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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, 2020
Aug 1 Fall Semester Begins
Aug 4 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Aug 4 ~ 10 Fall semester course enrollment for undergraduates (Including 1st year graduate students)
Aug 5 ~ 6 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2020
Aug 5 70th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony – The 5th Preparatory Meeting
Aug 10 Application deadline of PhD program
Aug 22 New student PTA meeting, Dormitory Open House
Aug 25 Total Quality Management Seminar
Sep 1 ~ 3 Courses enrollment for undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, and 1st year graduate students
Sep 5 ~ 6 Dormitory check-in & move-in date for Tamsui Campus
Sep 7 Training sessions for incoming faculties of school year 2020
Sep 7 ~ 8 Registration for Foreign, Mainland China, and Overseas Chinese Students
Sep 7 ~ 25 Enrollment information available online
Sep 8 Teaching workshop for incoming faculties of school year 2020
Sep 9 Seminars for incoming faculties & overseas student orientation, 2020
Sep 10 ~ 11 Make-up final exams for Spring semester of 2019 (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Sep 10 Opening Ceremony for freshmen in all departments in College of Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, International Affairs, Education (Including extension education and transfers)
Medical check-ups and campus safety seminars for all departments in Science, Business Management, Global Development (holds event at Langyang Campus)(Undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers)
Sep 11 Opening Ceremony for freshmen in all departments in College of Science, Business Management, Global Development (Including extension education and transfers)
Medical check-ups and campus safety seminars for all departments in Liberal Arts, Engineering, Foreign Languages and Literatures, International Affairs, Education (Undergraduates, graduates, extension education, transfers)
Sep 11 Deadline for registration and payment
Sep 14 Class Begins
Sep 14 ~ 30 Application Deadline for "Certificate of Credited Programs"
Sep 14 ~ 25 Application Period to waive "National Defense Military Training / Nursing Courses"
Sep 18 The 174th Administrative Meeting
Sep 21 ~ 27 Drop/Add week
Sep 21 ~ Oct 5 Application for the Tamkang Quality Award
Sep 23 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting
Sep 25 2020 National Disaster Prevention Day – Earthquake evacuation drills and practices and promotions of disaster prevention activities
Oct 1 Mid-Autumn Festival (No classes)
Oct 2 Adjusted Holiday (No classes) (Make-up classes decided by teachers; Make-up workday on 11/7)
Oct 9 Make-up Holiday (No classes)
Oct 10 National Day of the Republic of China (no classes)
Oct 14 70th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony – The 6th Preparatory Meeting
Oct 17 Conference on the Renovation of Teaching and Administration
Oct 21 Curriculum Committee Meeting
Oct 23 Recruitment Committee Meeting
Oct 26 Completion of 1/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
Oct 26 ~ Nov 8 Mid-term teaching performance evaluation week
Oct 28 Academic Affairs Meeting
Nov 2 ~ Nov 30 Application for graduate degree exams
Nov 4 The 84th School Affairs Meeting (Final account review)
Nov 7 TKU 70th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony, Alumni Homecoming Day, Make-up workday (Adjusted Holiday on 10/2)
Nov 8 TKU 70th Anniversary
Nov 11 Student Affairs Meeting
Nov 13 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2020
Nov 16 ~ 22 Mid-Term Exams week
Nov 16 ~ Dec 11 Roster Submission period for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Nov 27 The 175th Administrative Meeting
Dec 7 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
Dec 7 ~ 11 Midterm course-drop period
Dec 7 ~ Jan 17, 2021 Graduate degree examinations
Dec 16 The assignment of newly hired teaching faculty meeting, Recruitment Committee Meeting
Dec 21 ~ Jan 3, 2021 Teaching evaluation week
Dec 25 The 176th Administrative Meeting (Supervisors/directors of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Jan 1, 2021 National Day of the Republic of China (No classes)
Jan 4 Application Deadline for deferral of Study
Jan 11 ~ 17 Final Exam Week
Jan 11 ~ 31 Final grades of Fall Semester available online
Jan 18 ~ 26 Preliminary Courses Enrollment for Spring Semester
Jan 19 Military training office year-end performance review
Jan 22 General Affairs Performance Evaluation Meeting
Jan 26 Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jan 31 Fall Semester Ends

Spring Semester, 2021
Feb 1 Spring Semester Begins
Feb 5 ~ 18 Chinese New Year Holiday (2/10 till 2/16; 2/11 Chinese New Year's Eve)
Feb 19 Staffs & faculties resumes to work
Feb 19 Deadline for registration and payment
Feb 20 ~ 21 Make-up final exams for Fall Semester of 2020 (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Feb 22 Class Begins
Feb 22 ~ Mar 5 Application period to waive "National Defense Military Training/Nursing Courses"
Feb 22 ~ Mar 26 Enrollment information available online
Feb 28 Peace Memorial Day (No classes)
Mar 1 Make-up Holiday (No classes)
Mar 2 ~ 8 Drop/add week
Mar 5 ~ 17 Application Period for Teacher Education Program
Mar 12 The 177th Administrative Meeting
Mar 10 ~ 16 Application period to transfer major/department, 2021
Mar 15 ~ Apr 23 Application period for the graduate degree examinations
Mar 19 ~ 21 College entrance interviews for applicants with disabilities, 2021
Mar 20 Spring Festival - Departments and graduate divisions will invite alumni for Homecoming
Mar 22 ~ Apr 11 Midterm teaching performance evaluation week
Mar 24 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Mar 29 ~ Apr 1 Teaching administration observation period
Apr 2 Make-up Holiday for Children’s Day (No classes)
Apr 4 Children’s Day & Tomb Sweeping Day (No classes)
Apr 5 Completion of 1/3 of the semester
Apr 5 Make-up Holiday for Tomb Sweeping Day (No classes)
Apr 6 Deadline to apply for 2/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study
Apr 21 Student Affairs Meeting
Apr 23 The 178th Administrative Meeting (Supervisors/directors of all departments and student representatives are to participate)
Apr 26 ~ May 2 Midterm exams week
Apr 26 ~ May 21 Roster Submission for the students who have elected credited curriculum
Apr 28 Student Recruitment Committee Meeting (Anticipated, set by the date of the second stage application)
May 3 ~ 7 Group application of graduating seniors for military service waiver
May 3 ~ Jul 4 Graduate degree examinations
May 5 Organizing and training protective team of Tamsui Campus
May 6 Earthquake evacuation drills and disaster prevention activities for College of Education Building on Tamsui Campus
May 7 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2021
May 12 Commencement Ceremony Preparatory Meeting
May 12 ~ 25 Application period of double major / minor curriculum, 2021
May 14 Curriculum Committee Meeting
May 17 Completion of 2/3 of the semester (Deadline to apply for 1/3 of refunds on tuition payment for defer and discontinue study)
May 17 ~ 21 Midterm course-drop period
May 19 Teaching Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting, 2021
May 21 Academic Affairs Meeting; Interview and Selection of Candidates for Teacher Education Program
May 24 Graduating seniors’ application deadline for deferred study (Including students with extended study)
May 24 ~ 30 Teaching performance evaluation (Subjects offered to graduating students)
May 28 The 179th Administrative Meeting (Preliminary budget review)
May 31 ~ Jun 6 Examinations for graduating seniors (Undergraduates and Five-Year Architecture Program)
May 31 ~ Jun 13 Teaching performance evaluation (Subjects offered to non-graduating students)
May 31 ~ Jun 18 Final grades of graduating seniors available online
Jun 1 ~ 30 Application period for credited curriculum certificates
Jun 4 General Affairs Meeting
Jun 9 Students Recruitment Committee Meeting
Jun 11 The 85th School Affairs Meeting (Budget review)
Jun 11 Deadline to apply for deferring or discontinuing study (Non-graduating students)
Jun 12 TKU Commencement Ceremony, Workday (Adjusted Holiday on 7/8)
Jun 14 Dragon Boat Festival (No classes)
Jun 18 Make-up exams for graduating seniors (Including classes from the bachelor program of extension education)
Jun 21 ~ 27 Final exams week
Jun 21 ~ Jul 15 Final grades of Spring Semester available online
Jul 1 ~ Aug 31 All Fridays Off (7/12~7/15 Off)
Jul 5 ~ 9 On-Board-Together Program - 2021 Seminar for all student club leaders
Jul 8 Day Off (Make-up the workday which is scheduled on 6/12)
Jul 31 Spring Semester Ends
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