Academic Calendar

The Annual Academic Calendar includes term and instruction start and end dates, and holidays.
(Modefied by the University Council on December 13, 2017)

Monday 4

End of Eid Al-Adha holiday (4:00 PM) - Expected

Tuesday  5

Start of the academic year for the fall semester 2017/2018 (for faculty members)

Saturday 9

Classes commence for fall semester 2017/2018

Thursday 14

End of late add/drop period for fall semester 2017/2018

Monday 18

Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for fall semester 2017/2018 courses

Thursday 21

Islamic New Year Holiday- Expected

Saturday 21  Olive harvest season-Holiday

 

Wednesday 1

Exams (Regular classes for Masters’ students)

Tuesday 7

Exams (Regular classes for Masters’ students)

Wednesday 15

Declaration of Independence Day -Holiday

Saturday 25

Exams (Regular classes for Masters’ students)

Thursday 30

Prophet’s Birthday holiday- Expected

Wednesday 6 Deadline for withdrawal with grade (W) for fall semester 2017/2018 courses
Sunday 24

Start of Christmas holiday and winter break (8:00 AM)

 

Monday 1

End of Christmas holiday and winter break (5:00 PM)     

Saturday 13 Classes according to Monday’s course schedule
Tuesday 16

Classes according to Wednesday’s course schedule

Last day of classes for fall semester 2017/2018  

Thursday 18

Start of final exams for fall semester 2017/201

Wednesday 31

End of final exams period for fall semester 2017/2018
Start of Add/Drop/Late registration period for spring semester 2017/2018

Saturday 3 Last day of grade submission for fall semester 2017/2018
Monday 5 Classes commence for spring semester 2017/2018
Wednesday 7 Last day for submission of incomplete grades (I) for fall semester 2017/2018
Saturday 10 End of Add/Drop period for spring semester 2017/2018
Wednesday 14 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for spring semester 2017/2018 courses

 

Saturday 7

Start of Easter Holiday (8:00 AM)

Monday 9 End of Easter Holiday (5:00 PM)
Wednesday 11

Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)

Thursday 12

Isra’ and Mi'raj Holiday (Expected)

Tuesday 17 Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)
Monday 23 Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)

 

Tuesday 1 Labor Day holiday
Saturday 12

Deadline for withdrawal period (W) for spring semester 2017/2018 courses

Monday 28

Classes according to Tuesday’s course schedule

Classes ends for spring semester 2017/2018

Wednesday 30

Start of final exams period for spring semester 2017/2018

 

Tuesday 12

End of final exams period for spring semester 2017/2018
Start of Add/Drop/Late registration period for summer semester 2017/2018

Wednesday 13

Start of Eid al-Fitr holiday (8:00 AM) - Expected

Saturday 16

End of Eid al-Fitr holiday (5:00 PM) – Expected

Monday 18 Last day of grade submission for spring semester 2017/2018
Wednesday 20

Classes commence for summer semester 2017/2018

Thursday 21

End of Add/Drop period for summer semester 2017/2018           

Friday 22

Graduation ceremony I

Saturday 23

Graduation ceremony II

Sunday 24 Graduation ceremony III
Monday 25

Last day for students’ submission of incomplete grades (I) for  spring semester 2017/2018

Start of faculty members’ summer holiday 2017/2018

Wednesday 27 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for summer semester 2017/2018 courses
Saturday 30 Classes according to Monday’s course schedule 

 

Saturday 14

Classes according to Tuesday’s course schedule 

Saturday 28

Classes according to Wednesday's course schedule

Thursday 2 Deadline for withdrawal period with grade (W) for summer semester 2017/2018 courses
Saturday 4

Classes according to Thursday’s course schedule 

Thursday 9 Last day of classes for summer semester 2017/2018
Saturday 11

Start of final exams period for summer semester 2017/2018

Thursday 16

End of final exams for summer semester 2017/2018
Start of Add/Drop/Late registration period for fall semester 2018/2019

Monday 20

Start of Eid Al-Adha holiday (8:00 AM) (Expected)

Friday 24 End of Eid Al-Adha holiday (5:00 PM) (Expected)
Saturday 25

Start of academic year for the fall semester 2018/2019 (for faculty members)

Last day of grades submission for summer semester 2017/2018

Tuesday 28

Classes commence for fall semester 2018/2019