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Academic Calendar

Please read through the following TKU academic calendar and note down important dates and events for foreign students. The academic calendar is a vital point of reference for your future studies at TKU.

Fall Semester, 2018
Aug 1 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 2 University Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2018
Aug 7 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 7 ~ 13 Fall semester course enrollment for undergraduates and new graduates
Aug 8 ~ 9 Seminar for Newly elected Chair persons of School Year 2018
Aug 13 Application Deadline of PhD program
Aug 14 In-person enrollment day for transfer students
Aug 25 New student PTA meeting、Dormitory Open House
Aug 28 ~ 30 Courses enrollment for undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and 1st year graduate students
Sep 3 ~ 4 Registration for students of foreign nationality, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese
Sep 4 Teaching workshop for newly hired faculty
Sep 3 ~ 21 Information of Enrollment status available for online checking
Sep 5 Seminars for newly hired faculty, and overseas students orientation, 2018
Sep 6 ~ 7 Make-Up Final Exam for Spring Semester of 2017 (including classes of Evening Programs)
Sep 6 Opening Ceremony for freshmen of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages, International Studies, all departments in Education College
Medical Check-ups and campus safety lectures for all department in Science, Business Management, all departments in Global Development College (undergrads, graduates, evening program, transfers) (Global Development College Lan-Yang holds events in Lan-Yang Campus.)
Sep 7 Opening Ceremony for freshmen of Science, Business Management, all departments in Global Development College (undergrads, graduates, students of evening programs, transfers) Medical Check-ups and campus safety lectures for Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages, International Studies, all departments in Education College
Sep 7 Deadline for enrollment and payment
Sep 10 Classes begin
Sep 10 ~ 26 Application Deadline for "Certificate of Credited Programs"
Sep 17 ~ 28 Application Period for waivers of military training and nursing courses, "TKU Quality Awards" and "Quality Management Circle Competition"
Sep 17 ~ 25 Drop Add week
Sep 19 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 21 The 162nd Administrative Meeting
Sep 24 Day-Off for Mid-Autumn Festival (no classes)
Sep 26 Meeting for TKU Anniversary planning
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Oct 11 2018 National Disaster Prevention Day – earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Oct 13 Seminar for innovation in areas of teaching and administration
Oct 17 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 19 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 22 Completion of 1/3 of the semester (students who defer or discontinue study will not be able to apply 2/3 refund of their tuition payment after this date)
Oct 22 ~ Nov 4 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation week
Oct 24 The School Affairs Meeting
Oct 26 Academic Affairs Meeting
Oct 29 ~ Nov 26 Application for Graduate Degree Exam.
Nov 2 School Affairs Meeting (for Budgeting)
Nov 3 TKU Anniversary Celebration、Alumni Homecoming Day (Lanyang campus)
Nov 8 TKU 68th Founding Anniversary
Nov 9 Yearly Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2018
Nov 12 ~ Nov 18 Mid-Term Exams week
Nov 12 ~ Dec 7 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 30 The 163rd Administrative Meeting
Dec 3 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (students who defer or discontinue study will not be able to apply 1/3 refund of their tuition payment after this date)
Dec 3 ~ 7 Mid-semester Drop
Dec 6 ~ 7 The 2nd Period of Evaluation on School Affairs by MOE
Dec 3 ~ Jan 13, 2019 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
Dec 12 Recruitment Committee meeting
Dec 12 The Assignment of Newly Hired Teaching Faculty Meeting
Dec 17 ~ 30 The Week of Teaching Evaluation
Dec 28 The 164th Administrative Meeting (Chair persons of all departments and student reps are to participate)
Dec 31 Day-Off (No Class)( make-up work-day on 12/22 or decided by the teacher)
Jan 1, 2019 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Jan 2 Application Deadline for deferral of Study
Jan 7 ~ 13 Final Exam Week
Jan 7 ~ 31 Final grades available for online checking
Jan 14 ~ 22 Preliminary Courses Enrollment for Spring Semester
Jan 15 Year-End Performance Review of the Military Training Office [Move to 22nd when conflicting with the Meeting of National Principals of Colleges]
Jan 18 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 23 Recruitment Committee meeting
Jan 31 End of Fall Semester

Spring Semester, 2019
Feb 1 The Beginning of Spring Semester
Feb 1 ~ 14 Chinese New Year Holidays (From 2/02 to 2/10; 2/04--New Year's Eve)
Feb 15 Faculty and Staff Begin with office hours; Deadline of Enrollment and Payment
Feb 18 Classes begin
Feb 18 ~ Mar 1 Enrollment Status available for online checking
Feb 23 ~ 24 Make Exam for Fall Semester (Including Students of Evening Programs)
Feb 25 ~ Mar 5 Drop and Add Period
Feb 25 ~ Mar 1 Application Period to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (no classes)
Mar 1 Day-Off (make-up class schedule decided by the teacher、make-up work-day complied with National Policy)
Mar 7 ~ 13 Application Period for transfer of academic major 2018
Mar 8 ~ 15 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 15 165th Administrative Meeting
Mar 18 ~ 31 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation survey period
Mar 18 ~ Apr 26 Application Period for the Graduate Degrees Examinations
Mar 22 Total Quality Management Seminar
Mar 23 Spring Festival -Departments and graduate schools are to invite alumni for homecoming
Mar 27 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Apr 1 Completion of 1/3 of the semester (students who defer or discontinue studies after this date will not be able to get 2/3 of initial tuition payment as refund)
Apr 1 ~ 3 Teaching Observation Period
Apr 4 Children's Day (no classes)
Apr 5 Tomb Sweeping Day (no classes)
Apr 8 Deadline for 2/3 refund of initial tuition payment ( The students who defer or discontinue studies)
Apr 17 Student Affairs Meeting
Apr 19 166th Administrative Meeting (Chair Persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Apr 22 ~ 28 Mid-Term Examinations
Apr 22 ~ May 17 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
May 1 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting、Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education building on Dan-Sui Campus
May 1 ~ Jul 7 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
May 3 Preparatory Meeting for Graduation Commencement Ceremony
May 6 ~ 10 Group Application of Graduating Seniors Period for Military Service Waiver
May 8 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2019
May 8 ~ 21 Application period of double major / minor curriculum, 2019
May 9 Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education building on Dan-Sui Campus
May 10 Curriculum Committee Meeting
May 13 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (students who defer or discontinue studies after this date will not be able to get 1/3 of initial tuition payment as refund)
May 13 ~ 17 Mid-Term Course-Drop period
May 17 Interview and Selection of Candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 17 Academic Affairs Meeting Academic Affairs Meeting
May 20 Graduating Seniors' Application Deadline for Deferring Study (include students with extended study)
May 20 ~ 26 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to graduating students)
May 22 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2019
May 24 167th Administration Meeting (for budgeting)
May 27 ~ Jun 2 Examinations for graduating seniors, four-year college and five-year architecture
May 27 ~ Jun 9 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 27 ~ Jun 14 Semester Final Grades of Graduating Seniors are available for online checking
May 31 General Affairs Meeting
Jun 1 Graduation Ceremony at Lan Yang Campus
Jun 3 ~ 28 Application Period for Credited Curriculum Certificates
Jun 5 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jun 7 Dragon Boat Festival (No Class)
Jun 10 Application Deadline for deferring or discontinuing study of non-graduating students
Jun 14 Make-up Exams for Graduating Seniors including Evening Programs
Jun 14 81st School Affairs Meeting (for budgeting)
Jun 15 Graduation Commencement
Jun 17 ~ 23 Final Examinations
Jun 17 ~ Jul 15 Final Grades of Spring Semester are available for online checking
Jul 1 –  Aug 31 No office hours from 7/08~7/11; No office hours on all Fridays in this period
Jul 1 –  Jul 5 On-Board-Together Program -- 2018 Seminar for leaders of all student clubs
Jul 31 Spring Semester ends
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