Academic Calendar

2020 - Maymester

May 6 Maymester classes begin May 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26 and 27 Add to calendar for Maymester classes begin May 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26 and 27 2020-05-06 05:00:00Z 2020-05-07 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Maymester classes begin May 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26 and 27
May 6 Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m. 2020-05-06 05:00:00Z 2020-05-07 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
May 7 Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day) 2020-05-07 05:00:00Z 2020-05-08 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course without a grade (2nd class day)
May 12 Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2020-05-12 05:00:00Z 2020-05-13 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a "W" grade (5th class day) 5:00 p.m.
May 18 to June 26 Apply online via myState for August 2020 degree - $50 fee Add to calendar for Apply online via myState for August 2020 degree - $50 fee 2020-05-18 05:00:00Z 2020-06-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online via myState for August 2020 degree - $50 fee
May 21 Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining) 2020-05-21 05:00:00Z 2020-05-22 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (3 class days remaining)
May 23 Mississippi State University 2020 Summer Academic Calendar Add to calendar for Mississippi State University 2020 Summer Academic Calendar 2020-05-23 05:00:00Z 2020-05-24 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Mississippi State University 2020 Summer Academic Calendar
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled Add to calendar for Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 2020-05-26 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Memorial Day Holiday – no classes scheduled
May 27 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2020-05-27 05:00:00Z 2020-05-28 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
May 28 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2020-05-28 05:00:00Z 2020-05-29 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
May 29 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2020-05-29 05:00:00Z 2020-05-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
June 1 Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m. 2020-06-01 05:00:00Z 2020-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Grades Due 10:00 a.m.
June 26 Last day to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee Add to calendar for Last day to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee 2020-06-26 05:00:00Z 2020-06-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee
June 27 to July 30 Late application for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee Add to calendar for Late application for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 2020-06-27 05:00:00Z 2020-07-31 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Late application for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
July 30 Deadline to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee Add to calendar for Deadline to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee 2020-07-30 05:00:00Z 2020-07-31 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Deadline to apply for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late fee
August 4 Last day for August 2020 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day for August 2020 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m. 2020-08-04 05:00:00Z 2020-08-05 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day for August 2020 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.
August 7 Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental Add to calendar for Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental 2020-08-07 05:00:00Z 2020-08-08 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental

*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. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.