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 2017
August 16-17     Evening and Graduate Registration, 6:00p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
August 21     Classes Begin

August 25            Deadline to register for GECE via P.A.W.S. for Fall                                                  Commencement

October 6             Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in P.A.W.S.

October 12           Application Deadline for Graduate Area Comprehensive                                          Examination (GACE) 4:00pm 

October 13           Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to                                 the Graduate School for December graduation                           

October 28           Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE), 8:00 AM                            Location TBA

October 28          Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

December 1         Last Day for Clearance via the "Online Graduation Clearance" in                             P.A.W.S. the Graduate School for December graduation

December 8     Commencement


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