Program of Study and Committee (POSC) Form
All graduate students are to submit their Degree Planning Sheet (DPS) and other appropriate department POS documentation forms, at the same time as submitting the electronic Graduate College POSC Form in AccessPlus according to the following English Department graduate program deadlines (does not include counting summer semesters):
September 20, 2021—Fall 2021
February 21, 2022—Spring 2022
- 2nd semester of coursework for MA program graduate assistants (GAs)
(or non-GA MA students upon completion of 9 POS credit hours)
- 4th semester of coursework for MFA program graduate assistants (GAs)
(or non-GA MFA students upon completion of 27 POS credit hours)
- 5th semester of coursework for PhD program graduate assistants (GAs)
(or non-GA PhD students upon completion of 36 POS credit hours)
Research and Teaching Excellence Award (REA/TEA) Nominations
All nomination and student documents are due by 11:59 p.m. on the announced deadlines below and must be submitted electronically via links provided in the TEA/REA Call for Nominations 2021-22 (downloadable document with submission links at Graduate Awards, Scholarships, and Grants).
|Semester||Research Excellence||Teaching Excellence|
|Fall 2021||October 15, 2021||October 15, 2021|
|Spring 2022||March 4, 2022||March 4, 2022|
|Summer 2022||June 1, 2022||Nominations not accepted|
English Department & Graduate Program Student Awards
Outstanding Service by a Graduate Student Award and Graduate Student Leadership Award
Graduate Student Research Grant Program
English Department Spring Student Awards & Scholarships
For more information and applications, go to Graduate Awards, Scholarships, and Grants.
Graduate Assistantship Applications for 2022-23
(current student requests for new appointments, reassignments, and extensions)
(If you currently have a graduate assistantship with the English Department and have remaining semesters of eligibility after the spring semester at the end of the academic year, you do not have to reapply.)
Deadline—January 15, 2022
Please refer to the Graduate Program of Study Manual Section 1.10 Graduation for graduation details and deadlines (https://engl.iastate.edu/graduate-students/graduate-student-manual-home/general-information/graduation/).
ALT Examinations Committee 2021-22
RPC Examinations Committee 2021-22
PhD Portfolio Submissions
All portfolios are due by 12:00 Noon on the announced deadlines below.
|Fall 2021||Spring 2022|
|ALT (4th sem)||1st submission / August 23, 2021 (Mon) by 12:00 noon|
2nd submission / November 8, 2021 (Mon) by 12:00 noon (if required)
|1st submission / January 18, 2022 (Tues due to Mon Holiday) by 12:00 noon
2nd submission / April 4, 2022 (Mon) by 12:00 noon (if required)
|RPC (3rd sem; 4th sem if admitted with bachelor's degree)||November 5, 2021 (Fri) by 12:00 noon||March 4, 2022 (Fri) by 12:00 noon|
PhD Annual Reviews
All ALT and RPC doctoral students must complete Annual Reviews each year by the following deadlines according to the procedures and forms downloadable on the graduate program Forms website.
|ALT||April 4, 2022|
|RPC||April 1, 2022|
RPC Potential Comprehensive Written Examination Question Submission
Deadlines for examination questions to be submitted electronically to the RPC Examinations Committee chair are the first Monday of the following months (September, November, February, and April) unless the chair announces otherwise:
- September 7, 2021 (Tuesday because Monday Sept 6 is a holiday)
- November 1, 2021
- February 7, 2022
- April 4, 2022
If you have questions, please contact members of the 2021-22 RPC Examinations Committee above.