Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

JCN Academic Calendars 2017 - 2018

Pre-Fall Semester (FACT 1 Nursing Students)
May 12, 2017, Friday
Orientation/Registration 
May 15, 2017, Monday Classes begin
August 18, Friday Classes end
August 25, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
Fall Semester  
Various Orientation/Registration (Entering Class)
August 28, Monday
Classes begin (All JCN students except FACT-1 Year, MSN, and DNP)
Setember 4, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 6, Wednesday   Classes begin (All MSN and DNP)
September 11, Monday Drop/Add Period ends (BSN except FACT-1 Year)
September 18, Monday Drop/Add Period ends (All MSN and DNP)
September 26, Tuesday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
October 25, Wednesday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
November 13, Monday On-line Registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)
November 22, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holidays begin / No classes scheduled
November 25, Saturday Thanksgiving Holidays end / Classes resume
December 8, Friday Classes end (BSN except for FACT-1 YEAR)
December 9, Saturday Final Examinations Begin  
December 14, Thursday Final Examinations End  
December 15, Friday
Classes end (ALL MSN and DNP)
December 16, Saturday Final Examinations Begin  
December 21, Thurs. Final Examinations End (BSN Seniors except Fact - 1)
December 29, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
December 31 Last date to file Application for Graduation
Spring Semester  
January 5, 2018, Monday On-Line Registration for Spring Semester ends 
January 8, Monday Classes begin  
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday / No classes schedule
January 23, Tuesday Drop/Add Period ends
February 2, Friday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
February 16, Friday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
March 5, Monday Spring Recess begins / No classes scheduled
March 12, Monday Spring Recess ends / Classes resume
April 9, Monday On-line Registration for Summer/Fall Semester begins (anticipated)
April 27, Friday Classes end
April 30, Monday Final Examinations Begin
May 5, Saturday Final Examinations End
May 7, Monday Senior Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
May 8, Tuesday On-line Registration for Summer Semester ends
May 9, Wednesday All other Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
TBA Commencement Exercises
Summer Session - First Session
May 14, 2018, Monday Classes begin
May 22, Tuesday Drop/Add Period ends
May 28, Monday Holiday, Memorial Day
May 29, Tuesday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
June 11, Monday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
June 27, Monday Classes end
June 28, Thursday Final Examinations Begin
June 28, Thursday Final Examinations End
June 29, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
Summer Session - Second Session
July 2, 2018, Monday Classes begin
July 4, Wednesday
July 4th Holiday (No Classes)
July 9, Monday Drop/Add Period ends
July 23, Monday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
July 25, Wednesday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
August 17, Friday Classes end
August 20, Monday Final Examinations Begin
August 21, Tuesday Final Examinations End
August 23, Thursday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
August 24, Friday On-line regstration for Fall Semester ends

The University reserves the right to make changes to the academic calendar as circumstances may require. Tuition is due no later than the first day of class.