Important Dates

DON'T FORGET

March 12- Graduate English Competency Examination: 8:00am

March 12- Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination

April 22- Last Day for Graduation Clearance by the Graduate School

April 29, 6pm- Commencement for the Graduate School

 

 

SPRING 2016 (click to find printable PDF)

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2016

January

6                Wednesday                 Residence Halls Open for Freshman and Transfer Students, 9:00 a.m.

7                Thursday                     Orientation for Freshman and Transfer Students, 8:30 a.m.

7                Thursday                     Academic Advisement for Freshman and Transfer Students

7-8             Thursday-Friday           Registration for Readmitted and Returning Students, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

7-8             Thursday-Friday           Evening and Graduate Registration, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

11              Monday                       Classes Begin

11              Monday                       Late Registration Begins (A late fee of $70.00 begins this day)

14              Thursday                     Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 p.m., H.P. Jacobs Admin Tower

14              Thursday                     Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 p.m., Jackson Medical Mall

14              Thursday                     Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 p.m., University Center

18              Monday                       HOLIDAY-Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

19              Tuesday                      Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.

19              Tuesday                      A late fee of $105.00 begins this day

25              Monday                       Last Day to Complete Registration and/or Pay Fees

25              Monday                       A Late Fee of $145.00 begins

25              Monday                       Last Day to Add a Course

25              Monday evening           Class schedule purged for non-payment

26              Tuesday                      Last Day to Drop a Class with No Grade

February

9                Tuesday                      Graduate Council Meeting, 10:00 a.m., H.T. Sampson Library

11              Thursday                     Application Deadline for Graduate English Competency Examination,                                                                GECE4:00 p.m.

11              Thursday                     Application Deadline for Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination,                                                               GACE-4:00 p.m.

March

4                Friday                          Last Day to submit Graduation Clearance Application for                                                                                  Spring Commencement

7-12           Mon- Sat                     Mid-Semester Examinations

11              Friday                          Last Day to Submit “Committee Report of Defense Results” to the                                                                     Graduate School for Spring Graduation

12              Saturday                      Graduate English Competency Examination, 8:00 a.m.

12              Saturday                      Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination

14              Monday                       Mid Semester Grades Due

14-19            Monday-Saturday               SPRING BREAK

21              Monday                       Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.

24              Thursday                     Last Day to Drop a Class with a “W” Grade

25-28            Friday-Monday                    HOLIDAY BREAK

29              Tuesday                      Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.

April

4-8             Monday-Friday           Graduate Student Appreciation Week

4-22                                             Early Registration for Fall Semester

19              Tuesday                      Last Day to Withdraw from the University

19-22         Tuesday-Friday             Honors Week @JSU

21              Thursday                     Honors Convocation

22              Friday                          Last Day for Clearance via the “Online Graduation Clearance” by the                                                                Graduate School for Graduation

23              Saturday                      Classes End

23-29         Sat-Friday                     Final Examinations

29              Friday                          Alumni Day

29              Friday                          Graduate Student Commencement- 6:00 p.m.

30              Saturday                      Undergraduate Student Commencement

May

2                Monday                       Grade Reports Due in the Department of the Registrar and Records