Important Dates

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