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 Add to calendar for 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. 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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) 11:59 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course without a grade (5th class day) 11:59 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) 11:59 p.m.
January 14 to March 8 Apply online via myState for May 2019 graduation - $50 fee applies Add to calendar for 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. Add to calendar for 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. Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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) Add to calendar for 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. Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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) Add to calendar for 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) Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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) Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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) Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 Add to calendar for 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 

Add to calendar for Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.) 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 

May 3 Last day for May 2019 degree applicants to pay account balance Add to calendar for 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 
College of Veterinary Medicine

Add to calendar for Starkville Campus Commencement – 9:30 a.m. (Graduates march at 9:00 a.m.) 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 
College of Veterinary Medicine

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

Bagley College of Engineering 
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences 
College of Forest Resources
University Studies

Add to calendar for Starkville Campus Commencement – 3:30 p.m. (Graduates march at 3:00 p.m.) 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 
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences 
College of Forest Resources
University Studies

May 6 Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for 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.

*Drop – If you are choosing to drop one or more classes from a specific *term while still staying enrolled in at least one course. Dropping a course will result in a grade of “W” and tuition plus addition fees will be charged.

*Withdrawal – If you are enrolled in a course/courses as of the first day of the *term and you decide not to attend, you are withdrawing from the term. A withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” and a percentage, if not all, tuition will
be owed depending on the effective withdrawal date.

*Term – Please be aware there are several parts of term for the summer. Maymerster, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.