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Colorado College Senior Research in Geology

Browse through deadlines, dates, awards, and other great resources for Geology Majors.

Important Dates for Geology Majors

2016-17 Deadlines

 Blk 1 1st Tues - Aug 30

Majors meeting -- this will be a barbeque this year. 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Blk 3 1st Sun-Wed        Sept 25-28

Geological Society of America Annual Meeting – Denver, CO

Blk 3 2nd Monday      

Senior research proposals due – final draft

Late November

Keck to announce Summer 2016 projects & application process

Blk 4 3rd week             Dec 12-16

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco

Blk 5 1st day            Jan 23

Draft of first sections of research paper (Introduction, study area, previous work, methods) due to advisor. Draft must include initial version of all figures for these sections.

Feb 1

Keck applications due for Summer 2017 Junior and Sophomore projects (to be reviewed by department in advance!)

Blk 5, 3rd Wed              Feb 8

Majors meeting – Tutt Science Lecture Hall, 12:00 p.m. – pizza will be served

Blk 6, 1st Fri             Feb 24 Paraprof applications due

Mar 3/16-3/26

Spring Break


Keck Symposium abstracts due to project supervisor

Blk 7, 1st Thurs        Mar 30

Final copy of all abstracts due for Geology Day (Thursday at noon!)

Blk 7, 1st Sat            April 1

Geology Day in Tutt Science Lecture Hall – 9:00 a.m. -- ??


Keck symposium abstracts due to Keck office

Blk 7 last day           Apr 19       

Complete revised draft of research paper due to advisor & 2nd reader

Blk 8 1st week        April 27-30

Keck Research Symposium, Wesleyan University

Blk 8 last Friday       May 12

Library and other copies of theses due, and final version of senior projects due

May 21, Sunday

Baccalaureate and Senior Reception for seniors & families

May 22


June 9-10

Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Meeting (Calgary, Alberta)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention & Exhibition – Calgary, Alberta


Buster Scholarship Applications accepted from Juniors and Seniors