Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Provided below is the standard calendar for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Term

Event

Date

Remarks

First Semester (April-September)

Start of Semester

1 April

 

Adjustment period (beginning of the academic year)

4-7 April

  • Tue-Thu 4-6 April: Guidance for new students
  • Fri 7 April: Entrance Ceremony

Classes

10 April - 21 July

  • Sun 18 June: Foundation Day

Final exams and feedback

24 July - 4 August

 

Summer break

5 August - 30 September

 

End of Semester

30 September

 

Second Semester (October-March)

Start of Semester

1 October

 

Classes

2 October - 23 January

  • Fri 3 November and Mon 8 January: problem-based learning (PBL)/seminar classes
  • Tue 16 January: Classes for Monday
  • Wed 17 January: Classes for Friday
  • Fri 12 January: Due to the National Center Test for University Admissions taking place on campus 13-14 January, some classes will be conducted in a PBL or seminar format, cancelled, or postponed to Tue 23 January 2018
  • Fri 24 - Mon 27 November: No classes due to November Festival

Winter break

29 December - 3 January

 

Final exams and feedback

24 January - 6 February

 

End of Semester

31 March

  • Mon 26 March: Doctoral and Master's Degree Conferment Ceremony
  • Tue 27 March: Graduation Ceremony