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/19-20.asp, but includes dates of vital importance to graduate students (indicated with a leading asterisk) found only herein:

July 2019

Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2019 6-week full term Monday, 7/1
Independence Day (No Classes) Thursday, 7/4
Last day of classes for First Summer 2019 4-week session 4B Thursday, 7/11
First day of classes for Second Summer 2019 4-week session Monday, 7/15
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2019 4-week session Wednesday, 7/17
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2019 6-week full-term course(s) Thursday, 7/18
*Last day for August 2019 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 7/22
Last day to withdraw from Second Summer 2019 4-week session course(s) Friday, 7/26

August 2019

Last day of classes for Summer 2019 12-week term Thursday, 8/8
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2019 6-week full term Thursday, 8/8
Last day of classes for Second Summer 2019 4-week session Saturday, 8/10
Diploma date for the Summer 2019 term Sunday, 8/11
*International Graduate Student Orientation Thursday, 8/22
First day of classes for Fall 2019 16-week full term Monday, 8/26
First day of classes for Fall 2019 7-week session 7A Monday, 8/26

September 2019

Labor Day (No Classes) Monday, 9/2
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2019 7-week session 7A Tuesday, 9/3
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2019 16-week full term Monday, 9/9
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2019 7-week session 7A course(s) Wednesday, 9/25

October 2019

Last day to apply for December 2019 graduation Tuesday, 10/1
*Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Master of Fine Arts Project Completion Grants for Spring 2020 due in the Graduate School Friday, 10/11, 4:00 PM
Last day of classes for Fall 2019 7-week session 7A Monday, 10/14
First day of classes for Fall 2019 7-week session 7B Tuesday, 10/15
Last day to add/drop for Fall 2019 7-week session 7B Monday, 10/21
Last day to withdraw from Fall 2019 16-week full-term course(s) Tuesday, 10/22

November 2019

Last day to withdraw from Fall 2019 7-week session 7B course(s) Wednesday, 11/13
Fall Break (No Classes) Monday, 11/25 - Wednesday, 11/27
Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes) Thursday, 11/28 - Sunday, 12/1

December 2019

*Last day for December 2019 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 12/2
Last day of classes for Fall 2019 16-week full term Monday, 12/9
Last day of classes for Fall 2019 7-week session 7B Monday, 12/9
Diploma date for the Fall 2019 term Thursday, 12/19

January 2020

First day of classes for the Spring 2020 16-week full term Monday, 1/13
First day of classes for Spring 2020 7-week session 7A Monday, 1/13
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes) Monday, 1/20
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2020 7-week session 7A Tuesday, 1/21
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2020 16-week full term Monday, 1/27
*Nominations for Round 1 of Presidential, University, and Future Faculty Fellowships due in the Graduate School Wednesday, 1/29, 4:00 PM

February 2020

Last day to apply for May 2020 graduation Saturday, 2/1
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 7-week session 7A course(s) Monday, 2/17
*Nominations for Round 2 of Presidential, University, and Future Faculty Fellowships due in the Graduate School Monday, 2/17, 4:00 PM

March 2020

Spring Break (No Classes) Monday, 3/2 - Sunday, 3/8
Last day of classes for Spring 2020 7-week session 7A Monday, 3/9
First day of classes for Spring 2020 7-week session 7B Tuesday, 3/10
Last day to add/drop for Spring 2020 7-week session 7B Monday, 3/16
Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 16-week full-term course(s) Wednesday, 3/18
*Nominations for Doctoral Dissertation and Master of Fine Arts Project Completion Grants for Fall 2020 due in the Graduate School Friday, 3/20, 4:00 PM
*Applications for First Summers Research Initiative Awards for Summer 2020 due in the Graduate School Friday, 3/20, 4:00 PM

April 2020

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 7-week session 7B course(s) Monday, 4/6
*Last day for May 2020 graduates to submit final dissertation/thesis to the Graduate School Monday, 4/20
Last day of classes for Spring 2020 16-week full term Monday, 4/27
Last day of classes for Spring 2020 7-week session 7B Monday, 4/27

May 2020

University Commencement Thursday, 5/7
Diploma date for the Spring 2020 term Thursday, 5/7
First day of classes for Summer 2020 12-week term Monday, 5/11
First day of classes for First Summer 2020 6-week full term Monday, 5/11
First day of classes for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4A Monday, 5/11
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4A Thursday, 5/14
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2020 6-week full term Friday, 5/15
Last day to apply for August 2020 graduation Monday, 5/18
Last day to add/drop for Summer 2020 12-week term Wednesday, 5/20
Memorial Day (No Classes) Monday, 5/25
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2020 4-week session 4A course(s) Wednesday, 5/27

June 2020

Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2020 6-week full-term course(s) Wednesday, 6/3
Last day of classes for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4A Monday, 6/8
First day of classes for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4B Tuesday, 6/9
Last day to add/drop for First Summer 2020 4-week session 4B Friday, 6/12
Last day of classes for First Summer 2020 6-week full term Monday, 6/22
First day of classes for Second Summer 2020 6-week full term Tuesday, 6/23
Last day to withdraw from Summer 2020 12-week term course(s) Thursday, 6/25
Last day to withdraw from First Summer 2020 4-week session 4B course(s) Thursday, 6/25
Last day to add/drop for Second Summer 2020 6-week full term Monday, 6/29

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