Academic Calendar

The Annual Academic Calendar includes term and instruction start and end dates, and holidays. (Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Tuesday                1            End of finals period for summer semester 2019-2020

Thursday               3           Last day of grades submission for summer semester 2019-2020

Monday                 7            Instruction begins for the fall semester 2020-2021

Wednesday           9            End  of withdrawal window (W) for second summer term 2019-2020 courses

Saturday               12           Start of add/drop for fall semester 2020-2021

Monday               14             Start of withdrawal window (W) for first fall semester of 2020-2021 courses

Saturday              17          Olive harvest season-Holiday

Thursday              29           Prophet’s Birthday holiday-expected

Wednesday         4             Exams start at 14:00

Sunday               15            Declaration of Independence Day-holiday

Wednesday         18           Exams start at 14:00

Tuesday               15          Deadline for withdrawal (W) for fall semester 2019/2020

Wednesday          23          Instruction for fall semester 2020-2021 ends

Thursday             24        Start of Christmas holiday and winter break (8:00 AM)

Friday             1             End of Christmas Holiday and winter break (5:00 PM)      

Thursday         2            Start of finals period for fall semester 2020/2021 (First year students will have

                                       their exams on campus, and online for second, third, fourth and fifth year  students

Tuesday               5           Start of Add/Drop/Late registration window for spring semester 2020/2021

Thursday             7           Start of Christmas holiday (according to Eastern calendar)

Sunday               17          End of finals period for fall semester 2020/2021 

Wednesday        20           Last day of grade submission for Fall semester 2020/2021

Monday              1          Instruction for spring semester 2020-2021 starts  

Wednesday         3         End of Add/Drop window for spring semester 2020/2021

Saturday            6           Start of withdrawal window (W) for spring semester 2020/2021 courses

Thursday          11          Isra’ and Mi'raj holiday (Expected)

Wednesday        24         Exams start at 14:00

Monday               29        Exams start at 14:00

Saturday             3          Start of Easter Break (8:00 AM)

Monday              5           End of Easter Break (5:00 PM)

Tuesday              6           Exams start at 14:00

Monday            12         Exams from 8:00 AM- 14:00 PM

Wednesday        21         Exams from 8:00 AM- 14:00 PM

 

Saturday                1            Labor Day holiday

Thursday              12           Start of Eid al-Fitr holiday (8:00 AM)- expected

Sunday                 16           End of Eid al-Fitr holiday (5:00 PM)- expected

Monday                24           End of withdrawal window (W) for spring semester 2020/2021 courses

Saturday               29          Instruction ends for spring semester 2020-2021

Monday                  31         Start of finals period for spring semester 2020-2021

Saturday               5             Start of Add/Drop/Late registration window for summer semester        2020/2021

Monday              14           Finals end for spring semester 2020-2021

Thursday            17           Last day of grade submission for spring semester 2020-2021

Monday              21         Instruction starts for summer semester 2020-2021

Tuesday            22          Last day for students to make up incomplete grades for spring semester

Thursday           24        Start of Add/Drop/Late registration window for summer semester 2020-2021

Friday                 25           Graduation ceremony I

Saturday              26           Graduation ceremony II

Sunday                27          Graduation ceremony III

Monday               28           Start of withdrawal window (W) for spring semester 2020-2021 courses  

                                          Start of faculty summer holiday 2020-2021

Monday            19               Start of Eid Al-Adha holiday (8:00 AM) (Expected)

Monday               27           End of Eid Al-Adha holiday (5:00 PM) (Expected)

Monday               9             Islamic New Year holiday- expected

Saturday              14          Deadline for withdrawal window (W) for summer semester 2020-2021 courses

Thursday              19           Instruction ends for summer semester 2020-2021

Saturday              21           Start of finals period for summer semester 2020-2021

                                          Start of Add/Drop/Late registration window for fall semester 2021-2022


Saturday              28           Start of faculty year for the fall semester 2021-2022

                                         End of finals period for summer semester 202

Monday               24           Start of faculty year for the fall semester 2020/2021

Tuesday               25           Last day of grades submission for Summer semester 2020/2021

Monday               31           Last day for students to make up incomplete grades for fall semester

Tuesday               6             Instruction begins for fall semester 2021-2022