Academic Calendar

2019 - Spring

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY

2019 SPRING ACADEMIC CALENDAR

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

All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

January 1 Deadline for payment in full or enrollment in payment plan. Class schedules subject to cancellation if full payment not made or not enrolled in payment plan. Last updated: August 27, 2018 - 4:50pm 2019-01-01 06:00:00Z 2019-01-02 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline for payment in full or enrollment in payment plan. Class schedules subject to cancellation if full payment not made or not enrolled in payment plan.
January 4 New freshmen and transfer student orientation 2019-01-04 06:00:00Z 2019-01-05 05:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
January 7 Classes begin 2019-01-07 06:00:00Z 2019-01-08 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
January 11 Last day to drop a course without a grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2019-01-11 06:00:00Z 2019-01-12 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course without a grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m.
January 14 to March 8 Apply online via myState for May 2019 graduation - $50 fee applies 2019-01-14 06:00:00Z 2019-03-09 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online via myState for May 2019 graduation - $50 fee applies
January 14 Last day to register or add a course (6th class day) 8:00 a.m. 2019-01-14 06:00:00Z 2019-01-15 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to register or add a course (6th class day) 8:00 a.m.
January 14 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m. 2019-01-14 06:00:00Z 2019-01-15 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState 5:00 p.m.
January 21 Holiday 2019-01-21 06:00:00Z 2019-01-22 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Holiday
February 5 Deadline for undergraduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework 2019-02-05 06:00:00Z 2019-02-06 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline for undergraduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework
February 18 First progress grades reporting deadline (30th class day) 2019-02-18 06:00:00Z 2019-02-19 05:59:59Z America/Chicago First progress grades reporting deadline (30th class day)
February 26 Last day to drop a class with a "W" grade (36th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2019-02-26 06:00:00Z 2019-02-27 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a class with a "W" grade (36th class day) 5:00 p.m.
February 26 Mid-point of semester 2019-02-26 06:00:00Z 2019-02-27 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Mid-point of semester
March 8 Last day to apply for May 2019 degree via myState with $50 fee 2019-03-08 06:00:00Z 2019-03-09 05:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for May 2019 degree via myState with $50 fee
March 9 to April 24 Late May 2019 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee 2019-03-09 06:00:00Z 2019-04-25 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Late May 2019 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee
March 11 to March 15 Spring Break – No Classes Scheduled 2019-03-11 05:00:00Z 2019-03-16 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Spring Break – No Classes Scheduled
March 18 to March 29 Faculty advising for pre-registration (Some departments begin advising earlier) 2019-03-18 05:00:00Z 2019-03-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Faculty advising for pre-registration (Some departments begin advising earlier)
March 22 Second progress grade reporting deadline (end of week 10) 2019-03-22 05:00:00Z 2019-03-23 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Second progress grade reporting deadline (end of week 10)
April 1 to April 12 Pre-registration period for summer and fall semesters 2019-04-01 05:00:00Z 2019-04-13 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Pre-registration period for summer and fall semesters
April 9 Last day to withdraw from University (ten days of classes remaining) 2019-04-09 05:00:00Z 2019-04-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from University (ten days of classes remaining)
April 9 Progress grade reporting closes 2019-04-09 05:00:00Z 2019-04-10 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Progress grade reporting closes
April 19 Holiday 2019-04-19 05:00:00Z 2019-04-20 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Holiday
April 24 Deadline (last day) to apply for May 2019 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee 2019-04-24 05:00:00Z 2019-04-25 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline (last day) to apply for May 2019 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee
April 24 Classes end 2019-04-24 05:00:00Z 2019-04-25 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
April 24 Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework 2019-04-24 05:00:00Z 2019-04-25 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework
April 25 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2019-04-25 05:00:00Z 2019-04-26 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
April 26 April 26, 27, 29, 30 and May 1 Final examinations 2019-04-26 05:00:00Z 2019-04-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago April 26, 27, 29, 30 and May 1 Final examinations
May 2 MSU-Meridian Commencement – MSU Riley Center 2019-05-02 05:00:00Z 2019-05-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago MSU-Meridian Commencement – MSU Riley Center
May 2 Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.)

College of Education
College of Business & Adkerson School of Accountancy

2019-05-02 05:00:00Z 2019-05-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.)

College of Education
College of Business & Adkerson School of Accountancy

May 3 Last day for May 2019 degree applicants to pay account balance 2019-05-03 05:00:00Z 2019-05-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for May 2019 degree applicants to pay account balance
May 3 Starkville Campus Commencement – 9:30 a.m. (Graduates march at 9:00 a.m.)

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Architecture, Art & Design and the School of Architecture
College of Veterinary Medicine

2019-05-03 05:00:00Z 2019-05-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Starkville Campus Commencement – 9:30 a.m. (Graduates march at 9:00 a.m.)

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Architecture, Art & Design and the School of Architecture
College of Veterinary Medicine

May 3 Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.)

Bagley College of Engineering & Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences & School of Human Sciences
College of Forest Resources
University Studies

2019-05-03 05:00:00Z 2019-05-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.)

Bagley College of Engineering & Swalm School of Chemical Engineering
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences & School of Human Sciences
College of Forest Resources
University Studies

May 6 Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. 2019-05-06 05:00:00Z 2019-05-07 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.