Important Dates

December 5, 2016 to December 9, 2016
Fall

Final examinations

December 9, 2016
Fall

Last day for December 2016 degree applicants to pay account balance

December 9, 2016
Fall

MSU-Meridian Commencement 11:00 a.m. – MSU Riley Center

December 9, 2016
Fall

Starkville Campus Commencement 7:00 p.m. – All Colleges

***Processional (students begin marching) begins at 6:30 p.m.

December 10, 2016
Fall

Make-up days (if needed)

December 12, 2016
Fall

Final Grades Due 12:00 noon

December 21, 2016 to December 30, 2016
Fall

Winter Holidays

January 6, 2017
Spring

2017 Spring Calendar Description

All deadlines are at 12:00 midnight unless otherwise stated.

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

January 6, 2017
Spring

New freshmen and transfer student orientation

January 9, 2017
Spring

Classes begin

January 13, 2017
Spring

Last day to drop a course without a grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m.

January 16, 2017
Spring

Holiday

January 17, 2017 to March 10, 2017
Spring

Apply online via myState for May 2017 graduation - $50 fee applies

January 17, 2017
Spring

Last day to register or add a course (6th class day) 8:00 a.m.

January 17, 2017
Spring

Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m.

Expectations of the Office of the Registrar

A welcoming and encouraging service oriented environment to all;

Accurate and timely processes related to course offerings, registration, academic records, certifications, transcript requests, athletic certification, class schedule development, and degree clearance;

Support for UCCC and the Early Start program; guidance and counsel to the University regarding academic policies and procedures;

Security and privacy for the University’s academic records, providing guidance for faculty and staff on the proper use and dissemination of academic records;

Leadership in technological development as related to student administrative systems and services.