2020-2021 Associate and Undergraduate Degree Academic Calendar

BAHÇEŞEHİR UNIVERSITY  2020-2021 ACADEMİC YEAR ACADEMIC CALENDER FOR ASSOCIATE AND UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE  EDUCATION
This academic calendar has been prepared taking the current conditions into consideration. Making any amendments in the academic calendar and postponing the exams falls under the discretion of the University administration and the Senate. The students, the faculty and the administrative staff may not lay any claim in case of any amendments.
FALL SEMESTER
20 December 2019 -01 October 2020 Friday-Thursday Admission and registration period of International  Assosiate and Undergraduate students for the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year. All admissions, registrations to the University and financial obligations must be completed by 01 October 2020 Thursday. International students must have completed all their visa and University registration procedures by this date.
15 June-01 October 2020 Monday-Thursday Final registration of the International Associate and Undergraduate Degree students that have been accepted in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year.
30 June 2020 Tuesday Deadline for students starting their 6th-year (Internship Period) in the Faculty of Medicine to fulfill their financial obligations for the 2020-2021 Academic year.
01 July 2020 Wednesday Starting date of the (Intership Period) for students in the 6th year of  the Faculty of Medicine
10-17 July 2020 Friday-Friday Applications of overseas students for transfer to Associate and Undergraduate degree programs in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year. Students who have a valid English Proficiency certificate are required to attach this document to their application forms.
13 July 2020 Monday Deadline for submission of the detailed list of the new courses to be offered in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year to o the Commission of Education. Proposals for any other new courses will not be put on the agenda after this date.
15 July 2020 Wednesday Democracy and  National Unity Day (National holiday)
18 July 2020 Saturday English Proficiency Exam (for overseas students who have applied for transfer to Associate and Undergraduate degree programs) (The exam will be administered online.)
21-23 July 2020 Tuesday-Thursday Assessment of the overseas transfer applications by the respective Units
24 July 2020 Friday Announcement of the assessment results for overseas transfer applications to the students.
25-30 July  2020 Saturday-Thursday Final registration procedures of overseas students who have applied for transfer and have been admitted to the programs.
30 July 2020 Thursday Sacrifice Holiday Eve (starts in the afternoon)
31 July 2020 Friday Submission of the detailed list of the new courses to be offered in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year to the Academic Planning Unit.
31 July - 03 August 2020  Friday - Monday Sacrifice Holiday (3 days)
04 - 28 August 2020 Tuesday-Friday Applications for special students and transfers (between programs within the university and from other higher education institutions) to Associate and Undergraduate degree programs in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year. Students who have a valid English Proficiency certificate are required to attach this document to their application forms during the registration process.
17-21 August 2020 Monday-Friday Registration of the students who have been placed in Associate and Undergraduate degree programs by the Student Selection and  Placement Center (ÖSYM).  (the date will be finalized by ÖSYM )
30 August 2020 Sunday Victory Day (National holiday)
31 August 2020 Monday Deadline for all Assosiate and Undergraduate degree students to fulfill their financial obligations for re-registration in the Fall Semester. The course registration system of the students who have not fulfilled their financial obligations will be closed during the regular course registration period and these students will not be able to register for any courses.
01 September 2020 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam for students who have applied for transfer to Associate and Undergraduate degree programs.              Written Exam: 09:00;   Speaking Exam: 13:30;  Place of  Exam: Beşiktaş South Campus
02 September 2020 Wednesday Announcement of the results of the 01 September 2020, Tuesday  English Proficiency Exam on the Internet
03-07 September 2020 Thursday-Monday Assessment of transfer applications by the respective units.
08 September 2020 Tuesday Announcement of the assessment results for transfer applications to the students.
09-11 September 2020 Wednesday -  Friday Final registration procedures for students whose applications for Transfer  have been accepted. Students who fail to complete their registrations will lose their rights. The lists of the students who have completed their registrations to the  programs they have applied for, must be submitted to the respective units  on the same day so that their course adjustments can be implemented. It is essential that the respective units/departments (which the students have been admitted to) implement the course adjustments of the transfer students who have completed their registrations and enter the students’ course adjustments to the system. The Course adjustments of the transfer students who have completed their registrations must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by 21 September 2020.
22-27 September 2020 Tuesday-Sunday Summer School courses for Grade Conversions (No grade conversion will be made after 11.59 pm, September 27th, Monday, for any reason)
22-23 September 2020 Tuesday-Wednesday ADDITIONAL Exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2019-2020 Spring semester and are eligible for the Additional Exams in accordance with the academic regulations and the submission of the exam results to the Registrar's Office by the respective Dean’s Offices.
28 September 2020 Monday Deadline for the submission of the list of students going abroad with exchange programs (Erasmus, World Exchange, etc.) to the Registrar’s Office.
28-29 September 2020 Monday-Tuesday Application of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate programs who have met their graduation requirements  at the end of the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year Summer School period, for the ADDITIONAL exams that they are eligible for in accordance with the academic regulations.
28-29 September 2020 Monday-Tuesday Applications for Double major and Minor programs
30 September - 01 October 2020 Wednesday-Thursday ADDITIONAL Exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2019- 2020 Academic Year Summer School and are eligible for the Additional exam in accordance with the  academic regulalation and submission of the exam results to the Registrar's Office by the respective Dean’s Offices.
30 September 2020 Wednesday English Proficiency Exam for students attending programs where the medium of teaching is Turkish but who have applied to Double major and  Minor programs where the medium of teaching is English. The exam will be done as online. The results will be announced at the same date.
01-02 October 2020 Thursday-Friday Assessment of the applications for Double major and Minor programs by the respective Units.
02 October 2020 Friday Turkish Placement Exam  (for all new international students)                            Time of Exam: 10:00     Place of Exam: Beşiktaş South Campus
03 October 2020 Saturday English Placement Exam - ONLINE (for all new T.C. citizens & international  students) Time: 09:00 Place: ONLINE (Please visit https://bau.edu.tr/blogs/tr/5962-hazirlik-okulu-duyuru-ve-haberler for details about the exam)
05 October 2020 Monday Starting date for the year-long courses of 2nd year students in the Faculty of Medicine
05 October 2020 Monday Starting date for the year-long courses of 3rd year students in the Faculty of Medicine.
05 October 2020 Monday Starting date for the professional practice courses of the 4th and 5th year students in the Faculty of Medicine, in the Fall Semester. The internship program will be scheduled, entered into the system and announced to all the students by the respective Faculty.
05 October 2020 Monday Announcement of the results of the assessments regarding applications to Double major and Minor programs to the students.
05-08 October 2020 Monday-Thursday Final registration procedures for students whose applications for Double Major and Minor programs have been accepted. Students who fail to complete their registrations will lose their rights. The lists of the students who have completed their registrations to the Double Major and  Minor programs they have applied for, must be submitted to the respective units on the same day so that their course adjustments can be implemented.
05-09 October 2020 Monday-Friday Course registration period.  Online registration of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate degree programs (including International, Erasmus and World exchange students). Students who have registered for their freshman/first year courses in the Spring Semester for the first time (irregular students) will be required to register online for some of their courses and some of their courses will be assigned by SAP. During the ADD-DROP week, the newly-registered irregular students may make some changes in the courses that have been assigned by the system. Students in the Faculty of Medicine are required to register for their one (1)-semester courses during this period.
05-09 October 2020 Monday-Friday The courses of the newly registered first year students who have passed the English Proficiency Exam will automatically be entered into the system by the Student Application System (SAP). These students will not register for any courses. Apart from the incoming first-year/freshman students, all the other students (including Transfer, International and all other students whose course adjustments have been implemented on the system, are required to register online on their own, during the regular course registration period, in accordance with the registration regulations and the academic calendar.
05 October 2020 Monday Announcement of the results of the English Placement Exam given on 03 October 2020 Saturday on the Internet and notification of the students.
06 October 2020 Tuesday Announcement of the results of the Turkish Placement Exam given on 02 October 2020 Friday on the Internet and notification of the students.
06 October 2020 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam - WRITTEN EXAM- ONLINE (for students who have achieved a passing grade in the English Placement Exam given on 03 October 2020 and students who have attended the English Preparatory Program in the previous year(s) but failed in the English Proficiency Exam) Time: 10:00 Place: ONLINE (Please visit https://bau.edu.tr/blogs/tr/5962-hazirlik-okulu-duyuru-ve-haberler for details about the exam)
07 October 2020 Wednesday English Proficiency Exam - SPEAKING EXAM - ONLINE (for students who have achieved a passing grade in the English Placement Exam given on 03 October 2020 and students who have attended the English Preparatory Program in the previous year(s) but failed in the English Proficiency Exam) Time: 10:00-17:30 Place: ONLINE (Please visit https://bau.edu.tr/blogs/tr/5962-hazirlik-okulu-duyuru-ve-haberler for details about the exam)
08 October 2020 Thursday Turkish Proficiency Exam (for students who have achieved a passing grade in the Turkish Placement Exam given on 02 October 2020 Friday)                                                             Written Exam: 09:00 ; Speaking Exam: 13:30
09 October 2020 Friday Announcement of the results of the 6-7 October 2020 Tuesday-Wednesday English Proficiency Exam and  08 October 2020 Thursday Turkish Proficiency Exam on the Internet and notification of the students.
12 October 2020 Monday Deadline for the submission of course adjustments for Double Major and Minor programs to the Registrar’s Office. These courses will be entered to the system by the Registrar’s Office.
12 October 2020 Monday Courses start for all Associate and Undergraduate degree students (including students in the English and Turkish Preparatory Programs and first-year students  in the Faculty of Medicine).
12 October 2020 Monday Opening Ceremony for the 2020-2021 Academic year, with the participation of the students in the English-Turkish Preparatory, Associate, Undergraduate, Graduate degree programs; their parents and all the other guests. Time: 16:00     Place: to be announced later according to the program.
12-16 October 2020 Monday-Friday Orientation program for the newly-registered students at the university, organized  by the Student Dean’s Office, Corporate Communication Directorate and the respective departments that the students are registered in.
12-16 October 2020 Monday-Friday Application of the students who have not been able to register for their courses during the regular registration Period  05-09 October 2020 and who have a justifiable reason for being unable to do so, to their respective departments together with the documentation of their justifications. The students whose justifications are approved will be referred to the Financial Affairs by e-mail.   The system is opened during the ADD-DROP Period, provided that these students whose justifications have been approved fulfil their financial obligations and the students themselves are responsible for registering on-line during the ADD-DROP Period in the following week.  Students who have paid their course registration fees but have not registered on-line for their courses until the end of the ADD-DROP Period will be regarded as NOT having completed their course registrations for that semester
12-16 October 2020 Monday-Friday Entering the Course Syllabi into the SAP system. This is very important and a Course Syllabus must be entered into the system for each and every Course.
17-18 October 2020 Saturday-Sunday Course EXEMPTION Exams. Giving Core Course EXEMPTION Exams to students who have just started university education (students who have registered to the program for the first time, students who have passed the Language Proficiency Exam and started attending their programs and  transfer students are not eligible to take exemption exams on core curriculum) and notification of the Registrar's Office about the Exemption exam results. The respective Units will make the necesary annoucements to the students regarding these exams. The General Education Unit is responsible for organizing and giving the exemption exams for the courses TLL1005-1006 offered to International Students.  The Course Subject Codes indicate the respective Unit that will be giving the exam. The exam results should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office immediately so that  the students will be able to make the necessary changes manually  in the ADD-DROP Period.
19-23 October 2020 Monday-Friday ADD-DROP week. Students must have fulfilled all financial procedures before the add-drop week so that their system will be  open and they must have registered for their courses online during the regular registration period. Otherwise, the system will be closed for these students and they will not be able to register for any other courses.
21 October 2020 Wednesday Elective courses for which there has not been sufficient student registration during the ADD-DROP week will be cancelled on 21 October 2020 Wednesday (at 16:00.).  Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have previously registered to one of these cancelled courses are required to register online through the SAP system to some other elective course by 23 October 2020 Friday (until 16:00). Students will not be able to register for or choose any elective courses after this date. Students whose courses have been dropped due to the cancellation of elective courses shall be notified by SMS that they are regarded as having dropped the cancelled elective courses. However, it is the responsibility of the students to enter the system on 22 October 2020 Thursday, to check the courses on their programs and see if there are any courses they may have dropped.  Elective courses which are still in demand, even though there has not been sufficient student registration, will not be taken into account regarding the teaching workload or payment to the course instructor.
23 October 2020 Friday Deadline for students, who have registered for a course by some means or other, to fulfil their financial obligations. Course registrations of the students who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations will be cancelled and in that case these students will be regarded as “not having registered for a course” in that semester. The students themselves are liable for any courses that are not dropped (from their course program) by this date, whether the system has assigned the course or the students themselves have registered for that course. Especially, scholarship students should pay due care and attention to such course registrations.
23 October 2020 Friday Since any courses that the student has previously failed are assigned by the system, SCHOLARSHIP students who do not register for their courses themselves are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to enter the system at the end of the ADD-DROP period and check the courses they are registered to in their programs. Any objections or requisitions made at the end of the semester will be disregarded.
29 October 2020 Thursday Republic Day (National holiday- starts on 28 October Wednesday afternoon. No classes will be held on Wednesday)
30 October 2020 Friday Scheduling of the mid-term exams for the Fall Semester and their announcement by the respective academic units. In accordance with the academic regulations, at least one written mid-term exam must be scheduled for each course. Submission of the decisions reached by the Faculty/School boards regarding how the mid-term /final exams- other than the written exams - are to be administered (i.e. oral, homework)  to the Academic Planning Unit. In the event of an appeal made for re-evaluation of an exam, it is essential to provide documented evidence to support the appeal (such as a jury report, camera recording, etc.). See Regulations for Mid-term Examinations.
10 November 2020 Tuesday Commemoration of Atatürk
01 December 2020 Tuesday Submission of the drafts of the Final Exam Schedules to the Academic Planning Unit by the respective Dean’s Offices.
18 December 2020 Friday Deadline for withdrawing  (W) from a course that you have registered for in the Fall Semester. You are required to take this course the next time it is offered in your program.
18 December 2020 Friday Deadline for submission of the fully completed forms of the new courses planned to be offered in the Spring Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year, to the Commission of Education. Proposals for any other new courses will not be put on the agenda after this date.
21 December 2020 Monday Deadline for the announcement of the 2020-2021 Fall Semester Final Exam schedule to the faculty members.  Notification of the Academic Planning Unit by the respective departments for the correction of any errors that may have occurred by 24 December 2020 Thursday. Personal requirements cannot be demanded.
25 December 2020 Friday Deadline for preparing the detailed lists of all the courses to be opened in the Spring Semester and submitting them to the Academic Planning Unit; updating of departmental electives, non-departmental electives and elective course pools for the Spring Semester, by the heads of the respective departments.
01 January 2021 Friday New Year's Day (1 day)
07 January 2021 Thursday Deadline for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have financial problems to resolve their problems. Students who have not been able to settle their financial problems by this date will not be able to see/display their academic standings after the Fall Semester Final exams and they will not be able to register for any courses in the Spring Semester.
11-15 January 2021 Monday-Friday Early Final exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who are studying at our University within the scope of Erasmus, World exchange, winter school or other similar programs and for students who will be going abroad within the scope of the same programs. The departure dates of the students who are eligible for these exams must have been finalised and need to be verified by a document from their respective schools or faculties. NOT all the students going abroad are eligible for these exams. Students can take these exams only if there is an overlapping in their academic schedules. The International Students Office (ISO/UOD) is required to submit the list of the students who are eligible for these exams to the Office of the President by 25 December 2020 Friday; to be forwarded to the respective Units.The students on these lists are notified of the exam dates scheduled by their respective departments. Students who are entitled to take early final exams are required to take all their final exams during the early final exam period. These students cannot take their final exams during the regular final exam period.
11-15 January 2021 Monday-Friday Period for assessing the work of the students taking graduation project/internship courses and submission of the results/their grades.
11 January 2021 Monday Announcement of the Final Exam Schedule for the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year to the students.
15 January 2021 Friday Last day of courses in the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year (except for the year-long courses and internships in the Faculty of Medicine).
18 January 2021 Monday The courses scheduled for 28 October 2020 Wednesday will be held on this date.
19 January 2021 Tuesday The courses scheduled for 29 October 2020Thursday will be held on this date.
20 January 2021 Wednesday The courses scheduled for 01 January 2021 Friday will be held on this date.
22 January 2021 Friday Last day of courses in the English Preparatory Program for the Fall Semester.
25 January - 07 February 2021 Monday-Sunday 2020-2021 Academic year Fall Semester Final exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree programs. Students attending the Faculty of Medicine will take the final exams of their one semester courses (other than their year-long courses) between these dates, as scheduled.
29 January 2021 Friday Last day of courses in the Turkish Preparatory Program for the Fall Semester.
02 February 2021 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam – Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
03 February 2021 Wednesday Turkish Proficiency Exam -Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
05 February 2021 Friday Announcement of the results of the 02 February 2021 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam on the Internet.
05 February 2021 Friday Announcement of the results of the 03 February 2021 Wednesday Turkish  Proficiency Exam on the Internet.
09 February 2021 Tuesday Deadline for entering the Fall Semester Final (exam) grades (until 09:00).
09 February 2021 Tuesday Announcement of the Fall Semester Final (exam) grades (until 23:59).
12 February 2021 Friday Last day of the year-long courses in the Fall Semester, for the 1st-2nd-3rd year classes in the Faculty of Medicine.
15-21 February 2021 Monday-Sunday Make-up exams for the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year. (The system will be open for entering results of the Make-up exams.)
15 February 2021 Monday English Preparatory Program Spring Semester Courses Begin
15 February 2021 Monday Turkish Preparatory Program Spring Semester Courses Begin
23 February 2021 Tuesday Deadline for entering the Fall Semester Make-up Exam grades (until 09:00).
23 February 2021 Tuesday Announcement of the Fall Semester Make-up Exam grades (until 23:59).
23 February 2021 Tuesday The make-up exam results must be entered into the system promptly, by  23 February 2021 Tuesday until 10:00 at the latest. The  make-up exam results will be displayed in the system as soon as they are entered.
23 February 2021 Tuesday Updating the GPAs according to the results of the 2020-2021 Academic year Fall Semester Make up exams. (Must be completed by 23 February 2021 Tuesday, until 23:59 at the latest)
23-24 February 2021 Tuesday-Wednesday Applications for Special student, Double major and Minor programs, and  Transfers to Associate and Undergraduate programs. In the announcement, it should be clearly indicated how the applicants are to be notified of the results for their applications.  The applicants are required to upload their transcripts, the course contents of the courses in their curriculums and any Language Proficiency certificates that they may have into the system.
24 February 2021 Wednesday Deadline for the submission of the list of students going abroad with exchange programs (Erasmus, World Exchange, etc.) to the Registrar’s Office.
24-25 February 2021 Wednesday-Thursday Application of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate programs who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2020-2021 Fall Semester, for the ADDITIONAL exams that they are eligible for, in accordance with the academic regulations. These students can register for the Spring Semester courses. If they are successful in the ADDITIONAL exams, they can apply to the Registrar's Office to withdraw from those courses and can get a full refund of their course fees.
25 February 2021 Thursday English Proficiency Exam                        Written Exam:09:00;   Speaking Exam: 13:30;  Place of  Exam: Beşiktaş South Campus
25 February 2021 Thursday Turkish Language Proficiency Exam -Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
26 February 2021 Friday Planning of the exam schedules for the ADDITIONAL exams by the relevant academic units and Notification of the eligble students, the departments of the respective courses and their course instructors. The exams must be assessed promptly and the results announced to the students and submitted to the Registrar’s Office. Students who have failed in the exams may register for courses during the ADD-DROP peiod.
26 February 2021 Friday Announcement of the results of the 25 February 2021  Turkish Proficiency Exam on the Internet
26 February 2021 Friday Entering the results of the 25 February 2021 English Proficiency Exam to the system, submitting the results to the Registrar’s Office and announcement of the results on the Internet.
02 March 2021 Tuesday Deadline for the academic units to enter the results of the assessments regarding the acceptance or rejection of the applications for Internal transfer, Special student, Double major and Minor programs to the system is 02 March 2021 Tuesday. (the academic units should complete entering the results until 15:00 at the latest). Announcement of the results by the Registrar’s Office via SMS and by sending a written notification.  (At this stage, the students will only be notified about their Acceptance/Rejection status; their course adjustments will be made/implemented after they have completed their registrations)
SPRING SEMESTER
19 February 2021 Friday Deadline for all students to pay any outstanding debts and fulfill their financial obligations for the Spring semester. The SAP system will not be open for the registration of students who have not fulfilled their financial obligations before the regular registration period and these students will not be able to register during the regular registration period.
24-28 February 2021 Wednesday-Sunday Course registration period.  Online registration of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate degree programs (including International, Erasmus and World exchange students). Students who have registered for their first- year courses in the Spring Semester for the first time (irregular students) will be required to register online for some of their courses and some of their courses will be assigned by SAP. During the ADD-DROP week, the newly-registered irregular students may make some changes in the courses that have been assigned by the system. Students in the Faculty of Medicine are required to register for their one (1)-semester courses during this period.
01 March 2021 Monday Starting date of Courses in the Spring Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year for all Associate and Undergraduate degree programs.  (Starting date of the 1st-2nd-3rd year  Spring Semester courses in the Faculty of Medicine)
01-04 March 2021 Monday-Thursday Application of the students who have not been able to register for their courses during the regular registration period  24-28 February 2021 and who have a justifiable reason for being unable to do so, to their respective departments together with the documentation of their justifications. The students whose justifications are approved will be referred to the Financial Affairs by e-mail.   The system is opened during the ADD-DROP Period, provided that these students whose justifications have been approved fulfil their financial obligations and the students themselves are responsible for registering on-line during the ADD-DROP Period in the following week.  Students who have paid their course registration fees but have not registered on-line for their courses until the end of the ADD-DROP Period will be regarded as NOT having completed their course registrations for that semester
03-05 March 2021 Wednesday-Friday Final registration procedures for students whose applications for Special student, Double Major and Minor programs and transfer to Associate Degree and Undergraduate programs have been accepted. Students who fail to complete their registrations will lose their rights. Submission of the names of the students who have completed their registrations to the respective units/departments on the same day for their course adjustment /so that their course adjustments can be implemented.
03-09 March 2021 Wednesday-Tuesday Preparation for the course adjustments of the transfer students from other institutions, who have completed their registrations, by the respective academic units (any courses that may have been automatically assigned during the Undergraduate transfer admission process should be dropped, it is important that there are no assigned courses during the implementation of the course adjustments). The academic unit which the student has been admitted to, is responsible for entering the relevant course adjustments into the system. Course adjustments for Double major/Minor programs and Transfers within the university must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office. The relevant course adjustments will be entered into the system by the Registrar’s Office. The courses that are to be assigned to the students should also be submitted to the Registrar’s Office  during this period.
06-07 March 2021 Saturday-Sunday Course EXEMPTION Exams. Giving Core Course EXEMPTION Exams to students who have just started university education (students who have registered to the program for the first time, students who have passed the Language Proficiency Exam and started attending their programs and  transfer students are not eligible to take exemption exams on core curriculum) and notification of the Registrar's Office about the Exemption exam results. The respective Units will make the necesary annoucements to the students regarding these exams. The General Education Unit is responsible for organizing and giving the exemption exams for the courses TLL1005-1006 offered to International Students.  The Course Subject Codes indicate the respective Unit that will be giving the exam. The exam results should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office immediately so that  the students will be able to make the necessary changes manually  in the ADD-DROP Period.
08-12 March 2021 Monday-Friday Course Add-Drop week (ADD-DROP week) for all Associate and Undergraduate students. Students who have not registered for any course during the regular registration period cannot register for any courses during the Add-Drop Period. The SAP system will be closed for these students. Therefore, students must have fulfilled all financial procedures by 10 March 2021 and completed their registrations during the regular registration period.
10 March 2021 Wednesday Elective courses for which there has not been sufficient student registration during the ADD-DROP week will be cancelled on 10 March 2021 Wednesday (at 16:00.).  Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have previously registered to one of these cancelled courses are required to register online through the SAP system to some other elective course by 11 March 2021 Thursday (until 16:00). Students will not be able to register for  or choose any elective courses after this date. Students whose courses have been dropped due to the cancellation of elective courses shall be notified by SMS that they are regarded as having dropped the cancelled elective courses. However, it is the responsibility of the students to enter the system on 11 March 2021  Thursday, to check the courses on their programs and see if there are any courses they may have dropped.  Elective courses which are still in demand, even though there has not been sufficient student registration, will not be taken into account regarding the teaching workload or payment to the course instructor.
10 March 2021 Wednesday Deadline for students, who have registered for a course by some means or other, to fulfil their financial obligations. Course registrations of the students who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations will be cancelled and in that case these students will be regarded as “not having registered for a course” in that semester. The students themselves are liable for any courses that are not dropped (from their course program) by this date, whether the system has assigned the course or the students themselves have registered for that course. Especially, scholarship students should pay due care and attention to such course registrations.
10 March 2021 Wednesday Since any courses that the student has previously failed are assigned by the system, SCHOLARSHIP students who do not register for their courses themselves are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to enter the system at the end of the ADD-DROP period and check the courses they are registered to in their programs. Any objections or requisitions made at the end of the semester will be disregarded.
19 March 2021 Friday Scheduling of the mid-term exams for the Fall Semester and their announcement by the respective academic units. In accordance with the academic regulations, at least one written mid-term exam must be scheduled for each course. Submission of the decisions reached by the Faculty/School boards regarding how the mid-term /final exams- other than the written exams - are to be administered (i.e. oral, homework)  to the Academic Planning Unit. In the event of an appeal made for re-evaluation of an exam, it is essential to provide documented evidence to support the appeal (such as a jury report, camera recording, etc.). See Regulations for Mid-term Examinations.
20 March 2021 Saturday English Proficiency Exam for students who have applied to go abroad with Erasmus & World Exchange programs
12 April 2021 Monday Submission of the drafts of the Final Exam Schedules to the Academic Planning Unit by the respective Dean’s Offices
23 April 2021 Friday National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (national holiday)
01 May 2021 Saturday Labour and Solidarity Day (national holiday)
05 May 2021 Wednesday Deadline for the announcement of the 2020-2021 Spring Semester Final Exam schedule to the faculty members. Notification of the Academic Planning Unit by the respective departments for the correction of any errors that may have occurred by 10 May 2020, Monday. Personal requirements cannot be demanded.
07 May 2021 Friday Deadline for withdrawing  (W) from a course that you have registered for in the Spring Semester. You are required to take this course the next time it is offered in your program.
12 May 2021 Wednesday Ramadan Holiday Eve
13-15 May 2021 Thursday-Saturday Ramadan Holiday (2 days)
19 May 2021 Wednesday Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day  (national holiday)
24 May 2021 Monday Deadline for submission of the courses planned to be opened in the 2020-2021 Summer School Period to the Academic Planning Unit, by the respective faculties/schools. The Academic Planning Unit should check if there are any overlaps.
28 May 2021 Friday Last day of courses in the English Preparatory Program for the Spring Semester
28 May 2021 Friday Deadline for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have financial problems to resolve their problems. Students who have not been able to settle their financial problems by this date will not be able to see their academic standings after the Spring Semester Final exams.
31 May 2021 Monday Announcement of the Final Exam Schedule for the Spring Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year to the students.
31 May-04 June 2021 Monday-Friday Period for assessing the work of the students taking graduation project/internship courses in the Spring Semester and submission of the results/their grades.
31 May-04 June 2021 Monday-Friday Early Final exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who are studying at our University within the scope of Erasmus, World exchange, winter school or other similar programs and for students who will be going abroad within the scope of the same programs. The departure dates of the students who are eligible for these exams must have been finalised and need to be verified by a document from their respective schools or faculties. NOT all the students going abroad are eligible for these exams. Students can take these exams only if there is an overlapping in their academic schedules. The International Students Office (ISO/UOD) is required to submit the list of the students who are eligible for these exams to the Office of the President by 21 May 2021 Friday; to be forwarded to the respective Units.The students on these lists are notified of the exam dates scheduled by their respective departments. Students who are entitled to take early final exams are required to take all their final exams during the early final exam period. These students cannot take their final exams during the regular final exam period.
04 June 2021 Friday Last day of courses in the Spring Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year, except for the year-long courses offered by the Faculty of Medicine.
04 June 2021 Friday Last day of the Spring Semester courses in the Turkish Preparatory Program.
07 June 2021 Monday The courses scheduled for 23 April 2021 Friday will be held on this date.
08 June 2021 Tuesday The courses scheduled for 14 May 2021 Friday will be held on this date.
08 June 2021 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam  (for students in the English Prepatory Program)
Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
09 June 2021 Wednesday The courses scheduled for 12 May 2021 Wednesday will be held on this date.
09 June 2021 Wednesday Turkish Proficiency Exam (for students attending the Turkish Preparatory Program)
Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
10 June 2021 Thursday The courses scheduled for 13 May 2021 Thursday will be held on this date.
11 June 2021 Friday The courses scheduled for 19 May 2021 Wednesday will be held on this date.
11 June 2021 Friday Announcement of the results of the 08 June 2021 Tuesday English Proficiency Exam and 09 June 2021 Wednesday Turkish Proficiency Exam on the Internet
12-13 June 2021 Saturday-Sunday Mayfest
14 June 2021 Monday Start of Summer School coursesin the English and Turkish Preparatory Programs
14-26 June 2021 Monday-Saturday Make-up exams for the 5th year professional practice courses in the Faculty of Medicine
14-27 June 2021 Monday-Sunday Spring Semester Final exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree programs. Make-up exams for the internship courses of the 5th year students in the Faculty of Medicine. Students attending the Faculty of Medicine will take the final exams of their one semester courses (other than their year-long courses) between these dates, as scheduled.
25 June 2021 Friday Last day of the year-long 1st, 2nd and 3rd year courses in the Faculty of Medicine.
25 June 2021 Friday Last day of Spring Semester professional practice courses for the 5th year students in the Faculty of Medicine.
29 June 2021 Tuesday Deadline for entering the Spring Semester Final exam grades (until  09:00, at the latest).
30 June 2021 Wednesday Announcement of the Spring Semester Final exam grades.
30 June 2021 Wednesday End of the (Intership Period) for students in the 6th year of  the Faculty of Medicine
01 July 2021 Thursday Starting date of the (new Intership Period) for students in the 6th year of  the Faculty of Medicine.
02 July 2021 Friday Deadline for announcement of the weekly course schedule for the courses planned to be opened in the Summer School Period of the 2020-2021 Academic year to the students, by the Academic Planning Unit.
05-11 July 2021 Monday-Sunday Make-up exams for the Spring semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year. (The system will be open for entering results of the Make-up exams.)
07 July 2021 Wednesday Deadline for the submitting the changes to be made in the program and the new courses to be offered in the Fall Semester of the 2021-2022 Academic Year to the Commission of Education. The submission of far-reaching changes at an earlier date would provide great convenience in the process of their realization.
08 July 2021 Thursday Final exams for the year-long 2nd year courses in the Faculty of Medicine.
09 July 2021 Friday Last day of the 4th-year professional practice courses in the Faculty of Medicine.
09 July 2021 Friday Final exams for the year-long 1st-year courses in the Faculty of Medicine.
12 July 2021 Monday Final exams for the year-long 3rd year courses in the Faculty of Medicine
12-17 July 2021 Monday-Saturday Make-up exams for the 5th year professional practice courses in the Faculty of Medicine
13 July 2021 Tuesday The results of the Make-up Exams must be entered to the system promptly, by 13 July 2021, until 09:00.
13 July 2021 Tuesday Updating the GPAs according to the 2020-2021 Academic year Spring Semester Make-up Exam results (until  23:59).
14 July 2021 Wednesday Submission of the names of the highest-ranking students in the graduating class, determined by the decisions of the Board of Directors of the respective academic units, to the Office of the President and the Registrar’s Office. (until 12:00)  The rankings of the students who have graduated cannot be changed after this date. The class rankings of the students who are not in their graduating year are finalized at the end of October, in the new Academic year.
14-16 July 2021 Wednesday-Friday Application of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate programs who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2020- 2021 Spring Semester for the ADDITIONAL exams that they are eligible for, in accordance with the academic regulations. These students can register for the Spring Semester courses. If they are successful in the ADDITIONAL exams, they can apply to the Registrar's Office to withdraw from those courses and can get a full refund of their course fees.
17 veya 18 July 2021 Saturday veya Sunday Graduation Ceremony
26 July 2021 Monday Make-up Exams for the year-long 1st, 2nd and 3rd year courses in the Faculty of Medicine
26-27 July 2021 Monday-Tuesday ADDITIONAL Exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2020-2021 Spring semester and are eligible for the Additional Exams in accordance with the academic regulations. The exam results must be submitted promptly
SUMMER SCHOOL
15 July 2021 Thursday Democracy and  National Unity Day (National holiday)
16 July 2021 Friday Last day of the Summer School courses in the English Preparatory Program
19 July 2021 Monday Sacrifice Holiday Eve (starts in the afternoon)
20-23 July 2021 Tuesday-Friday Sacrifice Holiday  (2 days)
23 July 2021 Friday Submission of the detailed list of the new courses to be offered in the Fall Semester of the 2021-2022 Academic year to the Academic Planning Unit.
26 July 2021 Monday Announcement of the courses that do not meet the conditions required for opening a course and are therefore to be cancelled in the Summer School Period to the students by the Academic Planning Unit; the announcement will be made around 17:00 and students who are regarded as having dropped a course will be notified by SMS or by some other means. It is the responsibility of the students to enter the system on 26 July 2021 Monday, to check the courses on their programs and see if there are any courses they may have dropped.  Students who are regarded as having dropped a course due to the cancellation of that course can register online for another course through the system, on 27 July 2021 Tuesday.  Courses which are still in demand, even though they do not meet the required conditions, will not be taken into account regarding the teaching workload or payment to the course instructor.
26-28 July 2021 Monday- Wednesday Course registrations for Summer School. There is no ADD-DROP Period in the Summer School  and students cannot withdraw from a course that they have registered for.
27 July 2021 Tuesday Deadline for students who have registered for courses in the 2020-2021 Summer School, to complete the financial procedures. Deadline for students who have, by some means or other registered for courses to fulfil their financial obligations. Course registrations of students who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations will be cancelled and in that case these students will be regarded as not having registered for any courses in the Summer School period. Summer School courses for which there has not been sufficient student registration will be cancelled. Students whose courses have been dropped will not be able to re-register for these courses after 27 July 2021 Tuesday, even if they settle their financial problems.
28 July 2021 Wednesday Summer School courses begin.
28 July-14 September 2021 Wednesday-Tuesday Summer School period for Associate and Undergraduate students. Final exams for the Summer School courses will be administered in the last week of Summer School. There are no Make-up exams.
29 July 2021 Thursday Last day of courses in the Summer School for the Turkish Prepatory Program
31 July 2021 Saturday English Proficiency Exam  (for students in the English Prepatory Program)
Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
02 August 2021 Monday Turkish Proficiency Exam (for students attending the Turkish Preparatory Program)
Written Exam: 09:00; Speaking Exam: 13:30
03 August 2021 Tuesday Announcement of the results of the 31 July 2021 Saturday English Proficiency Exam on the Internet
04 August 2021 Wednesday Announcement of the results of the 02 August 2021 Monday Turkish Proficiency Exam on the Internet
30 August 2021 Monday Victory Day (National holiday)
07-14 September 2021 Tuesday-Tuesday Period for assessing the work of the students taking graduation project/internship courses in the Summer School period and submission of the results.
14 September 2021 Tuesday  Last day of courses in the Summer School
15 September 2021 Wednesday The courses scheduled for 30 August 2021 Monday will be held on this date.
16 September 2021 Thursday Deadline for entering the Final grades of the courses taken in the Summer School, (until  17:59).
17 September 2021 Friday Announcement of the final Summer School course grades.
17-20 September 2021 Friday-Monday Application of the students in the Associate and Undergraduate programs who have met their graduation requirements  at the end of the 2020- 2021 Academic Year Summer School period, for the ADDITIONAL exams that they are eligible for in accordance with the academic regulations.
21-24 September 2021 Tuesday-Friday Deadline for the ADDITIONAL Exams for Associate and Undergraduate degree students who have met their graduation requirements at the end of the 2020-2021 Spring Semester and are eligible for the Additional exam in accordance with the academic regulalation and submission of the exam results to the Registrar's Office by the respective Dean’s Offices.