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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 2022

  • Last day to submit applications for August graduation- June 15, 2022
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for August graduation- August 5, 2022

Fall 2022

  • Deadline for Fall Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2022
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – September 15, 2022
    • Assistantship appointments carry the expectation that the appointment will begin on the first day of the term
    • When a late appointment occurs, the semester minimum stipends rates still apply and the tuition will be prorated
    • After the stated date, individuals cannot be appointed to a graduate assistantship for this term
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- September 19, 2022
  • Last day to submit applications for December graduation – September 22, 2022
  • Nominations for Spring Dissertation Fellowships due- November 1, 2022
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for December graduation- December 2, 2022
  • Hooding Ceremony- TBD
  • Commencement – TBD
  • Deadline for Spring Graduate Assistantship Appointments- November 30, 2022

Spring 2023

  • Deadline for Spring Graduate Assistantship Appointments- November 30, 2022
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – February 15, 2023
    • Assistantship appointments carry the expectation that the appointment will begin on the first day of the term
    • When a late appointment occurs, the semester minimum stipends rates still apply and the tuition will be prorated
    • After the stated date, individuals cannot be appointed to a graduate assistantship for this term
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- February 20, 2023
  • Last day to submit applications for May graduation (May & August grads who wish to walk) – February 23, 2023
  • Nominations for Teaching/Mentoring Award- March 1, 2023
  • Nominations for the Donald R. Cole Excellence in Promoting Inclusiveness in Graduate Education Award- March 1, 2023
  • Deadline for SREB Nominations – March 30, 2023
  • Nominations for Fall Dissertation Fellowships due- April 1, 2023
  • Nominations for Summer Research Assistantships due- April 1, 2023
  • Deadline for enrollment in Summer Thesis and Dissertation Hour Scholarship Program- April 28, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of Hooding Ceremony Participation Form by hooding faculty- April 17, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for May graduation- May 5, 2023
  • Hooding Ceremony- TBD
  • Commencement – TBD
  • Deadline for Fall Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2022
   
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