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Academic Calendar 2018 – 2019

Fall 2018

 August

 1 – Sept 1

 Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration
 August  1 – Sept 1  Orientation and New Student Course Registration
 August  26 – Sept 1  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 August  28 – 29  New Faculty Orientation
 August  30  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 September  2  First day of Class
 September  9  Last day to Add/Drop
 September  11  Islamic New Year
 October  11  Commencement Ceremony (2017 – 2018)
 October  27  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 November  3  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November  4  Advisement Begins For Spring 2019
 November  11  Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 November  30  UAE Commemoration Day
 December  2  UAE National Day
 December  15  Last Day of Classes
 December  16 – 22  Final Examination Period
 December  23 – Jan 12  Winter Break
 December  24  Grades Available
 Spring 2019
 January  6 – 12  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January  6  New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January  6  Placement Tests begin
 January  9  New Faculty Orientation
 January 10  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January  13  First day of Class
 January  20  Last day to Add/Drop
 March  9  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March  16  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March  17 – April 6  Spring Break
 April  7  Classes Resume
 April  14  Fall Advisement Begins
 April  21  Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May  25  Last Day of Classes
 May  23 – June 1  Examination Period
 June  3  Grades Available
 Summer Session I 2019 (6 weeks)
 May  29 – June 2  Course Registration
 June  2  Classes Begin
 June 4 – 6  Eid Al Fitr – because of this holiday, undergraduate courses will have to meet on three Saturdays during the session to ensure the required number of instructional minutes
 June 16  Last day to Add / Drop
 June 29  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  13  Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 15  Grades Available
 Summer Session II 2019 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 14  Course Registration
 July 14  Classes Begin
 July 20  Last day to Add / Drop
 August 10  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August  11 – 14  Eid Al Adha
 August 31  Last Day of Summer Session II
 September 2  Grades Available
 Internship Session 2019 (8 weeks)
 May  30 – June 2  Internship Course Registration
 June  9  Internship Begins
 June  15  Last day to Add / Drop
 July  11  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August  1  Internship Ends
 August  3  Grades Available
2018 – 2019 Commencement
 October  10  Commencement Ceremony (2018 – 2019)

Note: All Islamic Lunar Holidays will be fixed per announcement by the relevant Ministry.

Academic Calendar 2019 – 2020

Fall 2019

 August

4  Joining Date for New Faculty
 August 25  Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 August 25 – 29  Faculty Workshops
 August 29  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 August  4 – 31  Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration
 August 4 – 31  Orientation and New Student Course Registration
 August 25 – 29  New Faculty Orientation
 August 27 – 31  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 September  1  Islamic New Year*
 September  2  First day of Class
 September  8  Last day to Add/Drop
 October  10  Commencement Ceremony (2018 – 2019)
 October  26  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 November  2  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November  4  Advisement Begins For Spring 2020
 November  10  Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 December  1  UAE Commemoration Day
 December  2-3  UAE National Day
 December  14  Last Day of Classes
 December  14 – 21  Final Examination Period
 December  23  Grades Available
 December  22 – Jan 11  Winter Break
 Spring 2020
 January  5 – 11  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January  5  Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 January  5 – 9  Faculty Workshops
 January 5  New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January 5  Placement Tests begin
 January 8  New Faculty Orientation
 January 11  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January  12  First day of Class
 January  18  Last day to Add/Drop
 March  7  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March  14  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March  29 – April 11  Spring Break
 April  12  Classes Resume
 April  13  Fall Advisement Begins
 April  19  Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May  9  Last Day of Classes
 May 10 – 19  Examination Period
 May 22  Grades Available
 June 28  Faculty Summer Break Begins
 Summer Session I 2020 (6 weeks)
 May  26 – 28  Course Registration
 May  28  Classes Begin
 June 4  Last day to Add / Drop
 June 25  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  9  Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 11  Grades Available
 Summer Session II 2020 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 12  Course Registration
 July 12  Classes Begin
 July 18  Last day to Add / Drop
 August 1 – 4  Eid Al Adha*
 August 15  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August 29  Last Day of Summer Session II
 August 31  Grades Available
 Internship Session 2020 (8 weeks)
 May  26 – 28  Internship Course Registration
 June  7  Internship Begins
 June  13  Last day to Add / Drop
 July  9  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  30  Internship Ends
 August  2  Grades Available
2019 – 2020 Commencement
 October  8  Commencement Ceremony (2019 – 2020)

Note: All Islamic Lunar Holidays will be fixed per announcement by the relevant Ministry.

Archive

Academic Calendar 2018 – 2019

Fall 2018

 August

 1 – Sept 1

 Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration

 August

 1 – Sept 1

 Orientation and New Student Course Registration

 August

 26 – Sept 1

 Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students

 August

 28 – 29

 New Faculty Orientation
 August  30  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 September  2  First day of Class
 September  9  Last day to Add/Drop
 September  11  Islamic New Year
 October  11  Commencement Ceremony (2017 – 2018)
 October  27  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 November  3  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November  4  Advisement Begins For Spring 2019
 November  11  Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 November  30  UAE Commemoration Day
 December  2  UAE National Day
 December  15  Last Day of Classes
 December  16 – 22  Final Examination Period
 December  23 – Jan 12  Winter Break
 December  24  Grades Available
 Spring 2019
 January  6 – 12  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January  6  New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January  6  Placement Tests begin
 January  9  New Faculty Orientation
 January 10  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January  13  First day of Class
 January  20  Last day to Add/Drop
 March  9  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March  16  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March  17 – April 6  Spring Break
 April  7  Classes Resume
 April  14  Fall Advisement Begins
 April  21  Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May  25  Last Day of Classes
 May  23 – June 1  Examination Period
 June  3  Grades Available
 Summer Session I 2019 (6 weeks)
 May  29 – June 2  Course Registration
 June  2  Classes Begin
 June 4 – 6  Eid Al Fitr – because of this holiday, undergraduate courses will have to meet on three Saturdays during the session to ensure the required number of instructional minutes
 June 16  Last day to Add / Drop
 June 29  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  13  Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 15  Grades Available
 Summer Session II 2019 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 14  Course Registration
 July 14  Classes Begin
 July 20  Last day to Add / Drop
 August 10  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August  11 – 14  Eid Al Adha
 August 31  Last Day of Summer Session II
 September 2  Grades Available
 Internship Session 2019 (8 weeks)
 May  30 – June 2  Internship Course Registration
 June  9  Internship Begins
 June  15  Last day to Add / Drop
 July  11  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August  1  Internship Ends
 August  3  Grades Available
2018 – 2019 Commencement
 October  10  Commencement Ceremony (2018 – 2019)

Note: All Islamic Lunar Holidays will be fixed per announcement by the relevant Ministry.

Academic Calendar 2019 – 2020

Fall 2019

 August

4

 Joining Date for New Faculty

 August

25

 Returning Date for Continuing Faculty

 August

25 – 29

 Faculty Workshops

 August

29

 AURAK Admissions Application Deadline

 August

 4 – 31

 Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration
 August 4 – 31  Orientation and New Student Course Registration
 August 25 – 29  New Faculty Orientation
 August 27 – 31  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 September  1  Islamic New Year*
 September  2  First day of Class
 September  8  Last day to Add/Drop
 October  10  Commencement Ceremony (2018 – 2019)
 October  26  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 November  2  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November  4  Advisement Begins For Spring 2020
 November  10  Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 December  1  UAE Commemoration Day
 December  2-3  UAE National Day
 December  14  Last Day of Classes
 December  14 – 21  Final Examination Period
 December  23  Grades Available
 December  22 – Jan 11  Winter Break
 Spring 2020
 January  5 – 11  Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January  5  Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 January  5 – 9  Faculty Workshops
 January 5  New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January 5  Placement Tests begin
 January 8  New Faculty Orientation
 January 11  AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January  12  First day of Class
 January  18  Last day to Add/Drop
 March  7  Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March  14  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March  29 – April 11  Spring Break
 April  12  Classes Resume
 April  13  Fall Advisement Begins
 April  19  Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May  9  Last Day of Classes
 May 10 – 19  Examination Period
 May 22  Grades Available
 June 28  Faculty Summer Break Begins
 Summer Session I 2020 (6 weeks)
 May  26 – 28  Course Registration
 May  28  Classes Begin
 June 4  Last day to Add / Drop
 June 25  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  9  Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 11  Grades Available
 Summer Session II 2020 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 12  Course Registration
 July 12  Classes Begin
 July 18  Last day to Add / Drop
 August 1 – 4  Eid Al Adha*
 August 15  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August 29  Last Day of Summer Session II
 August 31  Grades Available
 Internship Session 2020 (8 weeks)
 May  26 – 28  Internship Course Registration
 June  7  Internship Begins
 June  13  Last day to Add / Drop
 July  9  Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July  30  Internship Ends
 August  2  Grades Available
2019 – 2020 Commencement
 October  8  Commencement Ceremony (2019 – 2020)

Note: All Islamic Lunar Holidays will be fixed per announcement by the relevant Ministry.

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