Below is a list of annual deadlines for a variety of projects required by the Dean and Director, the Provost, or other MSU offices. Deadlines associated with the Office for Administration and Finance and the Office for Academic Affairs may be found on their websites. Academic Affairs deadlines and important dates may also be found at the Registrar’s Office.

Monthly

Personnel paperwork - 20th
P-Card - 22nd
Web Time Entry - last day of the month

January

February

Scholarship applications due February 1.
Faculty and Department Head annual evaluations

March

Project Reviews due to Dean’s Office – March 1
Faculty Annual Review Cards due to Dean’s Office – April 13
Faculty and Department Head annual evaluations
Various Award Nominations due to Provost’s Office
Faculty elections for university committees

April

Plan of Work and Annual Report due to USDA - April 1st

May

Commencement
Alumni activities
Budget and Reappointment processes begin

June

Orientation
Budget and Reappointment processes finalized
Research Center Field days
Fiscal year end - 30th

July

Fiscal year begins - 1st
Research Center Field days
Orientation

August

P&T dossiers due to Department Head’s office – August 15
Orientation
Research Center Field days
New Faculty Orientation
Move-in Day

September

Retention dossiers due to Dean’s Office – September 29 

October

Conflict of interest reporting due

November

Tenure and Promotion dossiers due to Dean’s Office – October 30

Celebrate Agriculture and Scholarship Banquet 

December

Promotion - only dossiers due to Dean's Office - December 15