Academic Calendar

DAUST Academic Calendar

  • January 20 - May 25 (Includes Finals Week)

    January 20

    Welcome Day for Students, Dorms open, Students registration and placement tests for newcomers

    January 21

    Simultaneous Sessions, Afternoon program for students and Students registration

    January 22

    Simultaneous Sessions, Afternoon program for students

    January 23

    Lagune Day

    January 24

    Free day for students and Faculty seminars

    January 27

    Classes start

    February 10

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

    March 07

    DAUST Open House

    March 09

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

    April 1 - 7

    Spring Vacation (DAUST offices are open Monday through Friday)

    April 13

    Easter Monday, no class, Offices are closed

    April 20

    Open Registration for Fall Semester 2020

    May 1

    Labour Day, no class, Offices are closed

    May 15

    Last day of classes

    May 18 - 22

    Spring Semester Final Exams

    May 21

    Ascension Day, no exams, Offices are closed

    May 25

    Campus Closed, Administrative offices open

  • 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