ISP Handbook


March 1, third year: Last day to name an ISP Chair
May 1, third year: ISP Proposal and all accompanying forms due to the ISP Coordinator (email:, or student will be prevented from enrolling in his or her first fourth year block
December 1, fourth year: ISP Proposal must be approved by both the student's ISP Committee and the Electives Committee (or student may not continue fourth-year clerkships)
April 1, fourth year: Deadline to submit completed ISP draft to ISP committee members
May 1, fourth year:

Deadline to complete ALL STEPS of ISP completion process (please also see "Completing the ISP" for full instructions)


1. Submit electronic copy of ISP to ISP coordinator.

2. Submit consent form to post ISP to eScholarship (see forms) to ISP coordinator.

3. Complete evaluation of ISP committee and experience in OASIS.

4. ISP committee completes evaluation of student’s ISP, and ISP chair confirms satisfactory completion of ISP in OASIS.

These deadlines are absolutely final, providing the minimum time necessary for the Electives Committee to review proposals and for ISP committees to evaluate final projects.  Failure to meet the May 1, third-year deadline for the ISP proposal will result in submission of the student's name to the Standing and Promotions Committee, and the student will not be allowed to enroll in fourth year courses until a proposal is submitted. Senior students who do not submit their approved ISP by the May 1 deadline will not be allowed to participate in graduation exercises that year.

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