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MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
NORTHERN CYPRUS CAMPUS
2016 – 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

FALL SEMESTER
May 9-20, 2016 Inter-Campus Exchange Program applications for the Fall Semester
Jule 27 - July 15, 2016 Transfer and minor program applications
July 5-7, 2016 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Fitr, Tuesday-Thursday, 3 days)
July 20, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Peace and Freedom Day) (Wednesday)
July 29, 2016 Deadline for the Registrar's Office to submit the transfer and minor program applications to the Academic Boards
August 1, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Social Resistance Day and Date of Establishment of TMT) (Monday)
August 22-31, 2016

Applications to English Proficiency Examination (Exam Date: September 5, 2016) (until 17.00)
Who can apply:
* English Preparatory Program students who have right to take the exam with regard to related regulation
* English Preparatory Program students who are dismissed and have right to take the exam with regard to related regulation
* Students who make application to graduate programs (in or out ODTÜ )

August 30, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Victory Day, Tuesday)
September 2, 2016 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit their evaluations of applications for transfer (national and international) and for minor programs to the Registrar's Office
September 2, 2016 Deadline for the submissions of Summer School and Spring Semester grade corrections and "Incomplete" (I) grades whose submission period was extended by the Academic Boards
September 5, 2016 METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon session)
September 09, 2016 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Spring Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
September 12 – 15, 2016 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Adha, Monday-Thursday, 4 days)
September 19, 2016 METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon session) (For English Preparatory Program students who have the right to sit the exam in accordance with the regulations)
September 21, 2016 Submission of the required registration documents by international students newly admitted to the undergraduate and graduate programs
September 22, 2016 METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon session.) ( For international students newly admitted to undergraduate and graduate programs)
September 23- October 2, 2016 Orientation Program for all new students
September 27, 2016 SFL English Preparatory Program Placement Examination (10:00) (Students are required to be at the exam center at 09:30 am)
September 27, 2016 Mathematics Proficiency Exam (09:30)
September 28-29-30, 2016 Online registrations for undergraduate and graduate programs
Advisor approvals for undergraduate and graduate programs
September 30, 2016 Deadline for tuition fee payments 
September 30, 2016 Deadline for the submission of Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections as approved by the concerned Administrative Boards
October 1-2, 2016 CNG 100 Exemption Examination
October 3, 2016 Classes commence (SFL English Preparatory Program, undergraduate and graduate programs)
October 7, 2016 Opening Ceremony (Northern Cyprus Campus) (18:30)
October 10, 2016

METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session,
at 13:30 for afternoon session.) (For newly admitted undergraduate students who registered late with a valid excuse)

September 28- October 14, 2016 Special student applications and registrations
October 10-14, 2016 Course add-drop and advisor approvals
October 13, 2016 SFL English Preparatory Program Placement Examination (10:00) (Students are required to be at the exam center at 09:00 am)
October 29, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Saturday)
November 10, 2016 Commemoration of Atatürk (Thursday)
November 15, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Republic Day of the TRNC, Tuesday) )(Courses will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2016)
November 25, 2016 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit detailed information to the Registrar's Office concerning the undergraduate and graduate courses to be offered in the Spring Semester
December 5-11, 2016 Course withdrawal applications
December 5-12, 2016 Course withdrawal approvals for advisors
November 28-December 9, 2016 Applications for English Proficiency Examination
December 12, 2016 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Mawlid al-Nabi, Monday)(Courses will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016)
December 13, 2016 Announcement of exam places and list of the students for English Proficiency Examination (at 16:00)
December 14, 2016 METU English Proficiency Exam (For graduate programs applicants) (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon session.)
December 20, 2016 Announcement of METUEnglish Proficiency Exam Results
December 1-30, 2016 Applications for graduate program for the Spring Semester
January 1, 2017 New Year's Day (Sunday)
January 6, 2017 Last day of classes for undergraduate and graduate programs (excluding thesis work and specialization field courses)
January 2-13, 2017 Transfer applications to undergraduate programs (for METU students) and applications for minor programs
January 20, 2017 Last day of classes in the English Preparatory Program
January 9-21, 2017 Final Exams (graduate and undergraduate programs)
January 27, 2017 Deadline for the Registrar's Office to submit the applications for transfer and minor programs to the Academic Boards concerned
January 29, 2017 Deadline for the submission of final grades (by 24:00)
January 30, 2017 Announcement of final grades
January 30 - February 11, 2017 Resit examination applications for those who are in the semester of graduation in fall semester
February 3, 2017 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Fall Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
January 29 - February 5, 2017 Submission of the Fall Semester grade corrections (for academic staff by: 24:00)
January 29 - February 5, 2017 Deadline for the submission of Fall Semester "Incomplete"  (I) grades 
February 6, 2017 Deadline for the approval of the Fall Semester grade corrections submitted by academic staff (for approval of the Heads of Academic Boards  by: 24:00)
February 6, 2017 Announcement of Resit Examination grades
February 6, 2017 Announcement of Incomplete (I) grades
SPRING SEMESTER AND SUMMER SCHOOL
February 10, 2017 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit their evaluations of applications for undergraduate transfer and minor programs to the Registrar's Office
February 13, 2017  Classes commence (SFL English Preparatory Program)
February 14, 2017 Mathematics Proficiency Exam (09:30)
February 15 – 17, 2017 Online registrations  and advisor approvals (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs)
February 17, 2017 Deadline for tuition fee payments
February 18 – 19, 2017 CNG 100 Exemption Examination
February 20, 2017 Classes commence (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs)
February 15 – March 3, 2017 Special student applications and registrations
February 27–  March 3, 2017 Course add-drop and advisor approvals
March 17, 2017 Deadline for tuition fee refund applications
April 23, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (National Sovereignity and Children's Day)
April 24-30, 2017 Course withdrawal application and approvals
April 28, 2017 Deadline for the submission of detailed information to the Registrar's Office concerning the courses to be offered in the Summer School
May 1, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Labour Day, Monday) 
May 19, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Commemoration of Atatürk & Youth and Sports Festival, Friday)
May 22, 2017 METU Day
May 24, 2017 Application start date for METU English Proficiency Exam dated June 12, 2017 (17.00)
May 26, 2017 Last day of classes for graduate and undergraduate programs (excluding thesis work and specialization field courses)
June 2, 2017 Last day of classes in the English Preparatory Program
June 7, 2017 Registration deadline for the June English Proficiency Exam (by 16:00)
May 29 –  June 10, 2017 Final Exams (Gradute and Undergradute programs)
June 12, 2017 METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session: 14:00)  (Students are required to be in their exam halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon session)
June 12 - 29, 2017 Summer School tuition fee payments
June 18, 2017 Deadline for the submission of final grades (24:00)
June 19, 2017 Announcement of final grades
June 19 - 22, 2017 Submission of the Spring Semester grade corrections by instructors (by 24:00)
June 19 - 22, 2017 Submission of Incomplete (I) grades (by 24:00)
June 19 – 23, 2017 Approval of the Spring Semester grade corrections by the Academic Boards (by 24.00)
June 19,  2017 Deadline for program coordinators to enter into the SAIS the courses to be offered in the Summer School of the 2016-2017 Academic Year
June 19 – 30, 2017 Resit examination applications for those who are in the semester of graduation in spring semester
June 23, 2017 Announcement of "Incomplete" (I) grades
June 25 –27, 2017 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Fitr, Sunday-Tuesday, 3 days)
June 28, 2017 Extended Spring Semester classes begin (SFL English Preparatory Program)
June 28 – 30, 2017 Online registrations and advisor approvals for the Summer School
July 1, 2017 Alumni Day
July 2, 2017 Graduation Ceremony
July 3,  2017 Summer School classes begin (SFL English Preparatory Program, undergraduate and graduate programs )
July 20,  2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Peace and Freedom Day) (Thursday)
July 28,  2017 Last day for refund of tuition fees
August 1, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Social Resistance Day and Date of Establishment of TMT) (Tuesday)
August 1, 2017 Last day of Summer School classes  (SFL English Preparatory Program)
August 1, 2017 Last day of Extended Spring Semester classes (SFL English Preparatory Program)
August 1-29, 2017 Transfer applications with Central Placement Score ( Ek madde 1)
August 2, 2017 METU English Proficiency Exam (Morning Session: 10:00; Afternoon Session:14:00) (Students are required to be in their exam  halls at 09:30 for morning session, at 13:30 for afternoon) (For the Extended Spring Semester and Summer School students)
August 11, 2017 Last day of Summer School classes; (undergraduate and graduate programs) 
August 12 - 15, 2017 Summer School Final Examinations (12th of August from 18:00)
August 20, 2017 Deadline for the submission of Summer School grades (by 24:00)
August 21, 2017 Announcement of Summer School grades
August 30, 2017 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Victory Day - Wednesday)
August 21 - 27, 2017 Submission of the Summer School grade corrections (for academic staff by: 24:00)
August 21 – 27, 2017 Deadline for the submission of Summer School "Incomplete" (I) grades (by 24:00)
August 21 – 28, 2017 Deadline for the approval of the Summer School grade corrections submitted by academic staff (by:24:00)
August 21 – September 1, 2017 Resit examination applications for those who are in the semester of graduation in summer school
August 28, 2017 Announcement of "Incomplete" (I) grades
August 27, 2017 Deadline for the submission of Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections as approved by the Administrative Boards concerned
September 1 - 4, 2017 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Adha, Friday - Monday, 4 days)
September 8, 2017 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Spring Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
September 8, 2017 Deadline for the submissions of the Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections and Extended Semester "Incomplete" (I) grade