Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

Onsite & Hybrid Courses

FALL TERM (14 Weeks)

2017 2018
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term 07/28, Fri 07/27, Fri
New Student Orientation 09/07, Thurs 09/04, Tues
Classes begin  09/11, Mon 09/05, Wed
Drop/Add Period ends 09/26, Tues 09/18, Tues
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 10/20, Fri 10/12, Fri
Online Registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)  10/26, Thurs 10/25, Thurs
Thanksgiving Holiday begins/ No Classes Scheduled 11/22, Wed 11/21, Wed
Thanksgiving Holiday ends/ Classes Resume  11/27, Mon 11/26, Mon
Classes end  12/16, Sat 12/15, Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.  12/22, Fri 12/21, Fri
Online Registration for Spring Semester ends 12/29, Fri 12/28, Fri
Last date to file Application for Graduation (JCPH Programs)  12/29, Fri
12/28, Fri
SPRING TERM (14 Weeks) 2018 2019
New Student Orientation 01/02, Tues 01/03, Thurs
Classes begin  01/02, Tues 01/07, Mon
Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term  01/05, Fri 01/04, Fri
Martin Luther King Day of Service / No Classes Scheduled 01/15, Mon 01/21, Mon
Add/Drop Period ends  01/16, Tues 01/22, Tues
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 02/02, Fri 02/01, Fri
Online Registration for Summer Semester begins (anticipated)  02/22, Thurs 02/21, Thurs
Classes end      04/09, Mon 04/08, Mon
Online Registration for Summer Semester ends  04/10, Tues 04/09, Tues
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.  04/13, Fri 04/12, Fri
Commencement Exercises 05/23, Wed TBA
SUMMER TERM (11 Weeks) 2018 2019
Classes begin  04/16, Mon 04/15, Mon
Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term  04/27, Fri 04/26, Fri
Add/Drop Period ends  04/30, Mon 04/29, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 05/11, Fri 05/10, Fri
Memorial Day Holiday/ No Classes Scheduled
05/28, Mon 05/27, Mon
Online Registration for Fall Semester begins (anticipated)  06/28, Thurs
06/27, Thurs
Classes end 06/29, Fri 07/01, Mon
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.  07/06, Fri 07/05, Fri
Online Registration for Fall Semester ends  08/21, Tues 08/19, Tues

The University reserves the right to make changes to the academic calendar as circumstances may require.

Online Courses

FALL TERM (14 Weeks)

2017 2018
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term 09/04, Mon 09/03, Mon
Orientation to Online Courses Begins (1 week) 08/28, Mon 08/27, Mon
Add Period ends - (students needing orientation) 08/28, Mon 08/27, Mon
Add Period ends - (completed orientation) 09/04, Mon 09/03, Mon
Classes begin  09/04, Mon 09/03, Mon
Drop Period ends  09/18, Mon 09/17, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 09/29, Fri 09/28, Fri
Online Registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)  10/29, Thurs 11/01, Thurs
Classes end  12/10, Sun 12/09, Sun
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.  12/15, Fri 12/14, Fri
Online Registration for Spring Semester ends 12/22, Fri 12/21, Fri
Last date to file Application for Graduation (JCPH Programs)  12/29, Fri 12/28, Fri
SPRING TERM (14 Weeks) 2018 2019
Orientation to Online Courses Begins (1 week) 01/01, Mon 01/07, Mon
Add Period ends - (students needing orientation) 01/01, Mon 01/07, Mon
Add Period ends - (completed orientation) 01/08, Mon 01/14, Mon
Classes begin  01/08, Mon 01/14, Mon
Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term  01/15, Mon 01/14, Mon
Drop Period ends  01/22, Mon 01/28, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 02/02, Fri 02/08, Fri
Online Registration for Summer Semester begins (anticipated)  02/26, Mon 02/25, Mon
Online Registration for Summer Semester ends  04/06, Fri 04/12, Fri
Classes end 04/15, Sun 04/21, Sun
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.  04/20, Fri 04/26, Fri
Commencement Exercises 05/23, Wed
TBA
SUMMER TERM (11 Weeks) 2018 2019
Orientation to Online Courses Begins (1 week) 04/16, Mon 04/22, Mon
Add Period ends - (students needing orientation) 04/16, Mon 04/22, Mon
Add Period ends - (completed orientation) 04/23, Mon 04/29, Mon
Classes begin  04/23, Mon 04/29, Mon
Drop Period ends  05/07, Mon 05/13, Mon
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term 05/21, Mon 05/27, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”  05/18, Fri 05/24, Fri
Online Registration for Fall Semester begins (anticipated) 07/02, Mon
07/01, Mon
Classes end  07/29, Sun 08/04, Sun
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 08/03, Fri 08/09, Fri
Online Registration for Fall Semester ends  08/17, Fri 08/23, Fri

The University reserves the right to make changes to the academic calendar as circumstances may require.