Timeline at a Glance

Fall 2024 Graduates (December 2024)

Submission of MP topic ideas to Program Chair10/2/2023
Assignment to individual MP advisor 10/18/2023
Project prospectus due to MP advisor and via StrongBox11/3/2023
3S project work plan due to MP advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window. Students are expected to meet with the client and/or advisor prior to this submission. If students are not able to meet this deadline or have not worked on their MP enough to establish a work plan, then the student is required to meet with their advisor at the start of the spring semester to review their MP topic.11/20/2023
Project work plan signed by advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window 2/2/2024
Project status presentation 2/13 –
3/29/2024 
Complete written draft of Final Report due to advisor 9/20/2024
Revised draft due to advisor 10/31/2024
10-Line Abstract due to Student Services 11/18/2024
Present MP (Symposium) 12/5/2024
Submit final MP to iThenticate for scanning 12/6/2024
Final MP due (Non-negotiable deadline) Two-part submission process: upload to DukeSpace and submit signed executive summary to Student Services12/13/2024

Spring Graduates (May 2025)

3S project prospectus due via StrongBox
2/16/2024
3S project work plan due to MP advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window. Students are expected to meet with the client and/or advisor prior to this submission. If students are not able to meet this deadline or have not worked on their MP enough to establish a work plan, then the student is required to meet with their advisor at the start of the fall semester to review their MP topic.4/12/2024
3S Project Check-In with Program Coordinator and Advisor. Students will verify their 3S MP can continue by showing their progress thus far7/26/2024
3S project work plan due to MP advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window. This is the final deadline for the Work Plan.8/19/2024
3S project status presentations 9/3-10/1/2024
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)4/8-4/10/2025
MP Symposium: MEM, MF, and iMEP only, In-Person (Present Master’s Project) (Tentative Dates)4/10 –
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 Services4/25/2025

Fall 2025 Graduates (December 2025)

Submission of MP topic ideas to Program Chair9/9/2024
Project prospectus due to MP advisor and via StrongBox10/28/24
3S project work plan due to MP advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window. Students are expected to meet with the client and/or advisor prior to this submission. If students are not able to meet this deadline or have not worked on their MP enough to establish a work plan, then the student is required to meet with their advisor at the start of the spring semester to review their MP topic.11/25/2024
Project work plan signed by advisor and submitted to Student Services via the DukeBox Upload Window 2/3/2025
Project status presentation 2/10 –
3/31/2025 
Complete written draft of Final Report due to advisor 9/29/25
Revised draft due to advisor 10/30/2025
10-Line Abstract due to Student Services 11/13/2025
Present MP (Symposium) – Date TBD11/21/2025
Submit final MP to iThenticate for scanning 12/1/2025
Final MP due (Non-negotiable deadline) Two-part submission process: upload to DukeSpace and submit signed executive summary to Student Services12/5/2025