Summer 2017 Deadlines

Class Dates

  • Inter Session: May 15th – June 2nd
  • Full Term: June 5th - July 27th
  • Summer session 1: June 5th - June 30th
  • Summer session 2: July 3rd - July 31st

 

Last Day to add/drop without Academic/Financial Penalty

  • Inter Session: May 16th
  • Full Term: June 12th
  • Summer session 1: June 7th
  • Summer session 2: July 6th

 

Last day to receive 100% refund

  • Inter Session: May 16th
  • Full Term: June 12th
  • Summer session 1: June 7th
  • Summer session 2: July 6th

 

Last day to drop classes without instructor permission

  • Inter Session: May 16th
  • Full Term: June 12th
  • Summer session 1: June 7th
  • Summer session 2: July 6th

 

All approved drops will result in grade of “W” within these dates

  • Inter Session: May 17th - May 26th
  • Full Term: June 13th - July 11th
  • Summer session 1: June 8th - June 22nd
  • Summer session 2: July 7th - July 21st

 

Last day to make and add/drop course request or withdraw from the University and receive a grade of “W”

  • Inter Session: May 26th
  • Full Term: July 11th
  • Summer session 1: June 22nd
  • Summer session 2: July 21st

 

After the last day to withdraw from the University, students are academically obligated and will receive a grade for all enrolled courses.

Making Their Mark!

  • Bryana Fern, Ph.D. student, won The Kullman Award - First Prize in Creative Work at the 2017 Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference.
  • Dr. Craig Carey, whose article on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's paperwork was published in American Literary History 29.2 (Summer 2017).
  • Dr. Paige GrayPh.D. in Literature alumni, recently published "Join the Club: African American Children's Literature, Social Change, and the Chicago Defender Junior" in Children's Literature Association Quarterly.
  • David Love, English with Licensure alumni, was named teacher of the year for Copiah County Schools 2016-2017.
  • English Licensure program celebrates another semester of 100% placement rate for Spring 2017. 
  • Dr. Jameela Laresnamed the Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Professor for 2017-2019.
  • Dr. Alexandra Valint, whose article on Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre was published in Victorian Literature and Culture 45.2 (June 2017). 
  • Richard Andrews, English major, whose Honors Thesis, "Metagames: Postmodern Narrative and Agency in the Video Games of Davey Wreden" won one of the 2017 Excellence in Research Awards, presented at this year's Honors Banquet.
  • Jamie Barnes, alumni, selected 2017 Teacher of the Year at West Harrison High School. 
  • Dr. Emily Stanback, 2018 Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professorship selectee.
  • Emma Reeves2017 MACTE winner, recipient of the Outstanding Student Teacher Award.
  • Hannah Dow, PhD graduate student and winner the 2017 Partners for the Arts Emerging Arts Award.
  • Emma Reeves, took first place in the Aesthetics and Cultural Criticism category at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
  • Jessica Carrell, Gulf Park English major, took second place in the Aesthetics and Cultural Criticism category at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
  • English majors: Emma Reeves, Jessica Carrell, Deja Moore, Jana Ishee, and Bethany Carr - each presented exciting papers and research at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium. 
  • Kelli Sellers, winner of the 2016-2017 College of Arts & Letters Instructor of the Year Award. 
  •  Read about other USM English department majors, faculty and alumni who have Made Their Mark!