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 2019
Jan. 14th         Classes Begin 
Jan. 15th              New Graduate Student Orientation, 4:00p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Jan. 31st            Deadline to register for GECE via P.A.W.S. for Spring
Feb. 7th             Deadline to register for Graduate Area
                          Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

Mar. 1st                Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in                                             


Mar. 8th                Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to                                       

                             the Graduate School for Spring 2019 graduation                           

Mar. 9th                Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                                 

                             8:00 AM Location TBA

Mar. 9th                Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

Mar. 31st              IRB application submission deadline to IRB Office

                             for Fall 2019 graduation

Apr. 18th              Last Day for Clearance via "Online Graduation Clearance"                               

                             by the Graduate School for Spring 2019 Graduation

May 3rd               Conferring of Degrees for Spring 2019     


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