“HIGHER EDUCATION AS IT SHOULD BE”

Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2016-2017
Days Date Subject
Mon-Wed Jul. 11 - 13 Orientation and Registration / New Students Fall 2016
Mon-Mon Aug. 1 - 15 Payment of Fall 2016 Tuition and Fees
Wed-Fri Jul. 6 - 8 Eid El Fitr/ Holiday*
Thu Sep. 1 Classes Begin
Mon-Wed Sep. 5 - 7 Drop and Add Period
Sun-Tue Sep. 11 - 13 Eid Al-Adha/ Holiday*
Sun Oct. 2 Hijra New Year / Holiday*
Wed Oct. 12 Ashoura Day / Holiday*
Mon-Fri 31 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016 Advising Week / Spring 2017 for Continuing students
Tue Nov. 1 Founder’s Day
Mon-Fri Nov. 7 - 11 Registration Week / Spring 2017 for Continuing student
Wed Nov. 9 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
Tue Nov. 22 Independence Day / Holiday
Wed-Thu 30 Nov 2016 - 1 Dec 2016 Orientation and Registration / New Students Spring 2017
Sun Dec. 11 Prophet’s Birthday/ Holiday*
Wed Dec. 14 Last Day of Classes
Thu-Fri Dec. 15 - 16 Reading Period
Mon-Fri Dec. 19 - 23 Final Examinations Period
Wed-Wed 21 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017 Payment of Spring 2017 Tuition and Fees
Sun Dec. 25 Christmas / Holiday
Sun Jan. 1 New Year / Holiday
SPRING SEMESTER 2016-2017
Days Date Subject
Fri Jan. 6 Armenian Christmas / Holiday
Mon Jan. 9 Classes Begin
Tue-Thu Jan. 10 - 12 Drop and Add Period
Fri Jan. 20 Fall 2017 Financial Aid Applications Submission Deadline
Thu Feb. 9 Saint Maroon’s Day / Holiday
Tue Feb. 14 H.E.P.M Rafik Al Hariri Commemoration Day
Mon-Fri Mar. 13 - 17 Advising Week / Summer–Fall 2017 for Continuing student
Mon-Fri Mar. 20 - 24 Registration Week / Summer –Fall 2017 for Continuing student
Wed Mar. 22 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
Sat Mar. 25 Annunciation Day / Holiday
Fri-Mon Apr. 14 - 17 Easter / Latin & Greek Orthodox Holiday
Fri Apr. 21 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Tue Apr. 24 - 25 Reading Period
Wed-Wed 26 Apr 2017 - 3 May 2017 Final Examinations Period
Mon May. 1 Labor’s Day/ Holiday
Thu-Thu May. 4 - 18 Payment of Summer 2017 Tuition and Fees
Wed May. 24 Commencement Exercise ( Tentative)
SUMMER SESSION 2016-2017
Days Date Subject
Mon May. 29 Classes and Co-op Work Experience Begin
Tue May. 30 Drop and Add Period
Sun-Tue Jun. 25 - 27 Eid El Fitr/ Holiday*
Thu Jul. 6 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses / Co-op
Thu Jul. 20 Classes and Co-op Work Experience End
Mon-Tue Jul. 24 - 25 Final Examinations Period
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
Days Date Subject
Tue-Thu Jul. 18 - 20 Orientation and Registration / New Students Fall 2017
Tue-Wed Aug. 1 - 16 Payment of Fall 2017 Tuition and Fees
Fri-Sun Sep. 1 - 3 Eid Al-Adha/ Holiday*
Mon Sep. 4 Classes Begin
Tue-Thu Sep. 5 - 7 Drop and Add Period
Thu Sep. 21 Hijra New Year / Holiday*
Sat Sep. 30 Ashoura Day / Holiday*
Wed Nov. 1 Founder’s Day
Mon-Fri Nov. 6 - 10 Advising Week / Spring 2018 for Continuing students
Mon-Fri Nov. 13 - 17 Registration Week / Spring 2018 for Continuing student
Wed Nov. 15 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
Wed Nov. 22 Independence Day / Holiday
Thu Nov. 30 Prophet’s Birthday/ Holiday*
Tue-Wed Dec. 5 - 6 Orientation and Registration / New Students Spring 2018
Wed Dec. 13 Last Day of Classes
Thu-Fri Dec. 14 - 15 Reading Period
Mon-Fri Dec. 18 - 22 Final Examinations Period
Wed-Wed 20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018 Payment of Spring 2018 Tuition and Fees
Mon Dec. 25 Christmas / Holiday
Mon Jan. 1 New Year / Holiday
SPRING SEMESTER 2017-2018
Days Date Subject
Sat Jan. 6 Armenian Christmas / Holiday
Mon Jan. 8 Classes Begin
Tue-Thu Jan. 9 - 11 Drop and Add Period
Fri Feb. 9 Saint Maroon’s Day / Holiday
Wed Feb. 14 H.E.P.M Rafik Al Hariri Commemoration Day
Mon-Fri Mar. 12 - 16 Advising Week / Summer–Fall 2018 for Continuing student
Mon-Fri Mar. 19 - 23 Registration Week / Summer –Fall 2018 for Continuing student
Wed Mar. 21 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
Sun Mar. 25 Annunciation Day / Holiday
Fri-Mon 30 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018 Easter / Latin Holiday
Fri-Mon Apr. 6 - 9 Easter / Greek Orthodox Holiday
Wed Apr. 25 Last Day of Classes
Wed Apr. 25 Fall 2018 Financial Aid Applications Submission Deadline
Thu-Fri Apr. 26 - 27 Reading Period
Mon-Sat 30 Apr 2018 - 5 May 2018 Final Examinations Period
Tue May. 1 Labor’s Day/ Holiday
Wed-Wed May. 2 - 16 Payment of Summer 2018 Tuition and Fees
Sat May. 26 Commencement Exercise ( Tentative)
SUMMER SESSION 2017-2018
Days Date Subject
Mon May. 28 Classes and Co-op Work Experience Begin
Tue May. 29 Drop and Add Period
Fri-Sun Jun. 15 - 17 Eid El Fitr/ Holiday*
Thu Jul. 5 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses / Co-op
Thu Jul. 19 Classes and Co-op Work Experience End
Mon-Tue Jul. 23 - 24 Final Examinations Period
* Tentative dates pending moon sightings.
P.S. Any changes in public and religious holidays shall be reflected on our calendar in due time.