Changes regarding the academic calendar for Spring 2020-2021


Possible changes regarding the academic calendar for the academic semester of Spring 2020-2021 were discussed. Consequently, it was unanimously decided that the changes to be implemented shall be as follows: 

SPRING 2020-2021
Friday, June 11, 2021
Courses end
Monday, June 14, 2021
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Final Exams
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Monday, July 5, 2021
Make-up exams
Monday, July 5, 2021
Deadline to enter spring semester letter grades into ATACS
Monday, July 5, 2021
Deactivation of course and lecturer evaluation surveys on ATACS
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Announcement of spring semester letter grades on ATACS
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Thursday, July 8, 2021 
Applications for Material Errors and Additional Exams
Friday, July 9, 2021
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Additional Exams 
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Deadline to submit additional exam grades to the Directorate of Student Affairs
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Deadline for material error submissions and grade corrections by Departments to Office of the Dean of Students
Monday, July 19, 2021
Changing “I” grades for courses left incomplete in the Spring semester into the grades “FF” or “U”
Graduation Ceremonies

In addition, as for the academic semester of Spring 2020-2021, it was unanimously decided that:

a) Education shall continue at all levels in the form of distance education between April 29 - May 21, 2021;

b) Formal (face-to-face) education shall start in the courses and practices determined by the Department of Basic English under the School of Foreign Languages, and other academic units, as of May 24, 2021;

c) The midterm exams postponed after the Ramadan Feast shall be sat formally at the university as of May 24, 2021; and

d) Instructors are to make syllabus changes as required, and inform their students of such changes until Wednesday, May 12, 2021.


Kindly submitted for your information.