Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

JCHP Academic Calendars 2018 - 2019

All Programs (Except Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant)

Fall Semester  
Various Orientation/Registration (Entering Class)
September 3, 2018, Monday
Labor Day Holiday
September 4, 2018, Tuesday
Welcome Date/Department Boot Camp/Orientation
September 5, Wednesday Classes Begin
September 17, Monday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
September 19, Wednesday Drop/Add Period ends
October 23, Tuesday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
November 5, Monday On-line Registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holidays begin / No classes scheduled
November 24, Saturday Thanksgiving Holidays end / Classes resume
December 14, Friday Classes end
December 15, Saturday Final Examinations Begin
December 21, Friday Final Examinations End
December 26, Wednesday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
December 31 Last date to file Application for Graduation
Spring Semester  
January 4, 2019, Friday On-Line Registration for Spring Semester ends 
January 7, Monday Classes begin
January 14, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday/No classes scheduled
January 21, Monday Drop/Add Period ends
January 25, Friday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
February 23, Friday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
February 25, Monday Spring Recess begins / No classes scheduled
March 4, Monday Spring Recess ends / Classes resume
April 8, Monday On-line Registration for Summer/Fall Semester begins (anticipated)
April 26, Friday Classes end
April 29, Monday Final Examinations Begin
May 4, Saturday Final Examinations End
May 6, Monday Senior Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
May 8, Wednesday All other grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00a.m.
May 10, Friday On-line Registration for Summer semester ends
TBA Commencement Exercises
Summer Semester - First Session  
May 13, 2019 Monday Classes begin
May 21, Tuesday Drop/Add Period Ends
May 27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 28, Tuesday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
June 10, Monday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
June 17, Monday Classes end
June 18, Tuesday Final Examinations Begin
June 19, Wednesday Final Examinations End
June 21, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
Summer Semester - Second Session  
July 1,  2019 Monday Classes begin
July 11, Thursday Drop/Add Period ends
July 29, Monday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
July 31, Wednesday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
August 20, Tuesday Classes end
August 21, Wednesday Final Examinations Begin
August 22, Thursday Final Examinations End
August 23, Monday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
August 26, Friday On-line regstration for Fall Semester ends

Physical Therapy Program

Pre-Fall Semester  
May 7, 2018, Monday
Classes begin (DPT 2 - Class of 2020)
May 28, Monday Memorial Day Holiday
June 4, Monday Classes begin (DPT 3 - Class of 2019)
June 29, Friday Orientation/Registration (DPT 1 - Class of 2021)
July 2, Monday Classes begin (DPT 1)
July 4, Wednesday Independence Day Holiday
July 12, Thursday Drop/Add Period Ends
July 30, Monday Last date to withdraw with a grade of "W"
August 1, Wednesday Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term
August 10, Friday
Classes end (DPT3)
August 17, Friday
Classes end (DPT2)
August 20, Monday
Final examinations begin (DPT2)
August 24, Friday
Final examinations end (DPT2)
August 24, Friday Classes end (DPT 1)
August 27, Monday Final examinations begin (DPT1)
August 30, Thursday
Final examinations end (DPT1)
August 30, Thursday Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
September 1, Friday On-line registration for Fall semester ends
Fall Semester  
August 27, Monday Classes begin (DPT3 - Class of 2019)
September 3, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Tuesday Classes begin (DPT2 - Class of 2020)
September 10, Monday
Classes begin (DPT1 - Class of 2021)
September 10, Monday Drop/Add Period ends
September 17, Monday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
October 13, Monday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
November 5, Monday On-line Registration for Spring Semester begins (anticipated)
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holidays begin / No classes scheduled
November 24, Saturday Thanksgiving Holidays end / Classes resume
December 7, Friday Classes end (DPT3)
December 8, Saturday Final Examinations Begin (DPT3)
December 14, Friday Final Examinations End (DPT3)
December 14, Friday Classes end (DPT1, DPT2)
December 17, Monday Final Examinations Begin (DPT1, DPT2)
December 21, Friday Final Examinations End (DPT1, DPT2)
December 18, Tuesday Grades due in Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.
December 31, Monday
Last date to file Application for Graduation
Spring Semester  
January 4, 2019, Friday On-Line Registration for Spring Semester ends 
January 7, Monday Classes begin (DPT1 - Class of 2021, DPT2 - Class of 2020, DPT3 - Class of 2019)
January 21, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday / No classes scheduled
January 22, Tuesday Drop/Add Period ends
January 25, Friday Last date to remove an “I” grade from previous term
February 15, Friday Classes end (DPT3)
February 22, Friday Last date to withdraw with a grade of “W”
February 25, Monday Classes begin (DPT3)
February 25, Monday Spring Recess begins (DPT1)
March 4, Monday Spring Recess ends / Classes resume (DPT1)
March 15, Monday Classes end (DPT2)
March 18, Monday
Final examinations begin (DPT2)
March 22, Monday
Final examinations end (DPT2)
April 1, Monday
Classes begin (DPT2)
April 8, Monday On-line Registration for PreFall 2019/Fall 2019 Semesters begins (anticipated)
April 19, Friday Classes end (DPT1)
April 22, Monday Final examinations begin (DPT1)
April 26, Friday Final examinations end (DPT1)
May 3, Friday Classes end (DPT3)
May 6, Monday Senior Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
May 8, Wednesday All other grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
May 10, Friday On-line Registration for PreFall 2019 Semester ends
June 21, Friday Classes end (DPT2)
TBA Commencement Exercises

Physician Assistant Program

Pre-Fall Semester  
May 29, Tuesday Department Orientation
May 30, Wednesday
Classes Begin
July 27, Friday Classes End
July 30, Monday
Finals Begin
August 3, Friday Finals End
August 10, Friday
Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
Fall Semester  
September 3, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Tuesday Classes Begin
September 18, Tuesday Drop/Add Period ends
September 18, Tuesday Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term
October 22, Monday
Last date to withdraw with a grade of "W"
November 5, Monday Online Registration for Spreing Semester begins (anticipated)
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holidays begin/ No classes scheduled
November 24, Saturday Thanksgiving Holidays end/ Classes resume
December 14, Friday Classes End
December 15, Saturday Final Examinations Begin
December 21, Friday Final Examinations End
December 26, Wednesday Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
December 31, Saturday Last Date to File Application for Graduation
Spring Semester  
January 4, Friday
Online Registration  for Spring Semester Ends
January 7, Monday Classes Begin
January 14, Monday
Martin Luther King Holiday/ No Classes Scheduled
January 21, Monday Drop/Add Period Ends
January 25, Friday
Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term
February 22, Friday Last date to withdraw with a grade of "W"
February 25, Monday Spring Recess Begins/No Classes Scheduled
March 4, Monday
Spring Recess Ends/ Classes Resume
April 8, Monday Online Registration for Summer/PreFall/Fall Semester Begins (anticipated)
April 26, Friday Classes End
April 29, Monday Final Examinations Begin
May 4, Saturday Final Examinations End
May 6, Monday Senior Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
May 8, Wednesday All Other Grades due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am
May 10, Friday Online Registration for Summer Semester Ends
TBD
Commencement Exercises
Summer Semester  
May 20, Monday Classes Begin
May 27, Monday Holiday, Memorial Day
June 3, Monday Drop/Add Period Ends
June 4, Tuesday Last Date to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
July 8, Monday Last date to remove an "I" grade from previous term
August 9, Friday Classes End
August 12, Monday Final Examinations Begin
August 21, Wednesday Final Examinations End
August 23, Friday Online Registration for Fall Semester ends
August 26, Monday
Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00am

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.