Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

PhD & MS Students

Summer 2015

Monday, June 15

Summer classes begin

Friday, July 3

4th of July Holiday (Independence Day)

Friday, September 4

Summer classes end

Monday, September 7

Labor Day Holiday

Friday, September 11

Grades Due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
Fall 2015
March 16 to August 27, 2015  Online Registration for Fall 2015 semester (anticipated)
September 3, Thursday Orientation for new students. 3:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m.
September 7, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 8, Tuesday Fall classes begin
November 2, Monday Online Registration for Spring 2016 opens (anticipated)
November 25, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 
November 30, Monday Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
December 4, Friday Fall classes end 5:00 p.m.
December 11, Friday Fall grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
December 31, Thursday Last day to file application for Graduation this academic year
Spring 2016
January 4, Monday  Spring I classes begin
January 18, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
March 18, Friday Spring I classes end
March 21, Monday Spring II classes begin
March 21, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2016 opens (anticipated)
March 25, Friday Spring I grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 
May 28, Thursday TBA
June 10, Friday Spring II classes end
June 17, Friday Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Summer 2016
June 13, Monday Summer classes begin
July 4, Monday July Fourth Holiday
September 2, Friday Summer classes end
September 5, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 9, Friday Summer grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)

Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall 2015 (Sessions for 1-year program)

Monday, May 25

Memorial Day

Tuesday - Friday, May 26 - 29

Orientation for new students (1 year program)

Monday, June 1

Pre-Fall I classes begin

Monday, June 1

Pre-Fall I tuition due

Tuesday, July 14

Pre-Fall I classes end

Thursday, July 16

Pre-Fall II classes begin

Friday, August 21

Pre-Fall II classes end

Friday, August 28

Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

Fall 2015
March 16 to August 27, 2015 Online Registration for Fall 2015 semester (anticipated).
September 1-4, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year program). 
September 7, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 8, Tuesday Fall classes begin
September 8, Tuesday Fall tuition due
November 2, Monday   Online Registration for Spring 2016 opens (anticipated)
November 25, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5:00 p.m.
December 1, Monday Thanksgiving Holiday ends, classes resume 8:00 a.m. 
December 11, Friday Fall classes end. 
December 18, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Spring 2016
January 4, 2016 Monday  Spring classes begin.
January 4, Monday Spring tuition due. 
January 18, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
February 29-March 4, Monday-Friday Spring Break.
March 14, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2016 opens (anticipated). 
April 22, Friday Spring classes/term ends.
April 29, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Pre-Fall 2015 (Sessions for 1 year program)
May 24-27, 2015, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (1 year program)
May 30, Monday Memorial Day
May 31, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes begin.
May 31, Tuesday Pre-Fall tuition due 
July 12, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes end.
July 14, Thursday Pre-Fall II classes begin. 
August 19, Friday Pre-Fall II classes end.
August 26, Friday Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)

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.