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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  8 – 21 Spring Break (Student and Faculty)
 March  22 Starting Online instruction/Distance learning
 April  13 Fall Advisement Begins
 April  19 Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May 9 Last Day of Classes
 May 9 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 May 9 – 19 Examination Period
 May 22 Grades Available
 May 24 Last date to convert any course to Pass/No Pass (P/NP) grading (deadline 11:59 p.m.)
 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
 Internship Session II 2020 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 12 Internship Course Registration
 July 12 Internship Begins
 July 18 Last day to Add / Drop
 August 1 – 3 Eid Al Adha*
 August 15 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August 23 Islamic New Year
 August 27 Internship Ends
 August 30 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 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  8 – 21 Spring Break (Student and Faculty)
 March  22 Starting Online instruction/Distance learning
 April  13 Fall Advisement Begins
 April  19 Early-Registration For Fall Semester begins
 May 9 Last Day of Classes
 May 9 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 May 9 – 19 Examination Period
 May 22 Grades Available
 May 24 Last date to convert any course to Pass/No Pass (P/NP) grading (deadline 11:59 p.m.)
 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
 Internship Session II 2020 (6 weeks)
 July  10 – 12 Internship Course Registration
 July 12 Internship Begins
 July 18 Last day to Add / Drop
 August 1 – 3 Eid Al Adha*
 August 15 Last date to withdraw from a course without grade “F”
 August 23 Islamic New Year
 August 27 Internship Ends
 August 30 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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