Academic Calendar

Undergraduate

Fall 2018-19

Month Date Event
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% refund - No new courses can be added
September 16 First Day of 0% refund - 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 Event
November 7 Pre- Registration Open for Spring Semester
January 5 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
January 6 Registration and Advising Week
January 9 New Student Orientation
January 13 First Day of Classes / First Day of Late Registration Penalty
January 20 First Day of 50% refund - No new courses can be added
January 27 First Day of 0% refund - 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 22 Spring Graduation*
April 26 Exams begin
May 4 End of Semester

Summer 1 2018-19

Month Date Event
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 19 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 Event
June 20 Pre-Registration Open for Summer
June 29 Last Day to Secure Pre-Registration – Payment of Tuition Fees
June-July 30-6 Registration and Advising Week
July 7 First Day of Classes & First Day of Late Registration Penalty
July 14 First Day of 100% Penalty – First Day of WN Grade
August 2 Last Day of WN Grade
August 17 End of Summer Session
August 22 Start of Faculty Summer Break

Fall 2017-18

Day Date Event
Thursday 1-Jun-17 Pre-Registration Open for Fall (Continuing Students)
Saturday 9-Sep-17 Last day to secure pre-registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
Sunday 10-Sep-17 Registration and Advising Week - Faculty Return
Sunday
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Thursday
10-Sep-17
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14-Sep-17
New Student Orientation
Sunday 17-Sep-17 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
Saturday 23-Sep-17 Last Day of 0% Penalty for Add/Drop
Sunday 24-Sep-17 First Day of  50% Penalty for Add/Drop - No new courses can be added
Saturday 30-Sep-17 Last Day of 50% Penalty for Add/Drop
Sunday 1-Oct-17 First Day of 100% Penalty for Add/Drop - First day of WN grade
Thursday 9-Nov-17 Last day of WN grade
Saturday 2-Dec-17 National Day - University Closed
Friday 22-Dec-17 Fall/Study Break Commences -Faculty & Students
Friday 5-Jan-18 Exams begin
Saturday 13-Jan-18 End of Semester

Spring 2017-18

Day Date Event
Thursday 9-Nov-17 Pre-Registration Open for Spring
Saturday 13-Jan-18 Last day to secure Pre-registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
Sunday 14-Jan-18 Registration and Advising Week
Wednesday
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Thursday
17-Jan-18
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18-Jan-18
New Student Orientation
Sunday 21-Jan-18 First Day of Classes / First day of Late Registration Penalty
Saturday 27-Jan-18 Last Day of 0% Penalty for Add/Drop
Sunday 28-Jan-18 First Day of  50% Penalty for Add/Drop - No new courses can be added
Saturday 3-Feb-18 Last Day of 50% Penalty for Add/Drop
Sunday 4-Feb-18 First Day of 100% Penalty for Add/Drop - First day of WN grade
Thursday 15-Mar-18 Last day of WN grade
Sunday 25-Mar-18 Spring Break Commences - Students Only
Sunday 8-Apr-18 Classes Resume
Monday 7-May-18 Graduation  - University Closed
Thursday 10-May-18 Exams begin
Saturday 19-May-18 End of Semester

Summer 2017-18

Day Date Event
Thursday 15-Mar-18 Pre-Registration Open of Summer
Saturday 19-May-18 Last day to secure Pre-registration -Payment of Tuition Fees
Sunday 20-May-18 Registration and Advising Week
Sunday 27-May-18 First Day of Classes & First day of Late Registration Penalty
Sunday 3-Jun-18 First Day of 100% penalty - First day of WN grade
Friday 22-Jun-18 Last day of WN grade
Saturday 7-Jul-18 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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