Academic Calendar 2016-2017

Sunday 21 August 2016 – Thursday 1August 2017*

Fall Semester 2016 Sun 21 Aug – Thu 15 Dec 2016
Faculty report Sun 14 Aug 2016
Classes start Sun 21 Aug 2016
Last day to add courses Thu 25 Aug 2016
Last day to drop courses Thu 25 Aug 2016
Last day to withdraw from a semester length course without penalty Thu 13 Oct 2016
Last day to submit appeal for reinstatement after academic dismissal for Spring 2017 Thu 20 Oct 2016
Last day of classes Wed 7 Dec 2016
Assessment period Thu 8 – Thu 15 Dec 2016
Announcement of final grades and Academic Standing Thu 22 Dec 2016
Semester break for students Sun 18 Dec 2016 – Thu 5 Jan 2017
(Classes start Sun 08 Jan)
Semester break for faculty Tue 20 Dec 2016 – Tue 3 Jan 2017
(Faculty report Wed 4 Jan)
Professional development days Wed 4 Jan – Thu 5 Jan 2017
Spring Semester 2017 Sun 8 Jan – Wed 17 May 2017
Faculty report Wed 4 Jan 2017
Classes start Sun 8 Jan 2017
Last day to add courses Thu 12 Jan 2017
Last day to drop courses Thu 12 Jan 2017
Last day to withdraw from a semester length course without penalty Thu 2 Mar 2017
Last day to submit appeal for reinstatement after academic dismissal for Fall 2017 Thu 9 Mar 2017
Last day of classes Mon 8 May 2017
Assessment period Tue 9 – Wed 17 May 2017
Announcement of final grades and Academic Standing Mon 22 May 2017
Semester break for students Sun 26 Mar – Thu 6 Apr 2017
(Classes start Sun 9 Apr)
Semester break for faculty Sun 26 – Thu 30 Mar 2017
(Faculty report Sun 2 Apr)
Professional development days Sun 2 – Thu 6 Apr 2016
Summer Semester I 2017** Tue 23 May – Thu 22 Jun 2017
Classes start Tue 23 May 2017
Last day to add courses Wed 24 May 2017
Last day to drop courses Wed 24 May 2017
Last day to withdraw from a semester length course without penalty Thu 8 Jun 2017
Last day of classes Tue 20 Jun 2017
Assessment period Wed 21 – Thu 22 Jun 2017
Summer Semester II 2017** Sun 2 Jul – Tue 1 Aug 2017
Classes start Sun 2 Jul 2017
Last day to add courses Mon 3 Jul 2017
Last day to drop courses Mon 3 Jul 2017
Last day to withdraw from a semester length course without penalty Tue 18 Jul 2017
Last day of classes Sun 30 Jul 2017
Assessment period Mon 31 Jul – Tue 1 Aug 2017
Semester break for Faculty Sun 2 Jul – Thu 10 Aug 2017
(Faculty report Sun 13 Aug)
Professional development days Tue 15 – Thu 17 Aug 2017

*The date for the end of the Academic Year is subject to Summer Semester II

**All Faculty and Staff are on Duty for either Summer Semester 1 or Summer Semester II

 

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Religious and Public Holidays**

Arafat Day Sat 10 Sep 2016
Eid Al-Adha Sun 11 – Tue 13 Sep 2016
Islamic New Year Sun 2 Oct 2016
Commemoration Day Wed 30 Nov 2016
National Day Fri 2 and Sat 3 Dec 2016
Prophet’s Birthday Sun 11 Dec 2016
Isra Wal Miraj Wed 24 April 2017

**Religious holidays are subject to confirmation

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