Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2022-2023

The academic year is divided into two semesters. The 2022-2023 academic year is scheduled as follows:

First semester: July 24th, 2022- November 8th, 2022

Second semester: January 4th, 2023 – May 4th, 2023

Fall 2022Spring 2023
Sun July 10, 2022 – Wed July 13, 2022
Expected dates for Eid al Adha
Wed Jan 4, 2023
Classes begin. Registration changes accepted – add/drop continues
Sun July 17, 2022 – Thu July 21, 2022
New Student Orientation
Thu Jan 5, 2023
Classes run as Tuesday schedule
Thu July 21, 2022
New Student Academic Convocation (First years)
Tue Jan 10, 2023
Registration closes -last day to drop without the grade of W; last day to add class
Sun July 24, 2022
Classes begin. Registration changes accepted – add/drop continues
Tue Feb 14, 2023
Qatar National Sports Day – no classes
Wed July 27, 2022
GU-Q – Last day for waitlist; Winners may claim a seat until Thursday at 3:59 PM (EST) / 11:59 PM Qatar Time
Thu Feb. 23, 2022
Spring break begins after the last class
Fri July 29, 2022
Registration closes- Last day to drop without the grade of W; last day to add class
Sun Feb 26 – Thu March 2, 2023
Spring break – no classes
Thu Sep 8, 2022
Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades Due
Sun Mar 5, 2023
Classes Resume
Thu Sep 8, 2022
Fall break begins after the last class
Mon Apr 6 – Fri Apr 17, 2023
Live Registration begins for Fall (exact dates TBC)
Fri Sep 9, 2022 – Mon Sep 12, 2022
Mid-term break, no classes
Wed Apr 5, 2023
Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with a grade of W
Tue Sep 13, 2022
Classes Resume
Sun Apr 9, 2023
Easter Sunday – No classes
Thu Oct 13, 2022
Last day to withdraw from courses with a grade of W; last day to request pass/fail
Wed Apr 19, 2023
Classes run as Sunday schedule
Mon Oct 31, 2022
Classes end
Thu Apr 20, 2023
Class End
Tue Nov 1, 2022
Study day
Sat Apr 22 – Tue April 25, 2023
Expected dates for Eid Al Fitr
Wed Nov 2 & 3 2022
Exam days
Wed Apr 26 Fri Apr 28, 2023
Study Days
Fri Nov 4, 2022
Study Day
Sat Apr 29 – Thu May 4, 2023
Exam Days and End of the semester
Sat Nov 5 – Tues Nov 8, 2022
Exam days and end of the semester
Sun May 7, 2023
Grades for graduating seniors due by 10 am (Doha time)
Mon Nov 7, 2022 – Fri Nov 18, 2022
Live Registration begins for Spring 2023 (exact dates TBC)
Tue May 9, 2023
Qatar Foundation Convocation
Tue Nov 15, 2022
All grades due by 5 pm Doha time
Thu May 11, 2023
Commencement
Sun Dec. 18, 2022
Qatar National day
Fri May 12, 2023
All undergraduate grades due
Summer School 2022
Mon February 7, 2022
Registration opens for summer courses
Sun May 22, 2022
Summer school begins; last day to add/drop summer classes.
Thu June 16, 2022
Last day to withdraw from summer classes.
Sun June 19, 2022
Juneteenth commemoration – university closed. No classes
Thu June 23, 2022
Summer school classes end
Mon June 27, 2022
Summer grades due by 5pm Doha time

Academic Calendar 2022

July 10th – 13th (U-W)
Expected dates for Eid Al-Adha
July 17th – 21st (U – R)
New Students Orientation
July 21st (R)
New Student Academic Convocation (First-years)
July 24th (U)
Classes begin, Registration changes accepted
July 27th (W)
GU-Q – Last day for waitlist;
Winners may claim seat until Thursday 3:59 PM(EST) / 11:59 PM Qatar Time
July 29th (F)
Live registration closes – Last Day to Drop without the grade of W.
September 8th (R )
Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades Due
September 8th (R )
Fall break begins after last class
September 9th – 12th (F-M)
Fall break, no classes
September 13th (T)
Classes Resume
October 13th (R)
Last Day to Withdraw from Courses with grade of W
October 31st (M )
Classes end
November 1st (T)
Study day
November 2nd – 3rd (W-R)
Exam days
November 4th (F)
Study Day
November 5th – 8th (S – T)
Exam days and end of semester
November 6th – 18th (M – S)
Live Registration for Spring 2023 – TBC
November 15th (T)
All grades due by 5pm Doha time
December 18th (U)
Qatar National day

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