Academic Calendar

DAUST Academic Calendar

  • September 2 - December 21 (Includes Finals Week)

    August 23

    Last day to register online for dormitory

    September 2 – 3

    Academic seminars for Faculty

    September 4

    Students Registration, Placement tests for newcomers

    September 5 - 6

    Orientation days

    September 9

    Classes start

    September 16

    Last day to drop out of the semester and receive a full reimbursement of fees paid

    September 23

    All course withdrawals noted with a grade of “W” on academic record

    October 17

    Magal Touba, no classes, university offices closed

    October 18 – 21

    Fall Semester Break, no classes, university offices opened

    November 1

    All Saint’s Day, no classes, university offices closed

    December 2

    Open Registration for Spring Semester 2020

    December 13

    Last day of classes

    December 16 – 20

    Fall Semester Final Exams

    December 21

    Campus Closed, Administrative offices open

  • January 21 - May 31 (Includes Finals Week)

    January 21

    Spring Semester Begins

    February 4

    Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 100% refund

    April 1 - 7

    Spring Vacation (DAUST offices are open Monday through Friday)

    April 12

    Course withdrawal period ends. Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

    April 22 - August 9

    Open Registration for Fall Semester 2019

    May 24

    Last day of classes

    May 28 - 31

    Spring Semester Final Exams

  • September 3 - December 21 (Includes Finals Week)

    September 3

    Fall Semester Begins

    September 21

    Last day to drop out of the semester and receive a full reimbursement of fees paid.

    October 1

    Open Registration for Spring Semester 2018

    October 29 - 30

    Fall Semester Break (Student Holiday - DAUST offices open)

    December 3

    Open Registration for Spring Semester 2018

    December 14

    Last day of classes

    December 17 - 21

    Fall Semester Final Exams

    Dec 22 - Jan 20

    Campus closed. Administrative offices open.

  • January 2 - May 18 (Includes Finals Week)

    January 2

    DAUST campus / offices are Open

    January 22

    Spring Semester Classes Begin

    January 29

    Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 100% refund

    March 25 - 31

    Spring Vacation (DAUST offices are open Monday through Friday)

    April 11

    Course withdrawal period ends. Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

    April 23 - August 10

    Open Registration for Fall Semester 2018

    May 11

    Last day of classes

    May 14 - 18

    Spring Semester Final Exams

  • September 7 - December 22 (Includes Finals Week)

    September 11

    Fall Semester Begins

    September 18

    Last day to drop out of the semester and receive a full reimbursement of fees paid.

    October 2

    Open Registration for Spring Semester 2018

    October 30 - 31

    Fall Semester Break (Student Holiday - DAUST offices open)

    December 1

    Open Registration for Spring Semester 2018

    December 15

    Last day of classes

    December 18 - 22

    Fall Semester Final Exams

    Dec 23 - Jan 22

    Campus closed. Administrative offices open.

  • January 23 - May 19 (Includes Finals Week)

    January 23

    Spring Semester Begins

    January 30

    Last day to drop a full semester course and receive 100% refund

    April 2 - 9

    Spring Vacation (DAUST offices are open Monday through Friday)

    April 12

    Course withdrawal period ends. Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

    April 24 - August 11

    Open Registration for Fall Semester 2017

    May 12

    Last day of classes

    May 15 - 19

    Spring Semester Final Exams