Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Weeks Gregorian Date Hijri Date Day Procedure

2017-2018 – First Semester

Week 1 17/9/2017 26/12/1438 Sunday Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin.
Week 1 21/9/2017 1/1/1439 Thursday Last day for transfers, last day for registration, last day for postponement.
Week 2 24/9/2017 4/1/1439 Sunday National day break.
Week 2 25/9/2017 5/1/1439 Monday Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal.
Week 2 28/9/2017 8/1/1439 Thursday Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal.
Week 3 1/10/2017 11/1/1439 Sunday Beginning of course withdrawal
Week 5 15/10/2017 25/1/1439 Sunday Opening of schedule entry for Second Semester, opening of admissions for the Second Semester
Week 6 22/10/2017 to 26/10/2017 2/2/1439 to 6/2/1439 All days First Midterm exams
Week 7 29/10/2017 to 2/11/2017 9/2/1439 to 13/2/1439 All days First Midterm exams
Week 9 12/11/2017 to 16/11/2017 23/2/1439 to 27/2/1439 All days Half-term break
Week 10
19/11/2017
to 23/11/2017
1/3/1439 to 5/3/1439 All days Second Midterm exams
Week 11 26/11/2017
to 30/11/2017
8/3/1439 to 12/3/1439 All days Second Midterm exams
Week 13
10/12/2017 22/3/1439 Sunday Beginning of early registration for Second Semester
Week 14 19/12/2017 1/4/1439 Tuesday Last day of attendance
Week 14 21/12/2017 3/4/1439 Thursday Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges
Week 15 27/12/2017 9/4/1439 Wednesday Final Exams begin for UPP
Week 17
7/1/2018 20/4/1439 Sunday Final Exams begin for Colleges including Master’s degree
Week 18 18/1/2018 1/5/1439 Thursday Last day of final exams, last day for Master’s thesis defense
Break 22/1/2018 5/5/1439 Monday Last day for the College Councils to submit degree recommendations to the University Council

2017-2018 – Second Semester

Week 1 28/1/2018 11/5/1439 Sunday Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin.
Week 1 1/2/2018 15/5/1439 Thursday Last day for transfers, last day for registration, last day for postponement.
Week 2 4/2/2018 18/5/1439 Sunday Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal.
Week 2 8/2/2018 22/5/1439 Thursday Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal.
Week 3 11/2/2018 25/5/1439 Sunday Beginning of course withdrawal
Week 5 25/2/2018 9/6/1439 Sunday Opening of admissions for the Summer Semester and First Semester 2018/2019
Week 6 4/3/2018
to 8/3/2018
16/6/1439 to 20/6/1439 All days First Midterm exams
Week 7 11/3/2018
to 15/3/2018
23/6/1439 to 27/6/1439 All days First Midterm exams
Week 9 25/3/2018 8/7/1439 All days Half-term break
Week 10
1/4/2018
to 5/4/2018
15/7/1439 to 19/7/1439 All days Second Midterm exams
Week 11 8/4/2018
to 12/4/2018
22/7/1439 to 26/7/1439 All days Second Midterm exams
Week 15 8/5/2018 22/8/1439 Tuesday Last day of attendance
Week 15 10/5/2018 24/8/1439 Thursday Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges
Week 16 16/5/2018 1/9/1439 Wednesday Final Exams begin for UPP
Week 17
27/5/2018 12/9/1439 Sunday Final Exams begin for Colleges including Master’s degree
Week 18 7/6/2018 23/9/1439 Thursday Last day of final exams, last day for Master’s thesis defense
Summer
Holidays
11/6/2018 27/9/1439 Monday Last day for the College Councils to submit degree recommendations to the University Council

2017-2018 -Summer Semester

Week 1 24/6/2018 10/10/1439 Sunday Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin
Week 1 26/6/2018 12/10/1439 Tuesday Last day for transfers, last day for registration
Week 1 28/6/2018 14/10/1439 Thursday Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal
Week 2 1/7/2018 17/10/1439 Sunday Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal
Week 2 2/7/2018 18/10/1439 Monday Beginning of course withdrawal
Week 3 8/7/2018
to 12/7/2018
24/10/1439 to
28/10/1439
All days First Midterm exams
Week 4 15/7/2018
2/11/1439 Sunday Opening of schedule entry for First Semester 2018/2019
Week 5 22/7/2018
to 26/7/2018
9/11/1439 to
13/11/1439
All days Second Midterm exams
Week 6 31/7/2018 18/11/1439 Tuesday Last day of attendance
Week 6 2/8/2018 20/11/1439 Thursday Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges
Week 8 12/8/2018 1/12/1439 Sunday Final exams
Week 8 16/8/2018 5/12/1439 Thursday Last day for the College Councils to submit degree recommendations
Week 9 19/8/2018
to 23/8/2018
8/12/1439 to
12/12/1439
All days Eid Al-Adhaa Break