Academic Catalog 2018–2019

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Academic Calendar 2018–2019

LAU’s Academic Calendar consists of two semesters and one summer term.

January 2018

Monday 15        Deadline for early application to medical school for 2018–2019

March 2018

Friday 30       Deadline for regular application to medical school for 2018–2019

June 2018

Monday 11   Classes begin for Year IV medical students (2018–2019)
Monday 18 Classes begin for Year III medical students (2018–2019)

July 2018

Monday 16–Monday 23      Early advising and registration for new students for fall 2018
Friday 20 Last day for intercampus transfer for all student

August 2018

Monday 13 Registration for freshman students accepted to a program
Tuesday 14–Friday 17 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for fall 2018
Wednesday 15 Holiday: St. Mary’s Assumption
Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 Orientation for new students for fall 2018
Wednesday 22 – Thursday 23 Holiday: Al Adha
Monday 27 Orientation for new students for fall 2018
Monday 27 Classes begin for Years I & II MD students (2018-2019)
Tuesday 28 Fall 2018 classes begin
Tuesday 28 – Friday 31 Late registration and drop/add for fall 2018

September 2018

Monday 3 – Tuesday 4 Late registration for fall 2018
Thursday 6 Collection of statements of fees for fall 2018 starts
Tuesday 11 Holiday: Hijra New Year
Monday 17 Deadline for payment of tuition and fees for fall 2018
Thursday 20 Ashoura Commemoration Day

October 2018

Thursday 4 Last day for early withdrawal from fall 2018 (WI)
Thursday 25 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from spring and summer 2018)

November 2018

Thursday 8 Last day for withdrawal from courses for fall 2018 (WP/WF)
Monday 19 – Friday 30 Advising for current students for spring 2019
Tuesday 20 Holiday: Prophet’s Birthday
Thursday 22 Holiday: Independence Day

December 2018

Friday 30 Last day for intercampus transfer for spring 2019 for all students
Monday 3 – Friday 7 Registration for current students for spring 2019
Friday 7 Fall 2018 classes end
Monday 10 – Wednesday 19 Fall 2018 final exams
Tuesday 25 Holiday: Christmas

January 2019

Tuesday 1 Holiday: New Year
Sunday6 Holiday: Armenian Christmas
Tuesday 8 - Thursday 10 Advising and registration for new students and returnees for spring 2019
Friday 11 Orientation for new students for spring 2019
Monday 14 Spring 2019 classes begin
Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 Late registration and drop/add for spring 2019
Thursday 17 – Friday 18 Late registration for spring 2019
Tuesday 22 Collection of statements of fees for spring 2019 starts
Tuesday 29 Deadline for payment of tuition and fees for spring 2019

February 2019

Saturday 9 Holiday: St. Maroun
Friday 15 Last day for early withdrawal from spring 2019 (WI)

March 2019

Monday 11 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from fall 2018)
Friday 22 Last day for withdrawal from courses for spring 2019 (WP/WF)
Monday 25 Holiday: Annunciation Day
Wednesday 27 – Friday April 5 Advising for current students for summer and fall 2019

April 2019

Wednesday 3 – Wednesday 10 Payment of deposit for all continuing students for fall 2019
Monday 8 – Thursday 11 Registration for all continuing students for summer 2019
Friday 12 – Thursday 18 Phase 1 - Registration for continuing students for fall 2019
Friday 19 – Monday 22 Holiday: Western Easter
Wednesday 24 Spring 2019 classes end

May 2019

Wednesday 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Thursday 2 – Saturday 11 Spring 2019 final exams
Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 Registration for new students and returnees for summer 2019
Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 Registration for professional-year pharmacy students for summer 2019
Friday 17 Classes end for Year IV medical students (2018-2019)
Wednesday 22 Summer 2019 classes begin (undergraduate and graduate)
Wednesday 22 – Friday 24 Late registration and drop/add for summer 2019
Wednesday 29 Collection of statements of fees starts for summer 2019
Thursday 30 Classes end for Year II medical students (2018–2019)

June 2019

Sunday 2 Classes end for Year III medical students (2018-2019)
Monday 3 Deadline for payment of tuition and fees for summer 2019
Wednesday 5 - Thursday 6 Holiday: Al-Fitr
Tuesday 11 Last day for early withdrawal from summer 2019 (WI)
Tuesday 11 Commencement exercises, Byblos campus
Friday 14 No classes
Friday 14 – Saturday 15 Commencement exercises, Beirut campus
Thursday 27 Last day for withdrawal from summer 2019 (WP/WF)

July 2019

Monday 1 – Friday 5 Phase 2 - Registration for fall 2019 for all continuing students
Thursday 11 Summer 2019 classes end
Monday 15 - Thursday 18 Summer 2019 final exams
Monday 22 Last day for intercampus transfer for all students for fall 2019
Wednesday 31 Classes end for Year I medical students