Provost's Calendar

 

August 2016 
Wed - 17College deans send names of academic Ombudsman candidates to the Office of the Provost
Thurs – 18New Faculty Orientation, Day 1
Fri - 19New Faculty Orientation, Day 2
Mon - 22Faculty contracts begin on campus
Wed - 24Classes Begin – Fall Semester
September 2016 
Fri - 2College deans provide names of new faculty mentors to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 5LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Tues - 6New faculty submit graduate status material for teaching graduate courses to the Graduate School
Thurs - 15Applications due for the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends to ORA
Fri – 16Faculty submit tenure and promotion dossiers to department or school
Mon – 19College deans send Departmental Personnel Committee (DPC) option, names of College Advisory Committee (CAC) and University Advisory Committee (UAC) to the Office of the Provost
October 2016 
Fri - 7Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for Spring semester to be sent to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
Fri - 7Departmental Personnel Committee submit tenure and promotion recommendations to department chair
Mon – 10Applications due for HEADWAE to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 17Applications due for the Summer Grants for Improvement of Instruction to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 17Applications due for IHL Diversity Award to the Office of the Provost
Thurs-Fri 20-21FALL BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Fri - 21Department chairs submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the CAC
November 2016 
Mon - 7Applications due for the Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 14Applications due for the Excellence in Service and Excellence in Teaching to the Office of the Provost
Mon - 21Applications due for the Grand Marshal Award to the Office of the Provost
Tues - 22CAC submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the dean
December 2016  
Fri – 16Commencement – Reed Green Coliseum
Mon – 19Final grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Wed - 21LAST DAY TO WORK – HOLIDAY BREAK BEGINS
January 2017 
Tues - 3HOLIDAY BREAK ENDS – FIRST DAY BACK TO WORK
Thurs – 12College deans submit tenure and promotion recommendations to the UAC
Mon – 16MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY
Tues – 17Classes Begin – Spring Semester
Mon – 23Applications due for the Faculty Senate Junior Faculty Awards to the Office of the Provost
Fri - 27Departmental Committee submit recommendations for Pre-tenure Review to department chairs
February 2017 
Thurs - 16Department chairs submit recommendations for Pre-tenure Review to the CAC
Fri – 17UAC submit tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to the Office of the Provost
Mon-Tues 27-28Mardi Gras Holiday for STUDENTS ONLY
March 2017 
Mon – 13CAC submit recommendations for Pre-Tenure Review to the dean
Mon-Fri 13-17SPRING BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Fri – 17Sabbatical reports due to the Provost for sabbaticals taken Fall 2016
Mon – 20Applications due for the Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professorship to the Office of the Provost
Mon – 20Provost submits tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to the President
April 2017 
Thurs –6College deans submit recommendations for Pre-Tenure Review to the Office of the Provost
Fri - 7Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for Summer semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
Fri – 14GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY
May 2017 
Fri - 5Faculty Awards Ceremony at 1:00 p.m.
Fri – 12Commencement - Hattiesburg
Sat - 13Commencement – Gulf Coast
Mon - 15Final Grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Thurs - 18Last day of the academic year for faculty on nine-month Contracts
Thurs – 18Finalize 2017-2018 Academic Council Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Thurs – 18Finalize 2017-2018 Faculty Senate Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Thurs – 18Finalize 2017-2018 Graduate Council Representatives and send membership list to the Office of the Provost
Mon – 29MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
June 2017 
 Nothing Due in the Month of June
July 2017 
Tues – 4July 4th HOLIDAY
Wed - 5Sabbatical reports due to the Office of the Provost for sabbaticals taken Spring 2017
Fri - 7Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for Fall semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).
Revised June 15, 2016