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Academic Calendar

*Please keep in mind that the university can only estimate some holidays at the time of the academic calendar development. Actual Islamic holidays are based on lunar sightings and dates are determined much closer to the actual event - sometimes the night before the event. Please plan accordingly. 

Readmission and leave of absence returning student applications for 2018 fall due no later than 05/July/2018.

Fall 2018 classes start 02/September/2018 - orientation and new student classes will begin on 28/August.

Faculty In-Service for 2018 Fall semester begin 8:30am on Sunday, 26/August/2018 until 30/August/2018 5:00pm with new faculty orientation.

August 5 - 2018 Fall deadline for readmission applications, missing paperwork, and leave of absence students.

August 20 - September 3 Registration re-opens at 9:00am. Seniors can register on the 20, Juniors on the 21, Sophomore on the 22. Freshman on the 23/August. MBA students can register on the 20. PLEASE NOTE: Advisors will begin approving schedules on 25/August. Your schedule changes will not be approved before the 25/August when faculty return.

August 29-30: (Wed and Thur) / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exam

September 01 (Saturday): Move in date for dorm students.

September 02 (Sunday):  Start of the 2018 fall semester (02/September to  05/September is add/drop - 12:00 Noon deadline on 05/Sept for any changes - add/drop is only for registered students before the start of the semester)

September 02 (Sunday):  Deadline of the non-refundable deposit for Fall semester (4:00pm deadline), please make a minimum deposit of 12,500 Afghani to Student Finance (International Campus or wire transfer)

September 05 (Wednesday) - Add/drop Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules by 4:00pm - students must submit schedules no later than noon on Wednesday in order for advisors to review schedules. Only registered students can adjust their schedules during registration.

September 09 (Sunday) - The University will close for Shahid Day (National Heroes). Regular Office hours and classes will resume on Monday, 10/September.

17/September (Monday) / Grade change deadline for spring 2018 and summer 2018 session (4:00pm deadline - paperwork must be submitted by faculty member only)

20/September (Thursday) / Ashura (*Holiday date is subject to change)

30/September (Sunday) / First Tuition Payment Due

04/October (Thursday) / President's Honor Award Ceremony (4:00pm)

11 October (Thursday) / Last day to apply for Fall 2018/Spring 2018 graduation

16 October (Mon) / Mid-term grading open.  Closes on 28/October (Sunday).

18/October (Thursday)/ Fall 2018 Census/Enrollment Count Day (not a holiday).

17/October through 26/October - Fall break. 

29/October - all mid-term grades due for Academy, UG, MA and MBA

31 October (Wed)/ Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2018 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

31 October (Wed) / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA, UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm. A "W" grade will be posted to the transcript but is not included in the GPA calculation

31 October (Wed) / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

4 November (Sunday) / Early Spring 2018 course schedule available online

11 November (Sunday) / Spring 2018 registration begins for all MBA students and undergraduate seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits

Seniors (completed 90 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Sunday, 11/November/2018

Juniors (completed 60 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Tuesday, 13/November/2018

Sophomores (completed 30 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Thursday, 15/November/2018

All students who completed less than 30 credits can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Monday, 19/November/2018

21 November (Wednesday):  Public Holiday*: The Prophet’s Birthday (date is subject to change)

Registration will remain open from your starting date until Thursday, 29/November/2018 at 4:00pm.

29 November (Thursday) / Third and final payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline) / tuition payments should be done through online wire transfer. 

04 Dec (Tuesday) – 30 December (Sunday) / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

12 Dec (Wednesday) - Last day of lecture classes before finals

13 December (Thursday):  Reading Day

15 Dec (Saturday): Semester Final Examinations begin (some larger classrooms exams may be schedule on 16/Dec Friday - please check with your instructor if you will have a Friday final exam)

20 Dec (Thursday): End of the fall semester - grades are due from faculty members 48-hours after their last final - to be posted into PowerCampus.

22 December (Saturday): Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades in PowerCampus

31 December Monday / Fall 2018 grades available to students on PowerCampus

Please note that there is no winter session in 2018/2019

Spring 2019 classes start 29/January/2019 (New Student Orientation on 27 & 28/January/2019). In-service Teaching Sessions begin 21/January/2019. 

Readmission applications for 2019 spring semester due later 01/November/2018 (4:00pm deadline). Applications must be submitted to the Admissions Office and the student must not have any stops on their account.  

submit schedules no later than noon in order for advisor to review schedules. Only registered students can adjust their schedules during registration.

13/February (Wednesday) / Grade change deadline for fall 2018 session (4:00pm deadline - paperwork must be submitted by faculty member only)

27/February (Wednesday)/ Fall 2018 Census/Enrollment Count Day (not a holiday).

28/February (Thursday)/ First Tuition Payment Due 4:00pm (payments should be made through online wire transfer)

28/February (Thursday) / Review of Fall 2018/Spring 2018 graduation requirements completed. No updated applications accepted for graduation after 4:00pm.

03/March (Sunday) / Mid-term grading open.  Closes on 27/March (Wednesday).

13/March through 22/March - Spring break. 

27/March (Wednesday) - all mid-term grades due for Academy, UG, MA and MBA due by 4:00pm

31 March (Sun)/ Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from fall 2018 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

31 March (Sun) / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA, UG and Academy. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm. A "W" grade will be posted to the transcript but is not included in the GPA calculation

31 March (Sunday) / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline). Payments can be done through wire transfer

03 April (Wednesday) / Early Fall 2019 and summer 2019 course schedule available online

15 April (Monday) / Fall 2019 registration begins for all MBA students and undergraduate seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits (9:00am)

Seniors (completed 90 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Monday, 15/April/2019

Juniors (completed 60 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Wednesday, 17/April/2019

Sophomores (completed 30 credits or more) can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Sunday, 21/November/2019

All students who completed less than 30 credits can adjust their schedules starting at 9:00 am on Tuesday, 23/April/2019

Registration will remain open from your starting date until Thursday, 02/May/2019 at 4:00pm.

30 April (Tuesday) / Third and final payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline) / tuition payments should be done through online wire transfer. 

30 April (Tuesday) – 20 May (Monday) / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

02 May (Thursday) - Last day of lecture classes before finals

03-06 May:  Start of Ramadan and Reading Days (Campus will be closed for any national holidays)*

07 May (Tuesday): Semester Final Examinations begin

13 May (Monday): Last day of final exams

14 May (Tuesday) Graduation! Congratulations to all of our graduates!

15 May (Wednesday): End of the spring semester - all grades are due from faculty members, UG, MA, MBA, Academy. grades to be posted into PowerCampus.

30 May (Thursday) Spring 2019 grades available to students on PowerCampus

 

Summer 2019 Schedule to be posted in September 2018. 

 Proposed date of the start of the 2019 summer session is Monday, 10/June/2019 


 Prior AUAF Academic Calendars (from fall 2006 and forward)