Academic Calendar 2020/2021

Academic Calendar Undergraduate 2020-2021

Academic Calendar 2019/2020

Academic Calendar Undergraduate 2019-2020

Academic Calendar Graduate/MBA 2019-2020

Academic Calendar 2018/2019

Academic Calendar Undergraduate 2018-2019

Academic Calendar Graduate/MBA 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2017/2018

Academic Calendar Undergraduate 2017-2018

First Semester (Fall)

Day Date Events
Sunday Aug 13, 2017 The Academic Year 2017-2018 Begins
Faculty Members First Day of work
First Semester Convocation Program (tentative Aug 17, 2017)
Sunday Aug 20, 2017 1:00-3:00 pm English Language Placement Test
3:30-5:00 pm Student Orientation
Sunday - Thursday Aug 20-24, 2017 Registration Period
Sunday Aug 27, 2017 First Semester Classes Begin
Sunday - Thursday Aug 27- 31, 2017 “Add” and “Drop” Period
Late Registration Period (late registration fees apply)
Tuesday - Thursday Aug 29-31, 2017 Incomplete Exam for previous semesters
Thursday Sept 14, 2017 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 75% fees refund )
Thursday Sept 28, 2017 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 50% fees refund )
Thursday Oct 12, 2017 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 25% fees refund )
Sunday - Thursday Oct 15- 26, 2017 Mid Term Examinations Periods
Thursday Nov 16, 2016 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade
without fees refund)
Sunday - Thursday Nov 19- 30, 2017 Early Registration Period for Second Semester 2017-2018
Saturday – Monday Dec 09-18, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday - Saturday Dec 19, 2017-Jan 06, 2018 First Semester Vacation (students)
Faculty Members’ Vacation begins on Dec 24, 2017 (two weeks)
Wednesday Dec 20, 2017 Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Examiner’s Meeting
Thursday Dec 21, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the
Admission and Registration Unit
Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Dec 28, 2017 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Sunday Jan 07, 2018 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional
Research Affairs
Sunday Jan 14, 2018 Institutional Effectiveness Council Meeting
Sunday - Thursday Jan 14- 18, 2018 Academic Council and Institutional Effectiveness Council
Integration Period

Second Semester

Day Date   Events
Sunday Jan 07, 2018 1:00-3:00 pm English Language Placement Test
3:30-5:00 pm Student Orientation
Sunday-Thursday Jan 07-11, 2018 Registration Period
Sunday Jan 14, 2018 Second Semester Class Begin
Sunday-Thursday Jan 14 - 18, 2108 “Add” and “Drop” Period
Late Registration Period (late registration fees apply)
Tuesday - Thursday Jan 16 - 18, 2018 Incomplete Examinations for First Semester 2017-2018
Thursday Feb 01, 2018 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 75% fees refund )
Thursday Feb 15, 2018 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 50% fees refund )
Thursday Mar 01, 2018 Last day for Dropping Courses with ( 25% fees refund )
Sunday-Thursday Mar 04-15, 2018 Mid Term Examinations Periods
Sunday-Saturday Mar 25- Apr 07, 2018 Second Semester Vacation (two weeks)
Thursday Apr 19, 2018 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade
without fees refund)
Sunday-Thursday Apr 22- May 3, 2018 Early Registration Period for Summer Semester 2017-2018
Saturday - Monday May 12- 21, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Wednesday May 23, 2018 Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Examiner’s Meeting
Thursday May 24, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the
Admission and Registration Unit
Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday May 31 , 2018 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Sunday Jun 10, 2018 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional
Research Affairs
Sunday Jun 17, 2018 Institutional Effectiveness Council Meeting
Sunday-Thursday Jun 17- 21, 2018 Academic Council and Institutional Effectiveness Council
Integration Period
Sunday Jun 24, 2018 Beginning of Summer Vacation for Academic Staff (four
weeks)

Summer Semester (I)

Day Date Events
Sunday-Thursday Apr 22- May 3, 2018 Early Registration Period for Summer Semester (I) and Summer (II)
2017-2018
Sunday May 27, 2018 Summer Semester (I) Classes Begin
Sunday-Monday May 27- 28, 2018 “Add” and “Drop” Period, (late registration fees apply)
Sunday- Thursday Jun 10- 14, 2018 Mid Term Examinations Period
Thursday Jun 21, 2018 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without fees
refund)
Wednesday- Thursday Jun 27- 28, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Sunday Jul 01, 2018 Examiner’s Meeting , Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Monday Jul 02, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the Admission
and Registration Unit
 Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Jul 12, 2018 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Thursday Jul 12, 2018 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research
Affairs
Sunday Jul 15, 2018 Beginning of Summer Vacation for Academic Staff teaching in summer (I) only (2 weeks)

Summer Semester (II)

Day Date Events
Sunday Jul 08, 2018 Summer Semester (II) Classes Begin
Sunday-Monday Jul 08- 09, 2018 “Add” and “Drop” Period, (late registration fees apply)
Sunday-Thursday Jul 22- 26, 2018 Mid Term Examinations Period
Thursday Aug 02, 2018 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without fees
refund)
Wednesday- Thursday Aug 08- 09, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Sunday Aug 12, 2018 Examiner’s Meeting , Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Monday Aug 13, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the Admission
and Registration Unit
 Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Aug 16, 2018 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Thursday Aug 16, 2018 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research
Affairs
Sunday Aug 12, 2018 Faculty Members First Day of work 2018-2019

Academic Calendar Graduate/MBA 2017-2018

First Semester Term (1)

Day Date Events
Sunday- Thursday Aug 13- 17, 2017 Registration Period
Sunday Aug 20, 2017 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Aug 20- 24, 2017 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Oct 01- 05, 2017 Early Registration Period for First Semester, Term (2)
Sunday- Monday Oct 15-16, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Oct 17, 2017 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Oct 18, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Oct 19, 2017 Announcement of Final Examinations results

First Semester Term (2)

Sunday- Thursday Oct 15- 19, 2017 Registration Period
Sunday Oct 22, 2017 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Oct 22- 26, 2017 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Dec 03- 07 ,2017 Early Registration Period for Second Semester, Term (3)
Sunday- Monday Dec 17- 18, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Dec 19, 2017 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Dec 20, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Dec 21, 2017 Announcement of Final Examinations results
Sunday- Saturday Dec 24 - Jan 06, 2018 Winter/First Semester Vacation (two weeks)

Second Semester Term (3)

Monday- Thursday Jan 01- 04, 2018 Registration Period
Sunday Jan 07, 2018 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Jan 07- 11, 2018 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Feb 18- 22, 2018 Early Registration Period for Second Semester, Term (4)
Sunday- Monday Mar 04- 05, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Mar 06, 2018 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Mar 07, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Mar 08, 2018 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Second Semester Term (4)

Sunday - Thursday Mar 04- 08, 2018 Registration Period
Sunday Mar 11, 2018 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Mar 11- 15, 2018 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Saturday Mar 25- Apr 07, 2018 Spring/Second Semester Vacation (two weeks)
Sunday- Thursday May 06- 10, 2018 Early Registration Period for Summer Semester, Term (5)
Sunday- Monday May 20- 21, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday May 22, 2018 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday May 23, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday May 24, 2018 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Summer Semester Term (5)

Sunday- Thursday May 20- 24, 2018 Registration Period
Sunday May 27, 2018 Beginning of classes
Sunday- Thursday May 27- 31, 2018 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Jul 08- 12, 2018 Early Registration Period for First Semester, Term (1)
Sunday- Monday Jul 22- 23, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Jul 24, 2018 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Jul 25, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Jul 26, 2018 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Academic Calendar 2016/2017

Academic Calendar Undergraduate 2016-2017

First Semester

Day Date Events
Sunday Aug 14, 2016 The Academic Year 2016-2017 Begins
Faculty Members First Day of work
First Semester Convocation Program (tentative Aug 18, 2016)
Sunday Aug 21, 2016 1:00-3:00 pm English Language Placement Test
3:30-5:00 pm Student Orientation
Sunday - Thursday Aug 21-25, 2016 Registration Period
Sunday Aug 28, 2016 First Semester Classes Begin
Last day to award “Incomplete” Grade
Sunday - Thursday Aug 28- Sept 1, 2016 “Add” and “Drop” Period
Late Registration Period (late registration fees apply)
Thursday Sept 01, 2016 Last day for Withdrawing Courses (without penalty)
Last day for Changing Area of Specialization
Thursday Sept 29, 2016 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade and 50%
fees refund)
Sunday - Thursday Oct 16- 27, 2016 Mid Term Examinations Periods
Thursday Nov 17, 2016 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without
fees refund)
Sunday - Thursday Nov 20- Dec 1, 2016 Early Registration Period for Second Semester 2016-2017
Friday – Saturday Dec 09-17, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Sunday - Saturday Dec 18, 2016– Jan 7, 2017 First Semester Vacation (students)
Faculty Members’ Vacation begins on Dec 25, 2016 (two weeks)
Wednesday Dec 21, 2016 Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Examiner’s Meeting
Thursday Dec 22, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Dec 29, 2017 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Sunday Jan 08, 2017 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research
Affairs
Sunday Jan 15, 2017 Institutional Effectiveness Council Meeting
Sunday - Thursday Jan 15- 19, 2017 Academic Council and Institutional Effectiveness Council
Integration Period

Second Semester

Day Date Events
Sunday Jan 08, 2017 1:00-3:00 pm English Language Placement Test
3:30-5:00 pm Student Orientation
Sunday-Thursday Jan 08-12, 2017 Registration Period
Tuesday Jan 10, 2017 Incomplete Examinations for First Semester 2016-2017
Sunday Jan 15, 2017 Second Semester Classes Begin
Last day to award “Incomplete” Grade
Sunday- Thursday Jan 15- 19, 2107 “Add” and “Drop” Period
Late Registration Period (late registration fees apply)
Thursday Jan 19, 2017 Last day for Withdrawing Courses (without penalty)
Last day for Changing Area of Specialization
Thursday Feb 16, 2017 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade and 50%
fees refund)
Sunday- Thursday Mar 05- 16, 2017 Mid Term Examinations Periods
Sunday- Saturday Mar 26- Apr 08, 2017 Second Semester Vacation (two weeks)
Thursday Apr 20, 2017 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without
fees refund)
Sunday- Thursday Apr 23- May 04, 2017 Early Registration Period for Summer Semester 2016-2017
Saturday- Monday May 13- 22, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Wednesday May 24, 2018 Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Examiner’s Meeting
Thursday May 25, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday May 31 , 2018 Last Day for Grade Appeal
Sunday Jun 11, 2017 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research
Affairs
Sunday Jun 18, 2017 Institutional Effectiveness Council Meeting
Sunday-Thursday Jun 18- 22, 2017 Academic Council and Institutional Effectiveness Council
Integration Period
Sunday Jun 25, 2017 Beginning of Summer Vacation for Academic Staff (four weeks)

Summer Semester (I)

Day Date   Events
Sunday-Thursday Apr 23- May 4,
2017
Early Registration Period for Summer Semester (I) and Summer (II)
2016-2017
Sunday May 28, 2017 Summer Semester (I) Classes Begin
Sunday-Monday May 28- 29, 2017 “Add” and “Drop” Period, (late registration fees apply)
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Incomplete Examinations for Second Semester 2016-2017
Sunday-Thursday Jun 11- 15, 2017 Mid Term Examinations Period
Thursday Jun 22, 2017 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without fees
refund)
Wednesday- Thursday Jun 28- 29, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Sunday Jul 02, 2017 Examiner’s Meeting , Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Monday Jul 03, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
 Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Jul 13, 2017 Last day for Grade Appeal
Thursday Jul 13, 2017 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research Affairs
Sunday Jul 16, 2017 Beginning of Summer Vacation for Academic Staff teaching in summer
(I) only (2 weeks)

Summer Semester (II)

Day Date Events
Sunday Jul 09, 2017 Summer Semester (II) Classes Begin
Sunday-Monday Jul 9- 10, 2017 “Add” and “Drop” Period, (late registration fees apply)
Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 Incomplete Examinations for Summer Semester (l) 2016-2017
Sunday-Monday Jul 23- 27, 2017 Mid Term Examinations Period
Thursday Aug 03, 2017 Last day for Withdrawal from Courses (with “W” grade without fees
refund)
Wednesday- Thursday Aug 09- 10, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Sunday Aug 13, 2017 Examiner’s Meeting , Last day for applying for “Incomplete” grade
Monday Aug 14, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
 Announcement of Final Examinations results
Thursday Aug 17, 2017 Last day for Grade Appeal
Thursday Aug 17, 2017 Last day for Submission of Course Files to Institutional Research Affairs
Sunday Aug 13, 2017 Faculty Members First Day of work 2017-2018

Academic Calendar Graduate/MBA 2016-2017

First Semester Term (2)

Day Date Events
Sunday- Thursday Oct 30- Nov 3, 2016 Registration Period
Thursday Nov 03, 2016 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Nov 06- 10, 2016 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Dec 18- 22 ,2016 Early Registration Period for Second Semester Term (3)
Thursday - Friday Dec 29- 31, 2016 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Jan 03, 2017 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Jan 04, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Jan 05, 2017 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Second Semester Term (3)

Day Date Events
Sunday- Thursday Jan 08 - 12, 2017 Registration Period
Thursday Jan 12, 2017 Beginning of Classes
Sunday- Thursday Jan 15- 19, 2017 Late Registration Period
Sunday - Thursday Feb 19- 23, 2017 Early Registration Period for Second Semester Term (4)
Friday- Saturday Mar 09- 11, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Mar 14, 2017 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Mar 15, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Mar 16, 2017 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Second Semester Term (4)

Day Date Events
Sunday- Thursday April 02-06, 2017 Registration Period
Sunday Apr 09, 2017 Beginning of Classes
Sunday - Thursday April 09- 13, 2017 Late Registration Period
Sunday - Thursday May 21- 25, 2017 Early Registration Period for Summer Semester, Term (5)
Sunday - Monday Jun 04- 05, 2017 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Jun 06, 2017 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Jun 07, 2017 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Jun 08, 2017 Announcement of Final Examinations results

Summer Semester  Term (5)

Sunday- Thursday May 20- 24, 2018 Registration Period
Sunday May 27, 2018 Beginning of classes
Sunday- Thursday May 27- 31, 2018 Late Registration Period
Sunday- Thursday Jul 08- 12, 2018 Early Registration Period for First Semester, Term (1)
Sunday- Monday Jul 22- 23, 2018 Final Examinations Period
Tuesday Jul 24, 2018 Examiners Meeting
Wednesday Jul 25, 2018 Deadline for submission of the final exams' results to the DAR
Thursday Jul 26, 2018 Announcement of Final Examinations results