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Important Dates to Remember

Fall 2017

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August
9 Fall submission of applications for degree submitted through September 8, 2017
21 Classes Begin
22 Submit Application for Degree in go.alcorn.edu
31 Deadline to determine candidacy with advisor for graduation
September
5 Last Day to Register for Fall Classes
8 Deadline for Submitting Application for Degree in go.alcorn.edu and assessment of $50 application fee; applications submitted after this deadline are assessed $100 graduation application fee for December 2017 Commencement. Students transferring in graduate credits must provide an official transcript of transfer credits prior to acceptance of the transfer credits for approval by this deadline.

9 $100 Application for Degree fee affixed if paid after deadline of September 8, 2017
27 Deadline for Advisor to assign Degree Plan in go.alcorn.edu for prospective graduate for December Commencement
28 Deadline to Apply for Area Exam for School Counseling & Clinical Mental Health Counseling
October
13 Deadline to Register for CORE Exit Examination, Visit http://www.alcorn.edu/adademics/schools/department...
20 CORE Exit Examination 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Classroom TBA
20 Deadline to register for AREA Exam, Visit http://www.alcorn.edu/academics/schools/department...
27 Deadline to submit electronic Thesis or Research Project to Graduate Office for review; manuscript must include signature page in pdf format. Signature pages must follow submission after review of manuscript and approval of signature page
27 AREA Examination, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Classroom TBA
27 AREA Examination for School Counseling & Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Computer Lab, Classroom #5
November
10 University Clearance Begins for December graduates. Clearance status will populate in go.alcorn.edu; clear all indebtedness to University (Library Fines, Tickets, Tuition, Health Services, etc.)
17 Deadline to Submit Bound Thesis/Research Project to Graduate Office (2 copies to Graduate Studies, 1 copy to the department and 1 copy for student)
25 Deadline for Submitting Application Packet for Admission to the Graduate School for Spring 2018
December
1 Deadline to Clear Graduate School Requirements for Progressing to Degree Completion for December 2017 Commencement
1 Deadline to Clear indebtedness to Alcorn State University for University Clearance
1 Posting of Grades in BANNER by 12:00 Noon (Graduating Seniors and Graduate Students)
4 Final Examinations
8 December Commencement (Conferring of Degrees Summer 2017 & December 2017), 10:00 a.m., Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
11 Fall Semester Ends
Posting of Grades in BANNER by 12:00 Noon


Spring 2018

January
3 Registration at Vicksburg (3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
4 Registration at Natchez (9:30 a..m.)
5 Registration at Lorman Campus (9:00 a.m.)
5 Remission of Fee Forms Due in the Business Office
8 Classes Begin
12 Last Day for Registration/Adding Classes (all day)
15 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (Campus Closed)
26 Last Day for Submitting Application for Degree in go.alcorn.edu and assessment of $50 application fee; applications submitted after this deadline are assessed $100 graduation application fee for May 2018 Commencement. Students transferring in graduate credits must provide an official transcript of transfer credits prior to acceptance of the transfer credits for approval by this deadline.
27 $100 Application for Degree fee affixed if paid after deadline of January 26, 2018
February
9 Last Day for Submission of Degree Audits and Substitutions by Advisors via go.alcorn.edu Portal (all day)
March
2 Deadline to submit electronic copy of Thesis/Research Project in pdf to Graduate Office for Review
5 Mid-Semester Examination
9 Posting of Mid-Semester Grades in Banner by 12:00 noon
12 Spring Break
19 Classes Resume
19 Registration for Summer I
23 Last Day for Placing Cap & Gown Orders (all day)
30 Good Friday (University Closed)
April
2 Classes Resume
6 Deadline to Submit Bound Thesis/Research Project to Graduate Office
9 Registration for Fall Term Begins
9 University Clearance Begins for Graduating Graduate Students
23 Final Examinations for Graduating Graduate Students
27 Posting of Grades in BANNER for Graduating Graduate Students by 12:00
May
1 Final Examinations for Graduate Students
1 Graduating Graduate Students: Cap and Gown Available for Pick-Up
4 Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5 Commencement
7 Posting of Grades in BANNER for Graduate Students by 12:00 noon


Summer I 2018

May
16 Registration at Vicksburg
17 Registration at Natchez (9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
18 registration on Main Campus
21 Classes Begin Summer I
June
8 Deadline to Submit electronic copy of Thesis/Research Project in pdf to Graduate Office for Review
26 Final Examinations
27 Posting of Grades in BANNER by 12:00 noon
29 Deadline to Submit Bound thesis/Research Project to Graduate Office








Summer II 2018

June
27 Registration on Main Campus for Summer II
28 Classes Begin
July
6 Deadline to Submit electronic copy of Thesis/Research Project in pdf to Graduate Office for Review
August
3 Deadline to Submit Bound Thesis/Research Project to Graduate Office






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