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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, 2017
Aug 1 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 2 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 3 University Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2017
Aug 8 In-person enrollment day for transfer students
Aug 8 ~ 14 Fall semester courses singing-up for undergraduates and new graduates
Aug 9 ~ 10 Seminar for Newly elected Chair persons of School Year 2017
Aug 10 Application Deadline of PhD program
Aug 26 New student PTA meeting、Dormitory Open House ( Lanyang Campus)
Sep 2 New student PTA meeting、Dormitory Open House ( Tamsui Campus)
Sep 4 ~ 6 Courses Signing-up for undergraduate freshmen
Sep 6 ~ 8 Courses Signing-up for undergraduate transfer students
Sep 8 ~ 10 Courses Signing-up for newly admitted undergraduates of Evening Programs and graduates
Sep 11 ~ 12 Enrollment period for students of foreign nationality, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese
Sep 11 ~ 29 Information of Enrollment status available for online checking
Sep 12 Teaching workshop for newly hired faculty
Sep 13 Seminar for newly hired faculty, 2017
Sep 14 ~ 15 Make-Up Final Exam for Spring Semester of 2015 (including classes of Evening Programs)
Sep 14 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 Lanyang holds events in Lanyang Campus.)
Sep 15 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 15 Deadline for enrollment and payment
Sep 18 Classes begin
Sep 18 ~ 29 Application Period for waivers of military training and nursing courses, “TKU Quality Awards” and “Quality Management Circle Competition
Sep 18 ~ Oct 3 Application Deadline for “Certificate of Credited Programs”
Sep 20 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 25 ~ Oct 3 Drop Add week
Sep 27 Meeting for TKU Anniversary planning
Sep 29 156th Administrative Meeting
Sep 30 Work-day for having 10/9 off as Double-Tenth long weekend.
Oct 2 Application Deadline for course waivers
Oct 4 Day-Off for Mid-Autumn Festival (no classes)
Oct 9 Day-Off (No Class) Adjusted for a long weekend (make-up class scheduled on 9/30 or decided by the teacher)
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Oct 18 Students' Affairs meeting
Oct 19 2017 National Disaster Prevention Day – earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Oct 20 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 21 Seminar for innovation in areas of teaching and administration
Oct 25 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 30 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 30 ~ Nov 12 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation week
Oct 30 ~ Nov 27 Application for Graduate Degree Exam
Nov 1 Academic Affairs Meeting
Nov 3 78th School Affairs Meeting (for Budgeting)
Nov 4 TKU Anniversary Celebration、Alumni Homecoming Day (Lanyang campus)
Nov 8 TKU 67th Founding Anniversary
Nov 10 Yearly Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2017
Nov 20 ~ Nov 26 Mid-Term Exams
Nov 20 ~ Dec 15 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 24 157th Administrative Meeting
Dec 1 ~ Jan 21, 2018 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
Dec 11 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 11 ~ 17 Mid-semester Drop
Dec 13 Recruitment Committee meeting
Dec 20 The 158th Administrative Meeting (Chair persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Dec 25 ~ Jan 7, 2018 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week
Jan 1, 2018 New Year’s Day (No Class)
Jan 8 Application Deadline for deferral of Study
Jan 15 ~ 21 Final Exam Week
Jan 15 ~ Feb 9 Final grades available for online checking
Jan 17 Recruitment Committee meeting
Jan 22 ~ 26 Preliminary Courses Signing-up for Spring Semester
Jan 23 Year-End Performance Review of the Military Training Office
Jan 26 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 31 End of Fall Semester, 2017

Spring Semester, 2018
Feb 1 Semester Begins
Feb 5 ~ 22 Chinese New Year Holidays (From Feb. 15-New Year's Eve to Feb. 20)
Feb 23 Faculty and Staff Begin with office hours
Feb 26 Classes begin
Feb 26 ~ Mar 2 Application Period to waive “National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses”
Feb 26 ~ Mar 9 Enrollment Status available for online checking
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (no class)
Mar 3 Spring Festival -Departments and graduate schools are to invite alumni for homecoming
Mar 3 ~ 4 Make-Up Exam for the Final Exam of Fall Semester, 2017 (Including Evening program)
Mar 5 ~ 9 Drop and Add Period
Mar 15 ~ 21 Application Period for transfer of academic major 2017
Mar 15 ~ 22 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 16 159th Administrative Meeting
Mar 19 ~ Apr 27 Application Period for the Graduate Degrees Examinations
Mar 23 TQM seminar for administrative staff
Mar 26 ~ Apr 15 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation survey period
Mar 28 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Apr 2 ~ 3 Teaching Observation Period
Apr 4 Children's Day (no classes)
Apr 5 Tomb Sweeping Day (no classes)
Apr 6 Teaching Observation Period
Apr 9 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 13 160th Administrative Meeting (Chair Persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Apr 25 Student Affairs Meeting
Apr 30 ~ May 6 Mid-Term Examinations
Apr 30 ~ May 25 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
May 1 ~ Jul 8 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
May 2 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting、Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education building on Dan-Sui Campus
May 4 Preparatory Meeting for Graduation Commencement Ceremony
May 7 ~ 11 Group Application of Graduating Seniors Period for Military Service Waiver
May 9 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2018
May 11 161st School Affairs Meeting (for budgeting)
May 16 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting; Interview and Selection of Candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 16 ~ 29 Application period of double major / minor curriculum, 2018.
May 21 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 21 ~ 27 Mid-Term Course-Drop period
May 23 Academic Affairs Meeting
May 25 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2018
May 28 Graduating Seniors' Application Deadline for Deferring Study (include students with extended study)
May 28 ~ Jun 3 Teaching performance evaluation (applicable for the subjects offered in senior year)
May 30 General Affairs Meeting
Jun 1 ~ 29 Application Period for Credited Curriculum Certificates
Jun 4 ~ 10 Examinations for graduating seniors, four-year college and five-year architecture
Jun 4 ~ 17 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to non-graduating students)
Jun 4 ~ 22 Semester Final Grades of Graduating Seniors are available for online checking
Jun 6 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jun 8 79th School Affairs Meeting (for budgeting)
Jun 9 Graduation Ceremony at Lan Yang Campus
Jun 16 Graduation Commencement
Jun 18 Dragon Boat Festival (No Class)
Jun 19 Application Deadline for deferring or discontinuing study of non-graduating students
Jun 22 Make-up Exams for Graduating Seniors including Evening Programs
Jun 25 ~ Jul 1 Final Examinations
Jun 25 ~ Jul 31 Final Grades of Spring Semester, 2018 are available for online checking
Jul 1 –  Aug 31 No office hours from 7/09~7/12; No office hours on all Fridays in this period
Jul 2 –  Jul 6 On-Board-Together Program -- 2018 Seminar for leaders of all student clubs
Jul 31 Spring Semester ends
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