Academic Calendar 

For purposes of classroom instruction, the Academic Calendar consists of two semesters and a Summer session. Fall semester extends from early September through the first week of January. Spring semester extends from early February through mid-May. Summer session consists of four or eight-week intensive courses and extends from early July to end August. All dates are approximate and are adjusted annually to begin and end on appropriate weekdays. Each semester may include scheduled holidays. The academic calendar for this year is showing below.

Academic Calendar 1438/1439H (2017-2018): First Semester

WEEK/ DAY

GREGORIAN DATE

HIJRI DATE

EVENTS

Sunday

17 September 2017

26Dhulal-Hijjah 1438H

Classes begin.

Thursday

21 September

01 Muharram
1439H

Last day for adding courses.

Thursday

21 September

01 Muharram

Last day for students' re-admission for the second semester.

Thursday

21 September

01 Muharram

Last day to accept visitors request for the second semester .

Thursday

21 September

01 Muharram

Last day to accept transfer request from major to another.

Sunday

24 September

04 Muharram

National Day Vacation.

Thursday

28 September

08Muharram

Last day for dropping course(s) without permanent record.

Saturday

30 September

10Muharram

Normal Sunday Classes.

Thursday

23 November

05Rabi’l

Last day for withdrawal from course(s) with grade of "W" thru the University Registrar Office *

Thursday

14December

26Rabi’l

Last day for withdrawal from all courses with a grade of "WP/WF" thru the University Registrar Office* .

Thursday

28 December

10 Rabi’ll

Normal Thursday classes & last day of classes for the term.

Sunday- Wednesday

31 December
10 January

13 Rabi’ll
23 Rabi’ll     

Final examinations.

Thursday

11 January

24 Rabi’ll

Last day for faculty to submit grades to the University Registrar Office (2:00 PM);

Sunday

21 January
2018

04 Jumada’l
1439H

Classes begin for SecondSemester.