Academic Calendar

This academic calendar is based on the Academic Calendar published by the Office of the University Registrar at https://www.temple.edu/registrar/documents/calendars/20-21.asp, but includes dates of vital importance to graduate students (indicated with a leading asterisk) found only herein:

July 2020

Independence Day (No Classes) Friday, 7/3
Last day of classes for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4B Saturday, 7/11
First day of classes for Second Summer 2020 4-week session Monday, 7/13
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2020 4-week session Wednesday, 7/15
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2020 6-week full-term course(s) Thursday, 7/16
*Last day for August 2020 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 7/20
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2020 4-week session course(s) Friday, 7/24

August 2020

Last day of classes for Summer 2020 12-week term Friday, 8/7
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2020 6-week full term Friday, 8/7
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2020 4-week session Saturday, 8/8
Diploma date for the Summer 2020 term Sunday, 8/9
*International Graduate Student Orientation Thursday, 8/20
First day of classes for Fall 2020 16-week full term Monday, 8/24
First day of classes for Fall 2020 7-week session 7A Monday, 8/24
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2020 7-week session 7A Monday, 8/31

September 2020

Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, 9/7
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2020 16-week full term Tuesday, 9/8

October 2020

Last day to apply for December 2020 graduation Thursday, 10/1
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2020 7-week session 7A course(s) Monday, 10/5
Last day of classes for Fall 2020 7-week session 7A Monday, 10/12
First day of classes for Fall 2020 7-week session 7B Tuesday, 10/13
*Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Master of Fine Arts Project Completion Grants for Spring 2021 due in the Graduate School Friday, 10/16, 12:00 NOON
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2020 7-week session 7B Monday, 10/19

November 2020

Fall Break (No Classes) Monday, 11/23 - Wednesday, 11/25
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) Thursday, 11/26 - Sunday, 11/29
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2020 7-week session 7B course(s) Monday, 11/30
*Last day for December 2020 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 11/30

December 2020

Last day to withdraw from Fall 2020 16-week full-term course(s) Monday, 12/7
Last day of classes for Fall 2020 16-week full term Monday, 12/7
Last day of classes for Fall 2020 7-week session 7B Monday, 12/7
Diploma date for the Fall 2020 term Thursday, 12/17

January 2021

First day of classes for the Spring 2021 16-week full term Monday, 1/11
First day of classes for Spring 2021 7-week session 7A Monday, 1/11
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes) Monday, 1/18
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2021 7-week session 7A Tuesday, 1/19
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2021 16-week full term Monday, 1/25
*Nominations for Round 1 of Presidential and University Fellowships due in the Graduate School Wednesday, 1/27, 12:00 NOON

February 2021

Last day to apply for May 2021 graduation Monday, 2/1
*Nominations for Round 2 of Presidential and University Fellowships due in the Graduate School Wednesday, 2/17, 12:00 NOON
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2021 7-week session 7A course(s) Monday, 2/22

March 2021

Spring Break (No Classes) Monday, 3/1 - Sunday, 3/7
Last day of classes for Spring 2021 7-week session 7A Monday, 3/8
First day of classes for Spring 2021 7-week session 7B Tuesday, 3/9
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2021 7-week session 7B Monday, 3/15
*Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Master of Fine Arts Project Completion Grants for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 due in the Graduate School Friday, 3/19, 12:00 NOON
*Applications for First Summers Research Initiative Awards for Summer 2021 due in the Graduate School Friday, 3/19, 12:00 NOON

April 2021

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2021 7-week session 7B course(s) Monday, 4/19
*Last day for May 2021 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 4/19
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2021 16-week full-term course(s) Monday, 4/26
Last day of classes for Spring 2021 16-week full term Monday, 4/26
Last day of classes for Spring 2021 7-week session 7B Monday, 4/26

May 2021

University Commencement Thursday, 5/6
Diploma date for the Spring 2021 term Thursday, 5/6
First day of classes for Summer 2021 12-week term Monday, 5/10
First day of classes for First Summer 2021 6-week full term Monday, 5/10
First day of classes for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4A Monday, 5/10
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4A Thursday, 5/13
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2021 6-week full term Friday, 5/14
Last day to add/drop for Summer 2021 12-week term Wednesday, 5/19
Memorial Day (No Classes) Monday, 5/31

June 2021

Last day to apply for August 2021 graduation Tuesday, 6/1
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2021 4-week session 4A course(s) Tuesday, 6/1
Last day of classes for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4A Monday, 6/7
First day of classes for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4B Tuesday, 6/8
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4B Friday, 6/11
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2021 6-week full-term course(s) Monday, 6/14
Last day of classes for First Summer 2021 6-week full term Monday, 6/21
Diploma date for First Summer 2021 full-term courses Tuesday, 6/22
First day of classes for Second Summer 2021 6-week full term Tuesday, 6/22
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2021 4-week session 4B course(s) Friday, 6/25
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2021 6-week full term Monday, 6/28

July 2021

Last day of classes for First Summer 2021 4-week session 4B Saturday, 7/3
Independence Day (No Classes) Monday, 7/5
First day of classes for Second Summer 2021 4-week session Tuesday, 7/6
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2021 4-week session Friday, 7/9
*Last day for August 2021 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 7/19
Last day to withdraw from Summer 2021 12-week term course(s) Monday, 7/26
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2021 6-week full-term course(s) Monday, 7/26
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2021 4-week session course(s) Monday, 7/26

August 2021

Last day of classes for Summer 2021 12-week term Monday, 8/2
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2021 6-week full term Monday, 8/2
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2021 4-week session Monday, 8/2
Diploma date for Summer 2021 12-week, First Summer 2021 4B, and Second Summer 2021 courses Tuesday, 8/3