Is your permanent mailing address up to date on Albert? This is where your degrees will be mailed after graduation.
Planning a Spring colloquium? It's time to finalize your committee, and a time to meet. Submit your colloquium registration form!
Want to graduate in May? If you have yet to submit your advisor-approved rationale and booklist for second reader review, please do so by March 1st.
Our Wasserman Center for Career Development can help you explore your post-graduation options. How can you use your degree to your advantage? Join us for a Marketing Your Gallatin Degree workshop on March 6th @ 12:30 in the 5th floor student lounge. Pizza too!
Mark your calendars for this year's TEDxGallatin event on April 17th!
Senior year at Gallatin holds a number of exciting opportunities to develop new projects, share academic work, and to celebrate academic achievements. Students continute taking Gallatin interdisciplinary seminars in their senior year, and also take advanced courses through the University in their fields of focus.
In the fall of the senior year, students participate in the culminating degree requirement, the senior colloquium. The colloquium is a final oral examination involving a two-hour conversation with three faculty members. At the colloquium, students reflect on their Gallatin concentration and to synthesize various learning experiences into an integrated discussion of several books and themes, from classical to modern.
In the second semester of the senior year, students have the option to undertake a senior project. Senior project proposals due at the end of the Fall semester, and are evaluated by faculty committee. The committee seeks proposals articulating projects of exceptional merit that continue a sustained line of inquiry related to students' concentrations.
Why should you get to know your Senior Class Adviser?
You have questions about your concentration, degree requirements, or graduation timing.
You need assistance formulating the focus of your colloquium and rationale.
You want suggestions regarding course selection.
You are struggling academically and need to devise a plan for successful completion.
You want to learn more about funding opportunities through Gallatin and NYU.
You could use some support in communicating with your primary faculty adviser.
You want feedback on your award or fellowship proposal drafts.
Students in the senior class will receive regular correspondence from the Senior Class adviser. The Senior Class Emails contain timely, important information regarding registration deadlines, colloquium workshops, events, and opportunities. It is strongly recommended that Seniors read these Senior-focused emails!
The Senior Class Email Archive keeps a record of any emails you may need to reference.Fall Graduates
Is Spring 2014 your final term? If so, you'll need to Apply for Graduation through Albert by February 7th. If you are having problems doing this, make sure that your "expected date of graduation" is listed as spring 2014. Note that you will earn a May 2014 degree - make sure your CV/resume accurately reflects the date of degree conferral. Fall graduates are included in the May graduation ceremonies!
The one hour workshops, led by the Junior and Senior Class advisers, articulate the timeline and expectations for the colloquium process. All Juniors and Seniors are advised to attend a colloquium workshop early in their planning processes. Please read information regarding the rationale and colloquium available online before attending.
Fall 2013 workshops: Spring 2014 workshops:
September 18 @ 4:00 in 801 February 3 @ 3:30 in 801
September 27 @ 11:00 in 601 February 18 @ 10:00 in 801
October 24 @ 12:30 in 527 March 12 @ 4:00 in 801
December 4 @ 11:00 in 801 March 28 @1:00 in 801
Away from campus? Studying abroad? Want to review the conversation from the colloquium workshop you attended? The podcast below will likely be of use! Make sure to be in touch with your primary faculty adviser regarding timeline and expectations regarding process.
Meredith L. Theeman is a social scientist with a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology. Her research and teaching interests include psychology, …
Senior Class Adviser
Meredith Theeman, PhD
Bring your questions regarding your degree requirements, academic performance, rationale, colloquium, senior project or funding proposal. Other meeting times by appointment.
3/10/14@6:30 PM Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
3/10/14@7:00 PM Ramapo College of New Jersey | Trustees Pavilion 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ
3/11/14@12:30 PM Room 527 | 1 Washington Pl.
3/11/14@7:00 PM Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
3/12/14@6:00 PM Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
3/13/14@6:30 PM Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
3/13/14@7:00 PM The Palihouse | 8465 Holloway Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069