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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 view our information session.

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

Spring 2021

Jan. 20: Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Spring 2021 Domestic Connecting Experiences
Contracts will be due online by 5:00 p.m. For instructions and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

Jan. 22 – Feb. 5: Orientation
All newly admitted BDP students will be required to complete orientation, which will be available online through Canvas. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Feb. 15-19: Connecting Experience Initial Check-in
All students completing spring 2021 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this initial online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Mar. 11: Application Deadline
BDP applications will be due online by 8:00 a.m. For application information and instructions, please see our How to Apply page.

Mar. 22-26: Connecting Experience Mid-Semester Check-in
All students completing spring 2021 Connecting Experiences will be required to participate in this mid-semester online check-in. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Mar. 29: Deadline to Apply for Certification and Submit Integration Essay
Spring 2021 graduates must apply for certification and submit Integration Essays by 5:00 p.m. Details will be sent to expected spring 2021 graduates via email.

Apr. 1: Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Summer 2021 Connecting Experiences Abroad
Contracts will be due online by 5:00 p.m. for students participating in summer 2021 Connecting Experiences taking place abroad. For instructions and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

Apr. 9: Seat Request Deadline
Current BDP students may request seats in fall 2021 courses that fulfill BDP requirements. Requests will be due online by 8:00 a.m. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

Apr. 21: Course Petition Deadline
Course petitions will be due from current BDP students by 8:00 a.m.

Apr. 26-27: BDP Poster Session
BDP students display the work they have been doing in their internship, research, and creative project Connecting Experiences. The Poster Session will take place virtually, rather than in-person. The BDP office will provide additional details as they become available.

Late April (exact dates to be announced): Connecting Experience Online Reflection Workshops
All students completing spring 2021 Connecting Experiences will be required to complete an online reflection workshop. Details and instructions will be sent via email.

May 7: Connecting Experience Reflection Essay Deadline
Reflection Essays will be due for students participating in spring 2021 Connecting Experiences by 5:00 p.m. Submit your Reflection Essay online through your MyBDP dashboard.

May 18: Contract and Scholarship Application Deadline for Summer 2021 Domestic Connecting Experiences
Contracts will be due online by 5:00 p.m. For instructions and more information, please see Connecting Experiences Resources.

May 21: BDP Virtual Certificate Ceremony
On May 21, a BDP Certificate Ceremony website will launch, celebrating fall 2020, spring 2021, and summer 2021 BDP graduates. Details will be sent via email.