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Fall Semester 2191

August 27-28 - New Student Orientation (undergraduate)
August 29 - New Student Orientation (graduate)
September 1 - RIT Dubai closed, no classes (Al Hijri - Islamic New Year)
September 2 - Day, evening, and online classes begin. First day of 7-day Add/Drop period
September 9 - Last day of 7-day Add/Drop period
September 10 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
September 26 - Co-op registration deadline
November 14 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
December 1 - RIT Dubai closed, no classes (Martyr's Day)
December 2-3 - RIT Dubai closed, no Classes (UAE National Day)
December 4 - Day, evening, and online classes resume
December 12 - Reading Days
December 15-19 - Final exams
December 22 - Final grades due
December 22-January 11 - Break between Fall and Spring semesters
December 25 - RIT Dubai closed (Christmas)
January 1 - RIT Dubai closed (New Year)

Spring Semester 2195

January 7-8 - New Student Orientation (undergraduate)
January 9 - New Student Orientation (graduate)
January 12 - Day, evening and online classes begin - First day of 7-day Add/Drop period
January 19 - Last day of 7-day Add/Drop period
January 20 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
February 6 - Co-op registration deadline
March 26 – Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
March 29-April 4 - Spring Break
April 5 - Day, evening and online classes resume
April 23 - Last day of classes
April 26 - Reading Day
April 27-May 3 - Final exams
May 5 - Final grades due
May 11 - Commencement

Summer 2198

May 10 - Day, evening, and online classes begin, First day of 3-day Add/Drop period
May 12 - Last day of 3-day Add/Drop period
May 13 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W" 
May 24-28 - RIT Dubai closed, no classes (Eid Al Fitr)
May 28 - Co-op registration deadline
June 3 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
June 18 - Last day of classes
June 21 - Final exams
June 23 - Final Grades due

*Note: Public holidays will be observed according to the official UAE announcements. Some holidays are subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon for Islamic holidays.

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