Annual Health and Wellness Fair, Sept 21

Our college will host its annual health and wellness fair on Wednesday, September 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center plaza. In the case of inclement weather, the health and wellness fair will be held inside the student center’s basement in room BE5.


This program is being held in celebration of the 2016 Presidential Investiture for Dr. Jerome Gilbert, Marshall’s 37th President.



More than 1,700 to graduate during May 7 commencement

More than 1,700 students will graduate from Marshall University Saturday, May 7. Most will be recognized in a pair of commencement ceremonies that day at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in downtown Huntington.

For the fifth consecutive year, Marshall will conduct two commencement ceremonies on the same day. The 9 a.m. ceremony is for bachelor’s and associate degree candidates, and a 2 p.m. ceremony the same day is for master’s and doctoral degree candidates.

Among the 1,703 students receiving degrees are 1,032 undergraduates, 500 graduate students, 75 from the School of Pharmacy, 60 students from the School of Medicine, and 36 from the School of Physical Therapy.

Learn more here.

Countdown to Commencement, March 15-16

Marshall University will conduct its semiannual Countdown to Commencement Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 and 16, in the Memorial Student Center’s Don Morris Room on the Huntington campus.

The purpose of Countdown to Commencement is to assist those participating in this year’s spring commencements, set for 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7. The early ceremony will be to honor associate and bachelor’s degree candidates. Master’s and doctoral degree candidates will be honored in the second ceremony. Marshall will be celebrating its 179th commencement. Learn more here.

Career Services to host part-time job and internship fair, March 16

Marshall University Career Services will host Job-A-Palooza, a part-time job and internship fair, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Memorial Student Center lobby on the Huntington campus. The event is open to all Marshall students, faculty and alumni. Learn more here.

Important dates for Spring 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016  Classes begin
Friday, January 15, 2016  Last day to adjust schedules online and to add classes
Monday, January 18, 2016  Martin Luther King Day – University Closed
Friday, February 5, 2016  May graduation applications and diploma fees due
Friday, February 12, 2016 Last day to drop a first 8 weeks course
Wednesday, March 2  1st 8 weeks classes end
Thursday, March 3  Last day to add 2nd 8 weeks courses and first day of 2nd 8 weeks
Friday, March 18  Last day to drop an individual course