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.

Summer 2016

  • Last day to submit applications for August graduation- June 17, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for August graduation- July 29, 2016

Fall 2016

  • Deadline for Fall 2016 Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2016
  • Graduate School Orientation- August 18, 2016
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- September 19, 2016
  • Last day to submit applications for December graduation- September 23, 2016
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – October 3, 2016
  • Nominations for Spring 2017 Dissertation Fellowships due- November 1, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for December graduation- December 2, 2016

Spring 2017

  • Nominations for Teaching/Mentoring Award- February 10, 2017
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- February 20, 2017
  • Last day to submit applications for May graduation- February 24, 2017
  • Nominations for Inclusiveness Award- March 2, 2017
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – March 3, 2017
  • Nominations for Fall 2017 Dissertation Fellowships due- April 3, 2017
  • Nominations for Summer 2017 Research Assistantships due- April 3, 2017
  • Deadline for enrollment in Summer Thesis and Dissertation Hour Scholarship Program- April 30, 2017
  • Deadline for submission of Hooding Ceremony Participation Form by hooding faculty- April 30, 2017
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for May graduation- May 5, 2017
  • Hooding Ceremony- May 12, 2017
  • Commencement – May 13, 2017
  • Deadline for Fall 2017 Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2017