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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, 2016
Aug 1 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 3 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 4 University Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2016
Aug 9 In-person enrollment day for new students of Evening Program
Aug 9 – Aug 15 Fall semester courses singing-up for undergraduates and new graduates
Aug 10 Application Deadline for of PhD program
Aug 10 – Aug 11 Seminar for 2016 Newly elected Chair persons
Aug 13 – Aug 14 Open House of Dormitory on TamSui Campus
Aug 17 In-person Enrollment Day for Transfer Students
Aug 20 Lan-Yang Campus: New student PTA meeting; Open House of Dormitory on Lan-Yang Campus
Aug 29 – Aug 31 General Curriculum Courses Signing-up for undergraduate freshmen
Aug 31 In-person Enrollment Day for new students (admitted via application) of Evening Program
Sep 1 – Sep 3 Course Signing-up for newly transferred students
Sep 3 PTA meeting for freshmen on TamSui Campus
Sep 3 – Sep 5 Course Signing-up for newly admitted of Evening Program, Two-Year Program and Graduate Program
Sep 5 – Sep 6 Enrollment period for students of foreign nationality, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese
Sep 5 – Sep 27 Information of Enrollment status available for online checking
Sep 6 Teaching workshop for newly hired faculty
Sep 7 2016 Seminar for newly hired faculty
Sep 8 – Sep 9 Make-Up Final Exam for Spring Semester of 2015
Sep 8 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 9 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 10 Adjusted holiday swapped with Sep 16.,Deadline for enrollment
Sep 12 Classes begin
Sep 12 – Sep 23 Application for waivers of military training and nursing courses
Sep 12 – Sep 27 Application Deadline for “Certificate of Credited Programs”
Sep 14 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 15 Mid-Autumn Festival (no classes)
Sep 16 Day Off (No Class) Adjusted for a long a long weekend (make-up class scheduled on 9/10 or decided by the teacher)
Sep 19 –  Sep 27 Drop Add week
Sep 30 150th Administrative Meeting; Application Deadline for course waivers
Oct 3 – Oct 31 Application Period for “TKU Quality Awards” and “Quality Management Circle Competition”
Oct 6 2016 National Disaster Prevention Day – earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Oct 12 Students’ Affairs meeting
Oct 19 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 21 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 24 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 24 – Nov 6 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation week
Oct 26 Academic Affairs Meeting
Oct 29 Seminar for innovation in areas of teaching and administration
Oct 31 – Nov 28 Application for Graduate Degree Exam
Nov 4 76th School Affairs Meeting (for Budgeting)
Nov 6 TKU 66th Anniversary CelebrationAlumni Homecoming Day
Nov 8 TKU 66th Founding Anniversary
Nov 11 Yearly Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2016
Nov 14 – Nov 20 Mid-Term Exams
Nov 14 – Dec 09 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 25 151st Administrative Meeting
Dec 1 – Jan 15, 2017 Application for Graduate Degree Exam
Dec 5 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 5 – 11 Mid-semester Drop
Dec 14 Recruitment Committee meeting
Dec 19 – Jan 5, 2017 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week
Dec 23 The 152nd Administrative Meeting (Chair persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Jan 1, 2017 New Year’s Day (No Class)
Jan 2, 2017 Extra Day for New Year’s Long Weekend (No Class)
Jan 3 Application Deadline for deferral of Study
Jan 9 – Jan 15 Final Exam Week
Jan 9 – Jan 31 Final grades available for online checking
Jan 13 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 16 – Jan 24 Preliminary Courses Signing-up for Spring Semester
Jan 17 Year-End Performance Review of the Military Training Office
Jan 23 – Feb 6 Chinese Lunar New Year Holidays (Chinese Lunar New Year Eve on Jan 27)
Jan 31 End of Fall Semester, 2016

Spring Semester, 2017
Feb 1 Semester Begins
Feb 7 Faculty and Staff Begin to Work
Feb 9 – Feb 28 Enrollment Status available for online checking
Feb 10 Deadline for enrollment and tuition payment
Feb 13 Classes begin
Feb 13 – Feb 24 Application Period to waive “National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses”
Feb 18 Class Day for having 2/27 off as Peace Memorial Holiday
Feb 18 – Feb 19 Make-Up Exam for the Final Exam of Fall Semester, 2016
Feb 20 – Feb 28 Drop and Add Period
Feb 27 Day off adjusted for Peace Memorial Long weekend (make-up class scheduled on 2/18 or decided by the teacher)
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (no class)
Mar 2 – Mar 8 Application Period for transfer of academic major
Mar 9 – Mar 16 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 10 153rd Administrative Meeting
Mar 13 – Mar 26 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation survey period
Mar 20 – Apr 28 Application Period for the Graduate Degrees Examinations
Mar 24 TQM seminar for administrative staff
Mar 25 Spring Festival -Departments and graduate schools are to invite alumni for homecoming
Mar 27 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 3 Children’s Day (no classes)
Apr 4 Tomb Sweeping Day (no classes)
Apr 5 – Apr 7 Teaching Observation Period
Apr 14 154th Administrative Meeting (Chair Persons of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Apr 17 – Apr 23 Mid-Term Examinations
Apr 17 – May12 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Apr 21 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Apr 26 Student Affairs Meeting
Apr 28 Curriculum Committee Meeting
May 1 – Jun 18 Examinations for Graduate Degrees
May 3 Preparatory Meeting for Graduation Commencement Ceremony
May 4 Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education building on Dan-Sui Campus
May 5 Academic Affairs Meeting
May 8 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 8 – May 13 Graduating Seniors’ Application Period for Military Service Waiver
May 8 – May 14 Mid-Term Course-Drop period
May 10 Interview and Selection of Candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 10 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2017
May 10 – May 23 Application Period for double major / minor in year 2017
May 12 155th Administrative Meeting (Preliminary Budget Meeting)
May 15 Graduating Seniors’ Application Deadline for Deferring Study (include students with extended study)
May 15 – May 21 Teaching performance evaluation (applicable for the subjects offered in senior year)
May 17 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2017
May 19 Teaching faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2017
May 22 – May 28 Graduation Examinations
May 22 – Jun 4 Teaching performance evaluation (subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 22 – Jun 9 Semester Final Grades of Graduating Seniors are available for online checking
May 24 General Affairs Meeting
May 29 A Day Off to make a Dragon Boat Festival long weekend. (Make-Up Work day will be scheduled by the teacher or on June 3
May 30 Dragon Boat Festival (No Class)
May 31 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jun 1 – Jun 30 Application Period for Credited Curriculum Certificates
Jun 2 77th School Affairs Meeting (for budgeting)
Jun 3 Make-Up Class Day for May 29th 、Graduation Ceremony at Lan Yang Campus
Jun 5 Application Deadline for deferring or discontinuing study of non-graduating students
Jun 9 Make-up Exams for Graduating Seniors
Jun 10 Graduation Commencement
Jun 12 – Jun 18 Final Examinations
Jun 12 – Jul 14 Final Grades of Spring Semester, 2017 are available for online checking
Jun 26 – Jun 30 On-Board-Together Program -- 2017 Seminar for leaders of all student clubs
Jul 1 –  Aug 31 No office hours for all Fridays; (No office from July 10 to July 13; 8 vacation days in July and August)
Jul 31 Spring Semester ends
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