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.

Spring 2018
January 4            Evening and Graduate Registration, 6:00p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
January 8       Classes Begin


January 12            Deadline to register for GECE via P.A.W.S. for Fall

February 8            Application Deadline for Graduate Area Comprehensive                                            Examination (GACE) 4:00pm

March 2                 Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in                                   P.A.W.S.

March 9                 Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to                                 the Graduate School for Spring graduation                           

March 10               Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                                         8:00 AM Location TBA

March 10               Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

April 20                 Last Day for Clearance via the "Online Graduation Clearance" in                               P.A.W.S. the Graduate School for Spring graduation

April 26                 4:00 pm Commencement Rehearsal

April 27         4:00 pm      Commencement     


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