ANNOUNCEMENTS AND IMPORTANT DATES
Summer 2014 - Commencement
First-time Graduate Assistants - Orientation
Fall 2014 classes start
New Regulations for Tennessee Students
The Tennessee Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act (EVEA) became effective
on October 1, 2012.
The EVEA requires state public institutions of higher education to verify that persons
seeking a "state public benefit "are either a "United States citizen" or "lawfully
present" in the United States.
Students that have not verified Tennessee residency will have their tuition charged
at the out-of-state rate beginning with the Spring 2013 term.
Graduate Student Association
As a graduate student at MTSU, you are automatically a member of a fantastic student
organization: The MTSU Graduate Student Association (GSA)!
Sign up to receive GSA emails!
1) Send an email to email@example.com.
2) Leave the subject line blank.
3) Type this text in the body of the email: subscribe MTSUGSA Firstname Lastname
(Example: subscribe MTSUGSA John Doe)
4) You will receive a confirmation email within a few minutes.
Support MTSU's Food Pantry!
Due to an increasing number of hungry students, the University College Advising Center (UCAC)
has started a food pantry for MTSU students.
The need is here, we just need your help to make it happen:
You can help with stocking the pantry by donating food items or just by getting the
If you know hungry students that need assistance please contact Becca Seul, (Becca.Seul@mtsu.edu
the point person for the pantry, or feel free to send them over.
The UCAC will take donations any time between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through
2014 Summer Thesis and Dissertation Submission Deadline
The last day to file your thesis or dissertation for Spring graduation is June 27, 2014.
All theses/dissertations will now be submitted electronically to the MTSU ProQuest
website: www.etdadmin.com/mtsu. Theses/dissertations are NOT to be submitted until after the thesis/dissertation
defense and after all members of the entire thesis/dissertation committee have approved
the final version of the text.
All thesis/dissertation students are encouraged to attend the workshop offered each
semester by the College of Graduate Studies. Guidelines on the thesis/dissertation
submission process are also available in the Thesis and Dissertation Manual.
Click here for further information and instructions.
Important Dates for Summer 2014 Graduation Candidates
June 2: Last day to file Intent to Graduate Form for Summer 2014 graduation
June 21: Written Master's and Specialist's Comprehensive Examinations begin
June 27: Last day to file thesis or dissertation for May 2014 graduation
June 28: Written Master's and Specialist's Comprehensive Examinations begin
August 7: Last day to remove incomplete grades for May 2014 graduation
August 9: Spring commencement at 10:00am
Other important Dates for Summer 2014
Please see Academic Calendar: