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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.

First Semester, 2021
Aug 1 First Semester Begins
Aug 3 ~ 9 First Semester course enrollment for undergraduates (Including 1st year graduate students)
Aug 4 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 5 2021 Academic Year Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting
Aug 10 Application deadline for the PhD. Program
Aug 24 Incoming faculties orientation of the 2021 academic year
Aug 30 ~ Sep 3 The Symposium of Leaders in Students' Association of TKU – The 2021 academic year association’s leader seminar
Sep 6 ~ 7 Registration for Foreign, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese Students
Sep 6 ~ Oct 1 Enrollment information available online
Sep 10 ~ 13 Courses enrollment for undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and 1st year graduate students
Sep 11 New student PTA meeting, Taipei
Sep 13 Teaching workshop for incoming teaching faculties of the 2021 academic year
Sep 13 ~ 30 Application deadline for "Certificate of Credited Programs"
Sep 14 Incoming teaching faculties seminar of the 2021 academic year
Sep 15 Overseas student guidance orientation
Sep 15 Freshmen orientation for all departments in College of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Education, and the Slope of Overcoming Difficulty tour. Medical check-ups and campus safety seminars for all departments in College of Science, Business Management, and International Affairs. Participants: undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers.)
Sep 16 Freshmen orientation for all departments in College of Science, Business Management, International Affairs, and the Slope of Overcoming Difficulty tour. Medical check-ups and campus safety seminars for all departments in College of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and Education. Participants: undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers.
Sep 16 ~ 17 Make-up final exams for second semester of 2020 (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education
Sep 17 Deadline for registration and payment
Sep 20 Adjusted Holiday (No class) (Make-up classes decided by teachers; Make-up Workday on 11/6)
Sep 21 Mid-Autumn Festival (No class)
Sep 22 Class Begins
Sep 28 ~ Oct 4 Drop/Add week
Sep 29 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 29 ~ Oct 5 Application period to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Sep 29 ~ Oct 8 Application for the Tamkang University Quality Award Competition
Oct 1 The 180th Administrative Meeting
Oct 6 Commencement Ceremony Preparation Meeting
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (No class)
Oct 11 Make-up Holiday (No Class)
Oct 20 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 22 Educational Quality Management Meeting
Oct 27 Academic Affairs Meeting
Oct 29 Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 30 Renovation of Teaching and Administration Meeting
Nov 1 2021 National Disaster Prevention Day – Earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Nov 1 Completion of 1/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for deferred and discontinued study)
Nov 1 ~ 14 Midterm Teaching Performance Evaluation Week
Nov 1 ~ Dec 10 Application for graduate degree exams
Nov 5 The 86th School Affairs Meeting (Final account review)
Nov 6 Make-up workday (Adjusted Holiday on 9/20) & Commencement Ceremony & Alumni Homecoming Day
Nov 8 TKU 71st Anniversary
Nov 15 ~ Dec 10 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 17 ~ 23 Midterm Exams week
Nov 19 2021 Academic Year Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting
Nov 26 The 181st Administrative Meeting
Dec 1 Student Affairs Meeting
Dec 6 ~ Jan 16, 202 Graduate degree examinations
Dec 13 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
Dec 15 ~ 21 Midterm course-drop period
Dec 22 Recruitment Committee Meeting
Dec 24 The 182nd Administrative Meeting (Participants include supervisors/directors of all departments and student representatives.)
Dec 27 ~ Jan 9, 2022 Teaching evaluation week
Dec 29 The Distribution of Newly Hired Teaching Faculty Quota Meeting
Dec 30 Deadline for graduates to drop minors and double-majors
Dec 31 Founding Day of the Republic of China - Make-up Holiday (No Class)
Jan 1, 2022 Founding Day of the Republic of China (No class)
Jan 5 Application deadline for deferred study
Jan 12 ~ 18 Final Exams Week
Jan 12 ~ 30 Final grades of first semester available online
Jan 14 Total Quality Management Orientation
Jan 19 Military training office year-end performance review & Disaster Rescue and Prevention Committee Meeting (Move to the 20th when conflicting with the Taiwan’s President of University/College Meeting)
Jan 19 ~ 25 Flexible Supplementary Teaching Week for Teaching Faculties
Jan 19 ~ 27 Preliminary course enrollment period for second semester
Jan 24 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 26 Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jan 28 ~ Feb 11 Chinese New Year Holiday (1/31 Chinese New Year’s Eve; 1/29 till 2/6)
Jan 31 First Semester Ends

Second Semester, 2022
Feb 1 Second Semester Begins
Feb 14 Staffs & faculties resumes to work
Feb 17 ~ 18 Make-up final exams for Frist Semester of 2020 (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Feb 18 Deadline for registration and payment
Feb 21 Class Begins
Feb 21 ~ Mar 11 Enrollment information available online
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (No classes)
Feb 28 ~ Mar 4 Application period to waive "National Defense Military Training/Nursing Courses"
Mar 1 ~ 7 Drop/add week
Mar 4 ~ 16 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 10 ~ 16 Application period to transfer major/department for the 2022 academic year
Mar 11 The 183rd Administrative Meeting
Mar 16 Application for the Tamkang University Quality Award Competition
Mar 16 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Mar 19 Spring Festival - Departments and graduate divisions will invite alumni for homecoming
Mar 21 ~ Apr 3 Midterm Teaching Performance Evaluation Week
Mar 21 ~ May 13 Application period for the graduate degree examinations
Mar 25 ~ 27 2022 academic year college entrance interviews for applicants with disabilities
Apr 1 Total Quality Management Seminar
Apr 4 Completion of 1/3 of the semester
Apr 4 Children’s Day (No class)
Apr 5 Tomb Sweeping Day (No class)
Apr 6 ~ 8 Teaching administration observation period
Apr 11 Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for deferred and discontinued study
Apr 22 Educational Quality Management Meeting
Apr 25 ~ May 1 Midterm Exams Week
Apr 25 ~ May 20 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Apr 29 The 184th Administrative Meeting (Supervisors/directors of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
May 2 ~ 6 Group application of graduating seniors for military service waiver
May 2 ~ Jul 3 Graduate degree examinations
May 4 Commencement Ceremony Preparation Meeting
May 6 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting of the 2022 Academic Year
May 11 Student Affairs Meeting & Department Development Award Review
May 11 ~ 24 Application period for double major/minor curriculum for the 2022 academic year
May 12 Organizing and training of the Protection/Rescue Team of Tamsui Campus
May 13 Curriculum Committee Meeting & Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education Building on Tamsui Campus
May 16 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
May 16 ~ 20 Midterm course-drop period
May 18 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting of the 2022 Academic Year
May 20 Academic Affairs Meeting & Final selection of candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 23 Graduating seniors' application deadline for deferred study (Including students with extended study)
May 23 ~ 29 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week (Subjects offered to graduating students)
May 27 The 185th Administrative Meeting (Preliminary budget review)
May 30 ~ Jun 5 Examinations for graduating seniors (Undergraduates and Five-Year Architecture Program)
May 30 ~ Jun 12 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week (Subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 30 ~ Jun 17 Final grades of graduating seniors available online
Jun 1 General Affairs Meeting & 2nd Meeting of the Disaster Rescue and Prevention Committee
Jun 3 Dragon Boat Festival (No class)
Jun 6 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting (Anticipated, set by the date of the second stage application)
Jun 8 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting (Anticipated, set by the date of the second stage application)
Jun 8 ~ 30 Application period for credited curriculum certificates
Jun 10 The 87th School Affairs Meeting (Budget review)
Jun 11 TKU Commencement Ceremony, Make-up Workday (Adjusted Holiday on 7/7)
Jun 13 Deadline to apply for deferring or discontinuing study (Non-graduating students)
Jun 17 Make-up exams for graduating seniors (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Jun 20 ~ 26 Final Exams Week
Jun 20 ~ Jul 14 Final grades of second semester available online
Jun 27 ~ Jul 1 The Symposium of Leaders in Students’ Association of TKU – The 2022 academic year association’s leader seminar
Jun 30 Deadline for graduates to drop minors and double-majors
Jul 1 ~ Aug 31 All Fridays Off (7/11~7/14 Off)
Jul 7 Adjusted Holiday (Make-up Workday on 6/11)
Jul 31 Second Semester Ends
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