Academic Calendar for 2018-2019

Fall Semester 2018 - 2019

 Jul.15  Summer-1 17-18 Holiday for Students & Faculty
 Aug 20 -   Aug 23  Eid Al-Adha Holiday*
 Sep. 09Return of Academic Staff
 Sep 11Hijri New Year Holiday (1440 Hijri)*
 Sep. 16 First day of classes
 Sep. 19 -20 Ashoura Holiday *
 Oct. 01 Last day for Drop and Add
 Oct. 21-25 First Exam Period
 Nov. 04 Start of Advising & Registration for Spring 2018-2019
 Nov. 25-29 Second Exam Period
 Nov.20 Prophet Mohammed Birthday Holiday *
 Dec. 16-17 National Day Holiday
 Dec 30 - Jan 03  New Year's Holiday (2019)
 Jan 10 Last day to drop a course with "W"
 Jan. 10 Last Day of classes
 Jan. 13 -20 First Day of Final Examinations period
 Jan. 23 Last Day for faculty Submission of Final Grades
 Jan.21 -Jan 26 Fall Semester Holiday for Students


Spring Semester 2018 - 2019

 Jan.27 First day of classes
 Feb.07 Last day for drop and add
 Feb 24 -  Feb 28 First Exams Period
 Mar. 17 Start of Advising & Registration for Summer Session (2018-2019)
 Mar. 31 - Apr. 04 Second Exams Period
 Apr. 07 Start of Advising & Registration for Fall 19-20
 May 01 Labor Day Holiday
 May 02 Last day to drop a course with "W"
May 02 Last Day of Classes
 May 05-12Final examinations period
 May 13 Spring Semester Holiday for Students
 May 15 Last Day for faculty submission of Final Grades


Summer-1 Session 2018-2019

  May 14 First day of classes
  May 16 Last day for drop and add
   June       04 -06 Eid Al-Fitter Holiday*
   June       16 - 18 Mid Term Period
 July 04 Last day to drop a course with "W"
 July 04 Last day of classes
    July       07 - 09 Final examinations period
 July 13 Last day for faculty submission of final grades
 July 14 Summer-1 session holiday for students & faculty

Fall Semester 2019-2020

   Aug     10 - 14Eid Al-Adha Holiday*
 Sep 08 Return of Academic Staff
 Sep. 16 First day of classes
 Sep. 27Last day for Drop and Add Period

*Hijri Holidays depend on sighting of the moon

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