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Academic Calendar 2015 – 2016

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1 June 2015, Monday - 
8 June 2015, Monday
Pre-registrations for FMPA aptitude exams
10 June 2015, Wednesday - 
17 June 2015, Wednesday
FMPA aptitude exams
29 June 2015, MondayFMPA aptitude exams results announced
16 July 2015, Thursday (12:30)Half day holiday
17 July 2015, Friday - 
19 July 2015, Sunday
Feast of Ramadan holiday
20 July 2015, MondayInternal transfer applications deadline
27 July 2015, Monday - 
29 July 2015, Wednesday
Pre-registrations for FADA aptitude exams
30 July 2015, Thursday - 
31 July 2015, Friday
FADA aptitude exams
3 August 2015, Monday -
8 August 2015, Saturday
Registrations for new undergraduate students (admitted in 2015)
4 August 2015, Tuesday
Tuition installment plan application deadline for new students (admitted in 2015)
4 August 2015, Tuesday
Offerings for Fall semester finalized
5 August 2015, WednesdayFADA aptitude exams results announced
6 August 2015, Thursday - 
19 August 2015, Wednesday
Course pre-registrations
10 August 2015, Monday -
27 August 2015, Thursday
Online GE100 Introduction to Academic Life program registrations
17 August 2015, MondayExternal transfer applications deadline
20 August 2015, Thursday
Internal transfer application results sent to the Registrar
24 August 2015, Monday
External transfer application results sent to the Registrar
26 August 2015, Wednesday -
28 August 2015, Friday
Registrations for new international undergraduate students (admitted in 2015)
26 August 2015, Wednesday
Classrooms available to all depts. for scheduling
27 August 2015, Thursday
Transfer students' curricula finalized
27 August 2015, Thursday - 
28 August 2015, Friday
COPE-2 speaking exam for Summer School and Waiting Status students
28 August 2015, Friday
New grad students finalized
28 August 2015, Friday
Departments finalize schedules, quotas, and elective pools
29 August 2015, Saturday (10:00)
COPE-1 exam
29 August 2015, Saturday (18:00)
COPE-1 exam results announced
30 August 2015, SundayVictory Day holiday
31 August 2015, Monday (10:00)
COPE-2 exam
31 August 2015, MondayNew minor program and second major applications deadline
31 August 2015, Monday - 
3 September 2015, Thursday
Courses pre-loaded
1 September 2015, Tuesday -
2 September 2015, Wednesday
Registrations for additional admission
students (admitted in 2015)
1 September 2015, TuesdayTurkish Exam for International Students
1 September 2015, Tuesday - 
3 September 2015, Thursday
COPE-2 speaking exam
1 September 2015, Tuesday - 
3 September 2015, Thursday
Registrations for new graduate students (admitted in 2015)
1 September 2015, Tuesday - 
3 September 2015, Thursday
GE100 Introduction to Academic Life program for all new students (admitted in 2015)

Fall Semester 
2 September 2015, WednesdayTuition due for all continuing students
2 September 2015, WednesdayLast day for leave-of-absence applications
3 September 2015, Thursday
New minor program application results sent to the Registrar
3 September 2015, ThursdayExchange students' course registrations
4 September 2015, Friday
New students' and elective courses pre-loaded
4 September 2015, Friday (17:30)
Pre-loaded courses announced
4 September 2015, Friday
COPE-2 exam results announced
5 September 2015, Saturday (09:00)
French aptitude test
7 September 2015, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 1 begins
7 September 2015, Monday - 
8 September 2015, Tuesday
Course registrations
9 September 2015, WednesdayClasses begin
9 September 2015, Wednesday (09:00)
Registration for courses additional to the curriculum begins
9 September 2015, Wednesday (17:30)
Elective and required quotas merged
14 September 2015, Monday (12:00)
Optional re-registrations for successfully completed courses
15 September 2015, TuesdayCourse add/drop deadline
16 September 2015, Wednesday (14:30)
Exam reservations begin
23 September 2015, WednesdayHalf day holiday, no classes
24 September 2015, Thursday - 
27 September 2015, Sunday
Feast of Sacrifice holiday
9 October 2015, Friday
English Preparatory Program Period 2 begins
28 October 2015, WednesdayNo classes
29 October 2015, ThursdayRepublic Day holiday
2 November 2015, Monday (09:00)
Final exam reservations begin
10 November 2015, TuesdayCommemoration of Atatürk
11 November 2015, Wednesday
English Preparatory Program Period 3 begins 
16 November 2015, Monday - 
17 November 2015, Tuesday
No classes except for English Prep. Program
9 December 2015, Wednesday
Offerings for Spring semester finalized
10 December 2015, Thursday
English Preparatory Program Period 4 begins 
11 December 2015, Friday - 
28 December 2015, Monday
Course pre-registrations
24 December 2015, ThursdayWithdraw deadline
24 December 2015, ThursdayLast day of classes
25 December 2015, Friday (17:30)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
25 December 2015, Friday (17:30)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
25 December 2015, Friday
No classes for English Preparatory Program
26 December 2015, Saturday - 
7 January 2016, Thursday
Final exams
1 January 2016, FridayNew Year’s Day holiday
4 January 2016, MondayNew minor program and second major applications deadline
5 January 2016, Tuesday
Classrooms available to all depts. for scheduling
6 January 2016, WednesdayInternal transfer applications deadline
7 January 2016, Thursday (10:00)
COPE-1 exam
7 January 2016, Thursday (18:00)
COPE-1 exam results announced
8 January 2016, Friday (10:00)
COPE-2 exam
11 January 2016, Monday - 
13 January 2016, Wednesday
COPE-2 speaking exam
11 January 2016, Monday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
11 January 2016, Monday (17:30)Grades announced
12 January 2016, Tuesday
Last day of Fall semester classes for English Preparatory Program
12 January 2016, Tuesday (17:30)Retake exam application deadline
12 January 2016, Tuesday (20:00)Retake exam schedules announced
13 January 2016, WednesdayRetake exams begin
13 January 2016, Wednesday
COPE-2 exam results announced
13 January 2016, Wednesday
Departments finalize schedules, quotas, and elective pools
14 January 2016, Thursday
Transfer application results sent to the Registrar
15 January 2016, Friday
New minor program application results sent to the Registrar
18 January 2016, Monday (17:30)Last day for submission of letter grades resulting from retake exams
18 January 2016, Monday (17:30)Announcement of letter grades resulting from retake exams
19 January 2016, Tuesday
Transfer students' curricula finalized

Spring Semester 
14 January 2016, Thursday -
20 January 2016, Wednesday
Courses pre-loaded
14 January 2016, Thursday
New students' and elective courses pre-loaded
20 January 2016, WednesdayTuition due
20 January 2016, WednesdayLast day for leave-of-absence applications
20 January 2016, Wednesday -
21 January 2016, Thursday
Registrations for new graduate students
21 January 2016, ThursdayExchange students' course registrations
21 January 2016, Thursday
Student evaluations posted on the web
22 January 2016, Friday
Elective courses pre-loaded
22 January 2016, Friday (17:30)
Pre-loaded courses announced
25 January 2016, Monday -
26 January 2016, Tuesday
Course registrations
25 January 2016, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 5 begins
27 January 2016, WednesdayClasses begin
27 January 2016, Wednesday (09:00)
Registration for courses additional to the curriculum begins
27 January 2016, Wednesday (17:30)
Elective and required quotas merged
1 February 2016, Monday (12:00)
Optional re-registrations for successfully completed courses
2 February 2016, TuesdayCourse add/drop deadline
3 February 2016, Wednesday (14:30)
Exam reservations begin
23 February 2016, Tuesday
English Preparatory Program Period 6 begins
16 March 2016, Wednesday (09:00)
Final exam reservations begin
23 March 2016, Wednesday
English Preparatory Program Period 7 begins
21 April 2016, Thursday
English Preparatory Program Period 8 begins
23 April 2016, SaturdayNational Sovereignty and Children's Day holiday
28 April 2016, Thursday -
30 April 2016, Saturday
Spring Festival
1 May 2016, SundayLabor and Solidarity Day holiday
3 May 2016, Tuesday -
23 May 2016, Monday
Course requests for Summer School through SRS
3 May 2016, TuesdayWithdraw deadline
3 May 2016, TuesdayLast day of classes
4 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
4 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
5 May 2016, Thursday -
14 May 2016, Saturday
Final exams
17 May 2016, Tuesday (10:00)
COPE-1 exam
17 May 2016, Tuesday (18:00)
COPE-1 exam results announced
18 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
18 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Grades announced
18 May 2016, Wednesday (10:00)
COPE-2 exam
19 May 2016, ThursdayCommemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day holiday
20 May 2016, Friday -
22 May 2016, Sunday
COPE-2 speaking exam
20 May 2016, Friday (17:30)Retake exam application deadline
20 May 2016, Friday (20:00)Retake exam schedules announced
20 May 2016, Friday
Last day of Spring semester classes for English Preparatory Program
21 May 2016, SaturdayRetake exams begin
23 May 2016, Monday
COPE-2 exam results announced
25 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Last day for submission of letter grades resulting from retake exams
25 May 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Announcement of letter grades resulting from retake exams
27 May 2016, Friday
Student evaluations posted on the web
11 June 2016, SaturdayGraduation Ceremony


Summer School 2016 
26 May 2016, Thursday
Tuition due (English Preparatory Program) 
26 May 2016, Thursday - 
27 May 2016, Friday
Course registrations for Summer School
27 May 2016, Friday (23:59)Course drop deadline
27 May 2016, Friday
Offerings for Summer School finalized
30 May 2016, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 9 begins 
30 May 2016, MondayClasses begin
1 June 2016, Wednesday (17:30)Course add deadline
27 June 2016, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 10 begins 
1 July 2016, FridayInternal transfer applications deadline
4 July 2016, Monday (12:30)Half day holiday, no classes
5 July 2016, Tuesday - 
7 July 2016, Thursday
Feast of Ramadan holiday
8 July 2016, FridayNo classes
22 July 2016, FridayWithdraw deadline
22 July 2016, FridayLast day of classes
22 July 2016, Friday (17:30)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
22 July 2016, Friday (17:30)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
23 July 2016, Saturday - 
26 July 2016, Tuesday
Summer School final exams
29 July 2016, Friday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
29 July 2016, Friday (17:30)Grades announced
29 July 2016, Friday
Last day of Summer School classes for English Preparatory Program 
5 August 2016, Friday
Student evaluations posted on the web
30 August 2016, TuesdayVictory Day holiday