Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

JCLS Academic Calendar
2018 - 2019

PhD & MS Students

Fall 2018
April 10 to August 25, 2018
Online Registration for Fall 2017 semester (anticipated)
August 30, Thursday Orientation for new students. 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
September 3, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Tuesday Fall classes begin
November 5, Monday Online Registration for Spring 2019 opens (anticipated)
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 
November 26, Monday Classes resume 8:00 a.m.
November 30, Friday Fall classes end 5:00 p.m.
December 7, Friday Fall grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
December 28, Friday Last day to file application for Graduation this academic year
Spring 2019
January 2, Wednesday  Spring I classes begin
January 21, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
March 15, Friday Spring I classes end
March 18, Monday Spring II classes begin
March 22, Friday Spring I grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00am)
April 08, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated)
TBA Commencement Exercises
June 7, Friday Spring II classes end
June 14, Friday Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Summer 2019
June 10, Monday Summer classes begin
July 4, Thursday July 4th Holiday
August 30, Friday Summer classes end
September 2, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 6, Friday Summer grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)

Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall 2018
May 22-25, Tuesday-Friday
Orientation for new students (1-Year Program)
May 28, Monday
Memorial Day Holiday
May 29, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes begin
May 29, Tuesday
Pre-Fall I & II tuition due
July 4, Wednesday
July 4th Holiday
July 10, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes end
July 12, Thursday Pre-Fall II classes begin
August 17, Friday
Pre-Fall II classes end
August 24, Friday Pre-Fall II grades due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
Fall 2018
April 10 to August 25 Online Registration for Fall 2018 semester (anticipated)
August 28 - August 31, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year programs)
September 3, Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 4, Tuesday Fall classes begin
September 4, Tuesday Fall tuition due
November 5, Monday   Online Registration for Spring 2019 opens (anticipated)
November 21, Wednesday Thanksgiving Holiday begins 5:00 p.m.
November 26, Monday Thanksgiving Holiday ends, classes resume 8:00 a.m. 
December 7, Friday Fall classes end
December 14, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Spring 2019
January 2, Wednesday  Spring classes begin
January 2, Wednesday Spring tuition due
January 21, Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
February 25 - March 1, Monday-Friday Spring Break
April 8, Monday Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2018 opens (anticipated)
April 19, Friday Spring classes/term ends
April 26, Friday Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)
Pre-Fall 2019
May 21-24, Tuesday-Friday Orientation for new students (1-Year program)
May 27, Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 28, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes begin
May 28, Tuesday Pre-Fall I & II tuition due 
July 4, Thurssday July 4th Holiday
July 9, Tuesday Pre-Fall I classes end
July 11, Thursday Pre-Fall II classes begin
August 16, Friday Pre-Fall II classes end
August 23, Friday Pre-Fall II Grades due to Registrar’s Office, 9:00 a.m.

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.