Graduate Calendar

Summer 2018

Date Activity or Event
May 20 Priority deadline for Admission Application. (Some programs may have an earlier submission deadline.)

May 21 - June 8

Summer Intersession (Considered part of the summer session for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)
May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)
June 11 Classes Begin
June 15 Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2018) -apply online at My Missouri State, Student tab
July 4 Independence Day Holiday (no classes)
July 23 Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required.
July 23 Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)
July 31 Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College
August 1 Last day of classes
August 2-3 Final exams

 Fall 2018

Date

Activity or Event

August 6-17

Fall Intersession (Considered part of the fall semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

August 13

Graduate Student Orientation

August 14

Teaching Assistant Orientation (required for students hired as Graduate Teaching Assistants)

August 20

Classes Begin

August 24

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in December 2018)

September 3

Labor Day Holiday (no classes)

October 11-12

Fall Holiday (no classes)

October 26

3MT - Three Minute Thesis competition

November 21-25 

Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes and offices closed)

November 26

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College

November 26

Seminar deadline: Last day to submit acceptance sheet of approved research project to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

December 6

Last day of classes

December 6

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

December 7

Study Day (no classes)

December 8-13

Final exams

December 14

Commencement

Spring 2019

Date

Activity or Event

January 7-11

Winter Intersession (Considered part of the spring semester for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

January 11

Graduate Student Orientation

January 14

Classes Begin

January 18

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in May 2019)

January 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes)

February 18

President's Day (no classes)

March 9-17

Spring Break (no classes)

April 18-21 

Spring Holiday (no classes) - offices closed April 19

April 29

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College;  Documentation of video tutorials is required.

April 29

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

May 4

IDF – Frank Einhellig Interdisciplinary Forum

May 9

Last day of classes

May 9

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

May 10

Study Day (no classes)

May 11-16

Final exams

May 17

Commencement

Summer 2019

Date

Activity or Event

May 20 - June 7

Summer Intersession (Considered part of the summer session for admission, registration, grading, and graduation purposes.)

May 27

Memorial Day Holiday (no intersession classes)

June 10

Classes Begin

June 14

Deadline to Apply for Graduation (Students planning to complete their degree in August 2019)

July 4

Independence Day Holiday (no classes)

July 22

Thesis deadline: Last day to submit approved thesis to the Graduate College.  Documentation of video tutorials is required.

July 22

Seminar Report Form deadline: Last day to submit to the Graduate College. (Does not apply to all programs. Check with program advisor to determine if form is needed.)

July 30

Deadline for submission of Comprehensive Examination results to the Graduate College

July 31

Last day of classes

August 1-2

Final exams