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Upcoming Events & Deadlines

The events and deadlines below are relevant to current and prospective BDP students and faculty. Visit this page often, as events are regularly added and modified. We invite prospective students to attend a weekly information session.

If you have any questions or would like to suggest a BDP event, please contact us.

Fall 2017

August 29
Welcome Back
An ice cream social to welcome current BDP students back to campus for the fall semester will be held on the Texas Union Patio from 2-4 p.m.

August 31
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Fall 2017 Domestic Connecting Experiences
Contracts will be due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in fall 2017 Connecting Experiences taking place in the US. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

Sept. 18-22
Orientation
All newly admitted BDP students will be required to attend an orientation session. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Sept. 25-29
Connecting Experience Initial Check-in
All students completing fall 2017 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this initial online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Oct. 5
15th Anniversary Celebration and Alumni Panels
A celebration and reception to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the BDPs will be held in the Texas Union Ballroom from 3-5 p.m. Concurrent BDP alumni panels will also be held in the Texas Union from 1-2 p.m.

Oct. 12
Application Deadline
BDP applications will be due online by 11:59 p.m. For application information and instructions, please see How to Apply.

Oct. 19
Seat Request Deadline
Current BDP students may request seats in spring 2018 courses that fulfill BDP requirements. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Oct. 23-27
Connecting Experience Mid-Semester Check-in
All students completing fall 2017 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this mid-semester online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Nov. 1
Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Spring 2018 Connecting Experiences Abroad
Contracts are due by 5 p.m. in FAC 338 for students participating in spring 2018 Connecting Experiences taking place abroad. For forms and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

Nov. 7
Deadline to Apply for Certification and Submit Integration Essay
Fall 2017 graduates must apply for certification and submit Integration Essays by 5 p.m. Details will be sent to expected fall 2017 graduates via email.

Nov. 13-17
Connecting Experience Reflection Workshops
All students completing fall 2017 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in a reflection workshop. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Nov. 16
Course Petition Deadline
Course petitions will be due from current BDP students by 5 p.m.

Dec. 11
Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays will be due for students participating in fall 2017 Connecting Experiences. Submit your Reflection Essay online.

Dec. 11
Fall Open House
An open house will be held to celebrate BDP fall graduates and the end of the fall semester in FAC 338 from 3-4 p.m.