Important Dates

Outlined below are the key program dates for the next two of cohorts that will launch in the near future.

  • The LSF2 DMin Cohort begins September 2016.
  • The LSF3 DMin Cohort begins September 2017.

Application due dates

All cohorts:

  • Application deadline of June 1st. We will continue to accept applications after the deadline when cohorts are not filled.
  • Apply now for next start
  • Enrollment deposit due July 15 of start year

Module one

Event

Cohort 2

Cohort 3

Course registration

by Aug. 15, 2016

by Aug. 15, 2017

Coursework begins

available beginning Sept. 5, 2016

available beginning Sept. 4, 2017 

Coursework phase

Module

Cohort 2

Module

Cohort 3

Fall 2016 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 5, 2016
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST 
  • F2F: 5pm Mon, Oct 17 - 9pm Mon, Oct 24, departing anytime Tue, Oct 25
  • Ends: Dec. 16, 2016
Fall 2017 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 4, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • F2F: 5pm Mon, Oct 16 - 9pm Mon, Oct 23, departing anytime Tue, Oct 24.
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2017

Spring 2017 Module

  • Begins: Jan. 9, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST 
  • F2F: 5pm Wed, Mar 8 - 9pm Mon, Mar 13, departing anytime Tue, Mar 14.
  • Ends: Apr. 28, 2017

Spring 2018 Module

  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • F2F: 5pm Wed, Feb 28 - 9pm Mon, Mar 5, departing anytime Tue, Mar 6.
  • Ends: Apr. 27, 2018
Fall 2017 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 4, 2017
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST 
  • F2F: 5pm Wed, Oct 25 -9pm Mon, Oct 30, departing anytime Tue, Oct 31
  • Ends: Dec. 15, 2017
Fall 2018 Module
  • Begins: Sept. 3, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • F2F: late October 2018
  • Ends: Dec. 14, 2018

Spring 2018 Module

  • Begins: Jan. 8, 2018
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 9-10am PDT/PST 
  • F2F: 5pm Wed, Mar 7 - 9pm Tue, Mar 13, departing anytime Wed, Mar 14.
  • Ends: Apr. 27, 2018

Spring 2019 Module

  • Begins: Jan. 14, 2019
  • Online Chat: Weekly on Tue. at 8-9am PDT/PST
  • F2F: early March 2019
  • Ends: May 3, 2019

The Dissertation

Draft

Cohort 2

Cohort 3

Writing Studio Retreat

Tentatively 5-6 days in mid/late October 2018

Tentatively 5-6 days in mid/late October 2019

Penultimate revision

January, 2019

January, 2020

Oral defense

February, 2019

February, 2020

Final archival copy deadline

April, 2019

April, 2020

Graduation

Event

Cohort 2

Cohort 3

Hooding Ceremony and Commencement

May 3, 2019

May 1, 2020

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