Important Dates for Center-funded Students and their 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 an August 28* start date.

  • By June 19, 2023: Job descriptions are posted and shared with current/incoming MCH students
  • W, June 28, 2023: Appointments available for students to meet with Center director
  • M, July 17, 2023: Application deadlines
  • By July 24, 2023: Supervisors have completed interviews and made offers to students
  • By August 7, 2023: Center and/or site HR and payroll paperwork completed by students, supervisor and Center director 
  • M, August 28, 2023: Student deployment and RA start date for most positions*
  • T, September 5, 2023: Fall semester begins
  • M, September 18, 2023: Student deployment and RA start date for some postions*
  • December 15-20, 2023: Finals week
  • Th, December 21, 2023: Winter break begins (students should plan to continue their work during break, and/or adjust their hours for any time off)
  • T, January 16, 2024: Spring semester begins 
  • March 4-8, 2024: Spring break (students should plan to continue their work or adjust their hours for the weeks before/after if they take off)
  • May 1-8, 2024: Finals week
  • W, May 8, 2024: Spring semester ends (students should continue working until May 26, 2024, when their position ends)
  • Su, May 26, 2024: Student deployment and RA end date (all positions)