2022-2023 Academic Calendar

Orientation

Fall Semester 1

Date Event
August 29 (Monday) 
Classes begin
September 4 (Sunday)
Add/ drop deadline for 7-week courses
September 11 (Sunday)
Add/ drop deadline for 14-week courses
September 30 (Friday)
Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 7-week courses
October 7 (Friday) No classes: Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
October 9 (Sunday) Legislative day: Classses meet on a Friday schedule
October 14 (Friday) Last day of classes for 7-week courses
October 16-18 (Sun-Tue) No classes: Final exams for 7-week courses
October 19-23 (Wed-Sun)
No classes: Fall break

Fall Semester 2

Date Event
October 24 (Monday)
Classes resume
October 30 (Sunday) Add/ drop deadline for 7-week courses
November 4 (Friday)
Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 14-week courses
November 25 (Friday)
Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 7-week courses
November 30-December 2 (Wed-Fri)
No classes: Commemoration Day and National Day Holiday
December 11 (Sunday) Legislative day: Classes meet on a Wednesday schedule
December 12 (Monday)

Legislative day: Classes meet on a Thursday schedule

December 13 (Tuesday) Legislative day: Classes meet on a Friday schedule
December 13 (Tuesday) Last day of classes
December 15-20 (Thu-Tue)
Final exams
December 21 (Wednesday)
Departure day/ Winter break begins

Winter Break

Date Event
December 21 - January 3 (Wed-Tue) No classes: Winter break (January Term classes at Global sites begin on Tuesday, January 3)

January Term in Abu Dhabi and Global Sites (other than New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv)

Date Event
January 4 (Wednesday) Classes begin
January 7 (Saturday) Legislative day: Classes meet
January 20 (Friday)
Last day of January Term courses

January Term in New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles

Date Event
January 3 (Tuesday)
Classes begin
January 7 (Saturday)
Legislative day: Classes meet
January 16 (Monday)
No classes: Martin Luther King Holiday
January 20 (Friday)
Last day of January Term courses in
New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles

January Term in Tel Aviv

Date Event
January 3 (Tuesday)
Classes begin
January 6 (Friday)
Legislative day: Classes meet
January 19 (Thursday)

Last day of January Term courses in Tel Aviv

Spring Semester 1

Date Event
January 24 (Tuesday) Classes begin
January 30 (Monday) Add/drop deadline for 7-week courses
February 6 (Monday)
Add/ drop deadline for 14-week courses
February 11 (Saturday)
Legislative day: Classes meet on a Monday schedule
February 27 (Monday)
Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 7-week courses
March 10 (Friday)
Last day of classes for 7-week courses
March 12-14 (Sun -Tue)
No Classes: Final exams for 7-week courses

Spring Break

Date Event
March 15-22 (Wed-Wed)
No classes

Spring Semester 2

Date Event
March 23 (Thursday)
Classes begin for 7-week courses
March 29 (Wednesday)
Add/ drop deadline for 7-week courses
April 5 (Wednesday) Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 14-week courses
April 20-22 (Thu-Sat) No classes: Eid Al-Fitr Holiday
April 28 (Friday)
Withdrawal and change of grading basis deadline for 7-week courses
May 12 (Friday) Last day of classes
May 14-19 (Sun-Fri) Final exams
May 24 (Wednesday)
NYUAD Commencement

June Term in Abu Dhabi

Date Event
May 21 (Sunday) Students arrive
May 22 (Monday) First day of June Term classes
May 24 (Wednesday) No classes (NYUAD Commencement Day)
June 9 (Friday) Last day of classes

June Term at Global Sites (other than New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, and Tel Aviv)

Date Event
May 22 (Monday) Students arrive
May 23 (Tuesday)
First day of classes
June 9 (Friday) Last day of classes

June Term in New York, Washington DC, and Los Angeles

Date Event
May 21 (Sunday) Students arrive
May 22 (Monday) First day of classes
May 29 (Monday) Memorial Day
June 8 (Thursday) Last day of classes

June Term in Tel Aviv*

Four-Week Summer Session in Abu Dhabi

Date Event
May 22 (Monday) First day of June Term classes
May 24 (Wednesday) No classes (NYUAD Commencement Day)
June 16 (Friday) Last day of classes
June 18 (Sunday) Final Exams

Note: Marhaba, arrival, and departure dates are forthcoming.