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Academic Calendar 2017 – 2018

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29 May 2017, Monday -
2 June 2017, Friday
Pre-registration for FMPA aptitude exams
5 June 2017, Monday -
9 June 2017, Friday
Pre-registration for FADA aptitude exams
12 June 2017, Monday -
15 June 2017, Thursday
FMPA aptitude exams
14 June 2017, WednesdayFADA aptitude exams
25 June 2017, Sunday -
27 June 2017, Tuesday
Feast of Ramadan holiday
3 July 2017, MondayInternal transfer applications deadline
6 July 2017, ThursdayFADA aptitude exams results announced
7 July 2017, FridayFMPA aptitude exams results and scholarships announced
24 July 2017, Monday
Offerings for Fall semester finalized
26 July 2017, Wednesday -
15 August 2017, Tuesday
Course pre-registration
10 August 2017, Thursday
Internal transfer application results sent to the Registrar
11 August 2017, FridayExternal transfer applications deadline
14 August 2017, Monday -
19 August 2017, Saturday
Registration for new undergraduate students (admitted in 2017)
16 August 2017, Wednesday
Tuition installment plan application deadline for new students (admitted in 2017)
20 August 2017, Sunday -
6 September 2017, Wednesday
Online GE100 Introduction to Academic Life program registration
21 August 2017, MondayNew minor program and second major applications deadline
22 August 2017, Tuesday
Classrooms available to all depts. for scheduling
24 August 2017, Thursday
Departments finalize schedules, quotas, and elective pools
24 August 2017, Thursday
New graduate student admissions finalized
25 August 2017, Friday
External transfer application results sent to the Registrar
30 August 2017, WednesdayVictory Day holiday
31 August 2017, Thursday (12:30)Half day holiday
1 September 2017, Friday -
4 September 2017, Monday
Feast of Sacrifice holiday

Fall Semester 
5 September 2017, Tuesday -
6 September 2017, Wednesday
Registration for new international undergraduate students (admitted in 2017)
6 September 2017, Wednesday -
13 September 2017, Wednesday
Courses pre-loaded
7 September 2017, Thursday -
9 September 2017, Saturday
Registration for new graduate students (admitted in 2017)
7 September 2017, Thursday (10:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam
7 September 2017, Thursday (15:00)
French aptitude test
7 September 2017, Thursday (15:00)Turkish Exam for International Students
7 September 2017, Thursday (18:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam results announced
8 September 2017, Friday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A
8 September 2017, FridayTuition due for all continuing students
8 September 2017, FridayLast day for leave-of-absence applications
8 September 2017, Friday (19:00)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A results announced
9 September 2017, Saturday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B writing exam
9 September 2017, Saturday -
12 September 2017, Tuesday
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B speaking exam
9 September 2017, Saturday
Turkish course for new international students
9 September 2017, Saturday -
10 September 2017, Sunday
Exchange students' arrival
11 September 2017, Monday -
13 September 2017, Wednesday
GE100 Introduction to Academic Life program for all new students
11 September 2017, Monday
New minor program and second major application results sent to the Registrar
11 September 2017, Monday
Transfer students' curricula finalized
12 September 2017, TuesdayExchange students' course registration
12 September 2017, Tuesday
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam results announced
13 September 2017, Wednesday
Courses pre-loaded for new students
13 September 2017, Wednesday
Elective courses pre-loaded
13 September 2017, Wednesday (17:30)
Pre-loaded courses announced
14 September 2017, Thursday
English Preparatory Program Period 1 begins
14 September 2017, Thursday -
15 September 2017, Friday
Course registration
18 September 2017, MondayClasses begin
18 September 2017, Monday (09:00)
Registration for courses additional to the curriculum begins
18 September 2017, Monday (13:00)
Elective and required quotas merged
20 September 2017, Wednesday (13:00)
Optional re-registration for successfully completed courses
22 September 2017, Friday (23:59)Course add/drop deadline
25 September 2017, Monday (14:30)
Exam reservations begin
29 October 2017, SundayRepublic Day holiday
6 November 2017, Monday (17:30)
Final exams list finalized
10 November 2017, FridayCommemoration of Atatürk
13 November 2017, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 2 begins
20 November 2017, Monday (17:30)Withdraw deadline
29 November 2017, Wednesday
Offerings for Spring semester finalized
1 December 2017, Friday -
29 December 2017, Friday
Course pre-registration
22 December 2017, FridayLast day of classes
22 December 2017, Friday (22:00)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
22 December 2017, Friday (22:00)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
26 December 2017, Tuesday -
9 January 2018, Tuesday
Final exams
30 December 2017, Saturday -
31 December 2017, Sunday
No final exams
1 January 2018, MondayNew Year’s Day holiday
5 January 2018, FridayNew minor program and second major applications deadline
8 January 2018, MondayInternal transfer applications deadline
10 January 2018, Wednesday
Last day of Fall semester classes for English Preparatory Program
10 January 2018, Wednesday (10:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam
10 January 2018, Wednesday (18:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam results announced
11 January 2018, Thursday
Classrooms available to all depts. for scheduling
11 January 2018, Thursday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A
11 January 2018, Thursday (19:00)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A results announced
12 January 2018, Friday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B writing exam
12 January 2018, Friday -
15 January 2018, Monday
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B speaking exam
15 January 2018, Monday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
15 January 2018, Monday (17:30)Grades announced
16 January 2018, Tuesday
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam results announced

Spring Semester 
17 January 2018, Wednesday
Departments finalize schedules, quotas, and elective pools
18 January 2018, Thursday
Transfer application results sent to the Registrar
18 January 2018, Thursday -
24 January 2018, Wednesday
Courses pre-loaded
18 January 2018, Thursday
Courses pre-loaded for new students
18 January 2018, Thursday
Tuition due (English Preparatory Program)
19 January 2018, Friday
New minor program and second major application results sent to the Registrar
22 January 2018, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 3 begins
22 January 2018, MondayTuition due
22 January 2018, MondayLast day for leave-of-absence applications
22 January 2018, Monday -
23 January 2018, Tuesday
Registration for new graduate students
23 January 2018, Tuesday
Transfer students' curricula finalized
23 January 2018, TuesdayExchange students' course registration
24 January 2018, Wednesday
Elective courses pre-loaded
24 January 2018, Wednesday (17:30)
Pre-loaded courses announced
25 January 2018, Thursday
Student evaluations posted on the web
25 January 2018, Thursday -
26 January 2018, Friday
Course registration
29 January 2018, MondayClasses begin
29 January 2018, Monday (09:00)
Registration for courses additional to the curriculum begins
29 January 2018, Monday (13:00)
Elective and required quotas merged
31 January 2018, Wednesday (13:00)
Optional re-registration for successfully completed courses
2 February 2018, Friday (23:59)Course add/drop deadline
5 February 2018, Monday (14:30)
Exam reservations begin
19 March 2018, Monday (17:30)
Final exams list finalized
26 March 2018, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 4 begins
21 March 2018, Wednesday -
25 March 2018, Sunday
Spring Break
2 April 2018, Monday (17:30)Withdraw deadline
3 April 2018, TuesdayBilkent Day
23 April 2018, MondayNational Sovereignty and Children's Day holiday
30 April 2018, MondayNo classes
1 May 2018, TuesdayLabor and Solidarity Day holiday
4 May 2018, Friday -
5 May 2018, Saturday
Spring Festival
7 May 2018, Monday -
25 May 2018, Friday
Course requests for Summer School through SRS
14 May 2018, MondayLast day of classes
14 May 2018, Monday (23:00)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
14 May 2018, Monday (23:00)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
16 May 2018, Wednesday -
28 May 2018, Monday
Final exams
19 May 2018, SaturdayCommemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day holiday
24 May 2018, Thursday
Last day of Spring semester classes for English Preparatory Program
24 May 2018, Thursday (10:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam
24 May 2018, Thursday (18:00)
AEP Exam 1st stage exam results announced
25 May 2018, Friday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A
25 May 2018, Friday (19:00)
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam part-A results announced
26 May 2018, Saturday (09:15)
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B writing exam
26 May 2018, Saturday -
28 May 2018, Monday
AEP Exam 2nd stage part-B speaking exam
30 May 2018, Wednesday
AEP Exam 2nd stage exam results announced
31 May 2018, Thursday
Tuition due (English Preparatory Program)
4 June 2018, Monday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
4 June 2018, Monday (17:30)Grades announced


Summer School 2018 
4 June 2018, Monday
English Preparatory Program Period 5 begins
5 June 2018, Tuesday -
6 June 2018, Wednesday
Course registration for Summer School
5 June 2018, Tuesday
Student evaluations posted on the web
6 June 2018, Wednesday (23:59)Course drop deadline
6 June 2018, Wednesday
Offerings for Summer School finalized
7 June 2018, ThursdayClasses begin
8 June 2018, Friday (17:30)Course add deadline
14 June 2018, ThursdayNo classes
15 June 2018, Friday -
17 June 2018, Sunday
Feast of Ramadan holiday
2 July 2018, MondayInternal transfer applications deadline
11 July 2018, Wednesday (17:30)Withdraw deadline
27 July 2018, FridayLast day of classes
27 July 2018, Friday (20:00)Deadline for submitting FZ grades for non-qualifying students
27 July 2018, Friday (20:00)Students who do not qualify to take final exams (FZ grades) announced
28 July 2018, Saturday -
1 August 2018, Wednesday
Summer School final exams
2 August 2018, Thursday
Last day of Summer School classes for English Preparatory Program
6 August 2018, Monday (17:30)Grade submission deadline for instructors
6 August 2018, Monday (17:30)Grades announced
17 August 2018, Friday
Student evaluations posted on the web
20 August 2018, Monday (12:30)Half day holiday
21 August 2018, Tuesday -
24 August 2018, Friday
Feast of Sacrifice holiday
30 August 2018, ThursdayVictory Day holiday