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 2018
Aug. 15            Evening and Graduate Registration, 6:00p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Aug. 20       Classes Begin


Aug. 31               Deadline to register for GECE via P.A.W.S. for Fall

Aug. 31               Deadline to register for Graduate Area Comprehensive                                                 Examination (GACE)

Oct. 12              Last Day to submit "Committee Report of Defense Results" to                                       the Graduate School for Fall graduation                           

Oct. 27              Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE),                                                 8:00 AM Location TBA

Oct. 27              Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)

Oct. 5                Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in                                              P.A.W.S.

Nov. 30             IRB application submission deadline to IRB Office for                                                       Spring 2019 graduation

Nov. 30             Last Day for Clearance via "Online Graduation Clearance"                                               by the Graduate School for December 2018 Graduation

Dec. 7               Conferring of Degrees for Fall 2018     


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