Colorado State University

Critical Dates and Deadlines Calendar

College of Natural Sciences, Office of the Dean

Academic Year 2017-18

 

KEY
Gold indicates Dean’s Office due dates Green indicates state classified evaluations

 

July 2017
July 4 University Holiday
August 2017
August 5 CSU Community Open House
August 9 Summary of T&P Cases Due to Dean’s Office
August 14 New Faculty Orientation, Greyrock Rm and Cherokee Pk Rm, 11:30-2:30 pm
August 16 CNSLC Move-In Day
August 17-20 Ram Welcome-Experience CSU (new student welcome)
August 18 Ram Welcome College Day, 9:30 am LSC Ballroom-be there at 9 am!
August 21 Fall semester classes begin
August 25 College Picnic – Monfort Quad, 4-7 pm
September 2017
September 1 Chairs send Sabbatical Leave Requests to Dean
September 1 Rocky Mountain Showdown, CSU vs CU, 6 pm
September 4 University Holiday
September 7-8 Fall Leadership Forum, YMCA, Estes Park
September 14 Faculty and Staff Donor Reception, 5-8 pm, CNS Biology Building Patio. By invitation only.
September 20 President’s Fall Address
September 20 Sabbatical Committee Report due to Dean
September 28 Off cycle salary adjustment forms due to Dean
October 2017
October 1 State Classified Personnel mid-year performance evaluations performed. Date completed added to Oracle by October 31.
October 12-14 CSU Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 12 CNS Scholarship Luncheon, Lory Student Center, 11:30 am. By invitation only.
Grand Opening Biology and Chemistry Research buildings
Distinguished Alumni Awards, LSC Ballroom, 5:30 pm. By invitation only.
October 16 Quarterly reports due to Dean
October 18 Murray Lecture, Dr. Karolin Luger, TBD
October 19 Dean’s List Recognition Ceremony, 6 pm, LSC Ballroom. Arrive 5:45 pm
November 2017
November 1 Sabbatical Leave Reports for academic year and spring semester due electronically to Dean’s Office (entire report AND two paragraph BOG summary) – Will be forwarded to Provost on same day.
November 15 Recommendation for reappointment of 2nd year faculty for Year 3 due to Dean’s Office (use one page memo, listing all faculty)
November 15 Tenure and Promotion dossiers and copies (electronic and hard copies) due to Dean’s Office. This deadline will be strictly enforced.
November 16 Tenure and Promotion dossiers downloaded onto shared file for review
November 18-26 Student Thanksgiving Break
November 23-24 University Holidays
November 28 CEC Review of Tenure and Promotion dossiers, 8-5 pm, 008 Statistics.
December 2017
December 8 Last day of classes
December 11-15 Fall semester finals
December 15 Last day to notify 2nd year faculty of reappointment of year 3
December 15 Last day to notify 6th year faculty if May 15 termination date, if tenure not awarded.
December 16 Fall Commencement, Moby Arena, 6 p.m. Deans and Department Chairs arrive no later than 5:30 pm.
December 18-January 15 Winter break
December 25-27 University Holidays
January 2018
January 1 University Holiday
January 15 University Holiday
January 16 BOG Excellence in UG Teaching and Monfort Professors nominations due to Dean for review/selection. LIMITED SUBMISSIONS
January 16 Quarterly reports due to Dean
January 16 Spring semester classes begin
January TBD Budget Retreat, TBD
January 29 Off cycle salary adjustment forms due to dean’s office
February 2018
February 1 Recommendation for reappointment of 1st year faculty for year 2 due to dean’s office (use one page memo listing all faculty)
February 16 All department chair annual evaluation materials due to Dean
March 2018
March 1 Last day to notify 1st year faculty of reappointment for year 2
March 1-8 Department Chair evaluations by Dean
March 10-18 Spring Break
March 15 Due to dean’s office:

  1. Annual faculty evaluations
  2. Mid-Point Comprehensive Reviews, w/ reappointment
  3. Phase 1 Comprehensive (Post-Tenure) Reviews
  4. Role and Responsibility Surveys/Conflict of Interest forms from all faculty and administrative professionals submitted electronically
  5. Progress towards tenure memos for year 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 faculty
March 30 Sabbatical Leave Reports for fall semester sabbaticals (entire report AND two paragraph BOG summary) electronically to dean’s office who will forward to Provost on same day)
April 2018
April 1 State Classified Personnel annual performance evaluations performed. Paperwork due to Human Resources and date completed entered into Oracle by April 30.
April 16 Annual Administrative Professional Evaluations due to dean’s office
April 16 Recommendation for reappointment of 2nd year faculty for year 4 due to dean’s office (use one page memo listing all faculty)
April 16 Recommendation for reappointment of 3rd year faculty for year 5 due to dean’s office (use one page memo listing all faculty)
April 16 Recommendation for reappointment of 4th year faculty for year 6 due to dean’s office (use one page memo listing all faculty)
April 16 Recommendation for reappointment of 5th year faculty for year 7 due to dean’s office (use one page memo listing all faculty)
April 16 Quarterly reports due to dean
May 2018
May 4 Last day of Spring classes
May 7-11 Spring semester finals
May 12 Spring Commencement, Moby Arena, time TBD
May 15 Last day to notify 2nd year faculty of reappointment for year 4
May 15 Last day to notify 3rd year faculty of reappointment for year 5
May 15 Last day to notify 4th year faculty of reappointment for year 6
May 15 Last day to notify 5nd year faculty of reappointment for year 7
May 28 University Holiday