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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, 2019
Aug 1 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 5 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting, University Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2019
Aug 6 ~ 12 Fall semester course enrollment for undergraduates and new graduates
Aug 7 ~ 8 Seminar for Newly elected Chair persons of School Year 2019
Aug 12 Application Deadline of PhD program
Aug 13 In-person enrollment day for transfer students
Aug 24 New student PTA meeting、Dormitory Open House
Aug 27 ~ 29 Courses enrollment for undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and 1st year graduate students
Aug 31 ~ Sep 1 Sign-in and move-in to Dormitory of Tamsui Campus
Sep 2 Training sessions for newly hired faculty of school year 2019
Sep 2 ~ 3 Registration for students of foreign nationality, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese
Sep 2 ~ 27 Information of Enrollment available for online checking
Sep 3 Teaching workshop for newly hired faculty of school year 2019
Sep 4 Seminars for newly hired faculty, and overseas students orientation, 2019
Sep 5 ~ 6 Make-Up Final Exam for Spring Semester of 2018 (including classes of Evening Programs)
Sep 5 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 6 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 6 Deadline for registration and payment
Sep 9 Classes begin
Sep 9 ~ 26 Application Deadline for "Certificate of Credited Programs"
Sep 13 Mid-Autumn Festival (no classes)
Sep 16 ~ 20 Application Period to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Sep 16 ~ 27 Application for the Quality Circle Competition Event
Sep 16 ~ 24 Drop Add week
Sep 18 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 20 The 168th Administrative Meeting、2019 National Disaster Prevention Day – earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Sep 25 Planning meeting for TKU Anniversary Celebration
Oct 5 Work-day to make up for Oct. 11 (adjusted to make a long weekend)
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Oct 11 Day-Off (No Class)( make-up classes decided by the teacher; make-up workday on 10/05)
Oct 16 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 18 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 21 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 21 ~ Nov 3 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation week
Oct 23 Academic Affairs Meeting
Oct 26 Seminar on innovations in areas of teaching and administration
Oct 28 ~ Nov 25 Application for Graduate Degree Exam.
Nov 1 82nd School Affairs Meeting (for Budgeting)
Nov 2 TKU Anniversary Celebration、Alumni Homecoming Day (Lanyang campus)
Nov 8 TKU 69th Founding Anniversary、Yearly Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2019
Nov 11 ~ 17 Mid-Term Exams week
Nov 11 ~ Dec 6 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 20 Student Affairs meeting
Nov 29 The 169th Administrative Meeting
Dec 2 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 2 ~ 6 Mid-semester Drop
Dec 2 ~ Jan 9, 2020 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
Dec 11 Recruitment Committee meeting;The Assignment of Newly Hired Teaching Faculty Meeting
Dec 16 ~ 29 The Week of Teaching Evaluation
Dec 27 The 170th Administrative Meeting (Chair persons of all departments and student reps are to participate)
Dec 30 Application Deadline for deferral of Study
Jan 1, 2020 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Jan 3 ~ 5 Final Exam Week
Jan 6 ~ 9 Final Exam Week
Jan 6 ~ 31 Final grades available for online checking
Jan 13 ~ 21 Preliminary Courses Enrollment for Spring Semester
Jan 14 Year-End Performance Review of the Military Training Office [Move to 15th when conflicting with the Meeting of National Principals of Colleges]
Jan 15 Recruitment Committee meeting
Jan 17 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 23 ~ Feb 7 Chinese New Year Holidays(from 1/24 to 1/29; 1/ 24-New Year's Eve)
Jan 31 End of Fall Semester

Spring Semester, 2020
Feb 1 The Beginning of Spring Semester
Feb 10 Faculty and Staff Begin with office hours
Feb 13 ~ 14 Make Exam for Fall Semester (Including Students of Evening Programs)
Feb 14 Deadline of Enrollment and Payment
Feb 17 Classes begin
Feb 17 ~ Mar 6 Enrollment Status available for online checking
Feb 24 ~ 27 Application Period to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Feb 24 ~ Mar 3 Drop and Add Period
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (no classes)
Mar 5 ~ 11 Application Period for transfer of academic major 2020
Mar 6 171st Administrative Meeting
Mar 6 ~ 13 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 16 ~ 29 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation survey period
Mar 16 ~ Apr 24 Application Period for the Graduate Degrees Examinations
Mar 20 Total Quality Management Seminar
Mar 20 ~ 22 College Entrance Interviews for physically challenged applicants, 2020
Mar 21 Spring Festival -Departments and graduate schools are to invite alumni for homecoming
Mar 25 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Mar 30 Completion of 1/3 of the semester
Mar 30 ~ Apr 1 Teaching Observation Period
Apr 2 Make-up holiday for Tomb Sweeping Day (no classes)
Apr 3 Children's Day-one extra day earlier (no classes)
Apr 4 Both Children's Day and Tomb Sweeping Day (no classes)
Apr 6 Deadline for 2/3 refund of initial tuition payment ( The students who defer or discontinue studies)
Apr 15 Student Affairs Meeting
Apr 17 172nd Administrative Meeting (Chair Persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Apr 20 ~ 26 Mid-Term Examinations
Apr 20 ~ May 15 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Apr 22 Student recruitment committee meeting or 4/29,tentatively set by the date of the second stage application
Apr 29 Student recruitment committee meeting or 4/22,tentatively set by the date of the second stage application
May 1 ~ Jul 5 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
May 4 ~ 8 Group Application of Graduating Seniors Period for Military Service Waiver
May 6 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2020、Preparatory Meeting for Graduation Commencement Ceremony; Organizing and training protective team of Dan-Sui Campus
May 6 ~ 19 Application period of double major / minor curriculum, 2020
May 7 Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education building on Dan-Sui Campus
May 8 Curriculum Committee Meeting
May 11 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 11 ~ 15 Mid-Term Course-Drop period
May 15 Academic Affairs Meeting; Interview and Selection of Candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 18 Graduating Seniors' Application Deadline for Deferring Study (include students with extended study)
May 18 ~ 24 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to graduating students)
May 20 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2020
May 22 173rd Administration Meeting (for budgeting)
May 25 ~ 31 Examinations for graduating seniors, four-year college and five-year architecture
May 25 ~ Jun 7 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 25 ~ Jun 12 Semester Final Grades of Graduating Seniors are available for online checking
May 29 General Affairs Meeting
May 30 Graduation Ceremony at Lan Yang Campus
Jun 1 ~ 30 Application Period for Credited Curriculum Certificates
Jun 3 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jun 5 The 83rd School Affairs Meeting (for budgeting)
Jun 6 Graduation Commencement; adjusted as a workday for 6/26
Jun 8 Application Deadline for deferring or discontinuing study of non-graduating students
Jun 12 Make-up Exams for Graduating Seniors including Evening Programs
Jun 15 ~ 21 Final Examinations
Jun 15 ~ Jul 15 Final Grades of Spring Semester are available for online checking
Jun 20 ~ 21 Shut-down process of the dormitory in TKU Dan-Sui campus
Jun 25 Dragon Boat Festival (No Class)
Jun 26 Day off (make-up workday scheduled on 06/06)
Jun 29 ~ Jul 3 On-Board-Together Program -- 2020 Seminar for leaders of all student clubs
Jul 1 ~ Aug 31 No office hours on all Fridays in this period ;(four days off from 7/06 to 7/09)
Jul 31 Spring Semester ends
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