Academic Calendar

Fall2018
Tue Aug 21, 2018

Add/drop for continuing students opens

Tue Aug 21, 2018 - Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Expected Dates for Eid Al Adha

Sun Aug 26, 2018 - Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

New Students Orientation

Thu Aug 30, 2018

New Student Academic Convocation, Registration (First-years)

Sat Sep 1, 2018

Add/drop opens for first year students

Sun Sep 2, 2018

Classes begin, Registration changes accepted

Thu Sep 6, 2018

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

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - Mon Oct 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018 - Thu Dec 20, 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

Spring2019
Tue Jan 8, 2019

Classes begin; Registration changes accepted; Add/drop continues

Thu Jan 10, 2019

Classes run as Sunday schedule

Mon Jan 14, 2019

Last day for registration changes, add/drop ends

Tue Feb 12, 2019

Qatar National Sports Day, no classes

Sun Mar 3, 2019 - Thu Mar 7, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Spring break

Sun Mar 10, 2019

Classes Resume

Thu Mar 21, 2019

Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Wed Apr 3, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Begins

Sat Apr 13, 2019

Early Registration for Fall Ends

Sun Apr 21, 2019

Easter Sunday, no classes

Wed Apr 24, 2019

Classes, end; Classes run as Thursday schedule

Thu Apr 25, 2019 - Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Study Days

Tue Apr 30, 2019

Fall Registration completion begins

Sat Apr 27, 2019 - Thu May 2, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Exam Days and end of semester

Thu May 2, 2019

Fall Registration completion ends

Sat May 4, 2019

Grades for graduating seniors due by 5:00 pm (Doha time)

Tue May 7, 2019

Qatar Foundation Convocation

Wed May 8, 2019

All undergraduate grades due

Thu May 9, 2019

Commencement

Mon May 13, 2019

Add/drop for Fall begins

Sun May 19, 2019

Summer school classes begin

Thu May 30, 2019

Eid Al Fitr break begins after last class

Sun Jun 2, 2019 - Thu Jun 6, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Eid al Fitr break

Sun Jun 9, 2019

Summer classes resume

Thu Jun 27, 2019

Summer school classes end
: Add/drop for Fall closes until August 2018

Fall2019
Mon Aug 12, 2019 - Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Expected dates for Eid al Adha

Sun Aug 18, 2019

Add/drop for continuing students opens

Sun Aug 18, 2019 - Thu Aug 22, 2019 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 22, 2019

New Student Academic Convocation (First-years)

Sun Aug 25, 2019

Classes begin, Registration changes accepted

Thu Aug 29, 2019

Last day for late registration; Add/drop period ends

Mon Sep 30, 2019

Undergraduate First-Year Student Advisory Grades Due

Thu Oct 10, 2019

Mid-term break begins after last class

Sun Oct 13, 2019 - Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Mid-term holiday break, no classes

Sun Oct 20, 2019

Classes Resume

Thu Oct 31, 2019

Last Day to Withdraw from Courses

Mon Nov 4, 2019 - Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Pre-Registration for Spring 2019

Thu Dec 5, 2019

Classes End

Fri Dec 6, 2019 - Sat Dec 7, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Study Days

Sun Dec 8, 2019 - Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Exam days

Mon Dec 9, 2019 - Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Registration completion for Spring 2019

Fri Dec 13, 2019

Study Day

Sat Dec 14, 2019

Exam day and end of semester

Wed Dec 18, 2019

Qatar National day

Fri Dec 20, 2019

Add / drop for Spring continues

Thu Dec 19, 2019

All grades due by 5pm (Doha time)