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SUMMER DAY & EVENING CLASSES - 2014

1st Term - 5/27-6/24; Classes Begin 5/27, Registration: 5/22-23
Exams: M/W Exams - 6/25; Day Exams - 6/26; T/R Exams- 6/26
2nd Term - 6/30-7/29; Classes Begin 6/30; Registration: 6/26-27
Exams: M/W Exams - 7/30; Day Exams - 7/31; T/R Exams- 7/31

ADVANCE REGISTRATIONS

June 5 & 6, 2014 Freshman Pre-Registration
July 18, 2014 Transfer Pre-Registration

FALL SEMESTER 2014

Aug. 13, Wed. Service of Dedication for the School Year
Aug. 14-15, Thurs.-Fri. Faculty Workshop
Aug. 16, Sat. Residence Halls open for new students- 9 a.m.
Aug. 17, Sun. Residence Halls open for all students- 1 p.m.
Aug. 16-19, Sat. Tues. Welcome Week: New Student Orientation
Aug. 18, Mon. Open Registration continues for Jackson Graduate Education Studies
Aug. 18-19, Mon.-Tues. Advising & Registration
Aug. 20, Wed. Day and Evening classes begin
Aug. 26, Tues. Last day to enter a course or change enrollment status to pass/fail, audit, etc.
Aug. 26, Tues. Last day to drop a course without a grade
Sept. 1, Mon. Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 16, Tues. Last day to drop a course with a grade of W
Sept. 19, Fri. Application deadline for May 2015 Graduation (Traditional, Graduate Studies, Online, Adult Studies)
Oct. 11, Sat. Mid-semester holiday begins 1:00 p.m.
Oct. 15, Wed. Mid-semester holiday ends 8:00 a.m.
Oct. 16, Thurs. Mid-semester grades to be posted by 8:30 a.m.
Oct. 18, Sat. Homecoming
Oct. 27-31 Mon-Fri. Advising and Advance Registration for Jackson Traditional students
Oct. 23, Thurs Last day to drop a course with a grade of WP or WF; grade of F for course drops after Oct. 23
Nov. 3, Mon. Open Registration begins for Jackson Graduate Education Studies
Nov. 26, Wed. Thanksgiving Holiday begins at 8:00 a.m.
Dec. 1, Mon Thanksgiving Holiday ends at 8:00 a.m.
Dec. 3, Wed. Last regular class meeting
Dec. 3-9, Wed. - Tues. Final Examinations - Begin 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, Dec. 3
Dec. 4, Thurs. Commencement for Atlanta graduates (7:00 p.m.)
Dec. 5, Fri. Commencement for Chattanooga graduates (7:00 p.m.)
Dec. 5-6, Fri. - Sat. Singing Christmas Tree (Begins at 7:30 p.m. each evening)
Dec. 10, Wed.

Graduating seniors’ grades to be posted by 8:30 a.m. ; All grades to be posted by 3:00 p.m.

Dec. 11, Thurs. Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m. (all residents with the exception of commencement participants)
Dec. 11, Thurs. Commencement for Orlando graduates (7:00 p.m.)
Dec. 13, Sat. Commencement for Aug. & Dec. graduates, Jackson, MS (Adult Studies, Graduate, and Online Only)
Dec. 13, Sat. Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m. (for commencement participants)

SPRING SEMESTER 2015

Jan. 11, Sun. Residence Halls open at 1 p.m.
Jan. 12, Mon. New Student Orientation
Jan. 12-13, Mon.-Tues. Advising & Registration
Jan. 14, Wed. Day and Evening Classes Begin
Jan. 19, Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. College-Wide Service Day; Night Classes Meet as Scheduled
Jan. 20, Tues. Last day to enter a course or change enrollment status to pass/fail, audit, etc.
Jan. 20, Tues. Last day to drop a course without a grade
Feb. 6, Fri. Application deadline for August 2015 Graduation (Traditional, MAT/MED, Virtual, Aspire)
Feb. 10, Tues. Last day to drop a course with a grade of W
Mar. 6, Fri. Mid-semester grades to be posted by 8:30 a.m.
Mar. 7, Sat. Spring Recess begins at 1 p.m.
Mar. 16, Mon. Spring Recess ends at 8 a.m.
Mar. 16, Mon. Open Registration begins for Jackson Graduate Education Studies
Mar. 19, Thurs. Last day to drop a course with a grade of WP or WF; Grade of F for course drops after March 19
Mar. 23-27, Mon - Fri. Advising and advance registration for May Term, Summers I & II, & Fall 2015 (Jackson Traditional)
Apr. 3-7, Fri. - Tues. Easter Break begins at 8 a.m., April 3 and ends at 8 a.m., April 7
Apr. 10, Fri. Application deadline for December 2015 Graduation (Traditional, MAT/MED, Virtual, Aspire)
Apr. 29, Wed. Last regular class meeting
Apr.29-May 5, Wed.- Tues. Final Examinations - Begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday April 29
May 1, Fri. Commencement for Houston campus
May 5, Tues. Graduating seniors' grades to be posted by 8:30 a.m.; All grades to be posted by 3:00 p.m.
May 7, Thurs. Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m. (all residents with the exception of commencement participants)
May 8, Fri. Graduation Reception
May 9, Sat. (a.m.) Commencement for May and Aug. graduates, Jackson, MS (Traditional only)
May 9, Sat. (p.m.) Commencement for May and Aug. graduates, Jackson, MS (Adult Studies/Graduate/Online Only)
May 9, Sat. Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m. (commencement participants)
TBD, Fri. Commencement for Atlanta Campus
TBD, Fri. Commencement for Memphis Campus