Academic Calendar

2020 - Summer First Term

May 18 Apply online for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee Add to calendar for Apply online for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee 2020-05-18 05:00:00Z 2020-05-19 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Apply online for August 2020 degree via myState - $50 fee
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 29 New freshmen and transfer student orientation Add to calendar for New freshmen and transfer student orientation 2020-05-29 05:00:00Z 2020-05-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago New freshmen and transfer student orientation
June 1 Classes begin Add to calendar for Classes begin 2020-06-01 05:00:00Z 2020-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes begin
June 1 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. 2020-06-01 05:00:00Z 2020-06-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState (1st class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 2 Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) Add to calendar for Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day) 2020-06-02 05:00:00Z 2020-06-03 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop or add a course (2nd class day)
June 18 Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. Add to calendar for Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m. 2020-06-18 05:00:00Z 2020-06-19 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to drop a course with a “W” grade (14th class day) 5:00 p.m.
June 18 Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) Add to calendar for Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining) 2020-06-18 05:00:00Z 2020-06-19 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Last day to withdraw from the University (5 class days remaining)
June 25 Classes end Add to calendar for Classes end 2020-06-25 05:00:00Z 2020-06-26 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Classes end
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 26 Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) Add to calendar for Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings) 2020-06-26 05:00:00Z 2020-06-27 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)
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
June 29 Final Examinations Add to calendar for Final Examinations 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 2020-06-30 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final Examinations
July 1 Final grades due 10:00 a.m. Add to calendar for Final grades due 10:00 a.m. 2020-07-01 05:00:00Z 2020-07-02 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Final grades due 10:00 a.m.
July 3 Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled Add to calendar for Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled 2020-07-03 05:00:00Z 2020-07-04 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Fourth of July Holiday – no classes scheduled
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) Add to calendar for Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony) 2020-08-07 05:00:00Z 2020-08-08 04:59:59Z America/Chicago Graduation (No Commencement Ceremony)
August 7 August Graduates invited to attend December ceremony, no charge except regalia rental Add to calendar for 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 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. Maymerster, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.