Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

On-Site & Hybrid Courses

FALL TERM (14 Weeks) 2014 2015
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term 7/31, Thurs 7/31, Fri
New Student orientation 9/8, Mon 9/8, Tues
Classes begin 9/8, Mon 9/8, Tues
Add/drop period ends  9/22, Mon 9/22, Tues
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 10/10, Fri 10/9, Fri
Online registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)  10/30, Thurs 10/29, Thurs
Thanksgiving holidays begin / No classes scheduled  11/26, Wed 11/25, Wed
Thanksgiving holidays end / Classes resume 12/1, Mon 11/30, Mon
Classes end 12/13, Sat 12/14, Mon
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 AM  12/19, Fri 12/18, Fri
Online registration for Spring Semester ends  12/23, Tues 12/22, Tues
Last date to file Application for Graduation (JSPH programs)  12/31, Wed 12/31, Thurs

SPRING TERM (14 Weeks)

2015

2016
New student orientation 1/5, Mon TBA
Classes begin  1/5, Mon 1/4, Mon
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term  1/10, Sat 1/11, Mon
Add/drop period ends  1/19, Mon 1/18, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”  2/6, Fri 2/5, Fri
Online registration for Summer Semester begins (anticipated)  2/26, Thurs 2/25, Thurs
Online registration for Summer Semester ends  4/7, Tues 4/5, Tues
Classes end  4/11, Sat 4/9, Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 AM  4/17, Fri 4/15, Fri
Commencement exercises  TBA TBA

SUMMER TERM (11 Weeks)

2015

2016
Classes begin  4/20, Mon 4/18, Mon
Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term 5/9, Sat 5/6, Fri
Add/drop period ends  5/4, Mon 5/2, Mon
Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”  5/22, Fri 5/20, Fri
Holiday, Memorial Day 5/25, Mon 5/30, Mon
Classes end 7/3, Fri 7/2, Sat
Online registration for Fall Semester begins (anticipated)  7/2, Thurs 6/30, Thurs
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 AM  7/10, Fri 7/8, Fri
Online registration for Fall Semester ends 8/25, Tues 8/23, Tues

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

Online Courses

FALL TERM (14 Weeks)

2014

2015

Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term

8/23, Sat

9/5, Sat

Orientation to online courses begins (1 week)

9/1, Mon

8/31, Mon

Add period ends (students needing orientation)

9/1, Mon

8/31, Mon

Add period ends (completed orientation)

9/8, Mon

9/4, Fri

Classes begin 

9/8, Mon

9/7, Mon

Drop period ends 

9/22, Mon

9/21, Mon

Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”

10/10, Fri

10/9, Fri

Online registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated) 

10/30, Thurs

10/29, Thurs

Classes end 

12/14, Sun

12/13, Sun

Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 

12/19, Fri

12/18, Fri

Online registration for Spring Semester ends

12/23, Tues

12/22, Tues

Last date to file Application for Graduation (JSPH programs) 

12/31, Wed

12/31, Thurs

SPRING TERM (14 Weeks)

2015

2016

Orientation to online courses begins (1 week)

1/5, Mon

1/4, Mon

Add period ends (students needing orientation)

1/5, Mon

1/4, Mon

Add period ends (completed orientation)

1/12, Mon

1/11, Mon

Classes begin

1/12, Mon

1/11, Mon

Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term 

1/17, Sat

1/16, Sat

Drop period ends 

1/26, Mon

1/25, Mon

Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”

2/13, Fri

2/12, Fri

Online registration for Summer Semester begins (anticipated) 

2/26, Thurs

2/25, Thurs

Online registration for Summer Semester ends 

4/7, Tues

4/5, Tues

Classes end

4/19, Sun

4/17, Sun

Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 

4/24, Fri

4/22, Fri

Commencement exercises

TBA

TBA

SUMMER TERM (14 Weeks)

2015

2016

Orientation to online courses begins (1 week)

4/20, Mon

4/18, Mon

Add period ends (students needing orientation)

4/20, Mon

4/18, Mon

Add period ends (completed orientation)

4/27, Mon

4/25, Mon

Classes begin 

4/27, Mon

4/25, Mon

Drop period ends 

5/11, Mon

5/9, Mon

Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term

5/23, Sat

5/21, Sat

Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W” 

5/29, Fri

5/20, Fri

Online registration for Fall Semester begins (anticipated)

7/2, Thurs

6/30, Thurs

Classes end 

8/2, Sun

7/31, Sun

Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M.

8/7, Fri

8/5, Fri

Online registration for Fall Semester ends 

8/25, Tues

8/23, Tues

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