Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2023–2024

March 2023

Friday 31 Deadline for regular application to Medical school (AY 2023-2024)

April 2023

Tuesday 4 – Wednesday 19 Payment of deposits for all continuing students for fall 2023
Tuesday 11 – Friday 28 Advising of current students for summer and fall 2023
Thursday 27 – Wednesday May 3 Phase 1 registration for all continuing students for fall 2023

June 2023

Monday 12 Classes for Medical Students Year IV begin (AY 2023-2024)
Monday 19 Classes begin for medical students year III (AY 2023-2024)

July 2023

Monday 10 – Friday 14 Phase 2 registration for all continuing students who paid the deposit for fall 2023

This includes Freshmen students who declared a major.

August 2023

Tuesday 1 Last day for intercampus transfer for fall 2023 for all students
Thursday 10 – Friday 25 Early advising and registration of new students for fall 2023
Tuesday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Monday 28 Classes begin for medical students year I & II (AY 2023-2024)
Monday 28 Registration for freshman students accepted in a program for fall 2023 and returnees
Monday 28 – Tuesday 29 Advising and registration for Professional Years pharmacy students for fall 2023
Monday 28 Coordinated Program Supervised Practicum Orientation Session
Tuesday 29 – Wednesday 30 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2023

Chairs give all types of override permissions, except class capacity (to register in closed sections)

Wednesday 30 New students orientation for fall 2023 (Beirut & Byblos campuses)
Thursday 31 Fall 2023 classes begin
Thursday 31 Academic year 2023–2024 starts (except for the School of Medicine)
Thursday 31 – Monday September 4 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2023 continues
Chairs give all types of override permissions, except class capacity (to register in closed sections)

September 2023

Monday 4 Fall 2023 Term A classes begin for Graduate Online programs
Tuesday 5 – Wednesday 6 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2023

Chairs give all types of override permissions, including class capacity (to register in closed sections)

Thursday 14 Collection of tuition fees for fall 2023 begins
Monday 25 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for fall 2023
Wednesday 27 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday

Tentative date.

October 2023

Thursday 5 Deadline for early Withdrawal from courses in Fall 2023 (WI)
Wednesday 25 Fall 2023 Term A classes end for Graduate Online programs
Thursday 26 Deadline for incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2023)
Monday 30 Fall 2023 Term B classes begin for Graduate Online programs

November 2023

Monday 20 Deadline for Withdrawal from courses in Fall 2023 (WP/WF)
Tuesday 21 – Friday December 8 Advising of current students for spring 2024
Wednesday 22 Holiday: Independence Day

December 2023

Friday 1 Last day of intercampus transfer for all students for spring 2024
Monday 4 – Friday 8 Registration of current students for spring 2024
Friday 8 Fall 2023 classes end
Monday 11 – Thursday 21 Fall 2023 final exams
Thursday 21 Fall Term B classes end for Graduate Online programs
Monday 25 – Sunday January 7, 2024 Holiday: Christmas and New Year

January 2024

Monday 8 Advising and registration of freshman students accepted in a program and returnees for spring 2024
Tuesday 9 – Wednesday 10 Advising and registration of professional-year pharmacy students for spring 2024
Tuesday 9 Advising of new students for spring 2024
Wednesday 10 Registration of new students for spring 2024
Thursday 11 – Tuesday 16 Late registration and drop/add (with late fees) for spring 2024

Faculty Advisors & chairs will be available to assist.

Friday 12 New student orientation for spring 2024
Monday 15 Spring 2024 classes begin
Monday 15 Deadline for early application to medical school for AY 2024-2025
Wednesday 17 – Thursday 18 Late registration (with late fees) for spring 2024 continues

Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.

Friday 19 Late registration (with late fees) ends
Students who got approvals for class override capacity on Jan. 17–18 can register approved courses online
Tuesday 23 Collection of statement of fees for spring 2024 starts

February 2024

Wednesday 31 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for spring 2024
Friday 9 Holiday: St. Maroun
Monday 19 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2024 (WI)

March 2024

Monday 11 Deadline for incomplete grades from fall 2023
Wednesday 13 Spring 2024 Term A classes end for Graduate Online programs
Monday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day
Monday 25 Spring 2024 Term B classes begin for Graduate Online programs
Wednesday 27 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2024 (WP/WF)
Wednesday 27 – Tuesday April 9 Payment of deposits for all continuing students for fall 2024
Friday 29 – Monday April 1 Holiday: Western Easter

All university offices and libraries are closed.

Saturday 30 Deadline for regular application to Medical school (AY 2024-2025)

April 2024

Wednesday 3 – Tuesday 30 Advising for Current Students for Summer and Fall 2024
Wednesday 10 – Friday 12 Holiday: Al Fitr

Tentative date.

Thursday 18 – Monday 22 Registration of all continuing students for summer 2024

This includes Pharmacy Professional Year students.

View registration details.

Wednesday 24 – Tuesday 30 Phase 1 registration for all continuing students for fall 2024
Tuesday 30 Spring 2024 classes end

May 2024

Wednesday 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Friday 3 Classes end for medical students year IV (AY 2023-2024)
Friday 3 – Monday 6 Holiday: Eastern Easter

All university offices and libraries are closed.

Tuesday 7 – Friday 17 Spring 2024 final exams
Friday 17 Spring 2024 Term B classes end for Graduate Online programs
Friday 24 Classes end for medical students year II & III (AY 2023-2024)
Thursday 30 – Friday 31 Registration of Professional year Pharmacy students for summer 2024
Thursday 30 – Friday 31 Advising and registration of new students and returnees for summer 2024

June 2024

Monday 3 Classes begin for medical students year IV (AY 2024-2025)
Monday 3 Summer 2024 classes begin
Monday 3 Summer 2024 Term classes begin for Graduate Online programs
Monday 10 Classes begin for medical students year III (AY 2024-2025)
Tuesday 11 Commencement Exercises, Byblos campus
Friday 14 – Saturday 15 Commencement Exercises, Beirut campus
Monday 17 – Wednesday 19 Holiday: Al Adha

Tentative date.

Thursday 20 Last day for early withdrawal for summer 2024 (WI)

July 2024

Wednesday 3 Last day for withdrawal from summer 2024 (WP/WF)
Monday 8 Holiday: Hijra New Year

Tentative date.

Wednesday 10 Graduation & Hooding of Doctor of Pharmacy students
Friday 19 Holiday: Ashoura Commemoration Day

Tentative date.

Friday 19 Classes end for medical students year I (AY 2023-2024)
Monday 22 Summer 2024 classes end
Wednesday 24 – Saturday 27 Summer 2024 final exams
Thursday 25 Summer 2024 Term classes end for Graduate Online programs
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