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 2016
March 14 to August 25, 2016
Online Registration for Fall 2016 semester (anticipated)
September 1, Thursday Orientation for new students. 3:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m.
September 5, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 6, Tuesday Fall classes begin
October 31, Monday Online Registration for Spring 2017 opens (anticipated)
November 23, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 
November 28, Monday Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
December 2, Friday Fall classes end 5:00 p.m.
December 9, 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 2017
January 3, Tuesday  Spring I classes begin
January 16, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
March 17, Friday Spring I classes end
March 20, Monday Spring II classes begin
March 20, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated)
March 24, Friday Spring I grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 
TBA Commencement Exercises
June 9, Friday Spring II classes end
June 16, Friday Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Summer 2017
June 12, Monday Summer classes begin
July 4, Tuesday July 4th Holiday
September 1, Friday Summer classes end
September 4, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 8, 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 2016
March 16 to August 26 Online Registration for Fall 2016 semester (anticipated).
August 30 - September 2, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year programs). 
September 5, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 6, Tuesday Fall classes begin
September 6, Tuesday Fall tuition due
October 31, Monday   Online Registration for Spring 2017 opens (anticipated)
November 23, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5:00 p.m.
November 28, Monday Thanksgiving Holiday ends, classes resume 8:00 a.m. 
December 9, Friday Fall classes end. 
December 16, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Spring 2017
January 3, Tuesday  Spring classes begin.
January 3, Tuesday Spring tuition due. 
January 16, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
February 27-March 3, Monday-Friday Spring Break.
March 13, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated). 
April 21, Friday Spring classes/term ends.
April 28, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Pre-Fall 2017 (Sessions for 1 year program)
May 23-26, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (1 year program)
May 29, Monday Memorial Day
May 30, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes begin.
May 30, Tuesday Pre-Fall tuition due 
July 4, Tuesday July 4th Holiday
July 11, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes end.
July 13, Thursday Pre-Fall II classes begin. 
August 18, Friday Pre-Fall II classes end.
August 25, 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.