Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

2019-2020
PhD Programs

Fall Term 2019
Online Registration opens (anticipated) 04/08,   Mon
Orientation for new students 08/26, Mon
Online registration closes (anticipated) 08/23, Fri
Fall Full Term classes begin 08/26, Mon
Fall Module I classes begin 08/26, Mon
Labor Day (University Holiday - No Class) 09/02, Mon
Fall Module I classes end 10/19, Sat
Fall Module II classes begin 10/21, Mon
Online Registration for Spring 2020 opens (anticipated) 11/04,   Mon
Thanksgiving (University Holiday - No Class) 11/28, Thurs
Classes resume 8:00 a.m. 11/26, Mon
Fall Module II classes end 12/14, Sat
Fall Full Term classes end 12/14, Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 12/20, Fri
Last day to file application for graduation for 2019-2020 academic year 12/27, Fri
Winter Term 2019-2020
Online Registration opens (anticipated) 11/4,   Mon
Online registration closes 12/13, Fri
Winter Term classes begin 12/16, Mon
Christmas (University Holiday - No Class) 12/25, Wed
New Year's Day (University Holiday - No Class) 01/01, Wed
Winter Term classes end 01/11, Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 01/17, Fri
Spring Term 2020
Online registration opens (anticipated) 11/04,  Mon
Online registration closes 01/10,  Fri
Spring Full Term classes begin 01/13,  Mon
Spring Module I classes begin 01/13,  Mon
Martin Luther King Day of Service / No Classes Scheduled 01/21,  Mon
Spring Module I classes end 03/07,  Sat
Spring Module II classes begin 03/09,  Mon
Online Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 opens (anticipated) 04/06,  Mon
Spring Module II classes end 05/02,  Sat
Spring Full Term classes end 05/02,  Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 05/08,  Fri
Commencement TBD
Summer Term 2019 2020
Online registration begins (anticipated)   04/06, Mon
Online registration closes (anticipated)   05/01, Fri
Summer Classes Begin 06/10, Mon  
Summer Full Term classes begin   05/04, Mon
Summer Module I classes begin   05/04, Mon
Memorial Day (University Holiday - No Class)   05/25, Mon
Summer Module I classes end   06/27, Sat
Summer Module II classes begin   06/29, Mon
Independence Day (University Holiday - No Class) 07/04, Thurs 07/03, Fri
Summer Module II classes end   08/21, Fri
Summer Full Term classes end   08/21, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 09/06, Fri 08/28, Fri

2019-2020
Masters & Certificate Programs

Fall Term 2019
Online registration opens (anticipated) 04/08, Mon
Orientation for new students 08/26, Mon
Online registration closes (anticipated) 08/23, Fri
Fall Full Term classes begin 08/26, Mon
Fall Module I classes begin 08/26, Mon
Labor Day (University Holiday - No Class) 09/02, Mon
Fall Module I classes end 10/19, Sat
Fall Module II classes begin 10/21, Mon
Online Registration for Spring 2020 opens (anticipated) 11/04, Mon
Thanksgiving (University Holiday - No Class) 11/28, Thurs
Fall Module II classes end 12/14, Sat
Fall Full Term classes end 12/14, Sat
Fall classes end 5:00 p.m. 11/30, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 12/20, Fri
Last day to file application for Graduation 2019-2020 academic year 12/27, Fri
Spring Term 2020
Online registration opens (anticipated) 11/04, Mon
Online registration closes 01/10, Fri
Spring Full Term classes begin 01/13, Mon
Spring Module I classes begin 01/13, Mon
Martin Luther King Day of Service / No Classes Scheduled 01/21, Mon
Spring Module I classes end 03/07, Sat
Spring Module II classes begin 03/09, Mon
Online Registration for Summer/Fall 2020 opens (anticipated) 04/06, Mon
Spring Module II classes end 05/02, Sat
Spring Full Term classes end 05/02, Sat
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 05/08, Fri
Commencement TBD
Summer Term 2019 2020
Online registration begins (anticipated)   04/06, Mon
Online registration closes (anticipated)   05/01, Fri
Summer Full Term classes begin   05/04, Mon
Summer Module I classes begin   05/04, Mon
Memorial Day (University Holiday - No Class) 05/27, Mon 05/25, Mon
Summer Classes Begin & Summer tuition due 06/10, Mon  
Summer Module I classes end   06/27, Sat
Summer Module II classes begin   06/29, Mon
Independence Day (University Holiday - No Class) 07/04, Thurs 07/03, Fri (observed)
Summer Module II classes end   08/21, Fri
Summer Full Term classes end   08/21,Fri
Summer Classes End 08/30, Fri  
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 09/06, Fri 08/28, Fri

2019-2020
Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall Term 2019
Online registration opens (anticipated) 04/08,Mon
Orientation for new students (one-year program) 05/21-05/24, Tue-Fri
Online registration closes (anticipated) 05/24, Fri
Memorial Day (University Holiday - No Class) 05/27, Mon
Pre-Fall I classes begin 05/28, Tues
Independence Day (University Holiday - No Class) 07/04, Thurs
Pre-Fall I classes end 07/09, Tues
Pre-Fall II classes begin 07/11, Thurs
Pre-Fall II classes end 08/16, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 08/23, Fri
Fall Term 2019
Online Registration opens (anticipated) 04/08, Mon
Orientation for new students  08/26
Online registration closes (anticipated) 08/23, Fri
Labor Day (University Holiday - No Class) 09/02, Mon
Classes begin 09/03, Tues
Online Registration for Spring 2020 opens (anticipated) 11/04, Mon
Thanksgiving (University Holiday - No Class) 11/28, Thurs
Classes end 12/20, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 12/27, Fri
Last day to file application for graduation for 2019-2020 academic year 12/27, Fri
Spring Term 2020
Online registration opens (anticipated) 11/4, Mon
Online registration closes 1/10, Fri
Classes begin 01/13, Mon
Martin Luther King Day of Service / No Classes Scheduled 01/21, Mon
Online Registration for PreFall/Fall 2020 semesters begins (anticipated) 04/06, Mon
Classes end 04/24, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 A.M. 05/01, Fri
Commencement TBD
Pre-Fall Term 2020
Online registration opens (anticipated) 04/06,Mon
Online registration closes (anticipated) 05/05, Fri
Orientation for new students (one-year program) TBD
Memorial Day (University Holiday - No Class) 05/25, Mon
Pre-Fall I classes begin 05/26, Tues
Independence Day (University Holiday - No Class) 07/03, Fri (observed)
Pre-Fall I classes end 07/10, Fri
Pre-Fall II classes begin 07/13, Mon
Pre-Fall II classes end 08/28, Fri
Grades must be entered into Banner by 9:00 a.m. 09/04, 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.