Fall 2015 Deadlines

Class Dates
Mini Session: August 3 – 14
Full Term: August 19 – December 4
8W1: August 19 – October 9
8W2: October 12 – December 4
Last Day to add/drop without Academic/Financial Penalty
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
Last day to receive 100% refund
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
Last day to drop classes without instructor permission
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
All approved drops will result in grade of “W” within these dates
Mini Session: August 4 – 11
Full Term: August 27 – October 30
8W1: August 22 – September 23
8W2: October 15 – November 17
Last day to make and add/drop course request or withdraw from the University and receive a grade of “W”
Mini Session: August 11
Full Term: October 30
8W1: September 23
8W2: November 17
After the last day to withdraw from the University, students are academically obligated and will receive a grade for all enrolled courses.

Undergraduate News

Congratulations for winning at the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creativity!

  • Natalie Griner, sponsored by Dr. Jonathan Barron, won first place in the aesthetics category for "The Delusion of 'Universal Connections': Saul Bellow's Herzog".
  • Emma Reeves won first place in the poverty and inequality category for "Empowering the Woman of Excellence: A Feminist Reading of Ruth," which she wrote for Dr. Nicolle Jordan.
  • Erin McLeod won first place in the interdisciplinary projects category for "Out of the Attic: Agency and Narratives of Mental Illness by David Foster Wallace and Lauren Slater," part of her Honors thesis written under the direction of Dr. Martina Sciolino.
  • Meredith McPhail won a prize for her presentation of "What the F***?,” an essay written for Dr. Stan Hauer's history of the English language course.


Fall 2015 Event Dates

Friday, October 9th

C4W Faculty Reading 
Angela Ball
Steve Barthelme
Rebecca Morgan Frank
Andrew Malan Milward
4:00 - 6:00 @ LAB 108

Monday, October 19th

The Department of English will sponsor an NEA Big Read Event
Edgar Allan Poe as Writer
A panel discussion of Poe’s writing career and styles
6:00 – 7:30 @ Cook Library Gallery
Featuring: Angela Ball, Katherine Cochran, Alexandra Valint, and Andrew Milward
Moderator: Luis Iglesias

Tuesday, October 20th

Eagles Write! Student Reading and Reception
4:00 - 6:00 @ Speaking Center Workshop room

Sunday, November 1st

Pre-performance talk series presents
Dr. Joyce Inman on
Nickel and Dimed by Joan Holder
Based on On (NOT) Getting By in America by Barbara Ethrenreich
1:00 p.m. @ Woods Theatre

Saturday, November 7th

Writers Read Poe: A Literary Reading at the Little Building
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
@ N Main St. Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Wednesday, November 11th

A poetry Reading by Kimiko Hahn
7:30 p.m. @ Thad Cochran Building, room 216

Thursday, November 19th

Pre-performance talk series presents
Dr. Kay Harris on
As you Like It by William Shakespeare
6:30 p.m. @ Woods Theatre