Timeline at a Glance

Fall Graduates (Fall 2024)

Submission of MP Topic Idea10/2/2023
Assignment to Individual MP Advisor10/18/2023
Project prospectus due to MP advisor and via StrongBox11/3/2023
Project work plan signed by advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window 11/20/2023
Finalized project work plan signed by advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window2/2/2024
Project status presentation2/13 –
3/29/2024 
Complete written draft of Final Report due to advisor 9/20/2024
Revised draft due to advisor10/31/2024
10-Line Abstract due to Student Services 11/18/2024
Present MP (Symposium) (Tentative Date)12/5/2024
Submit final MP to iThenticate for scanning12/6/2024
Final MP due (non-negotiable deadline) Two-part submission process: upload to DukeSpace and submit signed executive summary to Student Services 12/13/2024

Spring Graduates (May 2025)

2S project topics menu available 8/16/2024
Submission of 2S project choices8/23/2024
2S project teams and faculty advisor assigned 9/3/2024
2S project teams meet with advisor and client to begin drafting work plan 9/4-
10/7/2024
2S project work plan due to MP advisor and submitted Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window. Students are expected to meet with the client and/or advisor prior to this submission 10/8/2024
2S project status presentations 10/22 – 11/19/2024 
Complete written draft due to MP advisor 2/14/2025
Revised draft due to MP advisor 3/18/2025
10-Line Abstract due to Student Services 3/21/2025
MP Symposium: DEL-MEM Only, Virtual (Present Master’s Project) (Tentative Dates)4/8/2025-4/10/2025
MP Symposium: MEM, MF, and iMEP Only, In-Person (Present Master’s Project) (Tentative Dates)4/10/2025 – 4/11/2025
Submit final MP to iThenticatefor scanning 4/18/2025
Final MP due (non-negotiable deadline) Two-part submission process: upload to DukeSpace and submit signed executive summary to Student Services 4/25/2025