Calendar of Events


Fall Semester 2016

Friday,
July 29-
Saturday,
July 30

Honors Freshmen Orientation
Wednesday,
August 31

Honors Welcome Back Picnic
5:30-6:30 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park (Britton Road)
Thursday,
September 1

Deadline for Honors seniors who are completing independent capstone projects in 2016-2017 to submit the "Independent Capstone Project Proposal" form to the Honors office, Presidents Hall or honors@ship.edu. The form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday,
September 6

Honors Fall Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students must attend.
Wednesday,
September 7

Makeup Sessions for General Meeting
12:00 and 1:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Thursday,
September 15

Major Scholarships Advising Workshop: Study Abroad Scholarships, Hosted by Mary Burnett
3:30-4:30 p.m., Location TBD
The federal government provides financial support for study abroad opportunities around the world. Students who are current recipients of Pell Grants are eligible to apply for Gilman Scholarships, and all students are eligible to apply for Boren, Critical Languages, and Freeman-Asia Scholarships.
Thursday,
September 15

Deadline for Honors juniors to submit the "Election of Honors Capstone Project" form to the Honors Program office,Presidents Hall or honors@ship.edu. The form isavailable on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Tuesday,
September 20

Campus Deadline for Fulbright Program Applications
For more information about the Fulbright Program, go to http://us.fulbrightonline.org/ or contact Dr. Mark Sachleben, the university's Fulbright Program Adviser, at mdsachleben@ship.edu.
Tuesday,
October 11

Freshmen AdvisingMeeting: Science Majors
3:30-4:15 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for spring 2016.If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.eduto register for the group makeup session on October 7 or to schedule an individual advising meeting withDr. Klein.
Tuesday,
October 11

Freshmen Advising Meeting: All Majors in the College of Business and College of Education and Human Services
4:15-5:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Tuesday,
October 11

Freshmen Advising Meeting: Social Science, Humanities, and Arts Majors
5:00-5:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Wednesday,
October 12

Makeup Session for Freshmen Advising Meetings
12:00-12:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
If you plan to attend the makeup session, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Friday,
October 7

Application deadline for Shippensburg University Undergraduate Research Grants. Grant proposals must be submitted electronically to Pam Bucher at psbuch@ship.edu.
Friday,
October 7
Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the spring 2017 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of Study Abroad, at meburnett@ship.edu for more information.
Wednesday,
October 12
Sophomore Advising Meeting
3:30-4:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
This session will review registrationand important information regarding Honors capstone projects. All sophomores are required to attend. If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.eduto schedule an individual advising meeting withDr. Klein.
Wednesday,
October 12

Junior AdvisingMeeting
4:15-4:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
This session will reviewimportant information regarding Honors capstone projects. All juniors are required to attend. If you cannot attend this meeting, please contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.eduto schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Wednesday,
October 12

Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Lehman Library
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for spring 2016 classes.
Friday,
October 14

Mentor-Mentee Photo Contest Concludes
Please submit your photo to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu by today.
Monday, October 17- Tuesday, October 18
Honors Registrationfor Spring 2017
All students who intend to registerfor Honors courses for the spring 2017 semester must contactCindy Poe, Honors secretary, at cmpoe@ship.eduwith the Honors courses they would like to schedule and their SUID number. If any courses are oversubscribed, students will be given priority based on the number of credit hours they have earned. Course descriptions are available here. Plan ahead!A tentative list of Honors courses that will be offered in Fall 2017 will be posted on the Honors Program website before registration begins.
Monday,
October 24

Priority Registration for Spring 2017 Begins
Tuesday,
November 1

Application deadline for Honors independent capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Spring 2017.Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The formis available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday, October 12-Sunday, October 16
National Collegiate Honors Council Conference
Seattle, Washington
This is the national conference for Honors Programs and Colleges. Dr. Klein and several Honors students will represent Shippensburg University at the conference. More information about the conference is available at www.nchchonors.org.
Tuesday,
November 15

Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan tostudy abroad in Spring 2017. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Wednesday,
November 16
Information Session for Prospective Students
3:30-4:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Thursday,
November 17

Information Session for Prospective Students
3:30-4:00 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Friday,
November 18
Submission deadline for the 2017 Regional Honors Conference. If you are completing your Honors capstone project in 2016-2017, this is a great venue for presenting your research. More information about the conference is posted at http://nrhchonors.org/. Pease contact Dr. Klein at kmklei@ship.edu if you plan to submit a proposal so that you qualify for financial support to participate in the conference.
Friday,
December 9
Deadline for graduating seniors to submit an electronic copy of their Honors independent capstone project (PowerPoint presentation from the Honors Symposium and research paper or other written documentation required by faculty advisor) to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Spring Semester 2017
Monday,
January 23

Application deadline for the 2017 PASSHE Summer Honors Program. Submit applications to honors@ship.edu by 11:45 a.m.
Tuesday,
January 31

Honors Spring Reception and General Meeting
3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
All Honors students are required to attend.
Wednesday,
February 8

Junior Capstone Prep Session
11:00-11:30 a.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Friday,
February 10

Deadline for Honors seniors to submit information for the Honors Symposium program to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu
Friday,
February 10

Honors Scholarship Application Deadline: Partners in the Parks
Monday,
March 13

Application deadline to travel with Reach Out in January 2018. Submit application to Dr. Gretchen Pierce at gkpierce@ship.edu. The application is available in on the Reach Out page of the Honors Program Website.
Tuesday,
March 21

FreshmenAdvising Meeting
3:30-4:15 p.m., Location TBD
All freshmen must attend in order to be approved to register for Honors classes for Fall 2017.If you cannot attend this meeting, please email Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.eduto register for the group makeup session on March 22 or to schedule an individual advising meeting with Dr. Klein.
Tuesday,
March 21


Application deadline to apply fora Portz Fellowship Scholarship, sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council(NCHC). The Portz Fellowships supportoriginal and extendedinterdisciplinary projects for up to 18 months.
Wednesday,
March 22

Freshmen Advising Makeup Session
12:00-12:45 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Thursday,
March 23
Mentor/Mentee Scheduling/Study Night
9:15 p.m., Lehman Library
Mentors will be available to answer their mentees' questions about registering for fall 2016 classes.
Thursday,
March 23
Application deadlinefor Shippensburg University Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE). Applications are due by 4:00 p.m.
Monday, March 27-
Tuesday, March 28
Tentative Dates for HonorsRegistration for Fall 2017
All students who intend toregister for Honorscourses for theFall 2017 semester must contact Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu on March 27-28 with the Honors courses they would like toschedule and their SU ID number. If any courses are oversubscribed, students will be given priority based on the number of credit hours they have earned. Course descriptions are available on the Honors website . Plan ahead!A tentative list of Honors courses that will be offered in Spring 2018 will be posted on the Honors Program website.
Friday,
March 31

Application deadline for Honors summer orientation volunteers. The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.
Friday,
March 31

Application deadline for students who plan to study abroad in the fall 2017 semester. Please contact Ms. Mary Burnett, Director of Study Abroad, at meburnett@ship.edu for more information.
Friday, March 31
Application deadline for Honors independent capstone project grants for projects to be completed in Summer or Fall 2017. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The formis available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Monday,
April 3

Tentative Date for Priority Registration for Fall 2017 Begins

Thursday, April 6 -
Sunday, April 9
Northeast Regional Honors Conference, Pittsburgh, PA
More information about the conference is available at www.nrhchonors.org.
Friday,
April 7

Application deadline for HSO committee chair positions. The application is on the "Forms" page of the Honors website.
Tuesday,
April 11
Major Scholarships Advising Workshop: Fulbright Program, Hosted by Fulbright Program Adviser
Place and Time TBD
Each year, 1600 U.S. students travel to over 155 countries as "Fulbrighters," conducting field research, teaching English, and acting as the face of the U.S. abroad. Learn more about Fulbright programs and how to craft a successful application.
Friday,
April 14
Deadline for graduating seniors to complete the senior exit interview.

Monday,
April 17

Application deadline for the Outstanding Honors First-Year Research Paper Award
To be considered for the award, please submit an electronic copy of the application form and your research paper to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Monday,
April 17

Application deadline for the Outstanding Honors Capstone Project Award
To be considered for the award, please submit an electronic copy of your capstone project to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Friday,
April 21

Application deadline for Honors mentors, 2017-2018. The link to the application will be included in the weekly updates.
Friday,
April 21

Application deadline for the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship for students who plan to studyabroad in Summer or Fall 2017. Submit applications to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu. The application form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.
Friday,
April 21
Application deadline for the Research Award sponsored by the Library for students who have completed an undergraduate research project this year. Submit completed literature reviews to Dr. Kirk Moll at kamoll@ship.edu.
Tuesday,
April 25

Honors Symposium
2:00-8:30 p.m., CUB and Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
Honors seniors will present their Honors capstone projects. All Honors students are encouraged to attend to learn more about the Honors capstone project process and support the graduating seniors.The programwill be attached to the weekly updates in April.
Monday,
May 1

Deadline for all students to submit the Participation Policy Tracking Form to the Honors office, Presidents Hall or honors@ship.edu. The form is available on theForms page of the Honors Program website.
Monday,
May 1

Deadline for graduating seniors to submit an electronic copy of their Honors independent capstone project (PowerPoint presentation from the Honors Symposium and research paper or other written documentation required by faculty advisor) to Cindy Poe at cmpoe@ship.edu.
Wednesday,
May 3

Honors Program Spring Banquet
6:30 p.m., Tuscarora Room, Reisner Hall
We will honor the graduating seniors, recognize the HSO leaders, and present the annual Honors awards at this year's spring banquet.
Thursday,
May 4

Honors Planning Meeting for 2017-2018
3:30-4:30 p.m., Honors Seminar Room, Presidents Hall
All HSO officers and committee chairs are required to attend.
HSO committee chair reports are due at this meeting. The committee chair report form is available on the Forms page of the Honors Program website.