ACADEMIC CALENDAR


University Calendar AY 2021-2022

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2021 - 2022
September 1 – 18, 2021 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 15 - 16, 2021 Faculty Development Training/Workshop
September 19, 2021 First Day of Classes
September 19, 2021 Induction of New Students
September 21-23, 2021 Add/Drop Period
October 17-23, 2021 Test 1 Period
November 14-20, 2021 Test 2 Period
December 13-15,20-21, 2021 Final Examinations
December 21, 2021 First Trimester Ends
December 22-23, 2021 Submission of grades
December 24, 2021 – January 15, 2022 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2021 - 2022
December 28, 2021 – January 15, 2022 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 10-13, 2022 Faculty Development Training/workshop
January 16, 2022 First Day of Classes
January 16, 2022 Induction of New Students
January 18-20, 2022 Add/Drop Period
February 13-19, 2022 Test 1 Period
March 13-19, 2022 Test 2 Period
April 17-23, 2022 Final Examinations
April 23, 2022 Second Trimester Ends
April 24-25, 2022 Submission of grades
April 26-May 14, 2022 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2021 - 2022
May 2 – May 14, 2022 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 11-12, 2022 Faculty Development Training/workshop
May 15, 2022 First Day of Classes
May 15, 2022 Induction of New Students
May 17-19, 2022 Add/Drop Period
June 12-18, 2022 Test 1 Period
July 17-23, 2022 Test 2 Period
August 14-20, 2022 Final Examinations
August 20, 2020 Third Trimester Ends
August 21-22, 2022 Grades and Clearance
August 23-September 17, 2020 Term Break
September 11-15, 2022 Faculty Development Training/workshop
 

Holidays HOLIDAYS
October 19, 2021* Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday
December 16-17, 2021* National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2021 Christmas Day
January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day
May 1, 2022 Labor Day
May 3-5, 2022* Eid ul-Fitr
July 9, 2022* Arafat Day
July 10-12, 2022* Eid Al-Adha
July 30, 2022* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
August 8-9, 2022* Ashoora
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2020-2021

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2020 - 2021
August 16 – September 21, 2020 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 20 - 21, 2020 Final Advising Period
September 20 - 21, 2020 Induction and Freshmen Days
September 22, 2020 First Day of Classess
September 22 - 24, 2020 Add/Drop Period
October 25 - 31, 2020 Test 1
November 22 - 28, 2020 Test 2
December 22 - 26, 27 - 28, 2020 Final Examinations
December 28, 2020 First Trimester Ends
December 29 - 30, 2020 Grades and Clearance
December 31, 2020 – January 14, 2021 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2020 - 2021
December 29, 2020–January 23, 2021 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 17 - 21, 2021 Faculty Development Training/workshop
January 24, 2021 First Day of Classes
January 26 - 28, 2021 Add/Drop Period
February 21 - 27, 2021 Test 1
March 21 - 27, 2021 Test 2
April 25 - 30, 2021 Final Examinations
May 2, 2021 Second Trimester Ends
May 3 - 4, 2021 Grades and Clearance
May 5 - 18, 2021 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2020 - 2021
May 5 – 22, 2021 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 19 - 20, 2021 Faculty Development Training/workshop
May 23, 2021 First Day of Classes
May 25 - 27, 2021 Add/Drop Period
June 27 – July 3, 2021 Test 1
July 25 - 31, 2021 Test 2
August 22 – 28, 2021 Final Examinations
August 28, 2021 Third Trimester Ends
August 29 - 30, 2021 Grades and Clearance
August 31 – September 14, 2021 Term Break
September 15 – 16, 2021 Faculty Development Training/workshop

Note:

  1. 1st Trimester = 14 weeks including Bahrain National Day which falls Dec. 16 - 17, 2021.
  2. 2nd Trimester = 14 weeks
  3. 3rd Trimester = 14 weeks including Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, which falls on July 19 - July 22, 2021.

* These Islamic Holidays move forward each year by approximately 11 days


Holydays HOLIDAYS
May 24 - 26, 2020* Eid ul-Fitr
July 30, 2020* Arafat Day
July 31 - August 2, 2020* Eid Al-Adha
August 20, 2020* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
August 29 - 30, 2020* Ashoora
October 29, 2020* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 16 - 17, 2020* National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2020 Christmas Day
January 1, 2021 New Year's Day
May 1, 2021 Labor Day
May 13 – 15, 2021* Eid ul-Fitr
July 19, 2021* Arafat Day
July 20 - 22, 2021* Eid Al-Adha
August 10, 2021* Al Hijri/Islamic New Year
August 19 - 20, 2021* Ashoora
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2019-2020

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2019 - 2020
August 18 - September 12, 2019 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 15, 2019 First Day of Classes
September 17 -18 and 19, 2019 Add/Drop Period
October 13 – 19, 2019 Test 1
November 10 – 16, 2019 Test 2
December 08 - 14, 2019 Final Examinations
December 19, 2019 First Trimester Ends
December 20, 2019 – January 11, 2020 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2019 - 2020
December 22, 2019 – January 09, 2020 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 12, 2020 First Day of Classes
January 14 - 16, 2020 Add/Drop Period
February 09 - 15, 2020 Test 1
March 08 - 14, 2020 Test 2
April 12 - 18, 2020 Final Examinations
April 18, 2020 Second Trimester Ends
April 19 – May 9, 2020 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2019 - 2020
April 26 – May 14, 2020 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 17, 2020 First Day of Classes
June 14 - 20, 2020 Test 1
July 12 - 18, 2020 Test 2
August 16 - 22, 2020 Final Examinations
August 23 – September 19, 2020 Term Break

Note:

  1. 1st Trimester = 14 weeks including Bahrain National Day which falls Dec. 16 - 17, 2019.
  2. 2nd Trimester = 14 weeks
  3. 3rd Trimester = 14 weeks including Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, which falls on July 30 - Aug. 02, 2020.

* These Islamic Holidays move forward each year by approximately 11 days


Holydays HOLIDAYS
June 05 - 07, 2019* Eid ul-Fitr
August 11, 2019* Arafat Day
August 12 - 14, 2019* Eid Al-Adha
September 01, 2019* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
September 09 - September 10, 2019* Ashoora
November 10, 2019* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 16 - 17, 2019 National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2019 Christmas Day
January 01, 2020 New Year's Day
May 1, 2020 Labor Day
May 24 - 26, 2020* Eid ul-Fitr
July 30, 2020* Arafat Day
July 31 - August 02, 2020* Eid Al Adha
August 20, 2020* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
August 29 - 30, 2020* Ashoora
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2018-2019

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2018 - 2019
August 19 - September 15, 2018 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 16, 2018 First Day of Classes
September 18 -19 and 24, 2018 Add/Drop Period
October 14 – 20, 2018 Preliminary Examinations
November 11 – 17, 2018 Midterm Examinations
December 09 - 15, 2018 Final Examinations
December 20, 2018 First Trimester Ends
December 21, 2018 – January 12, 2019 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2018 - 2019
December 23, 2018 – January 12, 2019 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 13, 2019 First Day of Classes
January 15 - 17, 2019 Add/Drop Period
February 10 - 16, 2019 Preliminary Examinations
March 10 - 16, 2019 Midterm Examinations
April 14 - 20, 2019 Final Examinations
April 20, 2019 Second Trimester Ends
April 21 – May 11, 2019 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2018 - 2019
April 28 – May 11, 2019 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 12, 2019 First Day of Classes
May 14 - 16, 2019 Add/Drop Period
June 09 - 15, 2019 Preliminary Examinations
July 07 - 13, 2019 Midterm Examinations
August 04 - 10, 2019 Final Examinations
August 15, 2019 Third Trimester Ends
August 16 – September 14, 2019 Term Break

Note:

  1. 1st Trimester = 14 weeks including Bahrain National Day which falls Dec. 16 - 17, 2018.
  2. 2nd Trimester = 14 weeks
  3. 3rd Trimester = 14 weeks including Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, which falls on Aug. 11 - 14, 2019.

* These Islamic Holidays move forward each year by approximately 11 days


Holydays HOLIDAYS
June 15 - 17, 2018* Eid ul-Fitr
August 21, 2018* Arafah Day
August 22 - 24, 2018* Eid Al Adha
September 12, 2018* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
September 20 - September 21, 2018* Ashoora
November 21, 2018* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 16 - 17, 2018 National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2018 Christmas Day
January 01, 2019 New Year's Day
May 1, 2019 Labor Day
June 05 - 07, 2019* Eid ul-Fitr
August 11, 2019* Arafah Day
August 12 - 14, 2019* Eid Al Adha
September 01, 2019* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2017-2018

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2017 - 2018
August 20 - September 16, 2017 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 17, 2017 First Day of Classes
September 19 - 21, 2017 Add/Drop Period
October 15 – 19, 2017 Preliminary Examinations
November 12 – 16, 2017 Midterm Examinations
December 10 - 14, 2017 Final Examinations
December 14, 2017 First Trimester Ends
December 15, 2017 – January 06, 2018 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2017 - 2018
December 24, 2017 – January 06, 2018 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 07, 2018 First Day of Classes
January 09 - 11, 2018 Add/Drop Period
February 04 - 08, 2018 Preliminary Examinations
March 04 - 08, 2018 Midterm Examinations
April 08 - 12, 2018 Final Examinations
April 12, 2018 Second Trimester Ends
April 15 – May 05, 2018 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2017 - 2018
April 22 – May 05, 2018 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 06, 2018 First Day of Classes
May 08 - 10, 2018 Add/Drop Period
June 03 - 07, 2018 Preliminary Examinations
July 08 - 12, 2018 Midterm Examinations
August 05 - 09, 2018 Final Examinations
August 09, 2018 Third Trimester Ends
August 10 – September 08, 2018 Term Break

Note:

  1. 1st Trimester = 13 weeks because of the one week holiday, Arafat Day and Eid Al Adha, which falls on the supposedly 1st week of class, Aug. 30 - Sept 5, 2017. These Islamic Holidays move forward each year by approximately 11 days.
  2. 2nd Trimester = 14 weeks
  3. 3rd Trimester = 14 weeks

Holydays HOLIDAYS
June 25 - 27, 2017* Eid ul-Fitr
August 31, 2017* Arafah Day
September 01 - 03, 2017* Eid Al Adha
September 21, 2017* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
September 30 - October 01, 2017* Ashoora
November 30, 2017* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 16 - 17, 2017 National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2017 Christmas Day
January 01, 2018 New Year's Day
May 1, 2018 Labor Day
June 15 - 17, 2018* Eid ul-Fitr
August 21, 2018* Arafah Day
August 22 - 24, 2018* Eid Al Adha
September 12, 2018* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.