MSTR Academic Calendar & Deadlines



Deadlines and dates may differ from other programs and schools. This is particularly of note for elective courses.
Dates are subject to change and vary from the Penn Academic Calendar.

2020 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

March 2 Orientation
3:00pm in the Collaboration Space, 15th Floor of PCAM
March 2 — June 1 Individual Mentor Committee Meetings: Student,
Primary Mentor(s), and MSTR Program Mentor required to attend.
May 26 Summer I Term Classes begin for current MSTR students
July 1 Summer I Term Classes end for current MSTR students
July 2

Summer II Term Classes begin for MSTR students
MTR 602: Tue & Thu, 9:00-10:30am
MTR 601: Tue & Thur, 10:45-12:15pm *MTR 601 begins Tuesday, July 7th*

August 7 Full Summer term elective courses end.  
Note: End dates differ for students enrolled in 601 and 602.
August 20 MSTR Summer II Classes End
September 8

MSTR Fall Courses Begin
MTR 600: Tues & Thurs, 8:30-10:00am *MTR 600 begins Thurs, Sept 10th*
MTR 603: Tues & Thurs, 2:00-3:15pm 

September 8, 10, and 15 2020

 

Student Thesis Proposal Presentations, 9 — 11:15 am each day.
Primary mentor and thesis committee required to attend mentee presentation date.
More information provided in MTR 602 course.
September TBD  Last Day to Drop/Add a course for Fall 2020 Term without financial
obligation.
October 1 — November 13 Fall Program Mentor Meetings to be held by Nov 13.
Student and MSTR Program Mentor attend.
October 12 — 13

ITMAT Symposium
Registration required: http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium/

November TBD Last day to withdraw from a course — full financial obligation
applies.
November 13 Spring 2021 Registration Due to Program Office
November TBD

Penn IRB New Member Training
Time, Location TBD

November 26 — 27  Thanksgiving Holiday — No Classes
December 10 Classes End
December TBD MSTR Student Round Table
December 10 — January 13 Winter Break

 

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2019 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

March 18

Orientation Part I
2:30 PM in 8030 Maloney, HUP
 

April — June 13

Individual Mentor Committee Orientation Meetings:  Student, Primary Mentor(s), and MSTR Program Mentor required to attend.

May 28

Summer I Term Classes begin for current MSTR students
June 13 Orientation Part II
3:30 PM in 15th Floor PCAM Collaboration Space

July 3

Summer I Term Classes end for current MSTR students

July 9

MSTR Summer II Classes Begin
MTR 602: Tue & Thu, 9:00 — 10:30 am
MTR 601:  Tue & Thu, 10:45 — 12:15 pm

August 9 Full Summer term elective courses end.  Note: End dates differ for students enrolled in 601 and 602.

Aug  22

MSTR Summer II Classes End

September 5

MSTR Fall Courses Begin
MTR 603:  Tue & Thu, 2 — 3:15 pm
MTR 600:  Tue & Thu, 3:30 — 5:00 pm

September 10, 12, and 17,   2019

Student Thesis Proposal Presentations, 9 — 11:15 am each day.
Primary mentor and thesis committee required to attend mentee presentation date. More information provided in MTR 602 course.

September 10

Last Day to Drop/Add a course for Fall 2019 Term without financial obligation.

September 19 All Student PDC:  Reimagining Data and it's Potential
12-1:30 PM, 8030 Maloney, HUP
October 1 — November 15 Fall Program Mentor Meetings to be held by Nov 15.
Student and MSTR Program Mentor attend.

October 14-15

2019 ITMAT Symposium
Registration required: http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium/

October 17 First Year PDC:  Presenting Your Best Self Online
12-1:30 PM, 8030 Maloney, HUP
October 31 All Student PDC:  Valuing Your Science
12-1:30 PM
8030 Maloney, HUP
November 4 Last day to withdraw from a course — full financial obligation applies.
November 15 Spring 2020 Registration Due to Program Office

November 19

Penn IRB New Member Training
*12:30-1:30pm in 8030 Maloney Bldg., HUP

November 21 Second Year PDC:  Communicating Your Science
12-1:30 PM, 8030 Maloney, HUP

November 28-29

Thanksgiving Holiday — No Classes

December 5 2nd Year PDC: Foundations ofUnconscious Bias
12-2 PM
Room TBD

December 9

Classes End

December 10

MSTR Student RoundTable

December 10 – January 14

Winter Break

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2018 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Deadlines and dates may differ from other programs and schools. This is particularly of note for elective courses. Dates are subject to change and vary from the Penn Academic Calendar: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/3yearcal.html

 
May 17

New Student Orientation and Meet & Greet

Orientation at 3:30 pm
 

May 18 – July 6

Individual Mentor Committee Orientation Meetings:  Student, Primary Mentor(s), and MSTR Program Mentor required to attend.

July 10

MSTR Summer II Classes Begin
MTR 602: Tue & Thu, 8:30 — 10 am
MTR 601:  Tue & Thu, 10 — 11:30 am

Aug  23

MSTR Summer II Classes End
*does not apply to special term class MTR 602

September 6

MSTR Fall Courses Begin
MTR 603:  Tue & Thu, 2 — 3:15 pm
MTR 600:  Tue & Thu, 3:30 — 5:00 pm

September  11, 13, 18

Student Thesis Proposal Presentations
9-11:15 am each date
Students required to attend all dates, Primary mentor required to attend mentee presentation date.

September 17

Last Day to Drop/Add a course for Fall 2018 Term without financial obligation.

October 15-16

2018 ITMAT Symposium
Registration required: http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium/

October 3 — November 30

Fall Program Mentor Meetings to be held by Nov 30.
Student and MSTR Program Mentor attend.

November  10

Last day to withdraw from a course — full financial obligation applies.

November (Date TBD)

IRB New Member Training

November 22 — 23

Thanksgiving Holiday — No Classes

November 30

Spring 2019 Registration due to program office

December (Date TBD)

MSTR Student Round Table

December 10

Classes End

December 10 – January 13

Winter Break

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2017 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

2017 Academic Calendar & Deadlines

The important dates below are scheduled by ITMAT Education Programs. Some deadlines and other dates may be different in other programs and schools. This is particularly of note for elective course dates. Dates are subject to change and vary from the Penn Academic Calendar: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/3yearcal.html

May 18

New Student Orientation and Meet & Greet

Orientation at 3:30 pm
506 Jordan Medical Education Center (JMEC)
Meet & Greet at 4:30 pm, 5th Floor JMEC Atrium

May 18 – July 6

Individual Mentor Committee Orientation Meetings:  Student, Primary Mentor(s), and MSTR Program Mentor required to attend.

July 6

MSTR Summer II Classes Begin

Aug 24

MSTR Summer II Classes End
*does not apply to special term class MTR 602

September 7

MSTR Fall Courses Begin

September 7, 12, 14, 19

Student Thesis Proposal Presentations
9-11 am each date
Students required to attend all dates, Primary mentor required to attend mentee presentation date.

September 18

Last Day to Drop/Add a course for Fall 2017 Term without financial obligation.

October 17-18

2017 ITMAT Symposium
Registration required: http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium/

October 17 – December 1

Fall Program Mentor Meetings to be held by December 1.
Student and MSTR Program Mentor attend.

November 24-27

Thanksgiving Holiday

November (Date TBD)

IRB New Member Training

November 10

Last day to Withdraw from a course

December 1

Spring 2018 Registration due to program office

December (Date TBD)

MSTR Student Round Table

December 12

Classes End

December 13 – January 10

Winter Break

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