Academic Catalog 2021–2022

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Academic Calendar 2021–2022

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

August 2021

Monday 2 –  Friday 6 Phase II registration for continuing students who have paid deposit for Fall 2021 (Open to all classes)
Monday 2 –  Friday 6 Advising and Registration for Professional years Pharmacy students
Monday 9 – Wednesday 25 Advising & Registration for New Students for Fall 2021
Tuesday 10 *Hijra New Year holiday
Sunday 15 St. Mary Assumption Holiday
Thursday 19  *Ashoura Commemoration Day
Monday 23 Registration for Returnees  for Fall 2021
Thursday 26 Registration for Freshman students accepted in a program for Fall 2021
Thursday 26 Orientation for New Students for Fall 2021 /Beirut & Byblos Campuses
Thursday 26 – Friday 27 Late Registration with late fees and Drop/Add for Fall 2021
Monday 30 Classes for Medical students year I & II begin (AY 2021-2022)
Monday 30 Fall 2021 classes begin
Monday 30 – Wednesday September 1 Late Registration with late fees and Drop/Add for Fall 2021 continues

September 2021

Thursday 2 - Friday 3                                      Late Registration with late fees  for Fall 2021 continues
Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.
Tuesday 7 Collection of Statements of fees for Fall 2021 starts
Wednesday 15 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for Fall 2021

October 2021

Friday 1                                                                 Last day for early Withdrawal from Fall 2021 (WI)
Tuesday 19                    *Prophet’s Birthday holiday
Monday 25 Deadline for Incomplete grades (from Spring and Summer 2021)

November 2021

Monday 8 Last day for Withdrawal from courses for Fall 2021 (WP/WF)
Thursday 18 – Wednesday December 1 Advising for Current students for Spring 2022
Monday 22 Independence Day holiday

December 2021

Wednesday 1                  Last day for intercampus transfer for Spring  2022 for all students
Thursday 2 - Wednesday 8                         Registration for Current students for Spring  2022
December 7  Fall 2021 classes end
Friday 10 - Monday 20 Fall 2021 Final Exam period
Friday 24 Christmas holiday

January 2022

Saturday 1 New Year holiday
Thursday 6 Armenian Christmas holiday
Tuesday 11 Advising & Registration for New Students/ Returnees for Spring 2022
Tuesday 11 - Friday 14       Advising and Registration for Professional years Pharmacy students for Spring 2022
Wednesday 12 Orientation for New Students for Spring 2022
Friday 14 Deadline for early application to Medical School for 2022-2023 (tentative Date)
Friday 14 - Saturday 15 Late Registration with late fees and Drop/Add for Spring 2022
Monday 17 Spring 2022 classes begin
Monday 17 - Tuesday 18 Late Registration with late fees for Spring 2022 continues
Wednesday 19 - Thursday 20                    Late Registration with late fees for Spring 2022 continues
Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.
Tuesday 25 Collection of statements of fees for Spring 2022 starts

February 2022

Friday 4 Deadline for payment of tuition fees for Spring 2022
Wednesday 9                                                  St. Maroun holiday
Monday 21 Last day for early Withdrawal from Spring 2022 (WI)                     

March 2022

Monday 14                                                      Deadline for Incomplete grades (from Fall 2021)
Friday 25 Annunciation Day holiday
Tuesday 29 Last day for Withdrawal from courses for Spring 2022 (WP/WF)
Thursday 31 Deadline for regular application to Medical School for 2022-2023                              

April 2022

Monday 4 - Friday 8                               Advising for Current students for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022
Wednesday 6 - Wednesday 15 Payment of Deposit for all Continuing students for Fall 2022
Monday 11 - Thursday 14 Registration for All Continuing Students for Summer 2022
Friday 15 - Monday 18 Western Easter vacation  
Wednesday 20 - Thursday 28 Phase 1 - Registration for Fall 2022 for all Continuing students 
Friday 22 - Monday 25 Eastern Easter vacation  

May 2022

Sunday 1                Labor day holiday
Monday 2 Spring 2022 classes end
Tuesday 3 - Wednesday 4                 *Al Fitr Holiday
Friday 6 - Monday 16 Final Exams period for Spring 2022
Friday 13 Academic Year for Medical Students Year IV ends (AY 2021-2022)
Tuesday 24 - Thursday 26 Registration for New students/Returnees for Summer 2022
Tuesday 24 - Thursday 26 Registration for Pharmacy Professional Year Students for Summer 2022
Friday 27 Academic Year for Medical Student Year III ends (AY 2021-2022)
Monday 30 - - Thursday June 2 Academic Year for Medical students Year II ends (AY 2021-2022) (tentative Date)
Tuesday 31 Late Registration with late fees and Drop/Add period for Summer 2022 

June 2022

Wednesday 1 Summer  2022 classes begin (Undergraduate + Graduate)
Friday 3 Late Registration with late fees for Summer 2022 continues
Chairs give override permission to register in closed sections.
Monday 6 Classes for Medical students year IV begin (2022-2023, Class 2023)
Wednesday 8 Collection of statements of fees  for Summer 2022  starts
Monday 13 Deadline for payment of tuition fees  for Summer 2022
Tuesday 14 Commencement Exercises - Byblos campus 
Friday 17 - Saturday 18                     Commencement Exercises - Beirut campus  
Monday 20 Last day for Early Withdrawal for Summer 2022 (WI)
Monday 20 Classes for Medical students year III begin (2022-2023, Class 2024)

July 2022

Monday 4 Last day for Withdrawal  from Summer 2022 (WP/WF)
Tuesday 5 - Wednesday 13               Phase 2 - Registration for Fall 2022 for all continuing students who paid the deposit (including Freshmen students who declared major)
Sunday 10 - Tuesday 12 *Al Adha holiday
Wednesday 20 Summer 2022 classes end
Friday 22 - Tuesday 26 Final exams period for Summer 2022
Friday 22 Academic Year for Medical students Year I ends (2021-2022)
Friday 29 Last day for intercampus transfer for Fall 2022  for all students

August 2022

Thursday 25 - Friday 26 Advising and registration of new students for fall 2022 continues
Thursday 25 - Friday 26 Advising and registration for Professional Years pharmacy students
Saturday 27 - Sunday 28                      Late registration and drop/add of continuing students for fall 2022

*Tentative dates