2016-2017 Calendar

Fall Semester

 

 

Saturday, August 27

*** Students Arrive in Amman

Sunday, August 28 – Thursday, September 1

Fall Orientation Week

Sunday, September 4

Classes Begin

Sunday, September 4 – Wednesday, September 21

Add and Drop Period

Sunday, September 11 – Tuesday, September 13
(dates may change)

Eid Al-Adha

Sunday, October 2
(date may change)

Islamic New Year (no classes)

Sunday, October 16 – Thursday, October 20

Mid-Term Exams

Friday, October 21 – Saturday, October 29

Midterm Break

Wednesday, December 7

Last Day of Classes

Thursday, December 8 – Wednesday, December 14

Final Exams

Thursday, December 15

End-of-Semester Celebration (flights can be scheduled anytime after this date.)

 

 

Spring Semester

 

 

 

Saturday, January 28

*** Students Arrive in Amman

Sunday, January 29 – Thursday, February 2

Spring Orientation Week

Sunday, February 5

Classes Begin

Sunday, February 5 – Wednesday, February 15

Add and Drop Period

Sunday, March 12 – Wednesday, March 15

Mid-Term Exams

Friday, March 17 – Saturday, March 25

Mid-Term Break

Saturday,  April 1

Reflection Day

Sunday, April 9 –

Wednesday, April 12

Project Week

Monday, May 1

Labor Day (no classes)

Wednesday, May 10

Last Day of Classes

Thursday, May 11 - Wednesday, May 17

Final Exams

Thursday, May 18

End-of-Semester Celebration (flights can be scheduled anytime after this date.)

*** It can be helpful if students arrive a day or two before the official "arrival date" so that you're not fighting jet-lag during the first days of orientation.  Your host families will be ready to receive you a couple days early.