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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 that happen 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.

Summer 2018 scheduled to start 03/June/2018 and 19/July/2018 for summer session one - Maximum of two classes in the in the summer session.

No second summer session is scheduled for 2018. 

Summer 2018 Session, Sunday 03/June/2018 ends Thursday, 19/July/2018 

Friday, June 1 at 9:00am - Summer late registration for add/drop reopens for students that are currently registered in the summer session. No new student registration during add/drop period. 

Sunday, June 3 - Classes begin (Campus reopens for registered students) - classes follow the Ramadan hour schedule. 

Sunday, June 3 at 4:00pm - add/drop ends at noon for summer session. No additional changes to summer schedules permitted. 

Wednesday, June 6-Drop/add Deadline

Thursday, June 14, Friday, June 15, Saturday, June 16, Sunday, June 17 - National Holiday; Eid al Fitr (tentative - AUAF will observe the holiday as declared by the Afghan Government) Campus closed for students (dorm residents are able to access campus).

Monday, June 18 - AUAF reopens for summer students after the Eid break. Class schedules return to regular class timings. 

Tuesday, June 19 - Census Date (not a holiday)

Saturday, June 23 - Mid-term grades due

Saturday, June 30 - Last day to withdraw

Week of 09/July - Online course evaluations available for students to complete

Tuesday, July 17 - Last day of classes - finals on July 18

Wednesday, July 18 - Reading Day

Thursday, July 19- All summer final exams (students can have two or final exams on the same day depending on their schedule) - Finals are held in the same summer classroom and at the same time unless otherwise indicated by the instructor. 

Friday, July 20 - Campus closed to students. Will reopen in the fall semester for registered students. 

Saturday, July 21-All grades are due.  Faculty must have grades entered into Powercampus by midnight

August 21* Start of Eid al-Adha - University will observe the holiday date(s) as announced by the Afghan Government. 

Fall 2018 classes start 29/August/2018 - orientation will being on 26/August. End Date: 20/December

Faculty In-Service for 2018 Fall semester begin 8:30am on Saturday, 25/August/2018 until 29/August/2018 5:00pm.

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

August 18- September 3 Registration re-opens at 9:00am for all UG and MBA students (Advisors will begin approving schedules on 20/August)

August 18 (Sat):  New Faculty Orientation

August 26 (Sunday)-August 29 (Wednesday): Orientation session for new students

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

August 29 (Wednesday):  Start of the 2018 fall semester (29/August-3/September is add/drop - 12:00 Noon deadline on 03/Sept for any changes)

August 30 (Thursday):  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 3/ Mon - Add/drop Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules by 4:00pm - students must submit schedules no later than noon in order for advisor to review schedules. Only registered students can adjust their schedules during registration.

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

30/September (Sunday)/ First Tuition Payment Due

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)