Academic Calendars

Fall semester 2017

Day Date Event
Sunday 20 August Faculty reporting
Tuesday 22 August New student orientation
Sunday 27 August Classes begin - Fall
Thursday 31 August Arafat Day
Saturday 2-3 September Eid Al-Adha
Monday 4 September End of add/drop for UG
Thursday 7 September End of add/drop for G 
Thursday 21 September Hijri New Year
Thursday  30 November
Prophet's Birthday
Martyr's Day
Saturday 2 December National Day
Friday-Saturday 2-3 December
National Day
Tuesday 12 December  Last day of classes
Wednesday 13 December Final exams begin
Sunday 24 December Final thesis submission
Sunday 24 December
Winter break 
Monday
1 January New Year's holiday
Sunday 7 January Faculty reporting

Spring semester 2018

Day Date Event
Sunday 14 January Classes begin - Spring
Thursday 18 January End of add/drop  UG
Thursday
25 January End of add/drop G
Sunday

25 March-31 March

Spring break
Thursday 12 April
Israa Wal Miraj 
Thursday 3 May Last day of classes 
Sunday 6 May Final exams begin 

Summer semester 2018

Day Date Event
Sunday 27 June Classes begin - Summer
Wednesday-Saturday 13-16 June Eid Al Fitr
Tuesday 24 July Summer Term Ends

Download:

2017 – 2018 Academic Calendar

2016 – 2017 Academic Calendar

Notes:

In the event of any changes to the Academic Calendar, an official notification will be sent by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost. If Make Up Class days are required, an official notification will be sent by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost.

Islamic holidays are determined after sighting the moon. Thus, actual dates may not coincide with the dates in this calendar. In the event of loss of teaching days due to unscheduled closings, the semester(s) may be extended or Saturday classes may be required.

Updated October 12, 2017