Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Sun Aug 13, 2017

Add/Drop for continuing students opens

August 13 2017 - August 17 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

New Students Orientation
FY Students’ English Placement Test (depends on NSO schedule)
FY Students’ Language Placement Test (depends on NSO schedule)

Thu Aug 17, 2017

New Student Academic Convocation, Registration (First-years)

Sun Aug 20, 2017

Classes begin, Registration changes accepted

Thu Aug 24, 2017

Last day for late registration; Add/drop period ends

Wed Aug 30, 2017

Eid al-Adha break begins after last class

August 31 2017 - September 07 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Eid al-Adha holiday break, no classes

Sun Sep 10, 2017

Classes Resume

Sun Oct 1, 2017

Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades Due

Thu Oct 26, 2017

Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Mon Nov 6, 2017

Pre-Registration for Spring Begins

Sat Nov 18, 2017

Pre-Registration for Spring Ends

Thu Nov 30, 2017

Classes End

December 01 2017 - December 02 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Study Days

December 03 2017 - December 07 2017 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Exam Days

Fri Dec 8, 2017

Registration completion for Spring 2018 begins

Fri Dec 8, 2017

Study Day

Sat Dec 9, 2017

Exam Day and end of semester

Mon Dec 11, 2017

Registration completion for Spring 2018 ends

Thu Dec 14, 2017

All grades due

Thu Dec 21, 2017

Add / drop for Spring continues

Spring 2018

Sun Jan 7, 2018

Classes begin; Registration changes accepted; Add/drop continues

Thu Jan 11, 2018

Last day for registration changes, add/drop ends

Tue Feb 13, 2018

Qatar National Sports Day, no classes

Thu Mar 1, 2018

Spring Break Begins after Last Class

March 04 2018 - March 08 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

(U-R): Spring break

Sun Mar 11, 2018

Classes Resume

Thu Mar 15, 2018

Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Sun Apr 1, 2018

Easter Sunday, no classes

Wed Apr 4, 2018

Early Registration for Fall Begins

Sat Apr 14, 2018

Early Registration for Fall Ends

Mon Apr 23, 2018

Classes, end; Classes run as Tuesday schedule

April 24 2018 - April 25 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Study Days

Thu Apr 26, 2018

Exam Day

Fri Apr 27, 2018

Study Day

April 28 2018 - May 03 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Exam days and end of semester

Tue May 1, 2018

Fall Registration completion begins

Thu May 3, 2018

Fall Registration completion Ends

Sat May 5, 2018

Grades for graduating seniors due by 5pm (Doha time)

Tue May 8, 2018

Qatar Foundation Convocation

Wed May 9, 2018

All undergraduate grades due

Thu May 10, 2018

Commencement

Sun May 13, 2018

Add/drop for Fall begins

Sun May 13, 2018

Summer school classes begin

Wed Jun 13, 2018

Summer school classes end

Thu Jun 14, 2018

Expected start of Eid Al-Fitr

Wed Jun 20, 2018

Add/drop for Fall closes until August 2018.

Fall 2018

August 21 2018 - August 24 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Expected Dates for Eid Al Adha

Mon Aug 13, 2018

Add/drop for continuing students opens

August 28 2018 - August 30 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

New Students Orientation

Thu Aug 30, 2018

New Student Academic Convocation, Registration (First-years)

Sun Sep 2, 2018

Classes begin, Registration changes accepted

Wed Sep 6, 2017

Last day for late registration; Add/drop period ends

Mon Oct 1, 2018

Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades Due

Wed Oct 17, 2018

Mid-term break begins after last class

October 18 2018 - October 22 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Mid-term holiday break, no classes

Tue Oct 23, 2018

Classes Resume

Thu Nov 1, 2018

Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Mon Nov 5, 2018

Pre-Registration for Spring Begins

Sat Nov 17, 2018

Pre-Registration for Spring Ends

Fri Dec 7, 2018

Registration completion for Spring 2019 begins

Tue Dec 11, 2018

Classes End. Classes run as Thursday schedule

Wed Dec 12, 2018

Study Day

Wed Dec 12, 2018

Registration completion for Spring 2019 ends

Thu Dec 13, 2018

Exam Day

Fri Dec 14, 2018

Study Day

December 15 2018 - December 19 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Exam days and end of semester

Tue Dec 18, 2018

Qatar National Day

Fri Dec 21, 2018

Add / drop for Spring continues

Sun Dec 23, 2018

All grades due by 5pm Doha time

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