Important Dates for Center-funded Students and Supervisors

Please see the below important dates and deadlines and add them to your calendars.


Supervisors: Please make sure to incorporate your own institution’s paperwork and anything that the students or the Center director may need to sign, in mind to ensure a prompt start date.

  • May 26, 2024: 2023-2024 student deployment and RA end date (all positions)
  • Spring 2024: Job descriptions are posted and shared with current/incoming MCH students
  • Summer 2024: Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Those who qualify will be contacted for an interview by the site supervisor. Center and/or site HR and payroll paperwork completed by students, supervisor and Center director 
  • August 28, 2024: Center RA start date
  • September 3, 2024: Fall semester begins
  • September 9, 2024: Student deployment start date
  • December 11-19, 2024: Finals week
  • December 19, 2024: Winter break begins (Center-funded students should plan to continue their work during break, and/or adjust their hours for any time off)
  • January 21, 2025: Spring semester begins 
  • March 10-14, 2025: Spring break (Center-funded students should plan to continue their work or adjust their hours for the weeks before/after if they take off)
  • May 5, 2025: Last day of instruction (Center-funded students should continue working until May 26, 2025, when their position ends)
  • May 26, 2025*: 2024-2025 student deployment and RA end date (all positions); *date finalized by August 2024