Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2017
Spring Semester 2017 Date
Spring classes begin 8:30am Jan 8, 2017
Change of registration week (drop/add) Jan 8, 2017
Last day to add a class or change a section for spring. Last day to drop without additional approval. Jan 12, 2017
No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund. Jan 16, 2017
Last day to change status to or from part time with tuition adjustment. Jan 16, 2017
The university recognizes the contributions of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Offices will be open. Jan 16, 2017
Spring tuition due Feb 1, 2017
Last day to change grading status from grade to P-N or vice versa for Spring Feb 9, 2017
Qatar National Sports Day Feb 14, 2017
Spring Break begins at 6pm Mar 2, 2017
Last day to file financial aid applications for returning students - fall term Mar 2, 2017
Spring Break ends Mar 11, 2017
Spring classes resume 8:30 a.m. Mar 12, 2017
Last day to withdraw for Spring with academic adviser's approval Mar 16, 2017
Last day to drop a class for spring with academic adviser's approval. Mar 16, 2017
CTECs open Apr 16, 2017
Last day to petition to late withdraw for Spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Apr 20, 2017
Last day to petition to late drop for Spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Apr 20, 2017
Spring examinations begin Apr 23, 2017
Spring examinations end Apr 27, 2017
Summer break begins 6:00 p.m. Apr 27, 2017
CTEC's close at 11:59pm Apr 29, 2017
NU-Q Graduation Apr 30, 2017
Spring grades due at 3:00 p.m. May 2, 2017
QF Convocation May 2, 2017
Spring grades available to students May 4, 2017
Spring degrees conferred May 11, 2017
Summer Session 2017
Summer Session 2017 Date
Summer Session classes begin 8:00 a.m. May 14, 2017
Change of registration week (drop/add)/late registration for returning students begins May 14, 2017
Last day to add a class or change a section for Summer Session May 15, 2017
No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund. May 15, 2017
Last day to drop without academic review May 25, 2017
Summer tuition due June 1, 2017
CTEC Open June 4, 2017
Last day of classes June 8, 2017
Summer examinations begin June 11, 2017
Summer examinations end June 15, 2017
CTEC's close at 11:59 p.m. June 17, 2017
Summer grades due at 3 p.m. June 20, 2017
Summer grades available to students June 22, 2017
Summer degrees conferred June 29, 2017
Fall Semester 2017
Fall Semester 2017 Date
Wildcat Welcome (new student orientation) Aug 13, 2017
Fall registration for new students Aug 17, 2017
Fall classes begin Aug 20, 2017
Change of registration week (drop/add) Aug 20, 2017
NU-Q Convocation Aug 21, 2017
Last day to add a class or change a section for fall. Last day to drop a course without additional approval. Aug 24, 2017
No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund. Aug 31, 2017
Last day to change status to or from part time with tuition adjustment. Aug 31, 2017
Eid Al Adha vacation starts for students and faculty Sept 3, 2017
Eid Al Adha vacation end for students and faculty Sept 9, 2017
Fall classes resume Sept 10, 2017
Last day to change grading status from grade to P-N or vice versa for fall Sept 28, 2017
Fall tuition due Oct 1, 2017
Last day to withdraw from the university for fall with academic adviser's approval. (No tuition adjustment after Aug 31.) Oct 26, 2017
Last day to drop a fall class with academic adviser's approval. (No tuition adjustment after Aug 31.) Oct 26, 2017
CTECs open Nov 19, 2017
Last day to petition to late withdraw/drop for fall. Requires approval of academic adviser and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dec 7, 2017
Last day of fall classes Dec 7, 2017
Fall examinations begin Dec 10, 2017
Fall examinations end Dec 14, 2017
CTECs close at 11:59pm Dec 16, 2017
Winter Break begins 6:00 p.m. Dec 14, 2017
Qatar National Day Dec 18, 2017
Fall grades due at 3:00 p.m. Dec 19, 2017
Fall grades available to students Dec 21, 2017
Fall degrees conferred Dec 28, 2017
Spring Semester 2018
Spring Semester 2018 Date
Spring classes begin 8:30am Jan 14, 2018
Change of registration week (drop/add) Jan 14, 2018
The university recognizes the contributions of the American civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Offices will be open. Jan 15, 2018
Last day to add a class or change a section for spring. Last day to drop without additional approval. Jan 18, 2018
No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund. Jan 21, 2018
Last day to change status to or from part time with tuition adjustment. Jan 21, 2018
Spring tuition due Feb 1, 2018
Qatar National Sports Day Feb 13, 2018
Last day to change grading status from grade to P-N or vice versa for spring Feb 15, 2018
Last day to file financial aid applications for returning students - fall term Mar 1, 2018
Spring Break begins at 6pm Mar 4, 2018
Spring Break ends Mar 10, 2018
Spring classes resume 8:30 a.m. Mar 11, 2018
Last day to withdraw for spring with academic adviser's approval. Mar 22, 2018
Last day to drop a class for spring with academic adviser's approval. Mar 22, 2018
CTECs open Apr 15, 2018
Last day of spring classes Apr 26, 2018
Last day to petition to late withdraw for spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Apr 26, 2018
Last day to petition to late drop for Spring. Requires approval of academic adviser, department chair, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Apr 26, 2018
Spring examinations begin Apr 29, 2018
Spring examinations end May 3, 2018
Summer Break begins at 6:00 p.m. May 3, 2018
CTECs close at 11:59pm May 5, 2018
NU-Q Graduation May 6, 2018
Spring grades due at 3:00 p.m. May 8, 2018
QF Convocation May 8, 2018
Spring degrees conferred May 17, 2018
Summer Session 2018
Summer Session 2018 Date
Summer Session classes begin 8:00 a.m. May 20, 2018
Change of registration week (drop/add)/late registration for returning students begins May 20, 2018
Last day to add a class or change a section for Summer Session May 21, 2018
No reductions are made to bills for dropped or swapped classes after this date. Last day for a tuition refund. May 21, 2018
Last day to drop without academic review May 31, 2018
Summer tuition due June 1, 2018
CTECs open June 14, 2018
Last day of classes June 14, 2018
Eid Al Fitr holiday begins June 17, 2018
CTECs close June 19, 2018
Eid Al Fitr holiday ends June 21, 2018
Summer grades due at 3 p.m. June 26, 2018
Summer grades available to students June 28, 2018
Summer degrees conferred Aug 16, 2018