduate Handbook for more information.

*Unless an extension has been granted by the Departmental Representative, students who fail to turn in their written work by the prescribed due date will be penalized one-third of a letter grade on their final independent-work grade.

**Students who fail to turn in their final written work by April 12 will be penalized one-third of a letter grade for every 48 hours (or fraction thereof) of unexcused lateness, weekend days included.

JUNIOR INDEPENDENT WORK DEADLINES
CLASS OF 2020
Due     Explanation of Material Due
March 25* First draft of complete junior paper.  Submit an electronic version 
to your adviser and Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) by 4:00pm. Hard copies will not be accepted
April 12** Final version of junior paper. Submit two hard copies and one electronic copy in PDF not google.docs. Due to Cindy Gibson (cindy@princeton.edu) in 106 Wallace Hall by 4:00pm.

*Unless an extension has been granted by the Departmental Representative, students who fail to turn in their written work by the prescribed due date will be penalized one-third of a letter grade on their final independent-work grade.

**Students who fail to turn in their final written work by April 12 will be penalized one-third of a letter grade for every 48 hours (or fraction thereof) of unexcused lateness, weekend days included.