Academic Calendar Fall 2016 – Summer 2017

BAU International University is a traditional university where the academic year is divided into two main semesters, Fall and Spring. Each semester provides 15 weeks of instruction, including final exams. Additionally, courses are also offered during the summer in two optional concentrated 8-week sessions. The academic calendar is subjected to change. If any changes are made, they will be published in our website immediately indicating the effective date.

FALL 2016: 15 weeks (Aug 29-Dec 17, 2016)
Registration for Fall 2016 begins May 30
Registration closes without a late fee Aug 19
New Student Orientation Aug 26
First Day of Classes Aug 29
Labor Day; BAU is closed, No classes-Make up Needed  Sep 5
Last day to add/drop course(s) Sep 6
Mid-Semester Progress Report due By Faculty Oct 28
Last Day to Withdraw with a grade “W” Nov 4
Make-Up Classes for Labor Day Nov 22-23
Thanksgiving Break: BAUI is closed. Nov 24-26
Last day of classes (including Final Exams) Dec 17
Grades available on BAU OIS Dec 20
Winter Break; BAU is closed Dec 24, 2016 – Jan1, 2017
Changes to Incomplete Grade is due to Registrar Jan 3, 2017
SPRING 2017: 15 weeks (Jan 9 – Apr 24, 2017)
Registration for Spring 2017 begins Nov 7, 2016
Application Deadline Dec 16, 2016
New Student Orientation Jan 4-5, 2017
Registration closes without a late fee Jan 6
First Day of Classes Jan 9
Martin Luther King Day: BAU is closed, No classes-Make up Needed Jan 16
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jan 17
Mid-Semester Progress Report due By Faculty Mar 6
Last day to withdraw with a grade “W” Mar 17
Last day to apply for Spring Graduation Mar 20
Make-Up for Martin Luther King Day Apr 22
Last day of classes (including Final Exams) Apr 24
Grades available on BAU OIS Apr 28
Changes to Incomplete Grade is due to Registrar May 3
Spring Commencement Ceremony May 26
SUMMER 1: 8 Weeks (May 1-Jun 26, 2017)
Registration for Summer I 2017 begins April 3
New Student Orientation April 28
Registration closes without a late fee April 28
First Day of Class May 1
Last day to add/drop course(s) May 8
Memorial Day; BAU is closed. No classes-Make up Needed May 29
Mid-Semester Progress Report due By Faculty June 2
Last Day to Withdraw with a grade “W” June 2
Make-Up day for Memorial Day June 24
Last day of classes (including Final Exams) June 26
Grades available on BAU OIS June 28
Incomplete Grade Change is due to Registrar June 30
SUMMER 2: 8 Weeks (July 3-Aug 26, 2017)
Registration for Summer II 2017 begins April 3
New Student Orientation June 30
Registration closes without a late fee June 30
First Day of Class July 3
Independence Day: BAU is closed-Make up Needed July 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) July 10
Mid-Semester Progress Report due By Faculty July 30
Last Day to Withdraw with a grade “W” July 30
Last day to apply for Summer Graduation July 30
Make-Up Day for Independence Day August 25
Last day of classes (including Final Exams) August 26
Grades available on BAU OIS August 28
Incomplete Grade Change is due to Registrar August 31

The Academic Calendar is subjected to change without prior notice.