Division of Graduate Studies

WELCOME….Our website provides information to both prospective and currently enrolled graduate students as well as members of the faculty and staff at the university. If you are a prospective graduate student, we look forward to welcoming you to Jackson State University. The Division of Graduate Studies' web site provides information for prospective graduate students regarding our more than 50 graduate programs, application procedures, and other information related to graduate education at Jackson State University®. As a currently enrolled JSU graduate student or a member of the faculty or staff, we hope that you find the information you are looking for on our web site. We have provided links to make it easy for you to find information regarding graduate academic procedures and policies, administrative information, calendar, and forms.

Fall 2019

Aug. 14            New Graduate Student Orientation (4:00-5:00 p.m.)

Aug. 14            Graduate Student Association Meeting (5:30 p.m.)

Aug. 19            Classes Begin

Aug. 30            Deadline to register for the following via P.A.W.S.:

           GECE (ENG 599), GACE (GNST 555, 666, 888),

                         and Graduate Candidacy (GNST 500, 600, 700)

Oct. 3               Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results"

                         to the Graduate School for Fall 2019 graduation  (4:00 p.m.)

Oct. 4               Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in

                        P.A.W.S.

Oct. 26            Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                   

                        8:00 AM, Location TBA

Oct. 26            Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

Dec. 5             Exemplary Doctoral Scholars Reception

Dec. 6             Commencement

Spring 2020

Jan. 9              New Graduate Student Orientation (4:00-5:00 p.m.)

Jan. 9              Graduate Student Association Meeting (5:30 p.m.)

Jan. 13            Classes Begin

Jan. 27            Deadline to register for the following via P.A.W.S.:

                        GECE (ENG 599), GACE (GNST 555, 666, 888),

                         and Graduate Candidacy (GNST 500, 600, 700)

Mar. 5               Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results"

                         to the Graduate School for Fall 2019 graduation  (4:00 p.m.)

Mar. 6               Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in

                        P.A.W.S.

Mar. 7             Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                   

                        8:00 AM, Location TBA

Mar. 7             Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

Apr. 30            Exemplary Doctoral Scholars Reception

May 1             Gradauate Commencement

Summer 2020

May 26            New Graduate Student Orientation

May 27            First Session Courses Begin

June 1             Deadline to register for GECE and GACE via P.A.W.S.

                        for Summer

June 1             8-week Graduate Courses Begin

June 27           Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                   

                        8:00 AM, Location TBA

June 27           Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

June 29           Second Session Courses Begin

July 9               Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results"

                        to the Graduate School for Summer 2019 graduation  (4:00 p.m.)

July 10            Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in

                       P.A.W.S.

Aug. 3            Conferring of Degrees Summer 2019

For a more comprehensive calendar: 

2019-2020 Graduate Academic Calendar

 

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