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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.

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.

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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.

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: Jun 28, 2020 @ 11:12 am

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