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.

Summer 2020
May 26         New Graduate Student Orientation
May 27         First Session Courses Begin
June 1            Deadline to register for GECE and GACE via P.A.W.S. for Summer
June 1            8-week Graduate Courses Begin
June 27         Graduate English Comprehensive Examination (GECE), 8:00 AM,
                       Location TBA
June 27         Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination (GACE)
June 29         Second Session Courses Begin
July 9             Last Day to submit Committee Report of Defense Results to the
                       Graduate Division for Summer 2020 graduation  (4:00 p.m.)
July 10           Last day to submit Graduation Clearance Application in P.A.W.S.
Aug. 3           Conferring of Degrees Summer 2020

For a more comprehensive calendar: 

Graduate Academic Calendar 2019-2020


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