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

MWBC Progress Reports due to Dean’s Office – mid to late January
Orientation

February

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

March

MWBC Proposals due to Dean’s Office – first week of March
Project Reviews due to Dean’s Office – March 1
Faculty Annual Review Cards due to Dean’s Office – March 25
Faculty and Department Head annual evaluations
Short Term Professional Development due to Provost’s Office
Various Award Nominations due to Provost’s Office
Faculty elections for university committees

April

BEST due to Provost’s Office
Plan of Work andAnnual Report due to USDA - April 15

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 30 (or last Friday of September)

October

Scholarship Banquet
Conflict of interest reporting due

November

Tenure and Promotion dossiers due to Dean’s Office – November 1 (or 1st Friday of Nov)
Ag Appreciation Weekend

December