Academic Calendar

The Annual Academic Calendar includes term and instruction start and end dates, and holidays. (Academic Calendar 2018/2019)

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)

Saturday 1 Classes commence for fall semester 2018/2019
Thursday 6 End of Add/Drop/Late registration period for fall semester 2018/2019
Monday 10 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for fall semester 2018/2019 courses
Tuesday 11 Islamic New Year Holiday- Expected
Saturday 20  Olive harvest season-Holiday 
Wednesday 24 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M
Monday 29 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M
Thursday 8

Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.

Thursday 15

Declaration of Independence Day -Holiday

Saturday 17

Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.

Tuesday 20

Prophet’s Birthday holiday- Expected

Monday 26 Classes according to Tuesday’s course schedule 
Wednesday 28 End of withdrawal period with grade (W) for fall semester 2018/2019 courses
Saturday 22 Last day of classes for fall semester 2018/2019
Monday 24 Start of Christmas holiday and winter break (8:00 AM)- according to Western calendar 
Thursday 1

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

Wednesday 2 Start of final exams for fall semester 2018/2019
Monday 7

Start of Christmas holiday (according to Eastern calendar)

Wednesday 16 End of final exams period for fall semester 2018/2019
Start of Add/Drop/Late registration period for spring semester 2018/2019
Saturday 19

Last day of grade submission for fall semester 2018/2019

Saturday 26 Classes commence for spring semester 2018/2019
Monday 28 Last day for submission of incomplete grades (I) for fall semester 2018/2019
Thursday 31 End of Add/Drop/Late registration period for spring semester 2018/2019
Monday 4 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for spring semester 2018/2019 courses
Wednesday 20 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.
Monday 25 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.
Wednesday 3 Isra’ and Mi'raj Holiday (Expected)
Saturday 6 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.
Thursday 11 Exams starts at 13:45 P.M.
Saturday 20 Deadline for withdrawal period (W) for spring semester 2018/2019 courses
Monday 22 Classes according to to Wednesday’s course schedule
Saturday 27

Start of Easter Holiday (8:00 AM)

Monday 29 End of Easter Holiday (5:00 PM)
Wednesday 1 Labor Day holiday
Tuesday 21 Classes ends for spring semester 2018/2019
Thursday 23 Start of final exams period for spring semester 2018/2019
Monday 3 Start of Eid al-Fitr holiday (8:00 AM) - Expected
Thursday 6 End of Eid al-Fitr holiday (5:00 PM) – Expected
Tuesday 11

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

Thursday 13 Last day of grade submission for spring semester 2018/2019
Friday 14

Commencement Ceremony I

Saturday 15 Commencement Ceremony II
Sunday 16 Commencement Ceremony III
Monday 17

Classes commence for summer semester 2018/2019

Tuesday 18

Last day for students’ submission of incomplete grades (I) for spring semester 2018/2019        

Wednesday 19

Start of faculty members’ summer holiday 2018/2019

End of Add/Drop/Late registration period for summer semester 2018/2019   

Tuesday 25 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for summer semester 2018/2019 courses
Thursday 25  Deadline of withdrawal period with grade (W) for summer semester 2018/2019 courses
Thursday 8 Last day of classes for summer semester 2018/2019
Saturday 10

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

Thursday 15 End of Eid Al-Adha holiday (5:00 PM) (Expected)
Saturday 17

Start of final exams period for summer semester 2018/2019

Monday 19

Start of academic year for the fall semester 2019/2020 (for faculty members only)

Thursday 22

End of final exams for summer semester 2018/2019
Start of Add/Drop/Late registration period for fall semester 2019/2020

Monday 26 Last day of grades submission for summer semester 2018/2019
Wednesday 28

Classes commence for fall semester 2019/2020

Saturday 31 Last day for submission of incomplete grades (I) for summer semester 2018/2019