Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

PhD & MS Students

Fall Term 2016 2017
Online Registration (anticipated) 3/14 - 8/25 3/13 - 8/25
Orientation for new students.  3pm  to 5pm 9/1, Thurs 8/31, Thurs
Labor Day Holiday 9/5, Mon 9/4, Mon
Fall classes begin 9/6, Tues 9/5, Tues
Online Registration for Spring  opens (anticipated) 10/31, Mon 10/30, Mon
Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5pm 11/23, Wed 11/22, Wed
Classes resume 8:00 a.m. 11/28, Mon 11/27, Mon
Fall classes end 5:00 p.m. 12/2, Fri 12/1, Fri
Fall grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 12/9, Fri 12/8, Fri
Last day to file application for Graduation this academic year 12/31, Thurs 12/29, Fri
Spring Term 2017 2018
Spring I classes begin 1/3, Tues 1/2, Tues
Martin Luther King Holiday 1/16, Mon 1/15, Mon
Spring I classes end 3/17, Fri 3/16, Fri
Spring II classes begin 3/20, Mon 3/19, Mon
Online Registration for Summer and Fall opens (anticipated) 3/20, Mon 3/19, Mon
Spring I grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)  3/24, Fri 3/23, Fri
Commencement Exercises TBA TBA
Spring II classes end 6/9, Fri 6/8, Fri
Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 6/16, Fri 6/15, Fri
Summer Term 2017 2018
Summer Classes Begin 6/12, Mon 6/11, Mon
July 4th Holiday 7/4, Tues 7/4, Wed
Summer Classes End 9/1, Fri 8/31, Fri
Labor Day Holiday 9/4, Mon 9/3, Mon
Summer Grades due in Registrar (9:00 a.m.) 9/8, Fri 9/7, Fri

Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall (Sessions For 1-Year Program) 2016
Memorial Day 5/30, Mon
Orientation for new students (1 year program) 5/25 - 5/26
Pre-Fall I classes begin 5/31, Tues
Pre-Fall I tuition due 5/31, Tues
Pre-Fall I classes end 7/12, Tues
Pre-Fall II classes begin 7/14, Thurs
Pre-Fall II classes end 8/19, Fri
Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m.) 8/26, Fri
Fall Term 2016 2017
Online Registration for Fall 2016 semester (anticipated) 3/16 - 8/26 3/15 - 8/25
Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year programs) 8/30 - 9/2 8/29 - 9/1
Labor Day Holiday 9/5, Mon 9/4, Mon
Fall classes begin 9/6, Tues 9/5, Tues
Fall tuition due 9/6, Tues 9/5, Tues
Online Registration for Spring 2017 opens (anticipated) 10/31, Mon 10/30, Mon
Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5:00 p.m. 11/23, Wed 11/22, Wed
Thanksgiving Holiday ends, classes resume 8:00 a.m.  11/28, Mon 11/27, Mon
Fall classes end 12/9, Fri 12/8, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 12/16, Fri 12/15, Fri
Spring Term 2017 2018
Spring classes begin 1/3, Tues 1/2, Tues
Spring tuition due 1/3, Tues 1/2, Tues
Martin Luther King Holiday 1/16, Mon 1/15, Mon
Spring Break 2/27-3/3 2/26 - 3/2
Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated) 3/13, Mon 3/12, Mon
Spring classes/term ends 4/21, Fri 4/20, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 4/28, Fri 4/27, Fri
Pre-Fall 2017 (Sessions For 1 Year Program) 2017 2018
Orientation for new students (1 year program) 5/23-5/26 5/22 - 5/25
Memorial Day 5/29, Mon 5/28, Mon
Pre-Fall I classes begin 5/30, Tues 5/29, Tues
Pre-Fall tuition due  5/30, Tues 5/29, Tues
July 4th Holiday 7/4, Tues 7/4, Wed
Pre-Fall I classes end 7/11, Tues 7/10, Tues
Pre-Fall II classes begin 7/13, Thurs 7/12, Thurs
Pre-Fall II classes end 8/18, Fri 8/17, Fri
Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 8/25, Fri 8/24, Fri

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.