Academic Calendar 2017/2018

The Annual Academic Calendar includes term and instruction start and end dates, and holidays.

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)     

Monday 8

Last day of classes for fall semester 2017/2018  

Wednesday 10

Start of final exams for fall semester 2017/2018

Tuesday 23

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

Thursday 25

Last day of grade submission for fall semester 2017/2018

Wednesday 31

Classes commence for spring semester 2017/2018

Monday 5 Last day for submission of incomplete grades (I) for fall semester 2017/2018
Tuesday 6

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

Thursday 8 Start of withdrawal period with grade (W) for spring semester 2017/2018 courses
Wednesday 28

Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)   

 

Monday 2

Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)

Saturday 7 Start of Easter holiday (8:00 AM)
Monday 9

End of Easter holiday (5:00 PM)

Tuesday 10

Exams (Regular classes for masters’ students)

Thursday 12

Isra’ and Mi'raj holiday (Expected)

 

Tuesday 1 Labor Day holiday
Thursday 3

Classes according to Monday’s course schedule 
Deadline for withdrawal period (W) for spring semester 2017/2018 courses

Wednesday 23

Classes according to Monday’s course schedule 

Thursday 24

Classes ends for spring semester 2017/2018

Sunday 27

Start of final exams period for spring semester 2017/2018

 

Saturday 9

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

Tuesday 12

Last day of grade submission for spring 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

Tuesday 19

Classes commence for summer semester 2017/2018

Last day for students’ submission of incomplete grades (I) for  spring 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 Start of faculty members’ summer holiday 2017/2018
Tuesday 26 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 

Thursday 26

Deadline for withdrawal period with grade (W) for summer semester 2017/2018 courses

 

Saturday 4

Classes according to Monday’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)

Tuesday 28

Last day of grades submission for summer semester 2017/2018

 

Saturday 1

Classes commence for fall semester 2018/2019