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Welcome To The 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 SEMESTER 2021 
 

August

   
11 – 12 Wed. – Thurs. Faculty/Staff Seminar, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
14 Saturday Residence Halls Open for New Students, 9:00 a.m.
14 Saturday *Enrollment Management Open, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
15 Sunday Enrollment Management Open, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
15 Sunday Parent Orientation, 11:00 a.m.
15 Sunday New Student Convocation, 2:00 p.m.
16 – 20 Mon. – Friday Welcome Week
16 – 20 Mon. – Friday Enrollment Management Open Extended Hours, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
19 – 20 Thurs. – Fri. Residence Halls Open for Readmitted and Returning Students, 9:00 a.m.

19 – 20

19

Thurs. – Fri.

 

Thursday

Advisement and Registration for Readmitted, Returning, Graduate and Evening

Students, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

New Graduate Student Orientation (Virtual via Canvas)

21 Saturday Enrollment Management Open, 9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m.
23 Monday

Classes Begin, 7:00 a.m.

Last Day to Complete Registration and Pay Tuition and Fees without a Late Registration Fee of $150.00

23 – 26 Mon. – Thurs. Enrollment Management Open Extended Hours, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 pm
30 Monday Graduation Clearance Begins
September    
3 Friday Last Day to Complete Registration and Pay Tuition and Fees
3 Friday

Last Day to Add a Class and/or Drop a Class with No Grade

Last Day to register for Graduate Candidacy (GNST 500, 600, 700)

Last Day to register for Graduate English Competency Examination – GECE (ENG 599) and Graduate Area Competency Examination – GACE (GNST 555, 666, 888)

3 Friday Class Schedules Purged for Non-payment of Tuition and Fees
6 Monday HOLIDAY – Labor Day (JSU Offices Closed/No Classes)
7 Tuesday Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.
14 Tuesday Undergraduate English Proficiency Examination (UEPE)
October    

4-9

7

8

Mon. – Sat.

Thursday

Friday

Mid-Semester Examinations

Last Day to submit Report of Defense Results Form in Graduate Division

Last Day to Submit Graduation Clearance Application

11

11-16

Monday

Mon. – Sat.

Mid-Semester Grades Due, 5:00 p.m.

Homecoming Week

18 Monday

Early Registration begins for Spring 2022, Spring Intercession 2022, and Summer

2022

21 Thursday Founders’ Day Convocation, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon

29

30

Friday

Saturday

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

Graduate English Competency Examination – GECE (ENG 599) and

Graduate Area Comprehensive Examination – GACE (GNST 555, 666, 888)

November    
19 Friday Last Day to Withdraw from the University
22-27 Mon. – Sat. Fall Break/Thanksgiving Recess
29 Monday Classes Resume, 7:00 a.m.
29-Dec. 3 Mon. – Friday Final Examinations (Graduating Students)
December    
6 Monday Grade Reports Due in Registrar and Records for Graduating Students, 5:00 p.m.
4-9 Sat. – Thurs Final Examinations
10 Friday Commencement

10

11

13

Friday

Saturday

Monday

Fall Semester Ends

Residence Halls Close, 12 Noon

Grade Reports Due in Registrar and Records, 5:00 p.m.

 
For a more comprehensive calendar:
Fall 2021 Graduate Academic Calendar
 
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