Important Dates

DON’T FORGET

Spring 2021 Semester (16-Week Schedule)
January 11 Mon. Faculty and Staff Opening Session
14-15 Thur.-Fri. Registration for Graduate Students
15 Fri. New Graduate Student Orientation (Delivery: JSU Email)
18 Mon. MLK Jr. Holiday
19 Tues. Classes Begin

Late registration and add/drop begin (Late Fee Assessed: $150)

                      25 Mon. Graduation clearance begins
February 2 Tues. Last Day to Complete Registration and Pay Tuition and Fees  

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

Class Schedules Purged for Non-payment of Tuition and Fees

2 Tues. 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)

Mar. 1-5 Mon.-Sat. Mid-Semester Examinations
                          4 Thur. Last Day to submit Report of Defense Results Form in Graduate Division (Defense flyers submitted two weeks before defense date)
 5 Fri. Last Day to submit Graduation Clearance Application
 6 Sat. Graduate English Competency Examination – GECE (ENG 599)

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

8 Mon. Mid-Semester Grades Due
15 Mon. Early Registration begins for Spring Intersession, Summer, and Fall 2021
26 Fri. Last Day a Class May be Dropped with “W” Grade
Apr. 2 Fri. HOLIDAY (JSU Offices Closed Friday Only)
2-5 Fri.-Mon. HOLIDAY BREAK (No Classes)
6 Tues. Classes Resume
12-16 Mon.-Fri. Honors Week at JSU

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

13 Tues. Honors Convocation
27 Tues. Last Day to Withdraw from the University
28-30 Mon.-Fri. Final Exams for Graduating Students
30 Fri. Classes End
30 Fri.  Alumni Day
May 3-7 Wed.-Fri. Final Examinations
7 Fri. Graduate Student Commencement Ceremony 
8 Sat. Undergraduate Student Commencement Ceremony
10 Mon. Final Grade Reports Due in Registrar and Records by 5:00 p.m.

For a more comprehensive calendar: 
Spring 2021 Graduate Academic Calendar