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Academic Calendar 2022 / 2023



Day Date Description
AD H.
Mon 27 Jun 28 Dhi Al-Qida Beginning of regular admission in Fall 2022/2023

for bachelor programs
Fri - Mon 08 - 11 July 09 – 12 Dhi Al-Hijja Arafah + Eid Aladha
Sat 16 July 17 Dhi Al-Hijja The last day of regular admission for Colleges of

Medicine and Dental Medicine.
Sat 30 July 01 Muharam 1444 Alhijiri New year
Wed 17 Aug 19 Muharam The last day of regular admission for other

colleges
Mon 22 Aug 24 Muharam Return of Academic Staff
Mon - Thu 22-25 Aug 24-27 Muharam TOEFL exam for new students

+ New Students Registration
Thu 25 Aug 27 Muharam Last date for new students to postpone their

admission
Mon 29 Aug 02 Safar Classes begin
Thu 01 Sept 05 Safar Last day for incomplete exam
Thu 01 Sept 05 Safar Last day for Add/Drop
Mon - Thu 17-27 Oct 21 Rabi I- 02 Rabi II Midterm exams
Thu 03 Nov 09 Rabi II Last day for dropping courses without 'F
Thu 24 Nov 30 Rabi II Last day for withdrawal from semester
Thu 01 Dec 08 Jumada I Martyr's Day
Fri - Sat 02-03 Dec 09-10 Jumada I UAE National Day
Thu 08 Dec 14 Jumada I Classes end
Sat - Tue 10-20 Dec 16-26 Jumada I Final exams
Mon 26 Dec 02 Jumada II Winter break starts
Sun 01 Jan 2023 08 Jumada II New Year


Day Date Description
AD H.
Sun - Wed 04 Dec – 04 Jan 10 Jumada I –
11 Jumada II
Regular admission in spring 2022/2023
for bachelor programs
Mon 09 Jan 16 Jumada II Return of Academic Staff
Mon - Thu 09-12 Jan 16 - 19 Jumada II TOEFL exam for new students + New Students Registration
Mon 09 Jan 16 Jumada II Classes begin
Thu 12 Jan 19 Jumada II Last day for Incomplete Exam
Thu 12 Jan 19 Jumada II Last day for Add/Drop
 Thu 12 Jan 19 Jumada II Last date for new students to postpone their admission
Mon - Thu 06-16 Mar 14 – 24 Shaban Midterm Exam
Thu 23 Mar 01 Ramadan Last day for dropping courses without 'F'
Mon - Thu 27 Mar - 06 Apr 05-15 Ramadan Spring break
Wed 19 Apr 28 Ramadan Last day for withdrawal from semester
Thu - Sun 20 – 23 april 29 Ramadan – 03 Shawal Eid AlFitr Holidays
Sun - Thu 30 Apr – 01 Jun 10 Shawal - 12 Dhi Al-Qida early admission in Fall 2023/2024 for bachelor programs
Thu 04 May 14 Shawal Classes end
Sat - Tue 06 - 16 May 16 – 26 Shawal Final exams


Day Date Description
AD H.
Mon 05 Jun 16 Dhi Al-Qida Summer session begins
Tue 06 Jun 17 Dhi Al-Qida Last day for Add/Drop
Tue - Fri 27 - 30 June 09 – 12 Dhi Al-Hijja Eid Al-Adha Holidays
Mon 03 July 15 Dhi Al-Hijja Last day for dropping courses without grade 'F
Tue 18 July 30 Dhi Al-Hijja Summer classes end
Wed 19 July 1 Muharam 1445 Alhijiri New year
Thu - Wed 20 - 25 July 02 – 06 Muharam Final exams
Mon 21 Aug 05 Safar Return of academic staff

* Holidays and graduation ceremony dates are subject to change.