Academic Calendar

This academic calendar is based on the Academic Calendar published by the Office of the University Registrar at http://www.temple.edu/registrar/documents/calendars/16-17.asp, but includes dates of vital importance to graduate students:

July 2016

Last day of classes for First Summer 2016 4-week session 4BFriday, 7/1
Independence Day (No Classes)Monday, 7/4
First day of classes for Second Summer 2016 4-week session 4ATuesday, 7/5
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2016 4-week session 4AFriday, 7/8
Last day for July 2016 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate SchoolMonday, 7/11
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2016 6-week full-term course(s)Monday, 7/11
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2016 4-week session 4A course(s)Tuesday, 7/19
Last day of classes for Summer 2016 12-week termFriday, 7/29
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2016 6-week full termFriday, 7/29
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2016 4-week session 4AFriday, 7/29
Diploma Date for Summer 2016Friday, 7/29

August 2016

International Graduate Student OrientationWednesday, 8/24
First day of classes for Fall 2016 16-week full termMonday, 8/29
First day of classes for Fall 2016 7-week session 7AMonday, 8/29

September 2016

Labor Day (No Classes)Monday, 9/5
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2016 7-week session 7ATuesday, 9/6
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2016 16-week full termMonday, 9/12
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2016 7-week session 7A course(s)Friday, 9/23

October 2016

Last day to apply for December 2016 graduationSaturday, 10/1
Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Terminal Master's Project Completion Grants for Spring 2017 due in the Graduate SchoolFriday, 10/14, 4:00 PM
Last day of classes for Fall 2016 7-week session 7AMonday, 10/17
First day of classes for Fall 2016 7-week session 7BTuesday, 10/18
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2016 7-week session 7BMonday, 10/24
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2016 16-week full-term course(s)Tuesday, 10/25

November 2016

Last day to withdraw from Fall 2016 7-week session 7B course(s)Monday, 11/14
Fall Break (No Classes)Monday, 11/21 - Wednesday, 11/23
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)Thursday, 11/24 - Sunday, 11/27

December 2016

Last day for December 2016 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate SchoolMonday, 12/5
Last day of classes for Fall 2016 16-week full term Monday, 12/12
Last day of classes for Fall 2016 7-week session 7BMonday, 12/12
Diploma date for the Fall 2016 termThursday, 12/22

January 2017

Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)Monday, 1/16
First day of classes for the Spring 2017 16-week full termTuesday, 1/17
First day of classes for Spring 2017 7-week session 7ATuesday, 1/17
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2017 7-week session 7AMonday, 1/23
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2017 16-week full termMonday, 1/30

February 2017

Nominations for Round 1 of Presidential, University, and Future Faculty Fellowships due in the Graduate SchoolWednesday, 2/1, 4:00 PM
Last day to apply for May 2017 graduationWednesday, 2/1
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2017 7-week session 7A course(s)Monday, 2/13
Nominations for Round 2 of Presidential, University, and Future Faculty Fellowships due in the Graduate SchoolMonday, 2/20, 4:00 PM

March 2017

Last day of classes for Spring 2017 7-week session 7AMonday, 3/6
First day of classes for Spring 2017 7-week session 7BTuesday, 3/7
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2017 7-week session 7BMonday, 3/13
Spring Break (No Classes)Monday, 3/13 - Sunday, 3/19
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2017 16-week full-term course(s)Wednesday, 3/22
Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Terminal Master's Project Completion Grants for Fall 2017 due in the Graduate SchoolFriday, 3/24, 4:00 PM
Applications for First Summers Research Initiative Awards for Summer 2017 due in the Graduate SchoolFriday, 3/24, 4:00 PM

April 2017

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2017 7-week session 7B course(s)Monday, 4/3
Last day for May 2017 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate SchoolMonday, 4/24

May 2017

Last day of classes for Spring 2017 16-week full term Monday, 5/1
Last day of classes for Spring 2017 7-week session 7BMonday, 5/1
University CommencementThursday, 5/11
Diploma date for the Spring 2017 termThursday, 5/11
First day of classes for Summer 2017 12-week termMonday, 5/15
First day of classes for First Summer 2017 6-week full termMonday, 5/15
First day of classes for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4AMonday, 5/15
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4AThursday, 5/18
Last day to apply for August 2017 graduationThursday, 5/18
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2017 6-week full termFriday, 5/19
Last day to add/drop for Summer 2017 12-week termTuesday, 5/23
Memorial Day (No Classes)Monday, 5/29
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2017 4-week session 4A course(s)Monday, 5/30

June 2017

Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2017 6-week full-term course(s)Monday, 6/5
Last day of classes for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4AMonday, 6/12
First day of classes for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4BTuesday, 6/13
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4BFriday, 6/16
Last day of classes for First Summer 2017 6-week full termMonday, 6/26
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2017 4-week session 4B course(s)Tuesday, 6/27
Last day to withdraw from Summer 2017 12-week term course(s)Tuesday, 6/27
First day of classes for Second Summer 2017 6-week full termTuesday, 6/27

July 2017

Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2017 6-week full termMonday, 7/3
Independence Day (No Classes)Tuesday, 7/4
Last day of classes for First Summer 2017 4-week session 4BTuesday, 7/11
First day of classes for Second Summer 2017 4-week session 4AWednesday, 7/12
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2017 4-week session 4AMonday, 7/17
Last day for August 2017 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate SchoolMonday, 7/17
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2017 6-week full-term course(s)Tuesday, 7/18
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2017 4-week session 4A course(s)Wednesday, 7/26

August 2017

Last day of classes for Summer 2017 12-week termTuesday, 8/8
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2017 6-week full termTuesday, 8/8
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2017 4-week session 4ATuesday, 8/8
Diploma Date for Summer 2017Wednesday, 8/9
First day of classes for the Fall 2017 termMonday, 8/28