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.|
|January 12||New freshmen and transfer student orientation|
|January 17||Classes begin|
|January 23 to March 24||Apply online via myState for May 2023 graduation - $50 fee applies|
|January 23||Last day to drop a course without a grade (5th class day) 11:59 p.m.|
|January 24||Last day to register or add a course (6th class day) 5:00 p.m.|
|January 24||Last day to request undergraduate academic forgiveness via myState|
|February 16||Deadline for undergraduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework|
|February 27||First progress grades reporting deadline (30th class day)|
|March 6||Mid-point of semester|
|March 7||Last day to drop a class with a "W" grade (36th class day) 5:00 p.m.|
|March 13 to March 17||Spring Break – No Classes Scheduled (Dates Subject to Change)|
|March 20 to March 31||Faculty advising for pre-registration (Some departments begin advising earlier)|
|March 24||Last day to apply for May 2023 degree via myState with $50 fee|
|March 25 to April 21||Late May 2023 Degree Application via myState - $50 fee plus $100 late application fee|
|March 31||Second progress grade reporting deadline (end of week 10)|
|April 1||Progress grade reporting closes|
|April 3 to April 14||Pre-registration period for summer and fall semesters|
|April 7||Holiday (Classes will not meet; University offices closed)|
|April 10||Holiday (Classes will not meet; University offices open)|
|April 18||Last day to withdraw from the semester (ten days of classes remaining)|
|April 21||Deadline (last day) to apply for May 2023 graduation via myState with $50 fee plus $100 late application fee|
|May 1||Classes end|
|May 1||Deadline for graduate students receiving incomplete grades in a previous semester to submit the coursework|
|May 2||Additional class day for Monday classes that meet once per week|
|May 3||Reading Day (No mandatory class assignments, requirements, meetings)|
|May 4||Final examinations (May 4, 5, 8, 9, 10)|
|May 11||MSU-Meridian Commencement 11:00 a.m. – MSU Riley Center (Meridian, MS)|
|May 11||Starkville Campus Commencement – Details TBA|
|May 12||Starkville Campus Commencement – Details TBA|
|May 12||Last day for May 2023 degree applicants to pay account balance 3:00 p.m.|
|May 15||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. Maymester, 1 st 5 week, 2 nd 5 week and the 10 week term are each considered individual terms.