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 2018

  • Last day to submit applications for August graduation- June 16, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for August graduation- July 26, 2018

Fall 2018

  • Deadline for Fall Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2018
  • Graduate School Orientation- August 16, 2018
  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- September 19, 2018
  • Last day to submit applications for December graduation- September 22, 2018
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – October 2, 2018
  • Nominations for Spring Dissertation Fellowships due- November 1, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for December graduation- December 1, 2018

Spring 2018

  • Last day for Graduate Assistants to waive participation in the Health Insurance Program- February 20, 2018
  • Last day to submit applications for May graduation- February 23, 2018
  • Nominations for Teaching/Mentoring Award- March 9, 2018
  • Nominations for Inclusiveness Award- March 9, 2018
  • Last day to receive pro-rated Tuition scholarships with Assistantship – March 3, 2018
  • Nominations for Fall Dissertation Fellowships due- April 3, 2018
  • Nominations for Summer  Research Assistantships due- April 3, 2018
  • Deadline for enrollment in Summer Thesis and Dissertation Hour Scholarship Program- April 30, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of Hooding Ceremony Participation Form by hooding faculty- April 27, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of a thesis or dissertation for May graduation- May 4, 2018
  • Hooding Ceremony- May 11, 2018
  • Commencement – May 12, 2018
  • Deadline for Fall Graduate Assistantship Appointments- June 30, 2018