Important Dates

Fall 2014 

Begin the On-Line Graduation Clearance Process for December 2014 Graduation…..September 1

Last Day to apply online for December 2014 Graduation…..October 7

Application for Graduate English Competency Examination (GECE), due before 4:00 p.m…..October 16
Application for Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE), due before 4:00 p.m…..October 16

"Committee Report of Defense Result" due to Graduate School, before 4:00 p.m…..October 17

Graduate English Competency Examination (GECE), 8:00 a.m……November 1
Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE), 8:00 a.m…..November 1

Last Day for Clearance by Graduate School via "Online Clearance" for December 2014…..December 5

 

Spring 2015 

January 8 & 9     Graduate Registration 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

January 12         Graduate Classes Begin

January 13         Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Graduate School
January 14         Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Jackson Medical Mall
January 15         Graduate Student Orientation, 4:30 pm. Universities Center
 
January 15          Begin Online Graduation Clearance process for Spring 2015 Graduation-go to P.A.W.S.
 
February 12        Application Deadline (4:00 p.m) Graduate English Competency Examination (GECE)
February 12        Application Deadline (4:00 p.m)  Graduate Area Examination Examination (GACE)
 
March 6               Last Day to Submit the "Committee Report of Defense Results" to the Graduate School (4:00 pm)

 

March 6               Last day to apply Online for Spring 2015 Commencement

March 7               Graduate English Competency Examination, (8:00 am)
March 7               Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination, (8:00 am)

April 24                Last Day to Complete Online Graduation Clearance with the Graduate School (4:00 pm)

May 2                  Spring 2015 Commencement (for information please see: www.jsums.edu)

 

 

SUMMER 2015

May 26      Graduate Registration 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

June 1       Begin Online Graduation Clearance process for Summer 2015 Graduation- go to P.A.W.S.

June 4       Application Deadline (4:00 p.m.) Graduate English Competency Examination (GECE)
June 4       Application Deadline (4:00 p.m.) Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)*
 
June 27     Graduate English Competency Examination, 8:00 a.m.
June 27     Graduate Area Competency Examination, 8:00 a.m.*
 
June 30      Last day to submit " Committee Report of Defense Results" to the Graduate School for Summer Conferral
 
July 10        Last day to Apply Online for Summer 2015 Commencement
 
July 24       Last day to Complete Online Graduation Clearance with the Graduate School (4:00 p.m.)
 
August 1    Conferring of Degrees

 

 

*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.