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Academic Calendar

(Spring 2017 Semester started on Saturday, 25/March/2017) 

There are no male dorms available in the 2017 spring semester.

14/Feb - National Holiday (Liberation Day) campus closed

25-27/March/2017 Saturday - Monday - Orientation for all students. Welcome back to AUAF!

28/March/2017 Tuesday - First day of the spring semester

Full Schedule:

20/Feb-30/March – Late Registration for 2017 spring semester re-opens (closes at 4:00pm)

21-22/March - New Solar Year (Naw Roz) and Farmer's Day 

25-27/March – Student orientation and placement exams

28/March – First day of lecture classes for 2017 spring semester

30/March – Drop/add period closes for spring semester (closes at 4:00pm)

30/March Thursday - Tuition installment payment due

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

30/March – Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

30/March – Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

06/April -  Grade change deadline for 2016 Fall

27/April – Spring 2017 census day (not a holiday)

28 & 29/April Fri and Sat – Mujahidin Day / Victory Day (Holiday) Celebration of Islamic Revolution in Afghanistan

30/April Sunday – Second tuition installment payment deadline

01/May – Summer 2017 schedule available online

23/May - President's Award Ceremony for 2016 Spring Semester honors

24/May - Last day to withdraw from 2017 spring CHEM and BIO courses.

27/May Saturday - 1st day of Ramadan (Holiday - campuses closed)

30/May – Deadline for Incomplete grades from the Fall 2016 sessions for all students (4:00pm deadline)

30/May – 13/June – Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2017

13/June Tues – Last day to register for Summer 2017 sessions

14/June Wed – Deadline for Withdrawal from Spring 2017 – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

20/June Tues – Fall 2017 course schedule available online

24-30 June - Eid Break- no classes. Classes resume on Saturday 01/July/2017

26-28/June/2017 - Eid-ul-Feter (Religious Holiday)* Dates subject to change University will be closed during Eid. 

29/June Thur – Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

02/July – 09/July - Early Fall 2017 registration begins – priority registration based on number of completed credits

09/July Thu – Last day of 2017 Fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

06/July Thu – Online course evaluation for spring 2017 courses opens

06/July Thu – Last day of lecture classes for the 2017 Spring Semester

08-13/July Sat-Thu – Semester Final Examinations

15/July Sat - Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates! (tentative) 

16/July Sun – Deadline for Faculty Grade Submission (4:00pm)

20/July Thur –  2017 Spring grades available to Students in Power Campus

20/July Thur – Online course evaluations closes (deadline 4:00 pm, May 29) - students must fill out the course evaluation before being allowed to see grades or registering for future classes. 

Summer 2017 - 5 Week Session - students can only register for a maximum of 6 credits in the short summer session. Nothing over 6 credits is permitted. Please plan accordingly. 

16/July Sunday: All prerequisite override forms due. No forms will be accepted after Sunday at 4:00pm

18/July Tuesday: Summer session begins (add/drop begins at 8:00am - ends 19/July at 4:00pm)

19/July Wednesday: Add/drop ends at 4:00pm - Advisors need time to approve schedules. Students need to submit all schedule requests changes by noon on 19/July.

19/July Wednesday:  Summer tuition payment due by 4:00pm - no monthly installments in the five week session.

09/Aug Wed: Last day to withdraw from class in the summer session. A "W" grade will be recorded on your transcript. 

14-22/August: Summer course evaluations open for all enrolled summer students

19/August Saturday: Independence Day of Afghanistan 

End Date: Tuesday, 22/August/2017 (subject to change) - Final exams for the summer session - all final exams held on the last day of classes. Students can have more than one final exam on the same day. Please study early! And often!

30/August: Final grades posted for summer courses

01/September: Arafat* Date subject to change

02-04/September: Eid-ul-Adha* Date subject to change

09/September: Martyrs and Ahmad Shah Masoud Day

01/October Sunday: Tenth of Moharam, Ashora* Date subject to change

01/Dec Friday: Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) birthday Mawlod-e-Sharif* Date subject to change

15/Deb/2018 Thursday: Former Socialist Russian troops defeated exit day from Afghanistan

 

Fall 2017 Semester Saturday, 26/August/2017

There are no male dorms available in the 2017 spring semester. Please plan accordingly

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester (last working day of the month by 4:00pm)

August 20-30 Fall 2017 registration re-opens for all UG and MBA students (noon deadline)

August 30 Wed/ Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules by 4:00pm - students must submit schedules no later than noon in order for advisor to review schedules

August 26-27 Sat and Sun / New Faculty Orientation

26/August Sat : Orientation session for new students

August 27-28 Sun and Mon / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exam

August 27-August 30 Sun-Wed / Deadline of the non-refundable deposit for Fall semester (4:00pm deadline), please make a minimum deposit of 12,500 Afghani to Student Finance (International Campus or wire transfer)

28/August Mon Start of the 2017 fall semester

31/August Thur : Arafat* (tentative - date schedule to change)

01/Sept - 05/Sept - Eid Al Adha (holiday - dates schedule to change - official holiday dates will be announced by the government in late August)

06/Sept Wed : Faculty Senate Opening Meeting (12:30pm) - resumption of classes

07/Sept Thur : End of add/drop (4:00pm deadline)

09/Sept Sat : Martyrs day

10/Sept Sun / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2017 session (4:00pm deadline - paperwork must be submitted by faculty member only)

20 Sept Wed / Burhanuddin Rabbani observance (holiday)

27 Sept Wed / Fall 2017 Census/Enrollment Count Day (not a holiday) 

28 Sept Thur / First tuition payment plan deadline (4:00pm deadline)

10 October Tue/ President’s award ceremony (4:00pm, Auditorium)

15 October Sun / Last day to apply for Fall 2017/Spring 2018 graduation

21-26 Oct Fall break (tentative) 

Oct 30-Nov 12/ Winter Registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC)

31 October Tue / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2017 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

31 October Tue / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA, UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm. A "W" grade will be posted to the transcript but is not included in the GPA calculation

31 October Tue / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

12 November Sun / Early Spring 2018 course schedule available online

15 November Wed / Spring 2018 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits

30 November Thur / Third payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

04 Dec Mon Sun – 30 December Sat / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

14 Dec Thur - Last day of lecture classes before finals

16 Dec Sat : Semester Final Examinations begin (some larger classrooms exams may be schedule on 15/Dec Friday - please check with your instructor if you will have a Friday final exam)

21 Dec Thur : End of the fall semester

23 December Sat : Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades

31 December Sun / Fall 2017 grades available to students on PowerCampus

 

Spring 2018 Semester Saturday, 20/January/2018 (tentative) 

New Student Orientation - 20, 21, 22/January New Student Orientation

22/January Tues - First day of Spring 2018 classes

14/May Last day of the 2018 Spring semester

 


 

Prior Calendars from 2006 Fall through 2012 Summer (start and end dates only):
2006 Fall: 27/August/2006 through 21/December/2006
2007 Spring: 14/January/2007 through 10/May/2007
2007 Summer: 03/June/2007 through 31/July/2007
2007 Fall: 20/August/2007 through 19/December/2007
2008 Spring: 20/January/2008 through 22/May/2008
2008 Summer: 01/June/2008 through 29/July/2008
2008 Fall: 17/August/2008 through 17/December/2008
2009 Spring: 01/February/2009 through 28/May/2009
2009 Summer: 07/June/2009 through 17/July/2009
2009 Fall: 30/August/2009 through 18/December/2009
2010 Spring: 14/February/2010 through 31/May/2010
2010 Summer One: 06/June/2010 through 08/July/2010
2010 Summer Two: 18/July/2010 through 19/August/2010
2010 Fall: 22/August/2010 through 18/December/2010
2011 Spring: 30/January/2011 through 25/May/2011
2011 Summer One: 05/June/2011 through 07/July/2011
2011 Summer Two: 10/July/2011 through 11/August/2011
2011 Fall: 04/September/2011 through 21/December/2011
2012 Winter: 08/January/2012 through 26/January/2012
2012 Spring: 29/January/2012 through 23/May/2012
2012 Summer One: 03/June/2012 through 05/July/2012
2012 Summer Two: 08/July/2012 through 09/August/2012

2015 Fall Semester – started Sunday, 30/August/2015

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester

July 18-20 Sat-Mon / Eid ul Fiter (Holiday* date subject to change)

August 9-29 / MBA Boot Camp for new MBA students

August 19-20 Wed-Thu / Afghanistan Independence Day (Holiday)*. University will be closed on Thursday August 20 as well.

August 9-17 Sun-Mon/ Summer 2 Course Evaluations Open for UG Students

August 20-27/ Fall 2015 registration re-opens for all UG students

August 23 Sun / New faculty arrive in Kabul

August 24-27 Mon-Thu / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exam

August 24 Mon / Returning faculty in Kabul

August 25-26 Tue-Wed / New Faculty Orientation

August 27/ Registration ends for Fall Semester (at 4.00pm)

August 27-August 30 Thu-Sun/ Deadline of the non-refundable deposit for Fall semester (4:00pm deadline), please make a minimum deposit of 12,500 Afghani to Student Finance (Bayat Building)

August 27 Thu / New Graduate MBA Student Orientation Session

August 30 Sun/ Deadline for MBA fees for Fall 2015 Semester, due in full

August 30 Sun / Fall 2015 Classes Begin

Aug 30 – Sep 01 Add/Drop Deadline 4:00 pm.

September 01 Tues/ Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules

September 01 Tues / Faculty Senate Opening Meeting (12:30pm)

September 06 Sun / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2015

September 09 Wed / Martyr Day (holiday)

September 13-14 Sun-Mon/ Fall 2015 Census Day

September 20 Sun / Burhanuddin Rabbani observance Day (holiday)

Sep 23-26 Wed-Sat / Arafat and Eid Holidays

September 30 Wed / First tuition payment plan deadline (4:00pm deadline)

October 13 Tue/ President’s award ceremony (3:3pm, Library)

October 15 Thu/ Last day to apply for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 graduation

October 17 – 22 Sat – Thu / Fall Break

Oct 24 Sat / Ashura (Holiday)* (Public holiday may fall on a different day – date has not been officially determined)

Oct 26-Nov 12/ Winter Registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC)

October 28 Wed / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2015 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

October 28 Wed / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA, UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm.

October 29 Thu / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

November 12 Thu / Early Spring 2016 course schedule available online

November 15 Sun / Spring 2016 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits

November 19 Thu - Dec 03 Thu / Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for all continuing students for Spring 2016

November 30 Mon / Third payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

December 6 Sun – 30 Wed / Student Evaluations are open. Students will be on stop list until they complete their online course evaluations

December 11-16 Fri-Wed / Semester Final Examinations (starts on the evening of Friday, December 11 for MBA and Business classes)

December 18 Fri / Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades

December 19 Sat / Fall 2015 grades available to students on PowerCampus

December 20 – 31, Sun-Thu/ Winter Holidays (university closed)

 

Winter 2016 Semester—started Sun January 3, 2016

*students are allowed to register for one course in the winter session

January 3, Sun/ University re-opens

January 3, Sun/ payment deadline for 2016 Winter session (4:00 pm deadline). No financial aid available during the winter session. No installment payments for the winter session.

January 3 Sun/ First day of lecture for Winter 2016 Session

January 3 Sun/ Add/Drop deadline for Winter session

January 4 Mon/ Withdrawal from Winter session deadline

January 12 Tue/ New faculty arrive on campus

January 13 Wed/ Deadline for Financial aid forms for Spring 2016 semester

January 14, Thu / Last day to apply to AUAF for Spring 2016 undergraduate admission

January 17 Sun – Jan 23 Sat/ Winter Course evaluations open to students

January 18 Mon / New faculty orientation

January 20 Wed/ Returning Faculty back in Kabul

January 20 Wed/ Class registration for Spring 2016 Semester resumes

January 21 Thu/ End of winter session and final exams

January 21 Thu & 23-25, Sun-Tue/ New Student Orientation

January 24 Sun/ Faculty deadline to submit final grades (4:00 pm)

January 31 Sun/ Winter final grades available to students in PowerCAMPUS

 

2015 Spring Semester – started Tuesday, 27/January/2015

January 22 Thursday / Returning faculty in Kabul / Class registration resumes for the Spring 2015 semester

January 18 Sunday / New faculty orientation

January 20, Thursday / Last day to apply to AUAF for spring 2014 undergraduate admission

January 22 Thursday / Late Registration & Course Changes (4:00 pm deadline on 01/Feb)

January 24-26 Sat-Mon / New student orientation and placement exams

January 27 Tues / Spring 2015 Classes Begin

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

January 27-February 1 Tues-Sun / Registration for auditing students/space available basis only – Last day 01/Feb for course changes to be submitted for advisor approval by 4:00pm. All paperwork for 2015 spring registration must be submitted before 3:30pm on Sunday, 01/February/2015.

January 29 Thursday / Convocation at 10:30 a.m. Please join us!

February 1 Sunday / Drop/Add end date for the spring semester. Last day to submit any schedule changes for advisor approval – 4:00pm deadline

February 01 Sunday / Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

February 01 Sunday / Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

February 3 Tuesday / Grade change deadline for fall 2014 and winter 2015 classes

February 12 Thursday / Spring 2015 census day

February 15 Sunday / Liberation Day (Holiday)* Observance date may fall on a different day

February 26 Thursday / First tuition payment plan deadline

March 5 Thursday / President’s Honor Award ceremony for academic achievement during fall 2014

March 15-21 Sun-Sat / Spring Break (Holiday) / Nowruz (New Year’s day)

March 21 Saturday / Nowruz (Holiday)

March 22 Sunday / Farmer’s day, National Holiday, all campuses will be closed.

March 26 Thursday – Summer 2015 schedule available online

Mar 30-Apr 16 Mon-Thu/ Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2015 sessions

March 31 Tuesday / Second tuition installment payment deadline

April 16 Thursday / Last day to register for summer 2015 sessions

April 16 Thursday / Fall 2015 course schedule available online

April 20 Monday / Fall 2015 registration begins for seniors – priority registration based on number of completed credits (April 23 for Juniors, April 26 for Sophomores, April 28 for all students)

April 21 Tuesday / Deadline for Withdrawal – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

April 21 Tuesday / Deadline for incomplete grades from the fall 2014 and winter 2015 sessions for all students (4:00pm deadline)

April 28 Tuesday / Mujahidin day / Victory day (Holiday)*

April 28-May 09 Tue-Sat / Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for all continuing students for fall 2015

April 30 Thursday / Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

May 03 Sunday / Online evaluation for spring 2015 courses opens

May 07 Thursday / Last day of 2015 fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

May 14 Thursday / Student evaluations are due. Submit all classroom evaluations before 4:30pm

May 14 Thursday / Last day of spring classes

May 15-20 Fri-Wed / Semester Final Examinations

May 20 Wednesday / Last day of spring semester

May 21 Thursday / Conferral date for 2015 spring completers

May 22 Friday / Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates!

May 30 Saturday / Spring grades available to students in PowerCampus

 

2016 Spring Semester- started January 26, Tue, 2016

January 19-25 Tue-Mon / New student orientation and placement exams

January 20-25 Wed-Mon / Late Registration re-opens

January 26-28/ Add/drop Deadline

January 26 Tues / Spring 2016 Classes Begin

Tuition installment payments are due at the end of each month of the semester

January 26 Tue/ Convocation at 10:30 a.m. Please join us! (tentative)

January 28, Thu / Deadline for the non-refundable UG deposit, please make a deposit of minimum 12,500 Afghani

January 28, Thu / Deadline for the MBA full tuition payment

February 2, Tue/ Grade change deadline for Fall 2015 and winter 2016 classes

February 11 Thu / Spring 2016 census day

February 15 Mon / Liberation Day (Holiday)* Observance date may fall on a different day (tentative)

February 25 Thu / First tuition installment plan deadline (4:00 pm).

March 19-24 Sat-Thu / Spring Break

March 19 Sat / Nowruz/New Year Holiday (tentative)

March 20 Sun/ Farmer’s day, National Holiday, all campuses will be closed (tentative)

March 24 Thu/ Summer 2016 schedule available online

March 29 Tue / President’s Honor Award ceremony for academic achievement during Fall 2015 

March 29 Tue/ Deadline for Incomplete grades from the Fall 2015 and winter 2016 sessions for all students (5:00pm deadline)

Mar 31-Apr 13 Thu-Wed/ Registration through PowerCampus Self-Service (PC) for Summer 2016 sessions

March 31 Thu/Second tuition installment payment deadline

April 13 Wed/ Last day to register for Summer 2016 sessions

April 21 Thu/Fall 2016 course schedule available online

April 21 Thu / Deadline for Withdrawal from Spring 2016 – All Students (4:00pm deadline)

April 24 Sun-May 8 Sun/ Early Fall 2016 registration begins – priority registration based on number of completed credits

April 28 Thu / Mujahidin day / Victory day (Holiday)*

May 1 Sun/ Third tuition installment payment deadline. Payments must be submitted by 4:00pm.

May 04 Wed/ Last day of 2015 Fall registration for undergraduate classes (4:00pm deadline)

May 05 Thu/ Online course evaluation for spring 2015 courses opens

May 12 Thu/ Last day of Spring classes

May 14-18 Sat-Wed / Semester Final Examinations

May 18 Wed/ Last day of Spring Semester

May 20 Fri / Spring graduation ceremony for undergraduate and MBA students. Congratulations to all of our AUAF graduates!

May 23 Mon/ Deadline for Faculty Grade Submission (Midnight)

May 29 Sun/ Spring grades available to Students in Power Campus

May 29 Sun/ online course evaluations closes (deadline 4:00 pm, May 29)

Summer session one semester 2016

May 24 Tue / Summer 2016 session one begins

May 25 Wed / Last day for drop/add, course changes, late registration & tuition payment deadline without late fees for first and second summer session (6:00pm deadline)

June 02 Thu / Deadline for withdrawal from first summer session (5:00pm deadline)

June 05 Sun / Start of Ramadan (Holiday – campus closed / TENTATIVE – date could change)

June 06 Mon / Summer 2016 Census Day

June 14 Sun / Tuition payment deadline for Summer session two classes (tentative)

June 28 – July 4 Tue-Mon / Summer l Course Evaluations open for students.

June 30 Thu / Final Exams/Last Day of Classes for first summer session classes

July 03 Sun / Final grades due for first summer session

July 04 Mon / Summer session I grades available to students on PowerCAMPUS

July 05-06-07 Tue-Wed-Thurs / Eid-ul-Fitr (Three day holiday – TENTATIVE – dates are subject to change)

Summer session two semester 2016

July 10 Sun / Lecture classes begin for second summer session

July 11 Mon / Last day to drop and course adjustments (4:00pm deadline)

July 11 Mon - 06:00 pm / Last day for ADVISOR approval of any drops and course changes (noon deadline – no extensions). Students are not able to adjust their schedule after 4:00pm on 11/July.

July 14 Thu / Deadline for withdrawal from second summer session 4:00pm deadline)

August 2 Tue / MBA Boot Camp for new MBA students

August 11-16 Thu –Tue / summer 2 Course Evaluations Open for UG Students

August 14 Sun / Final Exams/Last Day of Classes for second summer session classes – subject to change.

August 16 Tue / Final grades submission deadline for second summer session

August 17 Wed / Final grades for summer session II available to students on PowerCAMPUS

 

Intensive 2016 Fall 10-Week Semester – begins Sun, 23/October/2016

Tuition installment payments are due before the end of each month during the semester (October and November)

August 11-13 Thu - Sat / New Student Orientation / Math, English and ITC placement exams

August 11 Thu / Deadline of the non-refundable deposit (min 12,500 AFN) for Fall semester (4 pm deadline)

October 19-22 Wed – Sat / Fall 2016 registration re-opens for all UG students (late registration)

October 23 Sun / Independent Study Courses begin

October 23- November 2 Sun-Wed / Add/Drop period 4:00pm deadline

October 23 Sun / Deadline for Advisors to approve schedules 6 PM

October 26 Wed / Grade change deadline for spring and summer 2016

November 3 Thur / Fall 2016 Census Day

November 30 Wed / First payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline)

December 6 Wed / Last day to apply for Fall 2016/Spring 2017 graduation

December 8 Thu / Deadline for Incomplete grade(s) paperwork from spring & summer 2016 semesters to be completed. Paperwork due before 4:00pm.

Dec 11 Sun / Holiday in honor of Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) birthday (Mawlod-e-Sharif). All offices and Regional Centers will be closed. 

Dec 12-21 Mon-Wed / Spring 2017 online registration through PowerCAMPUS Self-Service (PC) - Please note - no winter 2017 classes this year (registration start date changed to Monday to observe PBUH holiday).

Dec 14 Wed / Deadline to withdraw from course(s) – MBA & UG. Paperwork must be submitted before 4:00pm.

December 29 Thu / Second payment installment deadline (4:00pm deadline) 

January 1 -17 / Fall 2016 online course evaluations are open to students

January 5 Thu / Last day of the 2016 Fall Independent Study classes before final exams (please check with your instructor for the scheduled last day of your class - it might be later in January)

January 2017 / Fall 2016 Semester Final exams (please check with your instructor on the date and time of your final exam)

January  20 Fri / Deadline for Faculty to submit final grades (4pm)

January 31 Tues / Fall 2016 grades available to students on PowerCampus

 

15/February – Liberation Day (Holiday*) Observance date may fall on a different day (tentative)

20/March – Farmer’s day, National Holiday* Observance date may fall on a different day

21/March – Nowruz/New Year Holiday*