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Academic Calendar 2017–2018

January 2017 (back to top)

Friday 13 Deadline for applying to MD program for 2017-2018 (early admission)

March 2017 (back to top)

Friday 31 Deadline for applying to MD program for 2017-2018 (regular admission)

August 2017 (back to top)

Tuesday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Thursday 17 – Friday 18 Registration for freshman students accepted to a program
Monday 21 – Wednesday 23 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for fall 2017
Thursday 24 – Friday 25 Orientation for new students for fall 2017
Monday 28 Academic year 2017–2018 starts
Monday 28 Fall 2017 classes begin
Monday 28 Classes begin for Years I & II MD students (2017-2018)

Tentative date.

Monday 28 – Wednesday 30 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2017

Late registration fee applies. Schedule and process.

Thursday 31 Late registration for fall 2017 continues

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

September 2017 (back to top)

Friday 1 – Monday 4 Holiday: Al Adha
Tuesday 5 Late registration for fall 2017 continues

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

Thursday 7 Collection of statements of fees starts for fall 2017
Friday 8 National Mourning Day

LAU will be closed in observance of the national day of mourning as per the governmental decision.

Saturday 16 Deadline for payment of tuition for fall 2017
Thursday 21 Holiday: Hijra New Year

October 2017 (back to top)

Sunday 1 Ashoura Commemoration Day
Tuesday 3 Last day for early withdrawal from fall 2017 (WI)
Tuesday 24 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2017)

November 2017 (back to top)

Tuesday 7 Last day for withdrawal from courses for fall 2017 (WP/WF)
Wednesday 15 – Friday December 1 Advising for current students for spring 2018
Thursday 16 Last day for intercampus transfer for spring 2018 for all students
Wednesday 22 Holiday: Independence Day
Monday 27 – Friday December 1 Registration for current students for spring 2018
Thursday 30 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday

December 2017 (back to top)

Thursday 7 Fall 2017 classes end
Monday 11 – Wednesday 20 Fall 2017 final exams
Monday 25 Holiday: Christmas

January 2018 (back to top)

Monday 1 Holiday: New Year
Saturday 6 Holiday: Armenian Christmas
Tuesday 9 – Thursday 11 Registration for professional-year pharmacy students for spring 2018
Thursday 11 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for spring 2018
Friday 12 Orientation for new students for spring 2018
Monday 15 Spring 2018 classes begin
Monday 15 – Wednesday 17 Late registration and drop/add for spring 2018

Late registration fees apply. Schedule and process.

Thursday 18 – Friday 19 Late registration for spring 2018 continues

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

Tuesday 23 Collection of statements of fees starts for spring 2018
Tuesday 30 Deadline for payment of tuition for spring 2018

February 2018 (back to top)

Friday 9 Holiday: St. Maroun’s Day
Monday 19 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2018 (WI)

March 2018 (back to top)

Tuesday 13 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from fall 2017)
Sunday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day
Monday 26 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2018 (WP/WF)
Wednesday 28 – Thursday April 12 Advising for current students for summer and fall 2018
Friday 30 – Monday April 2 Holiday: Western Easter vacation

April 2018 (back to top)

Friday 6 – Monday 9 Holiday: Eastern Easter vacation
Friday 13 – Wednesday 18 Payment of deposit for all continuing students for fall 2018
Friday 13 – Wednesday 18 Registration for continuing students for summer 2018
Thursday 19 – Tuesday 24 Phase 1 - Registration for continuing students for fall 2018
Friday 27 Spring 2018 classes end
Monday 30 – Thursday May 10 Spring 2018 final exams

May 2018 (back to top)

Tuesday 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Sunday 6 Classes end for Year IV MD students (2017-2018)
Monday 21 – Tuesday 22 Registration for professional-year pharmacy students for summer 2018
Tuesday 22 Registration for new students and returnees for summer 2018
Wednesday 23 Summer 2018 classes begin (undergraduate and graduate)
Wednesday 23 – Friday 25 Late registration with late fees and drop/add for summer 2018
Monday 28 Late registration for summer 2018 continues

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

Wednesday 30 Collection of statements of fees starts for summer 2018

June 2018 (back to top)

Sunday 3 Classes end for Year III MD students (2017-2018)
Monday 4 Deadline for payment of tuition for summer 2018
Tuesday 5 Commencement exercises, Byblos campus
Friday 8 No classes (commencement exercises)
Friday 8 – Saturday 9 Commencement exercises, Beirut campus
Monday 11 Last day for early withdrawal from summer 2018 (WI)
Friday 15 Holiday: Al-Fitr

Tentative date.

Thursday 28 Last day for withdrawal from summer 2018 (WP/WF)

July 2018 (back to top)

Monday 2 – Friday 6 Phase 2 - Registration for fall 2018 for continuing students
Tuesday 10 Classes end for Years I & II MD students

Tentative date.

Monday 16 Summer 2018 classes end
Monday 16 – Friday 20 Early advising and registration for new students for fall 2018
Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 Summer 2018 final exams
Friday 20 Last day for intercampus transfer for all students for fall 2018

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