Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

PhD & MS Students

Fall Term 2018
Online Registration (anticipated)  April 10 to August 25th 
Orientation for new students.  3pm  to 5pm 8/30, Thurs
Labor Day Holiday 9/3, Mon
Fall classes begin 9/4, Tues
Online Registration for Spring  opens (anticipated) 11/5, Mon
Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5pm 11/21, Wed
Classes resume 8:00 a.m. 11/26, Mon
Fall classes end 5:00 p.m. 11/30, Fri
Fall grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 12/7, Fri
Last day to file application for Graduation this academic year 12/28, Fri
Spring Term 2018 2019
Spring I classes begin & Spring I tuition due 1/2, Tues 1/2, Wed
Martin Luther King Holiday 1/15, Mon 1/21, Mon
Spring I classes end 3/16, Fri 3/15, Fri
Spring II classes begin & Spring II tuition due 3/19, Mon 3/18, Mon
Online Registration for Summer and Fall opens (anticipated) 3/19, Mon 4/8, Mon
Spring I grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)  3/23, Fri 3/22, Fri
Commencement Exercises 5/23, Wed TBA
Spring II classes end 6/8, Fri 6/7, Fri
Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 6/15, Fri 6/14, Fri
Summer Term 2018 2019
Summer Classes Begin & Summer tuition due 6/11, Mon 6/10, Mon
July 4th Holiday 7/4, Wed 7/4, Thurs
Summer Classes End 8/31, Fri 8/30, Fri
Labor Day Holiday 9/3, Mon 9/2, Mon
Summer Grades due in Registrar (9:00 a.m.) 9/7, Fri 9/6, Fri

Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall (Sessions For 1-Year Program) 2018 2019
Memorial Day 5/28, Mon 5/27, Mon
Orientation for new students (1 year program) 5/24 - 5/25 5/21-24, Tues-Fri
Pre-Fall I classes begin 5/29, Tues 5/28, Tues
Pre-Fall I tuition due 5/29, Tues 5/28, Tues
July 4th Holiday 7/4, Wed 7/4, Thurs
Pre-Fall I classes end 7/10, Tues 7/9, Tues
Pre-Fall II classes begin 7/12, Thurs 7/11, Thurs
Pre-Fall II classes end 8/17, Fri 8/16, Fri
Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m.) 8/24, Fri 8/23, Fri
Fall Term 2018
Online Registration for Fall 2018 semester (anticipated) 4/10 - 8/25
Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year programs) 8/28 - 8/31
Labor Day Holiday 9/3, Mon
Fall classes begin 9/4, Tues
Fall tuition due 9/4, Tues
Online Registration for Spring 2017 opens (anticipated) 11/5, Mon
Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5:00 p.m. 11/21, Wed
Thanksgiving Holiday ends, classes resume 8:00 a.m.  11/26, Mon
Fall classes end 12/7, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 12/14, Fri
Spring Term 2019
Spring classes begin 1/2, Wed
Spring tuition due 1/2, Wed
Martin Luther King Holiday 121, Mon
Spring Break 2/25 - 3/1
Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated) 3/11, Mon
Spring classes/term ends 4/19, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 4/26, 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.   Class drops will not be processed after the third class meeting and class withdrawals will not be processed after the third quarter of an academic term has been completed.