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Academic Calendar

(Spring 2017 Semester started on Saturday, 25/March/2017) 

There are no male dorms available in the 2017 spring semester.

14/Feb - National Holiday (Liberation Day) campus closed

25-27/March/2017 Saturday - Monday - Orientation for all students. Welcome back to AUAF!

28/March/2017 Tuesday - First day of the spring semester

Full Schedule:

20/Feb-30/March – Late Registration for 2017 spring semester re-opens (closes at 4:00pm)

21-22/March - New Solar Year (Naw Roz) and Farmer's Day 

25-27/March – Student orientation and placement exams

28/March – First day of lecture classes for 2017 spring semester

30/March – Drop/add period closes for spring semester (closes at 4:00pm)

30/March Thursday - Tuition installment payment due

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

30/March – Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

30/March – Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

06/April -  Grade change deadline for 2016 Fall

27/April – Spring 2017 census day (not a holiday)

28 & 29/April Fri and Sat – Mujahidin Day / Victory Day (Holiday) Celebration of Islamic Revolution in Afghanistan

30/April Sunday – Second tuition installment payment deadline

01/May – Summer 2017 schedule available online

23/May - President's Award Ceremony for 2016 Spring Semester honors

24/May - Last day to withdraw from 2017 spring CHEM and BIO courses.

27/May Saturday - 1st day of Ramadan* (Holiday date subject to change)

30/May – Deadline for Incomplete grades from the Fall 2016 sessions for all students (4:00pm deadline)

30/May – 13/June – Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2017

13/June Tues – Last day to register for Summer 2017 sessions

14/June Wed – Deadline for Withdrawal from Spring 2017 – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

20/June Tues – Fall 2017 course schedule available online

24-30 June - Eid Break- no classes. Classes resume on Saturday 01/July/2017

26-28/June/2017 - Eid-ul-Feter (Religious Holiday)* Dates subject to change University will be closed during Eid. 

29/June Thur – Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

30/June – 06/July - Early Fall 2017 registration begins – priority registration based on number of completed credits

06/July Thu – Last day of 2017 Fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

06/July Thu – Online course evaluation for spring 2017 courses opens

06/July Thu – Last day of lecture classes for the 2017 Spring Semester

08-13/July Sat-Thu – Semester Final Examinations

15/July Sat - Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates! (tentative) 

16/July Sun – Deadline for Faculty Grade Submission (4:00pm)

20/July Thur –  2017 Spring grades available to Students in Power Campus

20/July Thur – Online course evaluations closes (deadline 4:00 pm, May 29) - students must fill out the course evaluation before being allowed to see grades or registering for future classes. 

Summer 2017 - 5 Week Session - students can only register for a maximum of 6 credits in the short summer session. Nothing over 6 credits is permitted. Please plan accordingly. 

16/July Sunday: All prerequisite override forms due. No forms will be accepted after Sunday at 4:00pm

18/July Tuesday: Summer session begins

19/July Wednesday: Add/drop ends at 4:00pm - Advisors need time to approve schedules. Students need to submit all schedule requests changes by noon on 19/July.

19/July Wednesday:  Summer tuition payment due by 4:00pm - no monthly installments in the five week session.

09/Aug Wed: Last day to withdraw from class in the summer session. A "W" grade will be recorded on your transcript. 

14-22/August: Summer course evaluations open for all enrolled summer students

19/August Saturday: Independence Day of Afghanistan 

End Date: Tuesday, 22/August/2017 (subject to change) - Final exams for the summer session - all final exams held on the last day of classes. Students can have more than one final exam on the same day. Please study early! And often!

30/August: Final grades posted for summer courses

01/September: Arafat* Date subject to change

02-04/September: Eid-ul-Adha* Date subject to change

09/September: Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day

01/October Sunday: Tenth of Moharam, Ashora* Date subject to change

01/Dec Friday: Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) birthday Mawlod-e-Sharif* Date subject to change

15/Deb/2018 Thursday: Former Socialist Russian troops defeated exit day from Afghanistan

 

Fall 2017 Semester Saturday, 26/August/2017 (tentative) 

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester (last working day of the month by 4:00pm)

August 20-30 Fall 2017 registration re-opens for all UG and MBA students (noon deadline)

August 30 Wed/ Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules by 4:00pm - students must submit schedules no later than noon in order for advisor to review schedules

August 26-27 Sat and Sun / New Faculty Orientation

26/August Sat : Orientation session for new students

August 27-28 Sun and Mon / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exam

August 27-August 30 Sun-Wed / 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)

29/August Start of the 2017 fall semester (tentative)

31/August Thur : Arafat* (holiday - tentative) 

01/Sept - 05/Sept - Eid Al Adha (holiday - tentative - dates have a high probability that they will be changed by a day or two - official holiday dates will be announced by the government in late August)

06/Sept Wed : Faculty Senate Opening Meeting (12:30pm)

07/Sept Thur : End of add/drop (4:00pm deadline)

09/Sept Sat : Martyrs day

10/Sept Sun / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2017 session (4:00pm deadline - paperwork must be submitted by faculty member only)

20 Sept Wed / Burhanuddin Rabbani observance (holiday)

27 Sept Wed / Fall 2017 Census/Enrollment Count Day (not a holiday) 

September 30 Wed / First tuition payment plan deadline (4:00pm deadline)

10 October Tue/ President’s award ceremony (4:00pm, Auditorium)

15 October Sun / Last day to apply for Fall 2017/Spring 2018 graduation

Oct 26-Nov 12/ Winter Registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC)

31 October Tue / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2017 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

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

12 November Sun / Early Spring 2018 course schedule available online

15 November Wed / Spring 2018 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits

30 November Thur / Third payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

04 December Mon Sun – 30 December Sat / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

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

20/December Wed : End of the fall semester

23 December Sat : Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades

31 December Sun / Fall 2017 grades available to students on PowerCampus

 

Winter and Spring 2018 schedules to be posted in July 2017. Students are allowed a maximum of 3 credits in the winter session (one class) 

 


 

Prior Calendars from 2006 Fall through 2012 Summer (start and end dates only):
2006 Fall: 27/August/2006 through 21/December/2006
2007 Spring: 14/January/2007 through 10/May/2007
2007 Summer: 03/June/2007 through 31/July/2007
2007 Fall: 20/August/2007 through 19/December/2007
2008 Spring: 20/January/2008 through 22/May/2008
2008 Summer: 01/June/2008 through 29/July/2008
2008 Fall: 17/August/2008 through 17/December/2008
2009 Spring: 01/February/2009 through 28/May/2009
2009 Summer: 07/June/2009 through 17/July/2009
2009 Fall: 30/August/2009 through 18/December/2009
2010 Spring: 14/February/2010 through 31/May/2010
2010 Summer One: 06/June/2010 through 08/July/2010
2010 Summer Two: 18/July/2010 through 19/August/2010
2010 Fall: 22/August/2010 through 18/December/2010
2011 Spring: 30/January/2011 through 25/May/2011
2011 Summer One: 05/June/2011 through 07/July/2011
2011 Summer Two: 10/July/2011 through 11/August/2011
2011 Fall: 04/September/2011 through 21/December/2011
2012 Winter: 08/January/2012 through 26/January/2012
2012 Spring: 29/January/2012 through 23/May/2012
2012 Summer One: 03/June/2012 through 05/July/2012
2012 Summer Two: 08/July/2012 through 09/August/2012

2015 Fall Semester – started Sunday, 30/August/2015

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester

July 18-20 Sat-Mon / Eid ul Fiter (Holiday* date subject to change)

August 9-29 / MBA Boot Camp for new MBA students

August 19-20 Wed-Thu / Afghanistan Independence Day (Holiday)*. University will be closed on Thursday August 20 as well.

August 9-17 Sun-Mon/ Summer 2 Course Evaluations Open for UG Students

August 20-27/ Fall 2015 registration re-opens for all UG students

August 23 Sun / New faculty arrive in Kabul

August 24-27 Mon-Thu / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exam

August 24 Mon / Returning faculty in Kabul

August 25-26 Tue-Wed / New Faculty Orientation

August 27/ Registration ends for Fall Semester (at 4.00pm)

August 27-August 30 Thu-Sun/ Deadline of the non-refundable deposit for Fall semester (4:00pm deadline), please make a minimum deposit of 12,500 Afghani to Student Finance (Bayat Building)

August 27 Thu / New Graduate MBA Student Orientation Session

August 30 Sun/ Deadline for MBA fees for Fall 2015 Semester, due in full

August 30 Sun / Fall 2015 Classes Begin

Aug 30 – Sep 01 Add/Drop Deadline 4:00 pm.

September 01 Tues/ Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules

September 01 Tues / Faculty Senate Opening Meeting (12:30pm)

September 06 Sun / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2015

September 09 Wed / Martyr Day (holiday)

September 13-14 Sun-Mon/ Fall 2015 Census Day

September 20 Sun / Burhanuddin Rabbani observance Day (holiday)

Sep 23-26 Wed-Sat / Arafat and Eid Holidays

September 30 Wed / First tuition payment plan deadline (4:00pm deadline)

October 13 Tue/ President’s award ceremony (3:3pm, Library)

October 15 Thu/ Last day to apply for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 graduation

October 17 – 22 Sat – Thu / Fall Break

Oct 24 Sat / Ashura (Holiday)* (Public holiday may fall on a different day – date has not been officially determined)

Oct 26-Nov 12/ Winter Registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC)

October 28 Wed / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2015 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

October 28 Wed / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA, UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm.

October 29 Thu / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

November 12 Thu / Early Spring 2016 course schedule available online

November 15 Sun / Spring 2016 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits

November 19 Thu - Dec 03 Thu / Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for all continuing students for Spring 2016

November 30 Mon / Third payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

December 6 Sun – 30 Wed / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

December 11-16 Fri-Wed / Semester Final Examinations (starts on the evening of Friday, December 11 for MBA and Business classes)

December 18 Fri / Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades

December 19 Sat / Fall 2015 grades available to students on PowerCampus

December 20 – 31, Sun-Thu/ Winter Holidays (university closed)

 

Winter 2016 Semester—started Sun January 3, 2016

*students are allowed to register for one course in the winter session

January 3, Sun/ University re-opens

January 3, Sun/ payment deadline for 2016 Winter session (4:00 pm deadline). No financial aid available during the winter session. No installment payments for the winter session.

January 3 Sun/ First day of lecture for Winter 2016 Session

January 3 Sun/ Add/Drop deadline for Winter session

January 4 Mon/ Withdrawal from Winter session deadline

January 12 Tue/ New faculty arrive on campus

January 13 Wed/ Deadline for Financial aid forms for Spring 2016 semester

January 14, Thu / Last day to apply to AUAF for Spring 2016 undergraduate admission

January 17 Sun – Jan 23 Sat/ Winter Course evaluations open to students

January 18 Mon / New faculty orientation

January 20 Wed/ Returning Faculty back in Kabul

January 20 Wed/ Class registration for Spring 2016 Semester resumes

January 21 Thu/ End of winter session and final exams

January 21 Thu & 23-25, Sun-Tue/ New Student Orientation

January 24 Sun/ Faculty deadline to submit final grades (4:00 pm)

January 31 Sun/ Winter final grades available to students in PowerCAMPUS

 

2015 Spring Semester – started Tuesday, 27/January/2015

January 22 Thursday / Returning faculty in Kabul / Class registration resumes for the Spring 2015 semester

January 18 Sunday / New faculty orientation

January 20, Thursday / Last day to apply to AUAF for spring 2014 undergraduate admission

January 22 Thursday / Late Registration & Course Changes (4:00 pm deadline on 01/Feb)

January 24-26 Sat-Mon / New student orientation and placement exams

January 27 Tues / Spring 2015 Classes Begin

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

January 27-February 1 Tues-Sun / Registration for auditing students/space available basis only – Last day 01/Feb for course changes to be submitted for advisor approval by 4:00pm. All paperwork for 2015 spring registration must be submitted before 3:30pm on Sunday, 01/February/2015.

January 29 Thursday / Convocation at 10:30 a.m. Please join us!

February 1 Sunday / Drop/Add end date for the spring semester. Last day to submit any schedule changes for advisor approval – 4:00pm deadline

February 01 Sunday / Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

February 01 Sunday / Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

February 3 Tuesday / Grade change deadline for fall 2014 and winter 2015 classes

February 12 Thursday / Spring 2015 census day

February 15 Sunday / Liberation Day (Holiday)* Observance date may fall on a different day

February 26 Thursday / First tuition payment plan deadline

March 5 Thursday / President’s Honor Award ceremony for academic achievement during fall 2014

March 15-21 Sun-Sat / Spring Break (Holiday) / Nowruz (New Year’s day)

March 21 Saturday / Nowruz (Holiday)

March 22 Sunday / Farmer’s day, National Holiday, all campuses will be closed.

March 26 Thursday – Summer 2015 schedule available online

Mar 30-Apr 16 Mon-Thu/ Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2015 sessions

March 31 Tuesday / Second tuition installment payment deadline

April 16 Thursday / Last day to register for summer 2015 sessions

April 16 Thursday / Fall 2015 course schedule available online

April 20 Monday / Fall 2015 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits (April 23 for Juniors, April 26 for Sophomores, April 28 for all students)

April 21 Tuesday / Deadline for Withdrawal – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

April 21 Tuesday / Deadline for incomplete grades from the fall 2014 and winter 2015 sessions for all students (4:00pm deadline)

April 28 Tuesday / Mujahidin day / Victory day (Holiday)*

April 28-May 09 Tue-Sat / Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for all continuing students for fall 2015

April 30 Thursday / Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

May 03 Sunday / Online evaluation for spring 2015 courses opens

May 07 Thursday / Last day of 2015 fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

May 14 Thursday / Student evaluations are due. Submit all classroom evaluations before 4:30pm

May 14 Thursday / Last day of spring classes

May 15-20 Fri-Wed / Semester Final Examinations

May 20 Wednesday / Last day of spring semester

May 21 Thursday / Conferral date for 2015 spring completers

May 22 Friday / Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates!

May 30 Saturday / Spring grades available to students in PowerCampus

 

2016 Spring Semester- started January 26, Tue, 2016

January 19-25 Tue-Mon / New student orientation and placement exams

January 20-25 Wed-Mon / Late Registration re-opens

January 26-28/ Add/drop Deadline

January 26 Tues / Spring 2016 Classes Begin

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

January 26 Tue/ Convocation at 10:30 a.m. Please join us! (tentative)

January 28, Thu / Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

January 28, Thu / Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

February 2, Tue/ Grade change deadline for Fall 2015 and winter 2016 classes

February 11 Thu / Spring 2016 census day

February 15 Mon / Liberation Day (Holiday)* Observance date may fall on a different day (tentative)

February 25 Thu / First tuition installment plan deadline (4:00 pm).

March 19-24 Sat-Thu / Spring Break

March 19 Sat / Nowruz/New Year Holiday (tentative)

March 20 Sun/ Farmer’s day, National Holiday, all campuses will be closed (tentative)

March 24 Thu/ Summer 2016 schedule available online

March 29 Tue / President’s Honor Award ceremony for academic achievement during Fall 2015 

March 29 Tue/ Deadline for Incomplete grades from the Fall 2015 and winter 2016 sessions for all students (5:00pm deadline)

Mar 31-Apr 13 Thu-Wed/ Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2016 sessions

March 31 Thu/Second tuition installment payment deadline

April 13 Wed/ Last day to register for Summer 2016 sessions

April 21 Thu/Fall 2016 course schedule available online

April 21 Thu / Deadline for Withdrawal from Spring 2016 – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

April 24 Sun-May 8 Sun/ Early Fall 2016 registration begins – priority registration based on number of completed credits

April 28 Thu / Mujahidin day / Victory day (Holiday)*

May 1 Sun/ Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

May 04 Wed/ Last day of 2015 Fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

May 05 Thu/ Online course evaluation for spring 2015 courses opens

May 12 Thu/ Last day of Spring classes

May 14-18 Sat-Wed / Semester Final Examinations

May 18 Wed/ Last day of Spring Semester

May 20 Fri / Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates!

May 23 Mon/ Deadline for Faculty Grade Submission (Midnight)

May 29 Sun/ Spring grades available to Students in Power Campus

May 29 Sun/ online course evaluations closes (deadline 4:00 pm, May 29)

Summer session one semester 2016

May 24 Tue / Summer 2016 session one begins

May 25 Wed / Last day for drop/add, course changes, late registration & tuition payment deadline without late fees for first and second summer session (6:00pm deadline)

June 02 Thu / Deadline for withdrawal from first summer session (5:00pm deadline)

June 05 Sun / Start of Ramadan (Holiday – campus closed / TENTATIVE – date could change)

June 06 Mon / Summer 2016 Census Day

June 14 Sun / Tuition payment deadline for Summer session two classes (tentative)

June 28 – July 4 Tue-Mon / Summer l Course Evaluations open for students.

June 30 Thu / Final Exams/Last Day of Classes for first summer session classes

July 03 Sun / Final grades due for first summer session

July 04 Mon / Summer session I grades available to students on PowerCAMPUS

July 05-06-07 Tue-Wed-Thurs / Eid-ul-Fitr (Three day holiday – TENTATIVE – dates are subject to change)

Summer session two semester 2016

July 10 Sun / Lecture classes begin for second summer session

July 11 Mon / Last day to drop and course adjustments (4:00pm deadline)

July 11 Mon - 06:00 pm / Last day for ADVISOR approval of any drops and course changes (noon deadline – no extensions). Students are not able to adjust their schedule after 4:00pm on 11/July.

July 14 Thu / Deadline for withdrawal from second summer session 4:00pm deadline)

August 2 Tue / MBA Boot Camp for new MBA students

August 11-16 Thu –Tue / summer 2 Course Evaluations Open for UG Students

August 14 Sun / Final Exams/Last Day of Classes for second summer session classes – subject to change.

August 16 Tue / Final grades submission deadline for second summer session

August 17 Wed / Final grades for summer session II available to students on PowerCAMPUS

 

Intensive 2016 Fall 10-Week Semester – begins Sun, 23/October/2016

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester (October and November)

August 11-13 Thu - Sat / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exams

August 11 Thu / Deadline of the non-refundable deposit (min 12,500 AFN) for Fall semester (4 pm deadline)

October 19-22 Wed – Sat / Fall 2016 registration re-opens for all UG students (late registration)

October 23 Sun / Independent Study Courses begin

October 23- November 2 Sun-Wed / Add/Drop period 4:00pm deadline

October 23 Sun / Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules 6 PM

October 26 Wed / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2016

November 3 Thur / Fall 2016 Census Day

November 30 Wed / First payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

December 6 Wed / Last day to apply for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 graduation

December 8 Thu / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2016 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

Dec 11 Sun / Holiday in honor of Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) birthday (Mawlod-e-Sharif). All offices and Regional Centers will be closed. 

Dec 12-21 Mon-Wed / Spring 2017 online registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC) - Please note - no winter 2017 classes this year (registration start date changed to Monday to observe PBUH holiday).

Dec 14 Wed / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA & UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm.

December 29 Thu / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline) 

January 1 -17 / Fall 2016 online course evaluations are open to students

January 5 Thu / Last day of the 2016 Fall Independent Study classes before final exams (please check with your instructor for the scheduled last day of your class - it might be later in January)

January 2017 / Fall 2016 Semester Final exams (please check with your instructor on the date and time of your final exam)

January  20 Fri / Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades (4pm)

January 31 Tues / Fall 2016 grades available to students on PowerCampus

 

15/February – Liberation Day (Holiday*) Observance date may fall on a different day (tentative)

20/March – Farmer’s day, National Holiday* Observance date may fall on a different day

21/March – Nowruz/New Year Holiday*