Academic Calendar

First Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
September
2020
19   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
26   Saturday Beginning of the academic year 2020/2021
October
2020
17 1 Saturday First day of classes for the first semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
First day for deducting fines from students with outstanding tuition fees
22   Thursday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
24 2 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
28 Wednesday Last day for make-up exams (second and summer semesters 2019/2020)
Last day for final exam review (second and summer semesters 2019/2020)
29 Thursday Mawlid Anniversary *
November
2020
11 4 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
14 5 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
December
2020
05 8 Saturday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
07 8 Monday Comprehensive Exam date
16 9 Wednesday Last day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
22 10 Tuesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
25 Friday Christmas Day
January
2021
01 11 Friday New Year’s Day
02 12 Saturday First day for registration in the second semester 2020/2021
09 13 Saturday Last day for submitting dissertations for defence/last day for submitting dissertation plans
20 14 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
First day for final exams for practical courses
25 15 Monday Last day for dropping all the courses of the first semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the first semester 2020/2021
Last day of final exams for practical courses
26   Tuesday First day of final theoritical exams
February
2021
03 16 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
06   Saturday First day of vaccations (between the first and the second semesters 2020/2021)
Last day for delivering the results for the first semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
07   Sunday Announcement of the results of the first semester 2020/2021
09   Tuesday Last day for delivering dissertation results to the Deans’ Council
Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
13   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
18   Thursday Last day of vaccations (between the first and the second semesters 2020/2021)
         
         
Second Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
February
2021
06   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
27 1 Saturday First day of classes for the second semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
First day of deducting fines from students with outstanding tuition fees
March
2021
04   Thursday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
06 2 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
10 2 Wednesday Last day for make-up exams (first semester 2020/2021)
Last day for final exam review (first semester 2020/2021)
24 4 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
27 5 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
April
2021
17 8 Saturday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
19 8 Monday Comprehensive Exam date
28 9 Wednesday Last day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
May
2021
01   Saturday Labor Day
04 10 Tuesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
16-13   Thursday – Sunday Fitr Eid *
17 12 Monday First day for registration in the summer semester 2020/2021
24 13 Monday Last day for submitting dissertations for defence/last day for submitting dissertation plans
25 Tuesday Independence Day
June
2021
02 14 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
First day for final exams for practical courses
07 15 Monday Last day for dropping all the courses of the second semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the second semester 2020/2021
Last day of final exams for practical courses
08 16 Tuesday First day of final theoritical exams
16 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
19   Saturday First day of vaccations (between the second and the summer semesters 2020/2021)
Last day for delivering the results for the second semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
20   Sunday Announcement of the results of the second semester 2020/2021
22   Tuesday Last day for delivering dissertation results to the Deans’ Council
Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
26   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
July
2021
01   Thursday Last day of vaccations (between the second and the summer semesters 2020/2021)
         
         
Summer Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
June
2021
26   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
July
2021
04 1 Sunday First day of classes for the summer semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
06   Tuesday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
07   Wednesday First day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
14 2 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
18 3 Sunday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
24-20   Tuesday – Saturday Adha Eid *
August
2021
04-01 5 Sunday – Wednesday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
10 6 Tuesday First day of Hijri Year
11 Wednesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
14 7 Saturday First day for registration in the first semester 2021/2022
18 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
25 8 Wednesday Last day for dropping all the courses of the summer semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the summer semester 2020/2021
28 9 Saturday First day of final theoritical exams
September
2021
01 9 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
04 10 Saturday Last day for delivering the results for the summer semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
05 Sunday Announcement of the results of the summer semester 2020/2021
7 Tuesday Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
11   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
25   Saturday Beginning of the academic year 2021/2022
October
2021
16   Saturday First day of classes for the first semester 2021/2022
       
   
* All dates and official holidays are subject to moon sighting and the confirmation of the presidency of MEU  
2020/2021
First Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
September
2020
19   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
26   Saturday Beginning of the academic year 2020/2021
October
2020
17 1 Saturday First day of classes for the first semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
First day for deducting fines from students with outstanding tuition fees
22   Thursday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
24 2 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
28 Wednesday Last day for make-up exams (second and summer semesters 2019/2020)
Last day for final exam review (second and summer semesters 2019/2020)
29 Thursday Mawlid Anniversary *
November
2020
11 4 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
14 5 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
December
2020
05 8 Saturday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
07 8 Monday Comprehensive Exam date
16 9 Wednesday Last day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
22 10 Tuesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
25 Friday Christmas Day
January
2021
01 11 Friday New Year’s Day
02 12 Saturday First day for registration in the second semester 2020/2021
09 13 Saturday Last day for submitting dissertations for defence/last day for submitting dissertation plans
20 14 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of first semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
First day for final exams for practical courses
25 15 Monday Last day for dropping all the courses of the first semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the first semester 2020/2021
Last day of final exams for practical courses
26   Tuesday First day of final theoritical exams
February
2021
03 16 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
06   Saturday First day of vaccations (between the first and the second semesters 2020/2021)
Last day for delivering the results for the first semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
07   Sunday Announcement of the results of the first semester 2020/2021
09   Tuesday Last day for delivering dissertation results to the Deans’ Council
Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
13   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
18   Thursday Last day of vaccations (between the first and the second semesters 2020/2021)
         
         
Second Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
February
2021
06   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
27 1 Saturday First day of classes for the second semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
First day of deducting fines from students with outstanding tuition fees
March
2021
04   Thursday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
06 2 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
10 2 Wednesday Last day for make-up exams (first semester 2020/2021)
Last day for final exam review (first semester 2020/2021)
24 4 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
27 5 Saturday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
April
2021
17 8 Saturday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
19 8 Monday Comprehensive Exam date
28 9 Wednesday Last day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
May
2021
01   Saturday Labor Day
04 10 Tuesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
16-13   Thursday – Sunday Fitr Eid *
17 12 Monday First day for registration in the summer semester 2020/2021
24 13 Monday Last day for submitting dissertations for defence/last day for submitting dissertation plans
25 Tuesday Independence Day
June
2021
02 14 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
First day for final exams for practical courses
07 15 Monday Last day for dropping all the courses of the second semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the second semester 2020/2021
Last day of final exams for practical courses
08 16 Tuesday First day of final theoritical exams
16 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
19   Saturday First day of vaccations (between the second and the summer semesters 2020/2021)
Last day for delivering the results for the second semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
20   Sunday Announcement of the results of the second semester 2020/2021
22   Tuesday Last day for delivering dissertation results to the Deans’ Council
Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
26   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
July
2021
01   Thursday Last day of vaccations (between the second and the summer semesters 2020/2021)
         
         
Summer Semester 2020/2021
Month Date Week Day Statement
June
2021
26   Saturday Placement tests period begins (Arabic, English, and IT skills) for new students
July
2021
04 1 Sunday First day of classes for the summer semester 2020/2021 and the beginning of the add/drop week
06   Tuesday Final day of the add/drop week
Final day of placement tests for new students
07   Wednesday First day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees and without it showing in their academic record
14 2 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 50% of tuition fees without it showing in their academic record
18 3 Sunday First day for dropping from one or more of second semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
24-20   Tuesday – Saturday Adha Eid *
August
2021
04-01 5 Sunday – Wednesday First day of half-semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students
10 6 Tuesday First day of Hijri Year
11 Wednesday Last day for submitting the results for half-semester exams
14 7 Saturday First day for registration in the first semester 2021/2022
18 Wednesday Last day for dropping from one or more of summer semester courses, where students will lose 100% of tuition fees and it will show in their academic record (Withrdrawn)
Last day for submitting prohibition lists for faculties
25 8 Wednesday Last day for dropping all the courses of the summer semester 2020/2021
Last day of classes for the summer semester 2020/2021
28 9 Saturday First day of final theoritical exams
September
2021
01 9 Wednesday Last day of final theoritical exams
04 10 Saturday Last day for delivering the results for the summer semester 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department
05 Sunday Announcement of the results of the summer semester 2020/2021
7 Tuesday Last day of placement for faculty boards by granting certificates and academic degrees to the Deans’ Council
11   Saturday Deans’ Council’s decision to grant certificates and academic degrees
25   Saturday Beginning of the academic year 2021/2022
October
2021
16   Saturday First day of classes for the first semester 2021/2022
       
   
* All dates and official holidays are subject to moon sighting and the confirmation of the presidency of MEU