ACADEMIC CALENDAR


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 05, 2017 AMAIUB Founder's Birthday
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.

University Calendar AY 2016-2017

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2016 - 2017
August 21 - September 17, 2016 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 18, 2016 First Day of Classes
September 20 - 22, 2016 Add/Drop Period
October 09 – 13, 2016 Preliminary Examinations
November 06 – 10, 2016 Midterm Examinations
December 08, 11, 13 - 15, 2016 Final Examinations
December 15, 2016 First Trimester Ends
December 28, 2016 – January 07, 2017 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2016 - 2017
December 26, 2016 – January 05, 2017 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 08, 2017 First Day of Classes
January 10 - 12, 2017 Add/Drop Period
February 07 - 11, 2017 Preliminary Examinations
March 05 - 09, 2017 Midterm Examinations
April 09 - 13, 2017 Final Examinations
April 13, 2017 Second Trimester Ends
April 16 – May 06, 2017 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2016 - 2017
April 23 – May 04, 2017 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 07, 2017 First Day of Classes
May 09 - 11, 2017 Add/Drop Period
June 04 - 08, 2017 Preliminary Examinations
July 02 - 06, 2017 Midterm Examinations
August 06 - 10, 2017 Final Examinations
August 10, 2017 Third Trimester Ends
August 13 – September 09, 2017 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, Sept. 11-15, 2016. These Islamic Holidays move forward each year by approximately 11 days.
  2. 2nd Trimester = 14 weeks
  3. 3rd Trimester = 14 weeks

Holydays HOLIDAYS
July 06-08, 2016* Eid ul-Fitr
September 05, 2016 AMAIUB Founder's Birthday
September 11, 2016* Arafah Day
September 12 - 15, 2016* Eid Al Adha
October 02, 2016* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
October 10 - 11, 2016* Ashoora
December 16 - 17, 2016 National Day of Bahrain
December 12, 2016* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 25, 2016 Christmas Day
January 01, 2017 New Year's Day
May 1, 2017 Labor Day
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2015-2016

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2015 - 2016
June 01 - August 22, 2015 Advance Enrollment
August 23 - September 10, 2015 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 13, 2015 First Day of Classes
September 15 - 17, 2015 Add/Drop Period
October 11 – 15, 2015 Preliminary Examinations
November 08 – 12, 2015 Midterm Examinations
December 09, 10, 13 - 15, 2015 Final Examinations
December 15, 2015 First Trimester Ends
December 20, 2015 – January 09, 2016 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2015 - 2016
December 27, 2015 – January 07, 2016 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 10, 2016 First Day of Classes
January 12 - 14, 2016 Add/Drop Period
February 07 - 11, 2016 Preliminary Examinations
March 06 - 10, 2016 Midterm Examinations
April 10 - 14, 2016 Final Examinations
April 14, 2016 Second Trimester Ends
April 17 – May 07, 2016 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2015 - 2016
April 24 – May 05, 2016 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 08, 2016 First Day of Classes
May 10 - 12, 2016 Add/Drop Period
June 05 - 09, 2016 Preliminary Examinations
July 03 - 07, 2016 Midterm Examinations
August 07 - 11, 2016 Final Examinations
August 11, 2016 Third Trimester Ends
August 14 – September 10, 2016 Term Break

Holydays HOLIDAYS
July 20-21, 2015* Eid Al-Futr
September 05, 2015 AMAIUB Founder's Birthday
September 22, 2015* Arafah Day
September 23 - 27, 2015* Eid Al Adha
October 14, 2015* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
October 22 - 25, 2015* Ashoora
December 16 - 17, 2015 National Day of Bahrain
December 23, 2015* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
December 25, 2015 Christmas Day
January 01, 2016 New Year's Day
May 1, 2016 Labor Day
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.

University Calendar AY 2014-2015

First Trimester FIRST TRIMESTER School Year 2014 - 2015
August 24 - September 11, 2014 Enrollment/Registration Period
September 14, 2014 First Day of Classes
September 16 - 18, 2014 Add/Drop Period
October 12 – 16, 2014 Preliminary Examinations
November 09 – 13, 2014 Midterm Examinations
December 14 - 19, 2014 Final Examinations
December 19, 2014 First Trimester Ends
December 22, 2014 – January 10, 2015 Term Break

Second Trimester SECOND TRIMESTER School Year 2014 - 2015
December 29, 2014 – January 08, 2015 Enrollment/Registration Period
January 11, 2015 First Day of Classes
January 13 - 15, 2015 Add/Drop Period
February 08 - 12, 2015 Preliminary Examinations
March 08 - 12, 2015 Midterm Examinations
April 12 - 16, 2015 Final Examinations
April 16, 2015 Second Trimester Ends
April 19 – May 09, 2015 Term Break

Third Trimester THIRD TRIMESTER School Year 2014 - 2015
April 22 – May 07, 2015 Enrollment/Registration Period
May 10, 2015 First Day of Classes
May 12 - 14, 2015 Add/Drop Period
June 07 - 11, 2015 Preliminary Examinations
July 05 - 09, 2015 Midterm Examinations
August 09 - 13, 2015 Final Examinations
August 13, 2015 Third Trimester Ends
August 16 – September 12, 2015 Term Break

Holydays HOLIDAYS
July 28-30, 2014* Eid Al-Futr
September 05, 2014 AMAIUB Founder's Birthday
October 03, 2014* Arafah Day
October 04 - 07, 2014* Eid Al Adha
October 26, 2014* Al-Hijri/Islamic New Year
November 02 - 03, 2014* Ashoora
December 16 - 17, 2014 National Day of Bahrain
December 25, 2014 Christmas Day
January 01, 2015 New Year's Day
January 04, 2015* Prophet Mohammed's Birthday
May 1, 2015 Labor Day
NOTE*: DATES OF ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS ARE APPROXIMATE.