Global University
Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Global University Academic Calendar 2017 - 2018
Month From To Event
Jul-17 Thu., Jul. 20, 2017 Tue., Aug. 01, 2017 Fall 2017 first registration period
Fri., Jul. 21, 2017   Last day for withdrawal from courses
for the Summer 2017 semester
Fri., Jul. 28, 2017   Last day Summer 2017
Mon., Jul. 31, 2017 Sat., Aug. 05, 2017 Summer 2017 final exams period
Aug-17 Sat., Aug. 05, 2017   Deadline for submitting of applications for deferral of payment/loans/financial petitions for the Fall 2017 semester
Wed., 9 Aug., 2017   Posting of Summer 2017 grades
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017 Fri. Sep. 08, 2017 Fall 2017 second registration period
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017   Official vacation
Sep-17 Fri., Sep. 01, 2017 Mon., Sep. 04, 2017 Eid al Adha 1438*
Mon., Sep. 11, 2017 Tue., Sep. 12, 2017 Fall 2017 Orientation Sessions
Mon., Sep. 11, 2017 Fri., Sep. 22, 2017 Late registration/drop and add period
for the Fall 2017 semester begins
Wed., Sep. 13, 2017   Fall 2017 Classes Begin
OPEN Fall 2017-2018 SCHEDULE
Sat., Sep. 16, 2017   Deadline for submitting NSSF declaration
for the Fall 2017 semester (Lebanese students)
Thu., Sep. 21, 2017   Hijra new year 1439*
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017   Ashoura 1439*
Nov-17 Wed., Nov. 22, 2017   Independence day
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017   Prophet's birthday 1439*
Dec-17 Mon., Dec. 11, 2017 Fri., Dec. 22, 2017 Spring 2018 first registration period
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017   Last day for withdrawal from courses
for the Fall 2017 semester
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017   Last day of classes for the Fall 2017
semester
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017   Deadline for submitting of applications for deferral of payment/loans/financial petitions for the Spring 2018 semester
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017   Official vacation
Jan-18 Mon., Jan. 01, 2018   New year
Tue., Jan. 02, 2018 Mon., Jan. 15, 2018 Fall 2017 final exams period
Sat., Jan. 06, 2018   Official vacation
Mon., Jan. 08, 2018 Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 Spring 2018 second registration period
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018   Posting of Fall 2017 grades
Feb-18 Thu., Feb. 01, 2018   Spring 2018 begins
Thu., Feb. 01, 2018 Tue., Feb. 06, 2018 Late registration/drop and add period
for the Spring 2018 semester begins
Tue., Feb. 06, 2018   Deadline for submitting NSSF declaration
for the Spring 2018 semester (Lebanese students)
Fri., Feb. 09, 2018   Official vacation
Mar-18 Sun., Mar. 25, 2018   Official vacation
Fri., Mar. 30, 2018   Official vacation
Apr-18 Mon., Apr. 02, 2018 Official vacation
Fri., Apr. 06, 2018   Official vacation
Mon., Apr. 09, 2018   Official vacation
Mon., Apr. 23, 2018 Fri., May. 04, 2018 Summer 2018 first registration period
May-18 Tue., May. 01, 2018   Labor day
Wed., May. 09, 2018   Last day for withdrawal from courses
for the Spring 2018 semester
Wed., May. 16, 2018   Last day of classes for the Spring 2018
semester
Fri., May. 18, 2018   Deadline for submitting of applications for deferral of payment/financial petitions for the Summer 2018 semester
Wed., May. 23, 2018 Mon., Jun. 04, 2018 Spring 2018 final exams period
Mon., May. 28, 2018 Tue., Jun. 12, 2018 Summer 2018 second registration period
Jun-18 Fri., Jun. 08, 2018   Posting of Spring 2018 grades
Thu., Jun. 14, 2018 Sat., Jun. 16, 2018 Eid al Fitr 1439*
Mon., Jun. 18, 2018   Summer 2018 begins
Mon., Jun. 18, 2018 Thu., Jun. 21, 2018 Late registration/drop and add period
for the Summer 2018 semester begins
Jul-18 Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 Fri., Aug. 03, 2018 Fall 2018 first registration period
Fri., Jul. 27, 2018   Last day for withdrawal from courses
for the Summer 2018 semester
Aug-18 Fri., Aug. 03, 2018   Last day of classes for the Summer 2018
semester 
Mon., Aug. 06, 2018 Sat., Aug. 11, 2018 Summer 2018 final exams period
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018   Official vacation
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018   Posting of Summer 2018 grades
*Eid al-Fitr, al-Adha, the Hijra new year, Ashoura, the Prophet's birthday are determined after the sighting of the moon.
University will be closed during all the above announced official vacations.