Academic Calendar

MonthDateWeekDayStatement
First Semester 2020/2021
September 202019SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
September 202026SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 2020191SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week. Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.
October 202022WednesdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2020242SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
October 2020282WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).Due date for reviewing final examination results (second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
October 2020294SaturdayBirth of the Prophet*
November 2020114WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
November 2020145SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
December 2020058SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 202078MondayComprehensive Examination
December 2020169WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 20202210TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
December 20202510FridayChristmas Day
January 20210111FridayNew Year's
January 2021212SaturdayStart of registration for the second semester of 2020/2021.
January 2021913SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
January 20212014WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties. Start of final examinations period for practical courses.
January 20212515MondayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the first semester 2020/2021. Conclusion of teaching for the first semester of 2020/2021. End of final examinations period for practical courses.
January 20212616TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
February 20210316WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
February 202106SaturdayStart of spring vacation for students. Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
February 202107SundayAnnouncing results for the first semester of 2020/2021.
February 202109TuesdayDue date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans. Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
February 202113SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
February 202118ThursdayEnd of spring vacation.
Second Semester 2020/2021
February 202106SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2021201SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the second semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week. Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.
February 202125ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2021272SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2021042WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2019/2020). Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).
March 2021184WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2021215SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
April 2021118SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 2021138MondayComprehensive Examination
April 2021229WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 20212810TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
May 20210110FridayLabour Day
May 20210912SaturdayStart of registration for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
May 20211613SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
May 202123-2514Saturday-MondayEid Al Fitr*
May 20212514MondayIndependence Day
May 20212714WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties. Start of final examinations period for practical courses.
June 20210115MondayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the second semester 2020/2021. Conclusion of teaching for the second semester of 2020/2021. End of final examinations period for practical courses.
June 202102TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
June 20211016WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
June 202113SaturdayStart of summer vacation for students (between the second and summer semesters of 2020/2021). Due date for submitting examination results for the second semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
June 202114SundayAnnouncing results for the second semester of 2020/2021.
June 202116TuesdayDue date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans. Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
June 202120SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
June 202125ThursdayEnd of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2020/2021).
Summer Semester 2020/2021
June 202127SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 2021111SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week.
July 202116ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 202118-222Saturday-WednesdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
July 2021253SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
August 202101-03Saturday-MondayEid Al Adha*
August 202108-125Saturday-WednesdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
August 2021196WednesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
August 202120ThursdayNew Hijri Year
August 2021227SaturdayStart of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021
August 2021267WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
September 2021028WednesdayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the summer semester 2019/2020. Conclusion of teaching for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
September 202105-099Saturday-WednesdayStart of final examinations period.
September 20211210SaturdayDue date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
September 20211310SundayAnnouncing results for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
September 20211510TuesdayDue date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
September 202119SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
September 202126SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 202117SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.
2020/2021
MonthDateWeekDayStatement
First Semester 2020/2021
September 202019SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
September 202026SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 2020191SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week. Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.
October 202022WednesdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
October 2020242SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
October 2020282WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).Due date for reviewing final examination results (second and summer semesters of 2019/2020).
October 2020294SaturdayBirth of the Prophet*
November 2020114WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
November 2020145SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
December 2020058SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 202078MondayComprehensive Examination
December 2020169WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
December 20202210TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
December 20202510FridayChristmas Day
January 20210111FridayNew Year's
January 2021212SaturdayStart of registration for the second semester of 2020/2021.
January 2021913SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
January 20212014WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the first semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties. Start of final examinations period for practical courses.
January 20212515MondayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the first semester 2020/2021. Conclusion of teaching for the first semester of 2020/2021. End of final examinations period for practical courses.
January 20212616TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
February 20210316WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
February 202106SaturdayStart of spring vacation for students. Due date for submitting examination results for the first semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
February 202107SundayAnnouncing results for the first semester of 2020/2021.
February 202109TuesdayDue date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans. Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
February 202113SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
February 202118ThursdayEnd of spring vacation.
Second Semester 2020/2021
February 202106SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2021201SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the second semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week. Financial fees are due for students with outstanding balances, and senior students who are late for registration.
February 202125ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
February 2021272SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2021042WednesdayDue date for incomplete examinations (first semester of 2019/2020). Due date for reviewing final examination results (first semester of 2018/2019).
March 2021184WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
March 2021215SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
April 2021118SaturdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 2021138MondayComprehensive Examination
April 2021229WednesdayEnd of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
April 20212810TuesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
May 20210110FridayLabour Day
May 20210912SaturdayStart of registration for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
May 20211613SaturdayDue date for submitting MA theses and thesis plans.
May 202123-2514Saturday-MondayEid Al Fitr*
May 20212514MondayIndependence Day
May 20212714WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the second semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties. Start of final examinations period for practical courses.
June 20210115MondayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the second semester 2020/2021. Conclusion of teaching for the second semester of 2020/2021. End of final examinations period for practical courses.
June 202102TuesdayStart of theoretical final examinations period.
June 20211016WednesdayEnd of theoretical final examinations period.
June 202113SaturdayStart of summer vacation for students (between the second and summer semesters of 2020/2021). Due date for submitting examination results for the second semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
June 202114SundayAnnouncing results for the second semester of 2020/2021.
June 202116TuesdayDue date for submitting thesis defence results for the Council of Deans. Due date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
June 202120SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
June 202125ThursdayEnd of summer vacation (between the second and summer semesters of 2020/2021).
Summer Semester 2020/2021
June 202127SaturdayStart of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 2021111SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the summer semester of 2020/2021, and withdrawal/addition week.
July 202116ThursdayEnd of withdrawal/addition week. End of placement tests period (Arabic, English, Computer Skills) for new students.
July 202118-222Saturday-WednesdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 50% forfeiture, without being listed in the academic record.
July 2021253SaturdayStart of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn).
August 202101-03Saturday-MondayEid Al Adha*
August 202108-125Saturday-WednesdayStart of the midterm examinations period for BA and MA students.
August 2021196WednesdayDue date for allocating midterm examinations' results.
August 202120ThursdayNew Hijri Year
August 2021227SaturdayStart of registration for the first semester of 2020/2021
August 2021267WednesdayEnd of the withdrawal period for one course or more of the summer semester with a 100% forfeiture, appearing on the academic record as (withdrawn). Due date for receiving Dismissal Lists from faculties.
September 2021028WednesdayDue date for withdrawing from all courses of the summer semester 2019/2020. Conclusion of teaching for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
September 202105-099Saturday-WednesdayStart of final examinations period.
September 20211210SaturdayDue date for submitting examination results for the summer semester of 2020/2021 to the Admission and Registration Department.
September 20211310SundayAnnouncing results for the summer semester of 2020/2021.
September 20211510TuesdayDue date for assigning faculty councils with submitting certificates and academic degrees to the Council of Deans.
September 202119SaturdayThe Council of Deans' decision to grant certificates and academic degrees.
September 202126SaturdayStart of academic year 2020/2021.
October 202117SaturdayCommencement of teaching in the first semester of 2020/2021.