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2015-2016 Academic Calendar

MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
NORTHERN CYPRUS CAMPUS
2015 - 2016 ACADEMIC YEAR CALENDAR

FALL SEMESTER
May 6-22, 2015 Inter-Campus Exchange Program applications for the Fall Semester
June 19, 2015 The day for the Registrar's Office to submit the applications for Inter-Campus Exchange Program to the Academic Boards
June 29-July 10, 2015 Transfer applications from METU and all other universities (national and international) for undergraduate programs and applications for minor programs
July 8, 2015 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit their evaluations of applications for Inter-Campus Exchange Program to the Registrar's Office
July 17-19, 2015 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Fitr, Friday–Sunday, 3 days)
July 20, 2015 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Peace and Freedom Day-Monday)
July 24, 2015 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit detailed information to the Registrar's Office about the undergraduate and graduate courses to be offered in the Fall Semester
July 31, 2015 Deadline for the Registrar's Office to submit the transfer and minor program applications to the Academic Boards
August 1, 2015   NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Social Resistance Day and Date of Establishment of TMT-Saturday)
August 30, 2015 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Victory Day - Sunday)
September 3, 2015 Application deadline for the METU English Proficiency Exam (by 16:00)
September 4, 2015 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 4, 2015 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 7, 2015 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 11, 2015 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Spring Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
September 17, 2015 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 24 – 27, 2015 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Adha, Thursday-Sunday, 4 days)
September 29, 2015 SFL English Preparatory Program Placement Examination (09:30) (Students are required to be at the exam center at 09:00 am)
September 29- October 4, 2015 Orientation Program for all new students
September 30, 2015 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)
October 1, 2015 Submission of the required registration documents by international students newly admitted to the undergraduate and graduate programs
October 2-3, 2015 Online registrations for undergraduate and graduate programs
October 2, October 5-6, 2015  Advisor approvals for undergraduate and graduate programs
October 2, 2015 Deadline for the submission of Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections as approved by the concerned Administrative Boards
October 2, 2015 Classes commence (SFL English Preparatory Program)
October 3, 2015 Mathematics Proficiency Exam (09:30) (For international students)
October 3, 2015 Deadline for tuition fee payments (Saturday)
October 4, 2015 CNG 100 Exemption Examination
October 5, 2015 Classes commence (undergraduate and graduate programs)
October 5, 2015 SFL English Preparatory Program Placement Examination (09:30) (Students are required to be at the exam center at 09:00 am)
October 9, 2015 Opening Ceremony (Northern Cyprus Campus) (18:30)
September 28- October 16, 2015 Special student applications and registrations
October 12-16, 2015 Course add-drop and advisor approvals
October 16, 2015 Deadline for tuition fee refund applications (except new students) 
October 29, 2015 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Republic Day - Thursday) )(Courses will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015)
November 10, 2015 Commemoration of Atatürk (Tuesday)
November 15, 2015 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Republic Day of the TRNC - Sunday)
November 30, 2015 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 7-13, 2015 Course withdrawal applications
December 7-14, 2015 Advisor approvals for course withdrawals
December 7-25, 2015 Inter-Campus Exchange Program applications for the Spring Semester
  November 30-December 11, 2015 Application dates for English Proficiency Examination
December 15, 2015 Announcement of exam places and list of the students for English Proficiency Examination (at 16:00)
December 16, 2015 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 22, 2015 Announcement of METUEnglish Proficiency Exam Results
December 23, 2015 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Mawlid al-Nabi, Wednesday)(Courses will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015)
December 1-31, 2015 Applications for graduate program for the Spring Semester
January 1, 2016 New Year's Day (Friday) )(Courses will be held on Saturday, December 26, 2015)
January 8, 2016 Last day of classes for undergraduate and graduate programs (excluding thesis work and specialization field courses)
January 4-15, 2016 Transfer applications to undergraduate programs (for METU students) and applications for minor programs
January 22, 2016 Last day of classes in the English Preparatory Program
January 11-23, 2016 Final Exams (graduate and undergraduate programs)
January 29, 2016 Deadline for the submission of final grades (by 24:00)
January 30, 2016 Announcement of final grades
January 30 - February 1, 2016 Resit examination applications (Application will start at 13.00 on January 30 and it will end at 13.00 on February 1)
February 1-2, 2016 Arrangements for Resit Examinations (Registrar's Office, Academic Units)
February 3-5, 2016 Resit Examinations (undergraduate and graduate programs)
February 5, 2016 Deadline for the Registrar's Office to submit the applications for transfer and minor programs to the Academic Boards concerned
February 5, 2016 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit the evaluations of applications for inter-campus Exchange Program to the Registrar's Office
February 5, 2016 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Fall Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
February 1-7, 2016 Submission of the Fall Semester grade corrections (for academic staff by: 24:00)
February 1-7, 2016 Deadline for the submission of Fall Semester "Incomplete"  (I) grades 
February 3-7, 2016 Submission of Resit Examination grades (by 24:00)
February 1-8, 2016 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 8, 2016 Announcement of Resit Examination grades
February 8, 2016 Announcement of Incomplete (I) grades
SPRING SEMESTER AND SUMMER SCHOOL
February 10-16, 2016 Orientation Program for all new students
February 11, 2016 Submission of the required documents by international students newly admitted to undergraduate programs and for the students newly admitted to graduate programs
February 12, 2016 Deadline for the Academic Boards to submit their evaluations of applications for undergraduate transfer and minor programs to the Registrar's Office
February 15, 2016  Classes commence (SFL English Preparatory Program)
February 16, 2016 Mathematics Proficiency Exam (09:30)
February 17 – 19, 2016 Online registrations  and advisor approvals  
(Undergraduate and Graduate Programs)
February 19, 2016 Deadline for tuition fee payments
February 20 – 21, 2016 CNG 100 Exemption Examination
February 22, 2016 Classes commence (Undergraduate and Graduate Programs)                                      
February 17 – March 4, 2016 Special student applications and registrations
February 29–  March 4, 2016 Course add-drop and advisor approvals
March 4, 2016 Deadline for the submission of Fall Semester grade corrections as approved by the concerned Academic Boards
March 4, 2016 Deadline for tuition fee refund applications
April 23, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (National Sovereignity and Children's Day - Saturday)
April 25 - May 1, 2016 Course withdrawal applications
April 25 - May 2, 2016 Advisor approvals for course withdrawal applications
May 1, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Labour Day - Sunday) 
May 6, 2016 Deadline for the submission of detailed information to the Registrar's Office concerning the courses to be offered in the Summer School
May 19, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Commemoration of Atatürk & Youth and Sports Festival - (Thursday)
May 20, 2016 METU Day (Friday)
May 21-22, 2016 CNG 100 Exemption Examination
May 27, 2016 Last day of classes for graduate and undergraduate programs (excluding thesis work and specialization field courses)
June 3, 2016 Last day of classes in the English Preparatory Program
June 7, 2016 Registration deadline for the June English Proficiency Exam (by 17:00)
May 30 –  June 11, 2016 Final Exams (Gradute and Undergradute programs)
June 6 – July 1, 2016 Summer school tuition fee payments
June 13, 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)
June 19, 2016 Deadline for the submission of final grades (24:00)
June 20, 2016 Announcement of final grades
June 20 – 26, 2016 Submission of the Spring Semester grade corrections by instructors (by 24:00)
June 20 – 26, 2016 Submission of Incomplete (I) grades (by 24:00)
June 20 – 27, 2016 Approval of the Spring Semester grade corrections by the Academic Boards (by 24.00)
June 20 – July 4, 2016 The resit exam applications for those who will graduate in Spring semester
June 25, 2016 Alumni Day
June 27, 2016 Announcement of "Incomplete" (I) grades
June 27, 2016 Extended Spring Semester classes begin (SFL English Preparatory Program)
June 27 – July 1, 2016 Special student applications and registrations for Summer School
June 29- July 1 2016 Online registrations for the Summer School
June 29- July 1 2016 and July 11, 2016 Advisor approvals for Summer School
July 3,  2016 Graduation Ceremony
July 5 – 7, 2016 RELIGIOUS HOLIDAY (Eid al-Fitr, Tuesday-Thursday, 3 days)
July 11,  2016 Deadline for the Chairs of Graduate Programs to submit the results of their graduate program application evaluations to the Academic Board of Graduate Programs
July 11,  2016 Summer School classes begin (undergraduate and graduate  programs )
July 11,  2016 Summer School classes begin (SFL English Preparatory  Program)
July 14,  2016 Deadline for the Directorate of Graduate Schools to announce the results of graduate program applications and submit these to the Registrar's Office
July 18,  2016 Deadline for justifiable tuition fee reimbursement applications
July 20,  2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Peace and Freedom Day-Wednesday) Makeup day is August 20, 2016
August 1, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (TRNC Social Resistance Day and Date of Establishment of TMT - Monday)
August 5, 2016 Last day of Summer School classes  (SFL English Preparatory Program)
August 5, 2016 Last day of Extended Spring Semester classes (SFL English Preparatory Program)
August 8, 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) (For the Extended Spring Semester and Summer School students)
August 20, 2016 Last day of Summer School classes; (undergraduate and graduate programs)
Makeup day for July 20, 2016 Wednesday sessions.
August 22 - 23, 2016 Summer School Final Examinations (19th of  August from 18:00)
August 27, 2016 Deadline for the submission of Summer School grades (by 24:00)
August 28, 2016 Announcement of Summer School grades
August 30, 2016 NATIONAL HOLIDAY (Victory Day - Tuesday)
August 29  – 2 September, 2016 Submission of the Summer School grade corrections (for academic staff by: 24:00)
August 29 – 2 September, 2016 Deadline for the submission of Summer School "Incomplete" (I) grades (by 24:00)
September 2, 2016 Deadline for the submissions of the Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections and Extended Semester "Incomplete" (I) grade
August 29 –  3 September  2016 Deadline for the approval of the Summer School grade corrections submitted by academic staff (by:24:00)
September 3, 2016 Announcement of "Incomplete" (I) grades
September 9, 2016 Deadline for grading thesis work and specialization field courses. Deadline for the Spring Semester thesis examinations. Deadline for thesis supervisor appointments
September 30, 2016

Deadline for the submission of Spring Semester and Summer School grade corrections as approved by the concerned Administrative Boards