Graduate School

The University of Mississippi

Important Dates and Deadlines

Note: This list is meant to be used as a guideline, and there may be additional deadlines for other Graduate School related events.

The University’s Academic Calendar provides other important dates.

Fall 2015

  • Deadline for Fall 2015 Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2015
  • Graduate School Orientation- August 20, 2015
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- September 17, 2015
  • Last day to submit applications for December graduation- September 25, 2015
  • Nominations for Spring 2015 Dissertation Fellowships due- October 26, 2015
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for December graduation- December 4, 2015

Spring 2016

  • Nominations for Teaching/Mentoring Award- February 13, 2016
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- February 17, 2016
  • Last day to submit applications for May graduation- February 26, 2016
  • Nominations for Inclusiveness Award- March 2, 2016
  • Nominations for Fall 2016 Dissertation Fellowships due- April 1, 2016
  • Nominations for Summer 2016 Research Assistantships due- April 1, 2016
  • Deadline for enrollment in Summer Thesis and Dissertation Hour Scholarship Program- April 30, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of Hooding Ceremony Participation Form by hooding faculty- April 30, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for May graduation- May 6, 2016
  • Hooding Ceremony- May 13, 2016
  • Commencement – May 14, 2016
  • Deadline for Fall 2016 Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2016

Summer 2015

  • Last day to submit applications for August graduation- June 12, 2015
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for August graduation- July 24, 2015