Dates may change.

Fall 2020 and Winter 2021

July 31-August 2 Eid al-Qurban (University closed)

August 4 Deadline for course/program withdrawal

August 8 Placement exams

August 13 Last day of classes

August 15 Final exams

August 17 Final grades due

August 18 Independence Day (University closed)

August 22 Faculty return

August 22 New Student Orientation (graduate)

August 23 Tuition Deposit due for returning students

August 26-27 New Student Orientation (Academy and undergraduate)

August 30 Ashura (University closed)

August 31 First day of Fall term (classes start).

August 30 Start of 2020-2021 academic year.

September 7 Last day for course add/drop and registration for Independent Study and Undergraduate Thesis courses.

September 8 Registration for Audit/Open Studies students

September 8 Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day (*University closed)

September 23 Automatic withdrawal of non-attending students

September 24 Deadline for submission of Grade Appeal to Dept. Chair for courses completed in Summer

September 30 First tuition payment due (extended to Oct 5)

October 12 First tuition payment due (extended from Sept 30)

October 18 – 24 Fall term break (no classes)

October 26 Mid-term grades due

October 28 Deadline for course/program withdrawal

October 29 Prophet’s Birthday (University closed)

October 31 Second tuition payment due

November 1 Deadline for application for Graduation for students anticipating completion end of Fall/Winter term.

November 15 Winter and Spring schedules published

November 16 President’s Awards Ceremony

November 19 Registration opens for Winter and Spring

November 30 Final tuition payment due

December 6 Readmission application deadline for Spring

December 12 Last day of classes

December 13 Reading Day (no classes)

December 14 -20 Final exam period

December 23 Final grades due

December 24 Placement exams (Academy, undergraduate, graduate)

December 27 First day of Winter term (classes start)

December 28 Last day for course add/drop

December 31 Full tuition payment due

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter 2021 and Spring 2021

January 14 Last day of Winter classes

January 16 Final exams

January 16 Faculty return

January 17 Tuition deposit due for returning students

January 18 Final grades due

January 20-21 New Student Orientation (Academy and undergraduate)

January 23 New Student Orientation (graduate)

January 24 First day of Spring term (classes start)

January 31 Last day for course add/drop and registration for Independent Study and Undergraduate Thesis courses.

January 31 Deadline for submission of Grade Appeal for courses completed in Fall and Winter

February 1 Registration for Audit/Open Studies students

February 14 Conferral in Absentia for students completing program requirements in the Fall/Winter term.

February 15 Former Socialist Russian troops defeated and exit day from Afghanistan (University closed)

February 17 Automatic withdrawal of non-attending students

February 18 Deadline for submission of Grade Appeal forms for courses completed in the Fall and Winter terms.

February 28 First tuition payment due

March 4 President’s Award Ceremony

March 11 Deadline for application for Graduation for students anticipating completion end of Spring/Summer terms

March 20 Nowruz (University closed)

March 21 – 27 Spring term break (no classes)

March 28 Mid-term grades due

March 30 Deadline for course/program withdrawal

March 31 Second tuition payment due

April 1 Summer schedule published

April 8 Registration opens for Summer

April 13 Ramazan begins

April 22 Fall schedule published

April 28 Afghan Victory Day (University closed)

April 29 Registration opens for Fall

April 29 Final tuition payment due

May 12 Last day of classes

May 13 -15 Eid al-Fitr (University closed)

May 16 – 22 Final exam period

May 23 Graduation

May 25 Final grades due

May 30 First day of Summer I term (classes start)

May 31 Last day for course add/drop

Summer I and Summer II 2021

May 30 First day of Summer I term (classes start)

May 31 Last day for course add/drop

June 2 Deadline for course withdrawal

June 2 Full tuition payment due

June 24 Deadline for submission of Grade Appeal for courses completed in Spring

July 1 Last day of classes

July 2 Reading Day (no classes)

July 3 Final exams

July 5 Final grades due

July 6 First day of Summer II term (classes start)

July 7 Last day for course add/drop

July 8 Deadline for course withdrawal

July 8 Full tuition payment due

July 18 No classes (University remains open)

July 19 Arafat Day (University closed)

July 20-22 Eid al Qurban (University closed)

August 1  Readmission application deadline for Fall

August 16 Last day of classes

August 18 Final exams

August 19 Independence Day /Ashura (*University closed)

August 21 Faculty return

August 21 New Student Orientation (graduate)

August 22 Final grades due

August 25 – 26 New Student Orientation (Academy and undergraduate

August 28 End of academic year

 

August 29 First day of Fall term (classes begin)

 

 

Check with your scholarship provider for funding for summer session (US Embassy scholars are eligible). Fees are due before the start of the summer session.  There is no financial aid nor payment plan available for Winter and Summer session.

2020-2021 Academic Calender (PDF)

 

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