Graduate Studies Calendar

Fall Semester 2018
Date Event
Saturday, September 8, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018 Registration for Fall Semester 2018/2019
Saturday, September 8, 2018 to Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Change Major Period
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Hijri New Year - Holiday*
Sunday, September 30, 2018 Last day to submit the Incomplete marks
Monday, October 1, 2018 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Transformation Period from Comprehensive Exam Track to Thesis Track
Monday, October 1, 2018 Start of Fall Semester 2018/2019 and classes begin
Monday, October 1, 2018 to Sunday, October 7, 2018 Add & Drop without "W"
Monday, October 8, 2018 Drop course(s) with “W” begins
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Last Day to Apply for the Comprehensive Exam
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Last Day to Postpone Semester
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Last Day to Apply for the Extension of the Study
Thursday, November 15, 2018 Independence Declaration Day - Holiday
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Prophet Mohammed’s (Pbuh) Birth Memorial - Holiday *
Saturday, December 1, 2018 Last Day to Register the Master Thesis ( First Time )
Monday, December 24, 2018 Last day to drop course(s) or semester with “W”
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 to Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Christmas (Western) - Holiday
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 to Wednesday, January 2, 2019 New Year’s Day - Holiday
Monday, January 7, 2019 Christmas (Eastern) - Holiday
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Last day of classes
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 to Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Final Exams Period
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Last day to submit final exam marks
Spring Semester 2019
Date Event
Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Saturday, February 23, 2019 Change Major Period
Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Friday, March 1, 2019 Registration for Spring Semester 2018/2019 ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Monday, February 4, 2019 to Saturday, February 23, 2019 Incomplete Exams Period
Saturday, March 2, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019 Add & Drop without "W" ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Saturday, March 2, 2019 Start of Spring Semester 2018/2019 and classes begin ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Friday, March 8, 2019 Women's Day - Holiday
Saturday, March 9, 2019 Drop course(s) with “W” begins ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Saturday, March 16, 2019 Last Day to Apply for the Comprehensive Exam
Saturday, March 30, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019 Al-Esraa’ & Al-Me’raaj - Holiday*
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Last Day for Transformation from Comprehensive Exam Track to Thesis Track ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Last Day to Postpone Semester ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Last Day to Apply for the Extension of the Study
Sunday, April 7, 2019 Easter - Holiday
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Labor Day - Holiday
Saturday, May 11, 2019 to Monday, September 2, 2019 Admission Period for the Fall Semester 2019/2020
Monday, June 3, 2019 to Friday, June 7, 2019 Eid Al–Fitr - Holiday*
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Last day to drop course(s) or semester with “W”
Monday, June 10, 2019 Last day of classes ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Final Exams Period ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Fall Semester 2019
Date Event
Friday, August 30, 2019 Hijri New Year - Holiday*