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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, 2023
Aug 1 First Semester Begins
Aug 1 ~ 7 First Semester course enrollment for undergraduates (Including 1st year graduate students)
Aug 2 2023~2024 Academic Year Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting
Aug 9 ~ 10 2023~2024 Academic Year Seminar for New Department Supervisors
Aug 10 Application Deadline for the PhD. Program
Aug 15 ~ Sep 28 Enrollment information available online
Aug 22 2023~2024 Academic Year Incoming Staff Orientation
Aug 29 ~ 31 Courses enrollment for undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and 1st year graduate students
Aug 30 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 31 2023~2024 Academic Year Seminar for Incoming Faculty
Sep 1 ~ 28 Application period for "Certificate of Credit Programs"
Sep 2 ~ 3 New Student PTA Meeting
Dormitory Check-in & Move-in on Tamsui Campus
Sep 5 2023~2024 Academic Year Teaching Workshop for Incoming Faculty
Dormitory Students Orientation
Sep 6 Incoming Overseas Student Orientation
Sep 7 Freshmen Orientation and the Slope of Overcoming Difficulty Tour for all departments in College of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Education, and Artificial Innovation Intelligence. Medical check-ups for all departments in College of Science, Business and Management, and International Affairs. Participants: undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers.
Sep 7 ~ 8 Make-up final exams for the Second Semester of 2022~2023 Academic Year (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Sep 8 Freshmen Orientation and the Slope of Overcoming Difficulty Tour for all departments in College of Science, Business and Management, International Affairs. Medical check-ups for all departments in College of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Education and Artificial Innovation Intelligence. Participants: undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers.
Deadline for registration and payment
Sep 11 Class Begins
Sep 15 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 18 ~ 22 Application to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Sep 18 ~ 26 Drop/Add week
Sep 18 ~ 28 Application to drop Minor/ Double Major Curriculum (till Sep 28)
Application for the Tamkang University Quality Award Competition (till Sep 28)
Sep 20 TKU Anniversary Celebration Preparation Meeting
Sep 22 The 192th Administrative Meeting
Sep 29 Mid-Autumn Festival (No class)
Oct 9 Make-up Holiday (No Class)
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (No class)
Oct 13 Campus Security Maintenance Meeting
Oct 18 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 20 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 21 Teaching and Administration Innovation Seminar
Oct 23 Completion of 1/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for deferred and discontinued study)
Oct 23 ~ Nov 5 Midterm Teaching Performance Evaluation Week (till Nov 5)
Oct 25 Academic Affairs Meeting
Oct 27 Educational Quality Management Meeting
Oct 30 ~ Dec 8 Application for Graduate Degree Exams
Nov 3 The 90th School Affairs Meeting (Final Account Review)
Nov 4 TKU Anniversary Celebration, Alumni Homecoming Day, Make-up Workday (Adjusted Holiday on Oct 9)
Nov 6 ~ 12 Midterm Exams Week
Nov 8 TKU 73rd Anniversary
Nov 9 Earthquake evacuation drills and promotions of disaster prevention activities at teaching building on Tamsui Campus
Nov 13 ~ Dec 8 Roster submission for students who have elected in the credited curriculum
Nov 15 2023~2024 Academic Year Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting
Nov 16 Representative Symposium for the 1st, 4th, and 5th-Grade Classes
Nov 17 Student Affairs Meeting
Nov 24 The 193rd Administrative Meeting
Dec 4 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for deferred and discontinue study)
Dec 4 ~ 8 Midterm course-drop period
Dec 4 ~ Jan 14, 2024 Graduate degree examinations
Dec 13 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Dec 18 ~ 31 Teaching Evaluation Week
Dec 20 Meeting on Allocation of New Faculty Positions
Dec 29 Application deadline for deferred study
The 194th Administrative Meeting (Participants:supervisors of all departments and student representatives)
Jan 1, 2024 Founding Day of the Republic of China (No class)
Jan 2 ~ 8 Final Exams Week
Jan 3 Total Quality Management Training
Jan 8 ~ 14 Flexible Teaching Week for Faculty
Jan 8 ~ Feb 18 Final Grades of First Semester Available Online
Jan 9 ~ 17 Preliminary course enrollment period for second semester
Jan 12 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 16 Military Training Office year-end performance review & Disaster Rescue and Prevention Committee Meeting (Move to the 17th when conflicting with the Taiwan’s President of University/College Meeting)
Jan 24 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jan 31 First Semester Ends (Chinese New Year Holiday from Jan 31 till Feb 15)

Second Semester, 2024
Feb 1 Second Semester Begins
Feb 9 Chinese New Year's Eve (Feb 8 till Feb 14 national Chinese New Year Holiday)
Feb 16 Staff & faculty resume work
Deadline for registration and payment
Deadline for the review of the first-semester grades
Feb 19 Class Begins
Feb 19 ~ Mar 8 Enrollment information available online
Feb 24 ~ 25 Make-up final exams for the First Semester of 2023~2024 Academic Year (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Feb 26 ~ Mar 5 Add/Drop Week
Feb 26 ~ 29 Application to waive "National Defense Military Training/Nursing Courses"
Feb 26 ~ Mar 8 Application to drop Minor, Double Major Curriculum
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (No class)
Mar 1 ~ 14 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 8 ~ 14 Application period to transfer major/department for the 2024~2025 Academic Year
Mar 8 The 195th Administrative Meeting
Mar 13 Final review of Tamkang University Quality Award Competition
Mar 15 Campus Security Maintenance Meeting
Mar 16 Spring Festival - Alumni Association of departments, graduate institutes and the university invite alumni for homecoming activities
Mar 18 ~ May 10 Application Period for the Graduate Degree Exams
Mar 18 ~ 31 Midterm Teaching Performance Evaluation Week
Mar 20 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Mar 22 ~ 24 2024~2025 Academic Year College Entrance Interviews for Applicants with Disabilities
Mar 29 Total Quality Management Seminar
Apr 1 Completion of 1/3 of the semester
Apr 1 ~ 3 Teaching administration observation period
Apr 4 ~ 7 Children’s Day, Tomb Sweeping Day (No class)
Apr 8 Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for deferred and discontinued study
Apr 12 The 196th Administrative Meeting (Participants: supervisors of all departments and student representatives)
Apr 15 ~ 21 Midterm Exams Week
Apr 17 Commencement Preparation Meeting
Apr 22 ~ May 17 Roster submission for students who have elected in credited curriculum
Apr 24 Provisional Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Apr 25 Representative Symposium for the 2nd, and 3rd-Grade Classes
Apr 26 Educational Quality Management Meeting
Apr 29 Tuition and Fees Deliberation Committee Meeting
May 1 Student Affairs Meeting
May 1 ~ Jul 7 Graduate Degree Examinations
May 2 Earthquake Evacuation Drills and Disaster Prevention Activities for Teaching Buildings on Tamsui Campus
May 3 Curriculum Committee Meeting
May 8 On-site Visit for the 3rd Cycle of University Recognition of Self-Accreditation
May 8 ~ 21 Application for Double Major/Minor Curriculum for the 2024~2025 Academic Year
Application for Specific Minor
May 10 Academic Affairs Meeting
May 13 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
May 13 ~17 Midterm course-drop period
May 15 Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting for the 2024~2025 Academic Year
May 17 Final selection of candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 17 ~ 19 Provisional Second-stage Interview of College Entrance Application
May 20 ~ 26 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week (Subjects offered to graduating students)
May 22 Organizing and training of the Protection/Rescue Team of Tamsui Campus
Final Review of the Department Development Award
May 24 Graduating seniors' application deadline for deferred study (Including students with extended study)
The 197th Administrative Meeting (Preliminary budget review)
May 27 Provisional Student Recruitment Committee Meeting (set by the date of the second stage application)
May 27 ~ Jun 2 Examinations for graduating seniors (Undergraduates and Five-Year Architecture Program)
May 27 ~ Jun 9 Teaching Performance Evaluation Week (Subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 27 ~ Jun 14 Final grades of graduating seniors available online
May 29 Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting for the 2024~2025Academic Year
May 31 General Affairs Meeting & 2nd Meeting of the Disaster Rescue and Prevention Committee
Jun 3 ~ 28 Application period for credited curriculum certificates
Jun 7 Deadline to apply for deferring or discontinuing study (non-graduating students)
The 91st School Affairs Meeting (Budget Review)
Jun 8 TKU Commencement Ceremony, Make-up Workday (Adjusted Holiday on Jul 11)
Jun 10 Dragon Boat Festival (No class)
Jun 11 ~ 17 Final Exams Week
Jun 17 ~ 23 Flexible Teaching Week for Faculty
Jun 17 ~ Jul 31 Final grades of second semester available online
Jun 22 ~ 23 Dormitory Closure Operation on Tamsui Campus
Jun 25 TKU Flag Awarding Ceremony for Students Going Abroad for Study in 2024~2025 Academic Year
Jun 26 ~ 30 The Symposium of Leaders in Students’ Association of TKU – The 2024~2025 Academic Year Association’s leader seminar
Jul 28 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jul 1 ~ Aug 31 Summer Vacation (All Fridays Off, 4 days of rotational off for staff)
Jul 11 Adjusted Holiday (Make-up Workday on Jun 8)
Jul 15 (Jul 15~Jul 18 Off)
Jul 22 Deadline for the review of the second-semester grades
Jul 30 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jul 31 Second Semester Ends
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