Academic Calendar

First Semester 2019/2020

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement

Sept 2019

01


Saturday


Start of academic year 2019/2020.

11

Tuesday

Start of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

08

Saturday

Oct 2019

13

1

Saturday

Commencement of teaching in the first semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week. Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.

17


Wednesday


End of withdrawal/addition week.
End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

20


2



Saturday


Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.

24

Wednesday

Due date for incomplete examinations (second and summer semesters of 2018/2019).
Due date for reviewing final examination results (second and summer semesters of 2018/2019).

Nov 2019


07


4


Wednesday


Birth of the Prophet*


10


5

Saturday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.


17 - 24



6


Saturday - Saturday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).


20



7


Tuesday


Dec 2019


03


8


Monday

Start of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.

08 - 15

9

Saturday - Saturday

Comprehensive Examination

25


11


Tuesday

End of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.

29

12

Saturday

Due date for allocating midterm examinations' results.

29 - 05

Saturday - Saturday

Christmas Day


Jan 2020



01



12



Tuesday


New Year's


02


14


Wednesday

Start of registration for the second semester of 2019/2020.

16


15


Wednesday

Due date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.

23

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
Start of final examinations period for practical courses.

24 - 02

16

Thursday - Saturday

Due date for withdrawing from all courses of the first semester 2019/2020.
Conclusion of teaching for the first semester of 2019/2020.
End of final examinations period for practical courses.

Feb 2020

04

Monday


End of theoretical final examinations period.


05

Tuesday

Start of spring vacation for students.
Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

09

Saturday

Announcing results for the first semester of 2019/2020.

11

Tuesday

Due date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans.
Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

Second Semester 2019/2020

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement

Feb 2020

09

Saturday

Start of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

16

1


Saturday


Commencement of teaching in the second semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.
Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.

20

Thursday


End of withdrawal/addition week.
End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.


23


2


Saturday


Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.



Mar 2020


04

2

Wednesday

Due date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2018/2019).
Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).

18

4

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.

21

5

Saturday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).

Apr 2020

11

8

Saturday


Start of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.


13

8

Monday


Comprehensive Examination


22

9

Wednesday


End of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.


28

10

Tuesday


Due date for allocating midterm examinations' results.


May 2020

01

Friday


Labour Day


09

12

Saturday

Start of registration for the summer semester of 2019/2020.

16

13

Saturday


Due date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.


23-25

14

Saturday - Monday

Eid Al Fitr*

25


Monday


Independence Day

27

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
Start of final examinations period for practical courses.

Jun 2020

01

15

Monday


Due date for withdrawing from all courses of the second semester 2019/2020.
Conclusion of teaching for the second semester of 2019/2020.
End of final examinations period for practical courses.


02

Tuesday


Start of theoretical final examinations period.


10

16

Wednesday


End of theoretical final examinations period.


13

Saturday

Start of summer vacation for students (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
Due date for submitting examination results for the second semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

14

Sunday

Announcing results for the second semester of 2019/2020.

16

Tuesday

Due date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans.
Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

20

Saturday


The Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.


25

Thursday

End of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).

Summer Semester 2019/2020

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement


Jun 2020


27

Saturday

Start of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.


Jul 2020


11

1

Saturday


Commencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.


16


Thursday


End of withdrawal/addition week.
End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

18 - 22

2

Saturday - Wednesday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.

25

3

Saturday


Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).


Aug 2020

01 - 03

Saturday - Monday


Eid Al Adha*


08 - 12

5

Saturday - Wednesday


Start of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.


19

6

Wednesday

Due date for allocating midterm examinations' results.

20

Thursday


New Hijri Year


22

7

Saturday

Start of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021

26

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.

Sept 2020

02


8


Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.

05 - 09

9

Saturday - Wednesday

Start of final examinations period.

12

10

Saturday

Due date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

13

Sunday

Announcing results for the summer semester of 2019/2020.

15

Tuesday

Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

19

Saturday

The Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.

26

Saturday

Start of academic year 2020/2021.

Oct 2020

17

Saturday

Commencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.

First Semester 2018/2019

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement

Sept 2018

01


Saturday


Beginning of Academic Year 2018/2019

11

Tuesday

Al-Hijri Islamic New Year *

08

Saturday

Beginning of Placement Tests (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for New Students

Oct 2018

13

1

Saturday

Beginning of Classes of First Semester 2018/2019. Beginning of Add and Drop Period

17


Wednesday


Last Day of Add and Drop Period.

Last Day of Placement Tests (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for New Students

20


2



Saturday


Beginning of Withdrawal from Course(s) with 50% reimbursement of tuition, without showing in the Academic Transcript

24

Wednesday

Last Day for attending Incomplete Exams (Second and Summer Semester 2017/2018).

Last Day for submitting Grade Appeal (Second and Summer Semeter 2017/2018)

Nov 2018


07


4


Wednesday


Last day of Withdrawal from Course(s) with 50% reimbursement of tuition, without showing in the Academic Transcript


10


5

Saturday

Beginning of Withdrawal from Course(s) with 100% reimbursement of tuition, with showing in the Academic Transcript (Withdrawal)


17 - 24



6


Saturday - Saturday

First Examination Period (Undergraduate Students)


20



7


Tuesday

Prophet Mohammed's Birthday *


Dec 2018


03


8


Monday

Date of Comprehensive Exam (Two Sessions)

08 - 15

9

Saturday - Saturday

Mid-Term Examination Period (Postgraduate Students)

25


11


Tuesday

Christmas Holiday *

29

12

Saturday

Beginning of Registration for the Second Semester 2018/2019

29 - 05

Saturday - Saturday

Second Examination Period (Undergraduate Students)


Jan 2019



01



12



14



Tuesday


New Year *


02

Wednesday

Last Day for Submitting of Dissertation for Discussion/ Last Day for Submitting of Dissertation Proposal

16


15


Wednesday

Due date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.

23

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
Start of final examinations period for practical courses.

24 - 02

16

Thursday - Saturday

Due date for withdrawing from all courses of the first semester 2019/2020.
Conclusion of teaching for the first semester of 2019/2020.
End of final examinations period for practical courses.

28

Feb 2019

04

Monday


End of theoretical final examinations period.


05

Tuesday

Start of spring vacation for students.
Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

09

Saturday

Announcing results for the first semester of 2019/2020.

11

Tuesday

Due date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans.
Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

Second Semester 2019/2020

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement

Feb 2019

09

Saturday

Start of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

16

1


Saturday


Commencement of teaching in the second semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.
Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.

20

Thursday

End of withdrawal/addition week.
End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

23


2


Saturday


Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.



Mar 2019


04

2

Wednesday

Due date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2018/2019).
Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).

18

4

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.

21

5

Saturday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).

Apr 2019

11

8

Saturday

Start of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.

13

8

Monday

Comprehensive Examination

22

9

Wednesday

End of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.

28

10

Tuesday

Due date for allocating midterm examinations' results.

May 2019

01

Friday

Labour Day

09

12

Saturday

Start of registration for the summer semester of 2019/2020.

16

13

Saturday


Due date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.


23-25

14

Saturday - Monday

Eid Al Fitr*

25

Monday

Independence Day

27

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
Start of final examinations period for practical courses.

Jun 2019

01

15

Monday

Due date for withdrawing from all courses of the second semester 2019/2020.
Conclusion of teaching for the second semester of 2019/2020.
End of final examinations period for practical courses.

02

Tuesday

Start of theoretical final examinations period.

10

16

Wednesday

End of theoretical final examinations period.

13

Saturday

Start of summer vacation for students (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
Due date for submitting examination results for the second semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

14

Sunday

Announcing results for the second semester of 2019/2020.

16

Tuesday

Due date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans.
Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

20

Saturday

The Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.

25

Thursday

End of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).

Summer Semester 2019/2020

Month

Date

Week

Day

Statement


Jun 2019


27

Saturday

Start of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.


Jul 2019


11

1

Saturday

Commencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.

16

Thursday

End of withdrawal/addition week.
End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.

18 - 22

2

Saturday - Wednesday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.

25

3

Saturday

Start of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).

Aug 2019

01 - 03

Saturday - Monday

Eid Al Adha*

08 - 12

5

Saturday - Wednesday

Start of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.

19

6

Wednesday

Due date for allocating midterm examinations' results.

20

Thursday

New Hijri Year

22

7

Saturday

Start of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021

26

Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.

Sept 2019

02


8


Wednesday

End of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.

05 - 09

9

Saturday - Wednesday

Start of final examinations period.

12

10

Saturday

Due date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.

13

Sunday

Announcing results for the summer semester of 2019/2020.

15

Tuesday

Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.

19

Saturday

The Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.

26

Saturday

Start of academic year 2020/2021.

Oct 2019

17

Saturday

Commencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.