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Academic Calendar 2016–2017

August 2016 (back to top)

Monday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Thursday 18 – Friday 19 Registration for freshman students accepted in a program
Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for fall 2016
Thursday 25 – Friday 26 Orientation for new students for fall 2016
Monday 29 Fall 2016 classes begin
Monday 29 – Wednesday 31 Late registration (with late fees) and drop/add for fall 2016
Monday 29 Classes begin for Years I & II MD students (2016-2017)

September 2016 (back to top)

Thursday 1 – Friday 2 Late registration for fall 2016 continues

Late registration fee applies. Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

Tuesday 6 Collection of statements of fees starts for fall 2016
Monday 12 – Tuesday 13 Holiday: Al-Adha
Friday 16 Deadline for payment of tuition for fall 2016

October 2016 (back to top)

Sunday 2 Holiday: Hijra New Year
Tuesday 4 Last day for early withdrawal for fall 2016 (WI)
Wednesday 12 Holiday: Ashoura Commemoration Day
Wednesday 26 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2016)

November 2016 (back to top)

Wednesday 9 Last day for withdrawal from courses for fall 2016 (WP/WF)
Wednesday 16 – Friday December 2 Advising for current students for spring 2017
Friday 18 Last day for intercampus transfer for spring 2017 for all students
Tuesday 22 Holiday: Independence Day
Monday 28 – Friday December 2 Registration for current students for spring 2017

December 2016 (back to top)

Thursday 8 Fall 2016 classes end
Saturday 10 – Wednesday 21 Fall 2016 final exams
Sunday 11 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday
Saturday 24 – Monday January 2, 2017 Holiday: Christmas and New Year vacation

LAU will be closed from December 24 to January 2. Academic and administrative offices in Beirut and Byblos will be closed during this period. We wish everyone happy holidays and a prosperous new year.

January 2017 (back to top)

Friday 6 Holiday: Armenian Christmas
Tuesday 10 – Thursday 12 Registration for professional-year pharmacy students for spring 2017
Thursday 12 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for spring 2017
Friday 13 Deadline for applying to MD program for 2017-2018 (early admission)
Friday 13 Orientation for new students for spring 2017
Monday 16 Spring 2017 classes begin
Monday 16 – Wednesday 18 Late registration and drop/add for spring 2017

Late registration fee applies. Schedule and process.

Thursday 19 – Friday 20 Late registration for spring 2017 continues

Late registration fee applies. Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections. Schedule and process.

Tuesday 24 Collection of statements of fees starts for spring 2017
Tuesday 31 Deadline for payment of tuition for spring 2017

February 2017 (back to top)

Thursday 9 Holiday: St. Maroun’s Day
Monday 20 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2017 (WI)

March 2017 (back to top)

Tuesday 14 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from fall 2016)
Saturday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day
Monday 27 – Friday April 7 Advising for current students for summer and fall 2017
Monday 27 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2017 (WP/WF)
Friday 31 Deadline for applying to MD program for 2017-2018 (regular admission)

April 2017 (back to top)

Friday 7 – Thursday 13 Payment of deposit for continuing students for fall 2017
Monday 10 – Thursday 13 Registration for continuing students for summer 2017
Friday 14 – Monday 17 Holiday: Easter vacation
Tuesday 18 – Friday 21 Phase 1 - Registration for fall 2017 for continuing students
Wednesday 26 Spring 2017 classes end
Sunday 30 Classes end for Year IV MD students (2016-2017)

May 2017 (back to top)

Monday 1 Labor Day
Tuesday 2 – Thursday 11 Spring 2017 final exams
Monday 15 – Wednesday 17 Registration for new students and returnees for summer 2017
Monday 15 – Wednesday 17 Registration for professional-year pharmacy students for summer 2017
Wednesday 24 Summer 2017 classes begin (undergraduate and graduate)
Wednesday 24 – Friday 26 Late registration and drop/add for summer 2017

Late registration fees apply. Schedule and process.

Thursday 25 Holiday: Resistance and Liberation Day
Monday 29 Late registration for summer 2017 continues

Late registration fee applies. Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections. Schedule and process.

Tuesday 30 Classes end for Year II MD students

Tentative date.

Wednesday 31 Collection of statements of fees starts for summer 2017

June 2017 (back to top)

Sunday 4 Classes end for Year III MD students (2016-2017)
Monday 5 Classes begin for Year IV MD students (2017-2018)
Monday 5 Deadline for payment of tuition for summer 2017
Tuesday 6 Commencement exercises, Byblos campus
Friday 9 No classes (commencement exercises)
Friday 9 – Saturday 10 Commencement exercises, Beirut campus
Monday 12 Last day for early withdrawal from summer 2017 (WI)
Monday 26 – Tuesday 27 Holiday: Al-Fitr
Thursday 29 Last day for withdrawal from summer 2017 (WP/WF)

July 2017 (back to top)

Monday 3 Classes begin for Year III MD students (2017-2018)
Monday 3 – Friday 7 Phase 2 - Registration for fall 2017 for continuing students
Monday 17 Summer 2017 classes end
Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 Summer 2017 final exams
Friday 21 Last day for intercampus transfer for fall 2017 for all students
Monday 24 – Monday 31 Early advising and registration for new students for fall 2017
Monday 31 Classes end for Year I MD students

Tentative date.


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