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Important Dates to Remember

Fall 2019

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August
19 Last Day to Submit Digital Remission of Fee Form
19 Classes Begin
26 Deadline to determine candidacy with advisor for Graduation
26

Submission of Application for Degree in go.alcorn.edu Begins

September
6 Last Day to Drop Courses Without Penalty
6 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 2019 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.
7 $100 Application for Degree fee affixed if paid after deadline of September 6, 2019
27 Deadline for Advisor to assign Degree Plan in go.alcorn.edu for prospective graduate for December Commencement
30 Deadline to Apply for Area Exam for School Counseling & Clinical Mental Health Counseling
October
14 Deadline to Register for CORE Exit Examination, Visit http://www.alcorn.edu/adademics/schools/department...
18 Deadline to register for AREA Exam, Visit http://www.alcorn.edu/academics/schools/department...
25 CORE Exit Examination 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Classroom TBA
28 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
28 AREA Examination, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Classroom TBA
28 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
11 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.)
22 Deadline to Submit Bound Thesis/Research/Capstone Project to Graduate Office (2 copies to Graduate Studies, 1 copy to the department and 1 copy for student)
22 Posting of Grades Due for Graduating Seniors and Graduate Students in BANNER by 12:00 Noon
25 Deadline for Submitting Application Packet for Admission to the Graduate School for Spring 2020

28

Deadline to Clear Graduate School Requirements for Progressing to Degree Completion for December 2019 Commencement
December
5 Final Examinations
6 Semester Ends, Residence Halls Close
6 December Commencement (Conferring of Degrees Summer 2019 & December 2019), 10:00 a.m., Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
9 Posting of Grades in BANNER by 12:00 Noon


Spring 2020

January
2 Registration at Vicksburg (3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
3 Registration at Natchez (9:30 a.m.)
6 Registration on Main Campus-Lorman (9:00 a.m.)
7 Classes Begin
10 Last Day for Adding New Courses; Last Day to Register for Classes
10 Last Day to Drop Courses Without Penalty
20 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (Campus Closed)
24 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.
24 Last day to Drop a Course Without a Grade
25
$100 Application for Degree fee affixed if paid after deadline of January 26, 2019
27 Classes Removed for Non-payment
March
2-6 Mid-Semester Examinations
9 Posting of Mid-Semester Grades in BANNER by 12:00 Noon
9-13 Spring Break
16 Last day for Submitting Application for Degree (May 2020) $100 Fee by any Means
19 Classes Resume
20 Registration for Summer Begins
23 Last Day for Placing Cap & Gown Orders (all day)
31 Deadline to submit digital copy of thesis/project/capstone to Office of Graduate Studies for review
April
10
6
9 Registration for Fall Term Begins
9 University Clearance Begins for Graduating Graduate Students
23 Final Examinations for Graduating Graduate Students
30 Deadline to submit bound Thesis/Project/Capstone to Office of Graduate Studies to clear requirement for Graduation
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 2020

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
5 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 2020

July
6 Deadline to submit thesis/project/capstone to Graduate Studies
28 Classes Begin

6 Deadline to Submit electronic copy of Thesis/Research Project in pdf to Graduate Office for Review
August
7 Deadline to Submit Bound Thesis/Research/Capstone Project to Graduate Office