Important Dates

Spring 2014 

  • January 13     Graduate Classes Begin
  • January 14    Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Graduate School
  • January 15      Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Jackson Medical Mall
  • January 16     Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Universities Center
  • February 13    Application Deadline (4:00 p.m) Graduate English Competency Examination
  • February 13     Application Deadline (4:00 p.m)  Graduate Area Examination Examination
#   Start on-Line Graduation Clearance Process (contact Registrar's Office for Information)         Apply
  • March 7       Last Day to Submit the "Committee Report of Defense Results"(4:00 pm)
  • March 7       Last day to apply online for Spring Commencement.
  • March 8        Graduate English Competency Examination, (8:00 am)
  • March 8       Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, (8:00 am)
  • April 25        Complete Graduation Clearance with Graduate School (4:00 pm)
  • May 3         Commencement (for information please see: www.jsums.edu)

Summer 2014  

Session 1

  • May 27         Graduate Classes Begin
  • June 5        Application Deadline for Graduate English Competency Examination (4:00 pm).
  • June 5        Application Deadline for Graduate Area Examination (4:00 pm).*
#  Start on-Line Graduation Clearance Process (contact Registrar's Office for Information)         Apply
 
Session 2

  • June 29        Graduate English Competency Examination, (8:00 am)
  • June 29        Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, (8:00 am)*
  • June 30       Classes Begin
  • June 30       Last Day to Submit the "Committee Report of Defense Results",  (4:00 pm)
  • July 25         Complete Graduation Clearance with Graduate School(4:00 pm)
  • August 2       Summer Degree Conferral

 

Fall 2014 

Fall 2014 Departmental/Program Orientation Schedule (tba)
Application deadline for students seeking to graduate in December 2014 ……………..Oct. 7
Application for Graduate English Competency Examination, due before 4:00 p.m………Oct. 16
Application for Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, due before 4:00 p.m…… ..Oct. 16


#  Start on-Line Graduation Clearance Process (contact Registrar's Office for Information)         Apply

"Committee Report of Defense Result" due to Graduate School, before 4:00 p.m…………Oct. 17
Graduate English Competency Examination, 8:00 a.m. ……………………………………..Nov. 1
Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination ……………………………………………………Nov. 1
Last Day for Clearance by Graduate School via "online Clearance" for December 2013….Dec. 5

 

 

 

 

*Note:  Not all programs offer the Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE) in the Summer.  Please check with your advisor, department chair/program director or academic college dean.