Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar


2017-2018 – First Semester
Day Hijri Date Gregorian
Date
Procedure

Sunday

26/12/1438

17/09/2017

Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin

Thursday

30/12/1438

21/09/2017

Last day for transfers, last day for registration, last day for postponement

Sunday

04/01/1439

24/09/2017

National day break

Monday

05/01/1439

25/09/2017

Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal

Thursday

08/01/1439

28/09/2017

Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal

Sunday

11/01/1439

01/10/2017

Beginning of course withdrawal

Sunday

25/01/1439

15/10/2017

Opening of admissions for the Second Semester

Sunday

02/02/1439

22/10/2017

First Midterm exams

Sunday

09/02/1439

29/10/2017

First Midterm exams

Sunday

23/02/1439

12/11/2017

Second Midterm exams

Sunday

01/03/1439

19/11/2017

Second Midterm exams

Sunday

15/03/1439

03/12/2017

Beginning of early registration for Second Semester

Tuesday

22/03/1439

12/12/2017

Last day of attendance

Thursday

24/03/1439

14/12/2017

Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges

Wednesday

02/04/1439

20/12/2017

Final Exams begin for UPP

Thursday

10/04/1439

28/12/2017

Last day of Final Exams UPP

Sunday

13/04/1439

31/12/2017

Final Exams begin for Colleges including Master’s degree

Thursday

24/04/1439

11/01/2018

Last day of final exams, last day for Master’s thesis defense

Monday

28/04/1439

15/01/2018

Last day for the College Councils to submit degree recommendations to the University Council


2017-2018 – Second Semester
Day Hijri Date Gregorian
Date
Procedure

Sunday

04/05/1439

21/01/2018

Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin

Thursday

08/05/1439

25/01/2018

Last day for transfers, last day for registration, last day for postponement

Sunday

11/05/1439

28/01/2018

Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal

Thursday

15/05/1439

01/02/2018

Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal

Sunday

18/05/1439

04/02/2018

Beginning of course withdrawal

Sunday

02/06/1439

18/02/2018

Opening of admissions for the Summer Semester and First Semester 2018/2019

Sunday

09/06/1439

25/02/2018

First Midterm exams

Sunday

16/06/1439

4/03/2018

First Midterm exams

Sunday

01/07/1439

18/03/2018

Second Midterm exams

Sunday

08/07/1439

25/03/2018

Second Midterm exams

Tuesday

28/07/1439

17/04/2018

Last day of attendance

Thursday

30/07/1439

19/04/2018

Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges


Tuesday

05/08/1439

24/04/2018

Final Exams begin for UPP

Tuesday

15/08/1439

01/05/2018

Last day of Final Exams UPP

Wednesday

16/08/1439

02/05/2018

Final Exams begin for Colleges including Master’s degree

Tuesday

29/08/1439

15/05/2018

Last day of final exams, last day for Master’s thesis defense

Sunday

05/09/1439

20/05/2018

Last day for the College Councils to submit degree recommendations to the University Council


2017-2018 -Summer Semester

Day

Hijri Date

Gregorian
Date

Procedure

Sunday 10/10/1439 24/06/2018

Registration, drop and add, block removal, transfers and classes begin

Tuesday 12/10/1439 26/06/2018

Last day for transfers, last day for registration

Thursday 14/10/1439 28/06/2018

Drop and add with 50% deduction, late registration and block removal

Sunday 17/10/1439 01/07/2018

Last day for dropping courses without permanent record, late registration and block removal

Monday 18/10/1439 02/07/2018

Beginning of course withdrawal

Sunday 24/10/1439 08/07/2018

First Midterm exams

Sunday 02/11/1439 15/07/2018

Opening of schedule entry for First Semester 2018/2019

Sunday 09/11/1439 22/07/2018

Second Midterm exams

Tuesday 18/11/1439 31/07/2018

Last day of attendance

Thursday 20/11/1439 2/08/2018

Last day for course withdrawal, DN list to colleges

Sunday 01/12/1439 12/08/2018

Final exams

Tuesday 03/12/1439 14/08/2018

Last day of final exams

Thursday 05/12/1439 16/08/2018

Last day for the College Councils to submit degree
recommendations

Sunday 08/12/1439 19/08/2018

Eid Al-Adhaa Break

Sunday 22/12/1439 02/09/2018

Beginning of the academic year 2018-2019 / 1439-1440