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The College of Arts and Sciences Planning Calendar contains dates and deadlines for this academic year. Additions and revisions will be distributed as necessary.  Please contact the Dean's Office with any questions.

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Date Description Category
October 1, 2021 All 2021-2022 Regular Cycle T & P files due via Blackboard submission. One complete hard copy (including supplemental materials) due to Dean's Office. T & P: Regular Cycle 2021-2022
October 1, 2021 Deadline: Applications for Faculty Travel Initiative due to Dean's Office (Round 1) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
October 1, 2021 Degree program Assessment Plans (Group 2-Cycle 3) Academic Program Assessment
October 1, 2021 Degree program Assessment Plans (Group 4-Cycle 3) Academic Program Assessment
October 1, 2021 Degree program Assessment Reports (Group 1-Cycle 2) due to OIRAA Academic Program Assessment
October 7-8, 2021 Fall Break (no classes) Academic Calendar
October 9, 2021 DEI Academy Session: SafeZone Ally Training Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
October 11, 2021 Midpoint in the Fall 2021 semester Academic Calendar
October 12, 2021 Meeting of CAS Center, Institute and Program Directors with Dean Chair/Director Meetings
October 13, 2021 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Chair/Director Meetings
October 15, 2021 DEI Academy Session: Carolina Intercultural Training Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
October 15, 2021 FDP Junior Faculty Track Session: "Every Semester Needs a Plan..." Faculty Development Programs
October 15, 2021 Notification: Faculty Travel Initiative grants (Round 1) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
October 17-19, 2021 GEOG: External Review Panel Visit External Academic Program Review: Fall 2021
October 18, 2021 Program Announcement: Undergraduate Research Enhancement Program (UREP) (Spring, Summer and Fall 2022) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
October 18, 2021 Deadline: Faculty Research and Small Equipment applications due to Dean's Office Dean's Initiatives/Awards
October 18, 2021 Meeting of CAS Graduate Directors Graduate Director Meetings
October 19, 2021 CAS Faculty Meeting (October 2021) CAS Faculty Meetings
October 22, 2021 FDP Mid-Career Faculty Track Session: Finding New Mentors and Networking Faculty Development Programs
October 25, 2021 Deadline for unit submission of CAS faculty and graduate assistant credentials for Fall 2021 courses. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
October 25, 2021 Deadline for unit submission of course syllabi for all Fall 2021 courses, regardless of delivery modality. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
October 25, 2021 Deadline for unit submission of Faculty Workloads for Fall Semester Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
October 25, 2021 Deadline to send relevant sections of 2022-2023 Mid-Year Cycle T & P file and copy of T & P criteria to outside referees T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
October 25, 2021 Deadline: Applications for McCausland Faculty Fellowship due to Dean's Office McCausland Foundation Programs
October 27, 2021 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Chair/Director Meetings
October 28, 2021 New to Program Assessment Workshop Academic Program Assessment
November 1, 2021 2021-2022 Third Year Review files should be complete and ready for department review T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
November 1, 2021 All 2021-2022 Regular Cycle files to the Provost via Blackboard submission and supporting materials to the Faculty Senate Office T & P: Regular Cycle 2021-2022
November 1, 2021 Completed Post-Tenure Review files due to Department Chairs for distribution to department’s Post-Tenure Review Committee. T&P: Post-Tenure Review 2021-2022
November 1, 2021 Notification to chairs, and directors without a tenure home, regarding the submission deadline for individual faculty activity reports Chair/Director Review: Annual
November 1, 2021 Notification to chairs, and directors without a tenure home, regarding the submission deadline for individual faculty activity reports Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
November 1, 2021 Notification to chairs, and directors without a tenure home, regarding the submission deadline for individual faculty activity reports Chair/Director Review: Standard
November 4-5, 2021 Gamecock Teaching Days Teaching and Online Learning
November 5, 2021 AY 2022-2023 Sabbatical Requests due to Dean's Office Human Resources
November 5, 2021 Dean sends list to Provost of candidates who will be considered this cycle and action sought in each case. Dean enters online submission of names at www.sc.edu/tenure. T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
November 5, 2021 FDP Orientation Track Session: Research and Grant Support; Finding a Mentor Faculty Development Programs
November 8, 2021 First notification regarding the Comprehensive Process and Timeline Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
November 8, 2021 Notifications: Faculty Research and Small Equipment awards Dean's Initiatives/Awards
November 10, 2021 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Chair/Director Meetings
November 12, 2021 DEI Academy Session: Sexual Harassment Prevention and Reporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
November 12, 2021 FDP Junior Faculty Track Session: Navigating Tenure and Promotion Faculty Development Programs
November 15, 2021 Meeting of CAS Graduate Directors Graduate Director Meetings
November 15, 2021 Notification: McCausland Faculty Fellows McCausland Foundation Programs
November 16, 2021 CAS Faculty Meeting (November 2021) CAS Faculty Meetings
November 16, 2021 Fall budget review:  FY21 A fund projections based on 10/31/21 figures due to CAS Budget Office Budget and Finance
November 19, 2021 FDP Mid-Career Faculty Track Session: Promotion Criteria Faculty Development Programs
November 19, 2021 GEOG: Review panel report received by this date External Academic Program Review: Fall 2021
November 22, 2021 TFAC HR Actions for Spring 2021 due to CAS HR Office Human Resources
November 24-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Recess (no classes) Academic Calendar
November 30, 2021 Meeting of CAS Center, Institute and Program Directors with Dean Chair/Director Meetings
December 1, 2021 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Chair/Director Meetings
December 3, 2021 Last Day of classes for Fall 2021 Semester Academic Calendar
December 4, 2021 Reading Day Academic Calendar
December 6-12, 2021 Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturday) Academic Calendar
December 6, 2021 Meeting of CAS Graduate Directors Graduate Director Meetings
December 6, 2021 Notification regarding Annual Review Process and Timeline Chair/Director Review: Annual
December 6, 2021 Notification regarding Standard Review Process and Timeline Chair/Director Review: Standard
December 6, 2021 Program Announcement: Bilinski Fellowship Bilinski Program
December 6, 2021 Program Announcement: Bridge Humanities Bridge Humanities Program
December 6, 2021 Second notification regarding the Comprehensive Process and Timeline Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
December 7, 2021 CAS Faculty Meeting (December 2021) CAS Faculty Meetings
December 13, 2021 Commencement Exercises (Columbia Campus) Academic Calendar
December 13, 2021 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for Winter term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
December 15, 2021 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Chair/Director Meetings
December 17, 2021 Annual Performance Management for all Staff (EPMS) due to CAS HR Office Human Resources
December 17, 2021 Chair/Director Comprehensive Review Evaluation Committee formed Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
December 17, 2021 Deadline for 2021-2022 Third Year Review files to have been reviewed by department faculty T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
December 20, 2021 GEOG: Unit response to review report received by this date External Academic Program Review: Fall 2021
December 27, 2021 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for Spring term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
January 10, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Spring 2022 UREP grants due to Dean's Office Dean's Initiatives/Awards
January 10, 2022 Department Chair or Director Activity/Achievement Summary due (online submission) Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
January 10, 2022 First day of classes for Spring 2022 semester Academic Calendar
January 10, 2022 Individual Faculty Activity Reports due to Dean's Office Chair/Director Review: Annual
January 10, 2022 Individual Faculty Activity Reports due to Dean's Office Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
January 10, 2022 Individual Faculty Activity Reports due to Dean's Office Chair/Director Review: Standard
January 17, 2022 Comprehensive Review Survey distributed Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
January 17, 2022 Deadline: Applications for McCausland Faculty Visiting Scholarship due to Dean's Office McCausland Foundation Programs
January 17, 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day (no classes) Academic Calendar
January 18, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Faculty Travel Initiative due to Dean's Office (Round 2) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
January 18, 2022 Call for Professional-track Faculty Reappointment requests sent to units Human Resources
January 21, 2022 Deadline for department Post-Tenure Review Committee to send reports to faculty members undergoing Post-Tenure Review, Department Chair, and Dean T&P: Post-Tenure Review 2021-2022
January 25, 2022 2022-2023 Mid-Year Cycle T & P files should be complete (including letters from referees) and ready for department review T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
January 25, 2022 Notification: Spring 2022 UREP grants Dean's Initiatives/Awards
January 30, 2022 GEOG: Meeting with unit, Dean and Associate Dean regarding external review report occurs by this date External Academic Program Review: Fall 2021
January 31, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Graduate Assistantship Enhancements due to Dean's Office (Round 1) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
January 31, 2022 Unit Faculty Survey Responses due; forwarded to committee Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
February 1, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Faculty Travel Initiative due to Dean's Office (Round 3) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
February 4, 2022 Notification: Faculty Travel Initiative grants (Round 2) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
February 14, 2022 Chair/Director Annual Review Committee formed Chair/Director Review: Annual
February 14, 2022 Evaluation Committee Report due to Dean Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
February 14, 2022 Notification: McCausland Faculty Visiting Scholars McCausland Foundation Programs
February 14, 2022 Notification: Graduate Assistantship Enhancement awards (Round 1) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
February 15, 2022 Deadline to ensure that department faculty have voted on 2021-2022 Mid-Year Cycle T & P cases; notify candidates; notify faculty regarding candidates T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
February 15, 2022 GEOG: Dean's Office final memo sent to unit regarding external review and planned actions External Academic Program Review: Fall 2021
February 17, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for Mid-Spring term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
February 18, 2022 Notification: Faculty Travel Initiative grants (Round 3) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
February 18, 2022 Unit requests for Professional-track Faculty Reappointments due to CAS HR Office Human Resources
February 21, 2022 2021-2022 Third Year Review files due to the Dean T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
February 21, 2022 Post-Tenure Review development plans due to Dean's Office T&P: Post-Tenure Review 2021-2022
February 25, 2022 Call for Administrative Appointment/Reappointment requests sent to units Human Resources
February 25, 2022 Confirm with department T & P chair that all faculty appealing negative T & P decisions have submitted appeal, and appeals have been announced to faculty; notify Dean in writing immediately T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
February 28, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Graduate Assistantship Enhancements due to Dean's Office (Round 2) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
February 28, 2022 Department Chair or Director Activity/Achievement Summary due (online submission) Chair/Director Review: Annual
February 28, 2022 Instructional Faculty: Notification of eligibility sent to faculty members and unit heads Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
February 28, 2022 Program Announcement: Nominations for 2022 Professional Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award Dean's Initiatives/Awards
March 1, 2022 All 2021-2022 Mid-Year Cycle T & P files due via Blackboard submission. One complete hard copy (including supplemental materials) due to Dean's Office. T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
March 1, 2022 Department Chair or Director Activity/Achievement Summary due (online submission) Chair/Director Review: Standard
March 3, 2022 Midpoint in the Spring 2020 semester Academic Calendar
March 6-11, 2022 Spring Break (no classes held) Academic Calendar
March 7, 2022 Annual Review Survey distributed Chair/Director Review: Annual
March 7, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Notification of eligibility sent to faculty members and unit heads Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
Week of March 7, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Unit head contacts external letter writers as appropriate for each eligible faculty member Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
March 14, 2022 Notification: Graduate Assistantship Enhancement awards (Round 2) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
March 22, 2022 Unit Faculty Survey Responses due; forwarded to committee Chair/Director Review: Annual
March 25, 2022 Unit requests for Administrative Appointments/Reappointments due to CAS HR Office Human Resources
March 28, 2022 Deadline: Professional Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Award nominations due to Dean's Office Dean's Initiatives/Awards
March 28, 2022 Instructional Faculty: Promotion files due to unit head and reviewed Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
March 31, 2022 Dean's response sent to chair/director Chair/Director Review: Comprehensive
April 1, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Promotion files due to unit head Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 1, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of CAS faculty and graduate assistant credentials for Spring 2022 courses. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 1, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of course syllabi for all Spring 2022 courses, regardless of delivery modality. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 1, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of Faculty Workloads for Spring Semester Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 1, 2022 Dean's letter to candidate and Department Chair T&P: Post-Tenure Review 2021-2022
Week of April 4, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Promotion files sent to external letter writers Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 4, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Graduate Assistantship Enhancements due to Dean's Office (Round 3) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
April 4-15, 2022 Instructional Faculty: Promotion files reviewed and voted upon within unit Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 5, 2022 Deadline: Bilinski Fellowship Nominations Bilinski Program
April 5, 2022 Deadline: Bridge Humanities Fellowship Nominations Bridge Humanities Program
April 5, 2022 Evaluation Committee Report due to Dean’s Office Chair/Director Review: Annual
April 11, 2022 Notification: Professional Faculty Undergraduate Teaching Awards Dean's Initiatives/Awards
April 15, 2022 All recommendations of non-reappointment of probationary faculty must be forwarded to the Provost for approval on or before this date T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
April 18, 2022 Dean's Memo sent to chair/director Chair/Director Review: Standard
April 18, 2022 Dean's response sent to chair/director Chair/Director Review: Annual
April 18, 2022 Notification: Graduate Assistantship Enhancement awards (Round 3) Dean's Initiatives/Awards
April 19, 2022 Spring budget review:  FY21 A fund Projection based on 3/31/22 figures due to CAS Budget Office Budget and Finance
April 21, 2022 USC Awards Day Academic Calendar
April 22, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Letters due from external letter writers Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 22, 2022 Instructional Faculty: Promotion files due to CAS with Chair or Director's Letter Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 25 - May 16, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Promotion files reviewed and voted upon within unit Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
April 25, 2022 Deadline: Applications for Summer/Fall 2022 UREP grants due to Dean's Office Dean's Initiatives/Awards
April 25, 2022 Last Day of classes for Spring 2022 Semester Academic Calendar
April 26, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S1 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 26, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S3 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 26, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3SO term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
April 26, 2022 Reading Day Academic Calendar
April 27 - May 4, 2022 Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturday) Academic Calendar
April 30, 2022 Deans memorandum to candidate and Department Chair T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
May 1, 2022 Dean sends names of Unit T & P Chairs to Provost and Faculty Senate Office T & P: Mid-Year Cycle 2022-2023
May 1, 2022 Degree program Assessment Reports (Group 2-Cycle 2) due to OIRAA Academic Program Assessment
May 3, 2022 Notification: Bilinski Fellowship Bilinski Program
May 3, 2022 Notification: Bridge Humanities Fellowship Bridge Humanities Program
May 6-7, 2022 Commencement Exercises (Columbia Campus) Academic Calendar
May 9, 2022 Instructional Faculty: Dean's Office decision forwarded to Provost for approval Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
May 10, 2022 In cases of non-reappointment of probationary faculty, notification must be mailed certified mail no later than this date T&P: Third Year Review 2021-2022
May 13, 2022 Notification: Summer/Fall 2022 UREP grants Dean's Initiatives/Awards
May 18, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S4 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
May 18, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S6 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
May 23, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Promotion files due to CAS with Chair or Director's Letter Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
May 25, 2022 Memorial Day (no classes) Academic Calendar
June 6, 2022 Clinical and Research Faculty: Dean's Office decision forwarded to Provost for approval Professional (NTT) Faculty Promotion Review
June 7, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S2 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
June 7, 2022 Deadline for unit submission of low enrollment waiver requests for 3S5 term to the Dean's Office for approval. Academic Planning and Enrollment Management
June 9, 2022 Outstanding fiscal year commitment reimbursements due to CAS Budget Office Budget and Finance
July 4, 2022 Independence Day Holiday (no classes) Academic Calendar
December 9, 2022 Bilinski Fellowship Program: Interim Report Due Bilinski Program
May 13, 2023 Bilinski Fellowship Program: Interim Report Due Bilinski Program
July 28, 2023 Bilinski Fellowship Program: Final Report Due Bilinski Program

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