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Important Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2022 Dates and Deadlines
Date Event
Aug 9 University Fall Convocation (for Faculty and Staff)
COSM Fall Convocation, 1:30 pm Nurs./Chem. Bldg. Room 1207
Aug 11 Classes Begin
Aug 14-16 Drop/Add
Sept 11 Deadline for COSM Fall Newsletter submissions
Sept 4 Labor Day Holiday – Administrative Offices closed – No Classes
Sept 11 COSM Research Grant Proposal Deadline
Sept 15 Deadline for Dean to notify faculty due for pre and post tenure review
Sept TBA Travel Grant Applications Due by 5 pm
Oct 11 Promotion and tenure recommendations due to COSM Dean’s Office
Deadline for faculty notification of unit-level recommendation for promotion and tenure
Oct 18 Appeals of unit-level promotion and tenure recommendations due to COSM Dean’s Office
Oct 21 Promotion & Tenure Committee meets & is instructed by the Dean/Promotion & Tenure materials to be made available to COSM Promotion & Tenure Committee
Nov 3-5 Fall Family Weekend
Nov 11 COSM Promotion & Tenure Committee recommendations, to include results of appeals of Unit-Level recommendations, due to the Dean
Nov 20  Deadline for Faculty Notification of College-Level Promotion & Tenure Recommendation
Nov 22-26 Thanksgiving Holidays for students, Residence Hall open – Administrative Offices open Nov 20-22, closed Nov 23-24 for Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 29 Appeals of College-Level Recommendations Due
Dec 6 Promotion and Tenure recommendations due to Provost’s Office
Nov 30 Last day of classes
Dec 4-7 Final exams
Dec 10-11 Commencement- TBD
Dec 3 Winter break for students begins
Dec 25-Jan 1 Winter Break – Administrative offices closed

*NOTE: In the event the established deadline falls on a weekend or academic holiday, the date will be extended to the Monday immediately following that date.

Spring 2023 Dates and Deadlines
Date Event
November 15 Final deadline for University System of Georgia full – time employees to apply for the Employee Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) for Spring 2022
November 15 Employee Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) registration for Spring 2022, via the web beginning at 8:30 A.M.
Dec 14-Jan 3 Winter Break – Administrative offices closed
January 3 New Year’s Day Holiday (Observed) – Administrative offices closed – No classes
January 6 Residence hall check-in, 12:00 noon at the Residence halls (May change depending on SOAR schedule)
January 10 Fee payment deadline for Spring 2022, (First Day of University Classes)
January 10 Full Term, Classes Begin, Attendance Verification must be completed on the first class meeting day
January 10 Last Day to Change Campus Designation for Spring Term
January 10-13 Full Term, Drop/Add, Ends at 11:59 P.M. on January 13th
January 13 Last Day to Change Major for Spring Term
January 14 $100 Late Registration Fee begins Page 1 of 12
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – Administrative offices closed – No classes
February 1 Cancellation of Spring Classes for Non-Payment
March 7 Full Term, Last day to withdraw without academic penalty; See the Policy for Limiting Individual Course Withdraw als for additional information ( http://em.georgiasouthern.edu/registrar/students/withdrawal/ )
March 7-11 SARC (Student Accessibility Resource Center), Learning Support Early Registration for Fall 2022 begins
March 14-19 Spring break for students – Administrative offices open – Residence halls open
March 21 Early Registration for Fall 2022 begins (Students should view WINGS for individual date and time)
March 25 Final Date for Undergraduate and Graduate students to apply for Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 graduation
April 8 Final date to hold terminal or comprehensive examination, theses or dissertation defenses
April 15 Final Deadline for University System of Georgia full – time employees to apply for the Employee Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) for Summer 2022
April 15 Employee Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) registration for Summer 202 2 , via the web beginning at 8:30 A.M.
April 20 Statesboro COSM Research Symposium (Sponsored by COUR)
April 21 Armstrong COSM Research Symposium (Sponsored by COUR)
April 22 Deadline to submit electronic theses and dissertations to College of Graduate Studies for committee approval
May 2 Full Term, Last Day of Classes
April 30-May 3-6 Full Term, Final Exams
May 6 Deadline to submit final approved and verified electronic theses or dissertations to College of Graduate Studies
May 7 Statesboro campus residence halls close for non-graduating students, 12:00 noon
May 7 Armstrong campus residence halls close for non-graduating students, 12:00 noon Page 2 of 12
May 8 Final grades for Full Term are due to the Office of the Registrar by 11:59 P.M.
May 9 Commencement at 10 :00 A.M. at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro for undergraduate and graduate candidates from the College of Arts and Humanities, Waters College of Health Professions, and Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
May 10 Commencement at 10 :00 A.M. at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro for undergraduate and graduate candidates from the Parker College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Science and Mathematics .
May 11 Commencement at 10 :00 A.M. at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro for undergraduate and graduate candidates from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing.
May 12 Statesboro campus residence halls close for graduating students at 10:00 A.M.
May 13 Commencement at 10 :00 A.M. at the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island for undergraduate and graduate candidates from the College of Arts and Humanities, Parker College of Business, College of Education, College of Science and Mathematics, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing.
May 13 Commencement at 3:00 P.M. at the Savannah Convention Center on Hutchinson Island for undergraduate and graduate candidates from the Waters College of Health Professions and the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health.
May 14 Armstrong campus residence halls close for graduating students at 10:00 A.M.

*NOTE: In the event the established deadline falls on a weekend or academic holiday, the date will be extended to the Monday immediately following that date.

Last updated: 3/28/2022