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Academic Calendar 2020 – 2021

Fall 2020
Month Day Week Activity/Event
 August 2–29 Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration
 August 2–29 Orientation and New Student Course Registration
 August 9 Joining Date for New Faculty
 August 20 Islamic New Year*
 August 23 Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 August 23-27 Faculty Workshops, Including New Faculty Orientation
 August 27 AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 August 23-29 Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 August 30 First day of Class
 August 30- Sept 5 Week 1
 September 6-12 Week 2
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2020
 September 12 Last day to Add/Drop
 September 13-19 Week 3
 September 20-26 Week 4
 September 27- Oct 3 Week 5
 October 4-10 Week 6
 October 8 Commencement Ceremony (2019 – 2020)
 October 11-17 Week 7
 October 18-24 Week 8
 October 24 Mid Term Grades Report Due
 October 25-31 Week 9
 October 31 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November 1 Advisement Begins For Spring 2020
 November 1-7 Week 10
 November 8 Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 November 8-14 Week 11
 November 15-21 Week 12
 November 22-28 Week 13
 November 29- Dec 5 Week 14
 December 1 UAE Commemoration Day
 December 2-3 UAE National Day
 December 6-12 Week 15
 December 12 Last Day of Classes
 December 13-19 Week 16 Final Examination Period
 December 22 Grades Available
 December 20- Jan 9 Winter Break
 January 25 Graduation Date For Fall 2020
Spring 2021
 January 3-9 Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January 3 Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 January 3-7 Faculty Workshops, including New Faculty Orientation
 January 3 New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January 3 Placement Tests begin
 January 9 AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January 10 First day of Class
 January 10-16 Week 1
 January 17-23 Week 2
 January 23 Last day to Add/Drop
 January 24-30 Week 3
 January 31- Feb 6 Week 4
 February 7-13 Week 5
 February 14-20 Week 6
 February 21-27 Week 7
 February 28- March 6 Week 8
 March 6 Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March 7-13 Week 9
 March 13 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March 14-20 Week 10
 March 21-27 Week 11
 March 28- April 10 Spring Break
 April 11 Classes Resume
 April 11 Fall Advisement Begins
 April 11-17 Week 12
 April 18 Summer Registration begins Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 April 18-24 Week 13
 April 25- May 1 Week 14
 May 2-8 Week 15
 May 8 Last Day of Classes
 May 13-14 Eid Al-Fitr*
 May 17-26 Week 16 Examination Period
 May 30 Grades Available
 June 24 Graduation Date For Spring 2021
 June 27 Faculty Summer Break Begins
Summer Session 2021 (6 weeks)
 May 30- June 5 Course Registration
 June 6 Classes Begin
 June 10 Last day to Add / Drop
 July 1 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July 17 Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 19 Grades Available
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2021
Internship Session 2021 (8 weeks)
 May 30- June 5 Internship Course Registration
 June 6 Internship Begins
 June 11 Last day to Add / Drop
 July 8 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July 21-22 Eid Al Adha*
 August 2 Internship Ends
 August 5 Grades Available
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2021
2020 – 2021 Commencement
October 7 Commencement Ceremony (2020 – 2021)

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

for detailed calendar please click here

Archive

Academic Calendar 2020 – 2021

Fall 2020
Month Day Week Activity/Event
 August 2–29 Placement Tests / Continuing Student Registration
 August 2–29 Orientation and New Student Course Registration
 August 9 Joining Date for New Faculty
 August 20 Islamic New Year*
 August 23 Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 August 23-27 Faculty Workshops, Including New Faculty Orientation
 August 27 AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 August 23-29 Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 August 30 First day of Class
 August 30- Sept 5 Week 1
 September 6-12 Week 2
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2020
 September 12 Last day to Add/Drop
 September 13-19 Week 3
 September 20-26 Week 4
 September 27- Oct 3 Week 5
 October 4-10 Week 6
 October 8 Commencement Ceremony (2019 – 2020)
 October 11-17 Week 7
 October 18-24 Week 8
 October 24 Mid Term Grades Report Due
 October 25-31 Week 9
 October 31 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 November 1 Advisement Begins For Spring 2020
 November 1-7 Week 10
 November 8 Early-Registration For Spring Semester begins
 November 8-14 Week 11
 November 15-21 Week 12
 November 22-28 Week 13
 November 29- Dec 5 Week 14
 December 1 UAE Commemoration Day
 December 2-3 UAE National Day
 December 6-12 Week 15
 December 12 Last Day of Classes
 December 13-19 Week 16 Final Examination Period
 December 22 Grades Available
 December 20- Jan 9 Winter Break
 January 25 Graduation Date For Fall 2020
Spring 2021
 January 3-9 Continuing Advising & Registration for Returning Students
 January 3 Returning Date for Continuing Faculty
 January 3-7 Faculty Workshops, including New Faculty Orientation
 January 3 New Student Orientation and New Student Registration begin
 January 3 Placement Tests begin
 January 9 AURAK Admissions Application Deadline
 January 10 First day of Class
 January 10-16 Week 1
 January 17-23 Week 2
 January 23 Last day to Add/Drop
 January 24-30 Week 3
 January 31- Feb 6 Week 4
 February 7-13 Week 5
 February 14-20 Week 6
 February 21-27 Week 7
 February 28- March 6 Week 8
 March 6 Mid Term Grades Report Due
 March 7-13 Week 9
 March 13 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 March 14-20 Week 10
 March 21-27 Week 11
 March 28- April 10 Spring Break
 April 11 Classes Resume
 April 11 Fall Advisement Begins
 April 11-17 Week 12
 April 18 Summer Registration begins Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 April 18-24 Week 13
 April 25- May 1 Week 14
 May 2-8 Week 15
 May 8 Last Day of Classes
 May 13-14 Eid Al-Fitr*
 May 17-26 Week 16 Examination Period
 May 30 Grades Available
 June 24 Graduation Date For Spring 2021
 June 27 Faculty Summer Break Begins
Summer Session 2021 (6 weeks)
 May 30- June 5 Course Registration
 June 6 Classes Begin
 June 10 Last day to Add / Drop
 July 1 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July 17 Last Day of Summer Session I
 July 19 Grades Available
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2021
Internship Session 2021 (8 weeks)
 May 30- June 5 Internship Course Registration
 June 6 Internship Begins
 June 11 Last day to Add / Drop
 July 8 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 July 21-22 Eid Al Adha*
 August 2 Internship Ends
 August 5 Grades Available
 September 9 Graduation Date for Summer 2021
2020 – 2021 Commencement
October 7 Commencement Ceremony (2020 – 2021)

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

for detailed calendar please click here

Last updated: Aug 30, 2020 @ 1:58 pm

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