Academic Calendar

Fall Semester
Events Dates
Start of Semester and Faculty Return 18 September 2016
Registration of New Students Continue 18 September 2016
Orientation for New Students (MBA) 20 September 2016
Last Day to Pay Semester Fees 20 September 2016
Classes Begin for Continuing and New Students (MBA) 22 September 2016
Eid Holiday * 11-15 September 2016
Islamic New Year * 2 October 2016
Professional Development Week 3 – 6 October 2016
Orientation and Start of Semester (MS) 16 October 2016
Registration for Spring 2017 starts 13 November 2016
Yawm Al Shahid (Martyrs’ Day) 30 November 2016
National Day 2 December 2016
End of Classes 17 December 2016
Students & Faculty Leave 18 December 2016
Winter Break for Students 18 Dec – 7 Jan 2017
Faculty Return (for Spring) 02 January 2017
End of Semester Fall Semester 7 January 2016
Spring Semester
Events Dates
Start of Semester 8 January 2017
Registration of New Students Continue 8 January 2017
Classes Begin for Continuing Students (MBA) 12 January 2017
Last Day to Pay Semester Fees 12 January 2017

Orientation and Classes Begin for New Students (MS)

22 January 2017
Classes Begin for Continuing Students (MS) 22 January 2017
Professional Development Week 22 – 26 January 2017
Orientation  and Classes Begin for New Students (MBA) 2 February 2017
Spring Break for Faculty & Students 26 Mar – 6 April 2017
Classes continue 9 April 2017
Al Isra’a Wal Mi’raj* 24 April 2017
End of Classes 25 May 2017
End of Spring Semester 27 May 2017
Summer Break for Faculty & Students (Ramadan Period*) 28 May – 8 July 2017
Summer Semester
Events Dates
Start of Summer Semester and Faculty Return 9 July 2017
Classes continue (MBA and MS) 9 July 2017
Registration for Fall 2017 starts 01 August 2017
Classes End 30 August 2017
End of Summer Session 2 September 2017
** Applicable to Faculty and Staff only

* Subject to change based on the sighting of the moon

Note: ADSM shall announce any closure on religious and/or public holiday to staff and students

Fall Semester
Events Dates
Start of semester and faculty return 3 September 2017
Continuing students return (MBA) 10 September 2017
Islamic New Year* 21 September 2017
Orientation and classes begin for new students (MS) 24 September 2017
Classes begin for continuing students (MS) 24 September 2017
Orientation and classes begin for new students (MBA) 28 September 2017
Last day to pay semester fees 28 September 2017
Classes end (MS) 25 November 2017
Yawm Al Shahid (Martyrs’ Day) 30 November 2017
National Day 2 December 2017
Classes end (MBA) 16 December 2017
Winter break for students 17 Dec – 6 Jan 2018
Faculty return (for Spring semester) 31 December 2017
End of Fall Semester 6 January 2018
Spring Semester
Events Dates
Start of semester 7 January 2018
Orientation and Spring Term I begins for new students (MS)

Classes begin for continuing students (MS)

7 January 2018

7 January 2018

Classes begin for continuing students (MBA) 11 January 2018
Last day to pay semester fees 11 January 2018
Orientation and classes begin for new students (MBA) 25 January 2018
Spring Term II begins for continuing students (MS) 11 March 2018
Spring break for faculty & students 25 Mar – 7 April 2018
Classes continue (MBA and MS) 8 April 2018
Classes end (MBA and MS) 15 May 2018
End of Spring semester 19 May 2018
Summer break (Ramadan Period*) 16 May – 23 June 2018
Summer Session
Events Dates
Start of semester and faculty return 24 June 2018
Classes begin for continuing students (MBA) 1 July 2018
Summer Term I begins for continuing MS students 1 July 2018
Summer Term II begins for continuing MS students 29 July 2018
Classes end 1 September 2018
End of Summer Semester 1 September 2018
Public Holidays

*21 September, 2017 – Islamic New Year

30 November, 2017 – Martyrs’ Day

2 December, 2017 – National Day

1 January, 2018 – New Year’s Day

*13 April, 2018 – Isra’a Wal Mi’raj

*14-15 June 2018 – Eid al-Fitr

*20 August, 2018 – Arafat Day

*21-22 August, 2018 Eid al-Adha

 

* Subject to change based on the sighting of the moon

Note: ADSM shall announce any closure on religious and/or public holiday to staff and students

 

© 2017 ABU DHABI SCHOOLS OF MANAGEMENT. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.