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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


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

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 last week         Dec

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco

Blk 5 1st day            Jan

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 6 1st Friday       

Paraprof applications due

Blk 6

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

Blk 6 last day          

Draft of entire research paper due to advisor.


Spring Break


Keck Symposium abstracts due to project supervisor

Blk 7

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

Blk 7

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


Keck symposium abstracts due to Keck office

Blk 7 last day          

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

Blk 8

Keck Research Symposium

Blk 8 last Friday       May

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


Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Meeting (Moscow, ID)

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


Buster Scholarship Applications accepted from Juniors and Seniors