Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2020–2021

June 2020

Monday 15 Classes begin for medical students year III & IV (AY 2020-2021)

Tentative date, depending on the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.

July 2020

Monday 27 – Friday August 7 Online Advising for all continuing students for fall 2020
Tuesday 28 Last day for intercampus transfer for fall 2020 for all students
Friday 31 – Saturday August 1 Holiday: Al Adha

Tentative Date.

August 2020

Thursday 6 – Monday 10 Online Registration for all continuing students
Wednesday 12 – Wednesday 26 Online Advising and registration of new students for fall 2020
Saturday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Monday 17 – Wednesday 19 Advising and registration for professional-years pharmacy students
Thursday 20 Holiday: Hijra New Year

Tentative Date.

Monday 24 Classes begin for medical students year I & II (AY 2020-2021)
Wednesday 26 – Thursday 27 New students orientation for fall 2020 (Beirut & Byblos campuses)
Thursday 27 Returning Students Registration for fall 2020
Friday 28 – Monday 31 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2020

Faculty Advisors & chairs will be available to assit starting August 28.

Sunday 30 Ashoura Commemoration Day

Tentative date.

September 2020

Tuesday 1 Fall 2020 classes begin
Tuesday 1 – Wednesday 2 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2020 continues
Thursday 3 – Friday 4 Late registration for fall 2020 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

Tuesday 15 Collection of tuition fees for fall 2020 begins
Friday 25 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for fall 2020

October 2020

Monday 5 Last day for early withdrawal from fall 2020 (WI)
Monday 26 Deadline for incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2020)
Thursday 29 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday

Tentative date.

November 2020

Wednesday 18 – Friday December 4 Advising of current students for spring 2021
Sunday 22 Holiday: Independence Day

December 2020

Tuesday 1 Last day for withdrawal from courses for fall 2020 (WP/WF)
Wednesday 2 – Tuesday 8 Registration of current students for spring 2021
Wednesday 2 Last day of intercampus transfer for all students for spring 2021
Tuesday 8 Fall 2020 classes end
Thursday 10 – Monday 21 Fall 2020 final exams
Friday 25 Holiday: Christmas

January 2021

Friday 1 Holiday: New Year
Wednesday 6 Holiday: Armenian Christmas
Tuesday 12 Advising of new students and returnees for spring 2021
Wednesday 13 Registration of new students and returnees for spring 2021
Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 Advising and registration of professional-year pharmacy students for spring 2021
Thursday 14 – Friday 15 Late registration and drop/add for spring 2021

Faculty Advisors & chairs will be available to assist.

Friday 15 New student orientation for spring 2021
Monday 25 Spring 2021 classes begin
Monday 25 – Tuesday 26 Late registration and drop/add for spring 2021 continues
Wednesday 27 – Thursday 28 Late registration for spring 2021 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

February 2021

Tuesday 9 Holiday: St. Maroun

March 2021

Monday 1 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2021 (WI)
Monday 22 Deadline for incomplete grades from fall 2020
Thursday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day

April 2021

Friday 2 – Monday 5 Holiday: Western Easter

All university offices and libraries are closed.

Monday 19 – Friday May 7 Advising of current students for summer and fall 2021
Thursday 22 – Tuesday 27 Registration of all continuing students for summer 2021

This includes Pharmacy Professional Year students.

Tuesday 27 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2021 (WP/WF)
Thursday 29 – Friday May 7 Phase 1 registration for all continuing students who paid deposits for fall 2021

This excludes Pharmacy Professional Year students.

Friday 30 – Monday May 3 Holiday: Eastern Easter

All university offices and libraries are closed.

May 2021

Saturday 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Monday 10 Spring 2021 classes end
Friday 14 – Saturday 15 Holiday: Al Fitr

Tentative date.

Monday 17 – Wednesday 26 Spring 2021 final exams
Friday 21 Classes end for medical students year IV (AY 2020-2021)
Friday 28 Classes end for medical students year II (AY 2020-2021)

Tentative date.

June 2021

Wednesday 2 – Friday 4 Registration for new students and returnees for summer 2021
Tuesday 8 – Thursday 10 Late registration and drop/add for summer 2021
Wednesday 9 Summer 2021 classes begin
Friday 11 Late registration for summer 2021 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

Wednesday 16 Collection of tuition fees for summer 2021 begins
Wednesday 23 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for summer 2021
Wednesday 23 Last day for early withdrawal for summer 2021 (WI)

July 2021

Monday 5 Last day for withdrawal from summer 2021 (WP/WF)
Tuesday 13 Commencement Exercises, Byblos campus
Friday 16 – Saturday 17 Commencement Exercises, Beirut campus
Friday 16 Summer 2021 classes end
Friday 16 Classes end for medical students year I (AY 2020-2021)

Tentative date.

Tuesday 20 – Wednesday 21 Holiday: Al Adha

Tentative date.

Friday 23 – Monday 26 Summer 2021 final exams
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