Academic Calendar

MonthDateWeekDayStatement
First Semester 2019/2020
September 20191SundayStart of academic year 2019/2020.
September 201914SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2019191SaturdayCommencement 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.
October 201924WednesdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2019262SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
October 2019302WednesdayDue 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).
November 2019094SaturdayBirth of the Prophet*
November 2019134WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
November 2019165SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
December 2019078SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 2019098MondayComprehensive Examination
December 2019189WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 20192410TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
December 20192510WednesdayChristmas Day
January 20200111WednesdayNew Year's
January 20200412SaturdayStart of registration for the second semester of 2019/2020.
January 20201113SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
January 20202214WednesdayEnd 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period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).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.
January 20202715MondayDue 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.
January 20202816TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
February 20200516WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
February 202008SaturdayStart of spring vacation for students. Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.
February 202009SundayAnnouncing results for the first semester of 2019/2020.
February 202011TuesdayDue 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.
February 202015SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
February 202020ThursdayEnd of spring vacation.
Second Semester 2019/2020
February 202008SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2020221SaturdayCommencement 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.
February 202027ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2020292SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2020042WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2018/2019). Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).
March 2020184WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2020215SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
April 2020118SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 2020138MondayComprehensive Examination
April 2020229WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 20202810TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
May 20200110FridayLabour Day
May 20200912SaturdayStart of registration for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
May 20201613SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
May 202023-2514Saturday-MondayEid Al Fitr*
May 20202514MondayIndependence Day
May 20202714WednesdayEnd 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.
June 20200115MondayDue 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.
June 202002TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
June 20201016WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
June 202013SaturdayStart 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.
June 202014SundayAnnouncing results for the second semester of 2019/2020.
June 202016TuesdayDue 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.
June 202020SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
June 202025ThursdayEnd of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
Summer Semester 2019/2020
June 202027SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 2020111SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.
July 202016ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 202018-222Saturday-WednesdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
July 2020253SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
August 202001-03Saturday-MondayEid Al Adha*
August 202008-125Saturday-WednesdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
August 2020196WednesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
August 202020ThursdayNew Hijri Year
August 2020227SaturdayStart of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021
August 2020267WednesdayEnd 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.
September 2020028WednesdayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the summer semester 2019/2020. Conclusion of teaching for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
September 202005-099Saturday-WednesdayStart of final examinations period.
September 20201210SaturdayDue date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.
September 20201310SundayAnnouncing results for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
September 20201510TuesdayDue date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
September 202019SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
September 202026SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 202017SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.
2019/2020
MonthDateWeekDayStatement
First Semester 2019/2020
September 20191SundayStart of academic year 2019/2020.
September 201914SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2019191SaturdayCommencement 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.
October 201924WednesdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2019262SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
October 2019302WednesdayDue 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).
November 2019094SaturdayBirth of the Prophet*
November 2019134WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
November 2019165SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
December 2019078SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 2019098MondayComprehensive Examination
December 2019189WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 20192410TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
December 20192510WednesdayChristmas Day
January 20200111WednesdayNew Year's
January 20200412SaturdayStart of registration for the second semester of 2019/2020.
January 20201113SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
January 20202214WednesdayEnd 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.
January 20202715MondayDue 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.
January 20202816TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
February 20200516WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
February 202008SaturdayStart of spring vacation for students. Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.
February 202009SundayAnnouncing results for the first semester of 2019/2020.
February 202011TuesdayDue 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.
February 202015SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
February 202020ThursdayEnd of spring vacation.
Second Semester 2019/2020
February 202008SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2020221SaturdayCommencement 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.
February 202027ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2020292SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2020042WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2018/2019). Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).
March 2020184WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2020215SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
April 2020118SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 2020138MondayComprehensive Examination
April 2020229WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 20202810TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
May 20200110FridayLabour Day
May 20200912SaturdayStart of registration for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
May 20201613SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
May 202023-2514Saturday-MondayEid Al Fitr*
May 20202514MondayIndependence Day
May 20202714WednesdayEnd 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.
June 20200115MondayDue 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.
June 202002TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
June 20201016WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
June 202013SaturdayStart 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.
June 202014SundayAnnouncing results for the second semester of 2019/2020.
June 202016TuesdayDue 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.
June 202020SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
June 202025ThursdayEnd of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
Summer Semester 2019/2020
June 202027SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 2020111SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2019/2020, and withdrawal/addition week.
July 202016ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 202018-222Saturday-WednesdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
July 2020253SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
August 202001-03Saturday-MondayEid Al Adha*
August 202008-125Saturday-WednesdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
August 2020196WednesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
August 202020ThursdayNew Hijri Year
August 2020227SaturdayStart of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021
August 2020267WednesdayEnd 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.
September 2020028WednesdayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the summer semester 2019/2020. Conclusion of teaching for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
September 202005-099Saturday-WednesdayStart of final examinations period.
September 20201210SaturdayDue date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2019/2020 to the Admission and Registration Department.
September 20201310SundayAnnouncing results for the summer semester of 2019/2020.
September 20201510TuesdayDue date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
September 202019SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
September 202026SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 202017SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.