Academic Calendar

Undergraduate

Fall 2018-19
Month Date Activity
June 1 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 25 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
August 26 Registration and Advising Week - Faculty Return
August 28 - 30 New Students’ Orientation
September 2 First Day of Classes / First Day of Late Registration Penalty
September 9 First Day of 50% Penalty - No new courses can be added
September 16 First Day of 100% Penalty - First Day of WN grade
October 25 Last Day of WN grade
November 30 Martyr's Day
December 2 National Day - University Closed
December 14 Exams Begin
December 23 Fall Break Commences
Spring 2018-19
Month Date Activity
November 7 Pre- Registration Open for Spring Semester (New & Returning Students)
January 2 Registration Open for Spring Semester
January 5 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees (New & Returning Students)
January 6 Advising Week (Returning Students)
January 9 New Student Orientation
January 13 First Day of Classes / First Day of Late Registration Penalty
January 21 First Day of 50% Penalty - No new courses can be added
January 28 First Day of 100% Penalty - First Day of WN grade
March 9 Last Day of WN grade/ Pre-Registration Open for Summer
March 24 Spring Break Commences – Students Only
March 31 Classes Resume
April 13 Graduation*
April 26 Exams begin
May 4 End of Semester
Summer 1 2018-19
Month Date Activity
March 7 Pre-Registration Open for Summer
May 4 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
May 5-11 Registration and Advising Week
May 12 First Day of Classes & First Day of Late Registration Penalty
May 20 First Day of 100% penalty - First Day of WN grade
June 7 Last Day of WN grade
June 22 End of Summer Session
June 27 Start of Faculty Summer Break
Summer 2 2018-19
Month Date Activity
June 20 Pre-Registration Open for Summer
June 22 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration – Payment of Tuition Fees
June 23-29 Registration and Advising Week
June 30 First Day of Classes & First Day of Late Registration Penalty
July 8 First Day of 100% Penalty – First Day of WN Grade
July 26 Last Day of WN Grade
August 10 End of Summer Session
August 15 Start of Faculty Summer Break
Fall 2019-20
Month Date Activity
May 1 Pre-Registration Open for Fall
August 18 Faculty resume work 
August 22 Last day to secure pre-registration - Payment of Tuition Fees
August 25 Registration and Advising Week
August 28 New Student Orientation
September 1 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
September 8 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
September 15 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
October 24 Last day of WN grade
November 30 Martyr's Day - University Closed
December  2 National Day - University Closed
December  13 Exam Begin
December  22 Fall Break Commences 
Spring 2019-20
Month Date Activity
November 3 Pre-Registration Open for Spring  Semester
January 4 Last day to secure  Spring pre-registration - Payment of Tuition Fees
January 5 Registration and Advising Week  
January 9 New Student Orientation
January 12 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
January 19 First Day of 50% penalty - No new courses can be added
January 26 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
March  8 Last day of WN grade
March  22 Spring Break Commences
March  29 Classes Resume
April TBC Graduation
April 24 Exams begin
May 2 End of Semester
Summer 1 2019-20
Month Date Activity
March  5 Pre-Registration Open of Summer 1
May 2 Last day to secure pre-registration - Payment of Tuition Fees
May 3th to 7th Registration and Advising Week
May 10 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
May 17 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
June 4 Last day of WN grade
June 21 End of Summer Session
June 28 start of Faculty Summer Break
Summer 2 2019-20
Month Date Activity
June  4 Pre-Registration Open of Summer 2
June 27 Last day to secure pre-registration - Payment of Tuition Fees
June-July  28th to 4th Registration and Advising Week
July  5 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
July  12 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
August 2 Last day of WN grade
August 15 End of Summer Session

  All Islamic Lunar Holidays for the private sector will be fixed per announcement by the relevant Ministry
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