Academic Calendar

*The time zone GMT +3:00 applies to all listed dates and times.

Fall Semester 2014

August 2014

17     Wildcat Welcome (new student orientation)

20     New student fall registration

24     Fall classes begin 8:30 a.m.

24     Change of registration begins (drop/add)

24     NU-Q convocation

28     Last day to add a class or change a section for fall. Last day to drop a course without additional approval.

September 2014

1      Fall tuition due

1      No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund.

1      Last day to change status to or from part time with tuition adjustment.

11    Last day to change grading status from grade to P-N or vice versa for fall.

October 2014

2      Eid Al Adha vacation begins at 6:00 p.m.

5-7   Offices close for Eid Al Adha

8      Offices reopen after Eid Al Adha

11    Eid Al Adha vacation ends

12    Fall classes resume 8:30 a.m.

30    Last day to withdraw from the University for fall with academic adviser's approval

30    Last day to drop a fall class with academic adviser's approval. (No tuition adjustment after September 1.)

November 2014

23    CTECs open

30    Registration for spring semester 2015 begins

December 2014

4      Registration for spring semester 2015 ends

4      Last day to petition to late withdraw for fall. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair and senior academic officer.

4      Last day to petition to late drop for fall. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair and senior academic officer.

4      Last day of fall classes

6      CTECs close at 11:59 p.m.

7      Fall examinations begin

11    Fall examinations end

11    Winter Break begins 6:00 p.m.

16    Fall grades due at 3:00 p.m.

18    Qatar National Day. 

24    Offices close for Winter Holiday, through January 1, 2015

31    Fall degrees conferred

Spring Semester 2015

January 2015

1       Spring tuition due

4       Offices open after Winter Holiday

11     Spring classes begin 8:30 a.m.

11     Change of registration (drop/add)

15     Last day to add a class or change a section for spring. Last day to drop without additional approval.

19     No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund.

19     Last day to change status to or from part time with tuition adjustment.

19     The University recognizes the contributions of the American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. NU-Q offices will be open.   

29     Last day to change grading status from grade to P-N or vice versa for spring

February 2015

10     Qatar National Sports Day

15     Registration for summer session begins

19     Registration for summer session ends

26     Spring Break begins at 6:00 p.m.

March 2015

2       Last day to file financial aid applications for returning students - Fall term

7       Spring Break ends

8       Spring classes resume 8:30 a.m.

19     Last day to withdraw for spring with academic adviser's approval

19     Last day to drop a class for spring with academic adviser's approval. (No tuition adjustment after January 15.)

April 2015

5       Registration for fall semester 2015 begins

9       Registration for fall semester 2015 ends

12     CTECs open

23     Last day of spring classes

23     Last day to petition to late withdraw for spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair and senior academic officer.

23     Last day to petition to late drop for spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair and senior academic officer.

25     CTECs close at 11:59 p.m.

26     Spring examinations begin

30     Spring examinations end

30     Summer Break begins 6:00 p.m.

May 2015

3       NU-Q graduation

5       Spring grades due at 3:00 p.m.

5       Qatar Foundation convocation

June 2015

25     Spring degrees conferred

Summer Session 2015

May 2015

17      Summer session classes begin 8:30 a.m.

17      Change of registration begins (drop/add). Late registration for returning students begins.

21      Last day to add a class or change a section for summer session

26       No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund.

31       Last day to file financial aid applications for fall term

June 2015

11       Last day of classes for summer session

14       Summer final exams begin

16       Summer final exams end

21       Summer grades due at 3:00 p.m.