Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Academic Calendar

PhD & MS Students

Fall Term 2018
Online Registration (anticipated) 04/10 to 08/25
Orientation for new students.  3 pm  to 5 pm 08/30, Thurs
Labor Day Holiday 09/03, Mon
Fall classes begin 09/04, Tues
Online Registration for Spring  opens (anticipated) 11/05, 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 01/02, Tues 01/02, Wed
Martin Luther King Holiday 01/15, Mon 01/21, Mon
Spring I classes end 03/16, Fri 03/15, Fri
Spring II classes begin & Spring II tuition due 03/19, Mon 03/18, Mon
Online Registration for Summer and Fall opens (anticipated) 03/19, Mon 04/08, Mon
Spring I grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.)  03/23, Fri 03/22, Fri
Commencement Exercises 05/23, Wed TBA
Spring II classes end 06/08, Fri 06/07, Fri
Spring II grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 06/15, Fri 06/14, Fri
Summer Term 2018 2019
Summer Classes Begin & Summer tuition due 06/11, Mon 6/10, Mon
July 4th Holiday 07/04, Wed 07/04, Thurs
Summer Classes End 08/31, Fri 08/30, Fri
Labor Day Holiday 09/03, Mon 09/02, Mon
Summer Grades due in Registrar (9:00 a.m.) 09/07, Fri 09/06, Fri

Postbaccalaureate Pre-Professional Program

Pre-Fall (Sessions For 1-Year Program) 2018 2019
Memorial Day 05/28, Mon 05/27, Mon
Orientation for new students (1 year program) 05/24 - 5/25 05/21-24, Tues-Fri
Pre-Fall I classes begin 05/29, Tues 05/28, Tues
Pre-Fall I tuition due 05/29, Tues 05/28, Tues
July 4th Holiday 07/04, Wed 07/04, Thurs
Pre-Fall I classes end 07/10, Tues 07/09, Tues
Pre-Fall II classes begin 07/12, Thurs 07/11, Thurs
Pre-Fall II classes end 08/17, Fri 08/16, Fri
Pre-Fall II Grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m.) 08/24, Fri 08/23, Fri
Fall Term 2018
Online Registration for Fall 2018 semester (anticipated) 04/10 - 8/25
Orientation for new students (2 year and 1 year programs) 08/28 - 8/31
Labor Day Holiday 09/03, Mon
Fall classes begin 09/04, Tues
Fall tuition due 09/04, Tues
Online Registration for Spring 2017 opens (anticipated) 11/05, 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 12/07, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 12/14, Fri
Spring Term 2019
Spring classes begin 01/02, Wed
Spring tuition due 01/02, Wed
Martin Luther King Holiday 01/21, Mon
Spring Break 02/25 - 3/1
Online Registration for Summer and Fall 2017 opens (anticipated) 03/11, Mon
Spring classes/term ends 04/19, Fri
Grades due in Registrar’s Office (9:00 a.m.) 04/26, 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.