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 Sunday, October 7, 2018 Add & Drop without "W"
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 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 Apply for the Extension of the Study
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Last Day to Postpone Semester
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 Friday, March 1, 2019 Registration for Spring Semester 2018/2019 ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Saturday, January 26, 2019 to Saturday, February 23, 2019 Change Major Period
Monday, February 4, 2019 to Saturday, February 23, 2019 Incomplete Exams Period
Saturday, March 2, 2019 Start of Spring Semester 2018/2019 and classes begin ( Except for the Contemporary Public Relations Program )
Saturday, March 2, 2019 to Friday, March 8, 2019 Add & Drop without "W" ( 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
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
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Al-Esraa’ & Al-Me’raaj - Holiday*
Sunday, April 7, 2019 Easter - Holiday
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Labor Day - Holiday
Saturday, May 11, 2019 to Wednesday, September 18, 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 )
Summer Semester 2019
Date Event
Saturday, June 15, 2019 to Friday, July 5, 2019 Registration for Summer Semester 2018/2019
Saturday, July 6, 2019 Classes begin
Saturday, July 6, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019 Add & Drop  without "W" period
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Drop course(s) with “W” begins
Saturday, July 13, 2019 to Sunday, September 8, 2019 Uploading Marks to the Portal
Saturday, August 10, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Eid Al-Adha - Holiday*
Saturday, August 17, 2019 Last day to Drop Course(s) with “W”
Thursday, August 29, 2019 Last day of classes
Saturday, August 31, 2019 to Saturday, September 7, 2019 FINAL EXAMS PERIOD
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Hijri New Year - Holiday*
Fall Semester 2019
Date Event
Sunday, September 8, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019 Change Major Period
Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Friday, October 4, 2019 Registration Period for the Fall Semester 2019/2020