Academic Calendar 2016-2017
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Last modified: August 29, 2016 13:24:06.

Event Day Date
Start of academic semester for administrators (Fall 2016) Sunday 21 August 2016
Start of final exams (Summer 3) Wednesday 24 August 2016
End of final exams (Summer 3) Thursday 25 August 2016
Last day of classes (Summer 3) Thursday 25 August 2016
End of summer vacation for faculty members Thursday 25 August 2016
Start of academic semester for faculty members (Fall 2016) Sunday 28 August 2016
Start of New Student Orientation (Fall 2016) Saturday 3 September 2016
Last day to apply for an Incomplete grade (Summer 2016) Thursday 8 September 2016
End of New Student Orientation (Fall 2016) Thursday 8 September 2016
Start of Eid Al-Adha holiday Sunday 11 September 2016
End of Eid Al-Adha holiday Thursday 15 September 2016
First day of classes (Fall 2016) Sunday 18 September 2016
International Student Orientation event (Fall 2016) Sunday 18 September 2016
Start of application period for course substitute request (Fall 2016) Sunday 18 September 2016
End of Add/Drop period (Fall 2016) - Extended Sunday 25 September 2016
Parent Orientation (Fall 2016) Saturday 24 September 2016
Last day to change an Incomplete grade (Summer 2016) Thursday 29 September 2016
Start of application period for Change of Major & Minor, and application for Minor (Spring 2017) Sunday 2 October 2016
End of application period for Change of Major & Minor, and application for Minor (Spring 2017) Thursday 13 October 2016
Start of application period for reinstatement (Spring 2017) Sunday 16 October 2017
End of application period for course substitute requests (Fall 2016) Thursday 20 October 2016
Start of application period for graduate admission (Spring 2017) Monday 24 October 2016
Start of application period for international student graduate admission and student visa (Spring 2017) Monday 24 October 2016
End of application period for reinstatement (Spring 2017) Thursday 3 November 2016
Start of application period to register for classes in other universities (Spring 2017) Sunday 6 November 2016
Start of admission application period for undergraduate first year, transfer, visiting, non-degree and second degree students (Spring 2017) Sunday 6 November 2016
Start of application period for scholarships (Spring 2017) Sunday 6 November 2016
Start of application period for international student undergraduate admission, scholarships and student visa (Spring 2017) Sunday 6 November 2016
Last day to withdraw from a course (Fall 2016) Thursday 10 November 2016
Last day to withdraw from the semester (Fall 2016) Thursday 24 November 2016
End of admission application period for undergraduate first year, transfer and second degree students (Spring 2017) Tuesday 29 November 2016
End of application period for scholarships (Spring 2017) Tuesday 29 November 2016
End of application period for international student undergraduate admission, scholarships and student visa (Spring 2017) Tuesday 29 November 2016
Start of Early Registration (Winter & Spring 2017) Sunday 4 December 2016
End of application period to register for classes in other universities (Spring 2017) Thursday 8 December 2016
National Day holiday Sunday 18 December 2016
End of open application period for graduate admission (Spring 2017) Monday 26 December 2016
End of application period for international student graduate admission and student visa (Spring 2017) Monday 26 December 2016
Last day of classes (Fall 2016) Thursday 29  December 2016
Start of final exams (Fall 2016) Sunday 1 January 2017
Start of open application period for graduate admission (Fall 2017) Tuesday 10 January 2017
Start of application period for international student graduate admission and student Visa (Fall 2017) Tuesday 10 January 2017
End of final exams (Fall 2016) Thursday 12 January 2017
Start of admission application period for the ANNS program and submission of required documents (Fall 2017) Sunday 15 January 2017
First day of classes (Winter 2017) Sunday 15 January 2017
Last day for final grade submission (Fall 2016) Monday 16 January 2017
End of Add/Drop period (Winter 2017) Tuesday 17 January 2017
Announcement of final grades to students (Fall 2016) Thursday 19 January 2017
Start of application period for Academic Dismissal appeal (Fall 2016) Sunday 22 January 2017
Start of application period for Final Grade Appeal for students (Fall 2016) Sunday 22 January 2017
Start of application period for Change of Final Grades Request for faculty members (Fall 2016) Sunday 22 January 2017
Start of Mid-Academic Year Break Sunday 22 January 2017
End of admission application period for undergraduate visiting and non-degree students (Spring 2017) Thursday 26 January 2017
End of application period for Academic Dismissal appeal (Fall 2016) Thursday 2 February 2017
End of application period for Final Grade Appeal for students (Fall 2016) Thursday 2 February 2017
Last day to apply for an Incomplete grade (Fall 2016) Thursday 2 February 2017
End of Mid-Academic Year Break Thursday 2 February 2017
International Prospective Student Orientation (Spring 2017) Thursday 2 February 2017
Start of academic semester for faculty members (Spring 2017)   Sunday 5 February 2017
Start of New Student Orientation (Spring 2017) Sunday 5 February 2017
Start of final exams (Winter 2017) Wednesday 8 February 2017
End of New Student Orientation (Spring 2017) Thursday 9 February 2017
End of final exams (Winter 2017) Thursday 9 February 2017
Last day of classes (Winter 2017) Thursday 9 February 2017
Parent Orientation (Spring 2017) Saturday 11 February 2017
First day of classes (Spring 2017)   Sunday 12 February 2017
Start of application period for Course Substitute Request (Spring 2017) Sunday 12 February 2017
National Sport Day holiday Tuesday 14 February 2017
End of Add/drop period (Spring 2017) Thursday 16 February 2017
Last day to change an Incomplete grade (Fall 2016) Thursday 23 February 2017
Start of application period of Change of Major & Minor, and application for Minor (Fall 2017) Sunday 5 March 2017
Open day for male high school students and parents (Fall 2017) Monday 6 March 2017
Start of open day for female high school students and parents (Fall 2017) Tuesday 7 March 2017
End of open day for female high school students and parents (Fall 2017) Wednesday 8 March 2017
End of Application period for Course Substitute Request (Spring 2017) Thursday 9 March 2017
Start of admission application period for undergraduate first year, transfer, visiting, non-degree and second degree students (Fall 2017) Sunday 12 March 2017
Start of application period for international student undergraduate admission, scholarships and student visa (Fall 2017) Sunday 12 March 2017
End of admission application period for the ANNS program and submission of required documents (Fall 2017) Thursday 16 March 2017
End of application period for Change of Final Grades Request for faculty members (Fall 2016) Thursday 23 March 2017
End of application period of Change of Major & Minor, and application for Minor (Fall 2017) Thursday 23 March 2017
Start of application period for scholarships (Fall 2017) Sunday 26 March 2017
End of application period for graduate admission (Fall 2017) Monday 3 April 2017
End of application period for international student graduate admission and student visa (Fall 2017) Monday 3 April 2017
Last day to withdraw from a course (Spring 2017) Thursday 6 April 2017
Start of Mid-Spring vacation (Spring 2017) Sunday 9 April 2017
End of Mid-Spring vacation (Spring 2017) Thursday 13 April 2017
Start of application period to register for classes in other universities (Summer 2017) Sunday 16 April 2017
Last day to withdraw from the semester (Spring 2017) Thursday 27 April 2017
Start of Early Registration (Summer and Fall 2017) Sunday 7 May 2017
End of application period for international student undergraduate admission, scholarships and student visa (Fall 2017) Thursday 11 May 2017
End of application period to register for classes in other universities (Summer 2017) Thursday 25 May 2017
Last day of classes (Spring 2017) Thursday 1 June 2017
Start of final exams (Spring 2017) Sunday 4 June 2017
End of final exams (Spring 2017) Thursday 15 June 2017
Last day for final grades submission (Spring 2017) Monday 19 June 2017
Announcement of final grades to students (Spring 2017) Thursday 22 June 2017
Start of application period for Academic Dismissal Appeal (Spring 2017) Sunday 25 June 2017
Start of application period for Final Grade Change Appeal for students (Spring 2017) Sunday 25 June 2017
Start of application period for Change of Final Grades Request for faculty members (Spring 2017) Sunday 25 June 2017
Start of Eid Al-Fitr holiday Sunday 25 June 2017
End of Eid Al-Fitr holiday Thursday 29 June 2017
Start of summer vacation for faculty members and administrators Sunday 2 July 2017
First day of classes (Summer 1 & Summer 2) Sunday 2 July 2017
End of Add/Drop period (Summer 1 & Summer 2) Tuesday 4 July 2017
End of admission application period for undergraduate first year, transfer, visiting, non-degree and second degree students (Fall 2017) Tuesday 4 July 2017
End of application period for scholarships (Fall 2017) Tuesday 4 July 2017
End of application period for Change of Final Grades Request for faculty members (Spring 2017) Thursday 6 July 2017
End of application period for Academic Dismissal Appeal (Spring 2017) Thursday 6 July 2017
End of application period for Final Grade change appeal for students (Spring 2017) Thursday 6 July 2017
Last day to withdraw from a course and the semester (Summer 1) Thursday 13 July 2017
Last day to withdraw from a course and the semester (Summer 2) Thursday 20 July 2017
Start of final exams (Summer 1) Wednesday 26 July 2017
End of final exams (Summer 1) Thursday 27 July 2017
Last day of classes (Summer 1) Thursday 27 July 2017
First day of classes (Summer 3) Sunday 30 July 2017
End of add/drop period (Summer 3) Tuesday 1 August 2017
Start of final exams (Summer 2) Wednesday 9 August 2017
End of final exams (Summer 2) Thursday 10 August 2017
Last day of classes (Summer 2) Thursday 10 August 2017
End of Last day to withdraw from a course and the semester (Summer 3) Thursday 10 August 2017
End of summer vacation for administrators Thursday 17 August 2017
Start of academic semester (Fall 2017) for administrators Sunday 20 August 2017
Start of final exams (Summer 3) Wednesday 23 August 2017
End of final exams (Summer 3) Thursday 24 August 2017
Last day of classes (Summer 3) Thursday 24 August 2017
End of summer vacation for faculty members Thursday 24 August 2017
Start of academic semester for faculty members (Fall 2017) Sunday 27 August 2017
Start of Eid Al-Adha holiday Thursday 31 August 2017
End of Eid Al-Adha holiday Thursday 7 September 2017
Last day to apply for an Incomplete grade (Spring 2017) Thursday 7 September 2017
Start of New Student Orientation (Fall 2017) Sunday 10 September 2017
International Student Orientation (Fall 2017) Sunday 10 September 2017
End of New Student Orientation (Fall 2017) Thursday 14 September 2017
Parent Orientation (Fall 2017) Saturday 16 September 2017
First day of classes (Fall 2017) Sunday 17 September 2017
End of Add/Drop period (Fall 2017) Thursday 21 September 2017
Last day to change an Incomplete grade (Spring 2017) Thursday 28 September 2017


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