GAP operates from June to December each year. A detailed schedule is provided below.


2016 GAP Recruiting and Project Matching Schedule

This timeline highlights the key dates for the recruiting and team matching phase of GAP 2016

  • Saturday, January 9: GAP Information Session #1– 12:45-1:45pm, Korn Hall

  • October 2015 - April 2016: GAP International Project recruiting - ROLLING ADMISSIONS PERIOD

  • Tuesday, March 1: Students submit updated resumes to GAP office

  • Friday, April 1: GAP company application deadline. Teams begin evaluating company list

  • Monday, April 11: Students send names of their 5 member team to the GAP office
  • Saturday, April 30: GAP Information Session #2- 12:45-1:45pm, Korn Hall
  • Monday, May 16: Teams submit their first round of bids for their preferred GAP project

  • Friday, May 27: GAP office posts first round team/project matching results

  • Wednesday, June 1: 2nd round of bidding, teams not matched in first round will submit their top 5 bids

  • Wednesday, June 8: GAP office posts final team/project matching results. Student teams begin contacting company executives to introduce themselves

2016 GAP Student Course and Event Schedule

This section highlights key program dates during the active GAP project phase.

  • Saturday, June 18: Student Launch (9a.m.-6p.m.)
  • Friday, July 15: Reception for Company Executives (6pm – 8:00pm: 1 student per team attends)
  • Saturday, July 16: Company Launch Day 1 (8am-6pm) 

  • Sunday, July 17: Company Launch Day 2 (8am-6pm)*

  • Saturday, Aug 6: Plenary (10am-1pm; Final Summer Session)

  • Aug 7 – Oct 7: Research Travel Period

  • Saturday, Oct 8: Mid-Course Presentations (8am-6pm) 
  • Saturday, Oct 22: Online Plenary (10am – 1:00pm)**

  • Saturday, Nov 5: First Dry-Run Session (8am-7pm) 
  • Saturday, Nov 19: Second Dry-Run Session (8am-7pm) 

  • Saturday, Dec 3: Final Presentations (8am-6pm) 

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