Provost's Calendar

 

August 2015 
Wed - 12College deans send names of academic Ombudsman candidates to the Office of the Provost
Thurs – 13New Faculty Orientation, Day 1
Fri - 14New Faculty Orientation, Day 2
Mon - 17Faculty contracts begin on campus
Wed - 19Classes Begin – Fall Semester
September 2015 
Fri - 4College deans provide names of new faculty mentors to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 7LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (night classes do not meet)
Tues - 8New faculty submit graduate status material for teaching grad courses to the Graduate School
Mon – 14College Advisory Committee (CAC) membership; College deans send names of CAC to the Office of the Provost
Mon – 14Departmental Personnel Committee option; College deans send DPC to the Office of the Provost
Tues – 15Submit applications for the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends to ORA
Thurs – 17University Advisory Committee (UAC); College deans send names of UAC to the Office of the Provost
Fri – 25Faculty submit tenure and promotion dossiers to department or school
October 2015 
Fri - 2Graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for Spring semester to be sent to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
Mon – 12Submit applications for HEADWAE to the Office of the Provost
Thurs-Fri 22-23FALL BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Mon - 19Submit applications for the Summer Grants for Improvement of Instruction to the Office of the Provost
Mon – 19Submit applications for the IHL Diversity Award to the Office of the Provost
Fri - 23Department chairs submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the CAC
November 2015 
Mon - 2Applications due for the Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 9Applications due for the Excellence in Service and Excellence in Teaching to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 16Applications due for the Grand Marshal Award to the Office of the Provost
Tues - 24CAC submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the dean
December 2015  
Fri – 11Commencement – Reed Green Coliseum
Mon – 14Final grades due into SOAR
Wed - 23LAST DAY TO WORK – HOLIDAY BREAK BEGINS
January 2016 
Mon - 4HOLIDAY BREAK ENDS – FIRST DAY BACK TO WORK
Thurs – 7College deans submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the UAC
Mon – 18MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY
Tues – 19Classes Begin – Spring Semester
Mon – 25Applications due for the Junior Faculty Awards to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 29Departmental Committee Pre-tenure Review recommendations due to Department Chairs
February 2016  
Mon-Tues 8-9Mardi Gras Holiday for STUDENTS ONLY
Thurs - 18Department Chairs recommendations for Pre-tenure Review due to the CAC
Fri – 19UAC tenure and promotion recommendations due to the Office of the Provost
March 2016 
Mon – 14CAC submit Pre-tenure Review recommendations to the dean
Mon-Fri 14-18SPRING BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Fri – 18Sabbatical reports due to the Provost for sabbaticals taken Fall 2015
Mon – 21Applications due for the Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professorship to the Office of the Provost
Mon – 21Provost tenure and promotion recommendations due to the President
Fri – 25GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY
April 2016 
Tues – 5College deans submit syllabi for online courses to the Office of the Provost
Thurs – 7 College deans submit Pre-Tenure Review recommendations to the Office of the Provost
Thurs - 7Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for the Summer semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
May 2016 
Fri – 13Commencement - Hattiesburg
Sat - 14Commencement – Gulf Coast
Mon - 16Final Grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Wed – 18Finalize 2015-2016 Academic Council Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Wed – 18Finalize 2015-2016 Faculty Senate Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Wed – 18Finalize 2015-2016 Graduate Council Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Thurs - 19Last day of the academic year for faculty on nine-month Contracts
Mon – 30MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
June 2016 
 Nothing Due in the Month of June
July 2016 
Mon – 4July 4th HOLIDAY
Tues - 5Sabbatical reports due to the Office of the Provost for sabbaticals taken Spring 2015
Fri - 15Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for the Fall semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
Revised July 30, 2015