LUMS Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Dates Description Type
26 Aug 2019 to 30 Aug 2019
Orientation Week for First Year Batch 2023. Live enrolment sessions conducted during the orientation week. Students are requested to ensure attendance in the activities planned and communicated for this week.
Academic
26 Aug 2019
Initiation of Academic Advisement sessions (Fall) conducted by schools for students.
Academic
31 Aug 2019 to 12 Sep 2019
ADD/DROP PERIOD (Fall) During this period students adjust their semester course load based on their experience after taking classes.
Academic
31 Aug 2019 to 02 Sep 2019
Add/drop period based on random selection by system During this period, students adjust their semester course load based on their experience after taking classes. Students meeting course requisites put in request(s) for enrollment of courses during this period’s appointments. If the number of requests for a class are less or equal to its offered cap, then system processes all requests and enrolls all students. Whereas, in case the number of requests for a class are more than its offered cap, then the system enrolls students randomly in the class from the requests’ list. Everyone has equal chance of being enrolled in the course (within the allowed capacity constraints). Students can add request(s) for new course(s) enrollment, drop or swap courses.
Academic
02 Sep 2019 to 21 Dec 2019
FALL SEMESTER 2019
Academic
02 Sep 2019
First Day of Classes of Fall 2019
Academic
02 Sep 2019 to 08 Sep 2019
Add/Drop period via live Enrollment Students live enroll, swap or drop courses through Zambeel self-service during this segment. It follows the first come first serve live enrollment model.
Academic
03 Sep 2019
Deadline for Directed Course Work (Fall) forms submission by students to their respective departments. Students also need to self – enroll in DCW through their Zambeel self-service.
Academic
08 Sep 2019
Deadline for Semester Off/University Withdrawal without Charge. Last day to take semester off or university withdrawal without any charges.
Academic
09 Sep 2019
Add-only Day Students will only be able to live enroll or swap courses on this day. No course can be dropped on Add-only day. Students need to adjust their credits by the last day of Add/drop to be able to add the requisite courses.
Academic
09 Sep 2019 to 10 Sep 2019
Ashura Holiday.
Holidays
10 Sep 2019 to 12 Sep 2019
Add/Drop period by approval During this time add/drop requests will be processed only after the approval of department chair/school dean. Swap or section change requests will not be entertained.
Academic
16 Sep 2019
Course drop with 50% fee charge deadline (Fall). Last day for student to drop courses with 50% fee charge. No charge if enrolled courses after drop remain between 12 to 20 for undergrad students.
Academic
16 Sep 2019 to 18 Sep 2019
Fee Voucher Generation (Fall) after add/drop for courses enrolled in Fall 2019. The fee voucher can be downloaded through student’s Zambeel self – service.
30 Sep 2019
Fee Payment Deadline after Add/Drop period. Non-payment of dues will result in student enrolment wipe-out.
Deadlines
04 Oct 2019
Drop only deadline (Fall). Last day to drop courses. After this deadline student cannot drop a course. Courses dropped within the Add/Drop period and drop only deadline do not appear on the transcript. Courses Drop without Fee Refund.
Deadlines
10 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2019
Final Enrollment Wipe-out (Fall) after Add/Drop
Academic
18 Oct 2019
Course Withdrawal deadline (Fall). Last day to withdraw courses. Students withdrawing from a course are assigned a “W” (for withdrawal) grade in that course and is visible on transcript. The course will not contribute towards the credit hours completed or the CGPA of the student.
Deadlines
29 Oct 2019
Course Memo (Spring) is shared with students for academic advisement and semester planning.
Academic
09 Nov 2019
12th Rabi-ul-Awal
Holidays
11 Nov 2019
Last day for submission of GAF (Fall) by students who are eligible to graduate after Fall 2019.
Academic
11 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019
EMBA Module II Enrolment (Spring)
Academic
25 Nov 2019
EMBA Fee Voucher Generation.
Deadlines
25 Nov 2019 to 02 Dec 2019
Phase I of Enrolment (Spring). In this phase the enrolment is staggered according to student year/level (Grads/Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores). It will be school specific enrolment where students will enroll in major/school core and electives courses for their respective year/level.
Academic
02 Dec 2019 to 06 Dec 2019
EMBA Module V Enrolment (Spring).
Academic
06 Dec 2019 to 13 Dec 2019
Online Course/Instructor Evaluation (Fall). The students are required to fill in the online course evaluations via the online link sent to them. In case of non-submission of evaluations, students’ have limited access to their Zambeel account till 4:00 pm of first day of Spring add/drop period.
Academic
09 Dec 2019 to 10 Dec 2019
MBA 2021 Enrollment (Spring).
Academic
09 Dec 2019
EMBA Fee Payment deadline
Deadlines
09 Dec 2019 to 11 Dec 2019
Phase II of Enrolment (Spring). Students can enroll their distribution and free elective courses during the two iterations in enrolment phase II. Students meeting course requisites put in request(s) for enrollment of courses during this period’s appointments. If the number of requests for a class are less or equal to its offered cap, then system processes all requests and enrolls all students. Whereas, in case the number of requests for a class are more than its offered cap, then the system enrolls students randomly in the class from the requests’ list. Everyone has equal chance of being enrolled in the course (within the allowed capacity constraints). Students can add request(s) for new course(s) enrollment, drop or swap courses.
Academic
13 Dec 2019
Last Day of Classes of Fall 2019
Academic
14 Dec 2019
EMBA 2021 Managing Operations and People Module II Begins
Academic
14 Dec 2019 to 21 Dec 2019
Fall 2019 Final Examinations
Academic
19 Dec 2019 to 25 Dec 2019
Fee Voucher Generation (Spring) after enrolment phases for courses enrolled in Spring 2020. The fee voucher can be downloaded through student’s Zambeel self-service.
Deadlines
22 Dec 2019 to 19 Jan 2020
Semester Break
Holidays
25 Dec 2019
Quaid-e-Azam Day/Christmas Holiday
Holidays
27 Dec 2019
Fee Payment extension application deadline after Spring enrollment phases by Office of Financial Aid. Last day to apply for payment extension of university dues.
Deadlines
03 Jan 2020
Last day to for submission of Fall Grade Change Petitions (GCP). It is mandatory that the GCPs with due approvals are received by RO on this day. Forms received after the deadline will not be processed.
Deadlines
06 Jan 2020
Fee Payment Deadline (Spring). Last day to submit fee before Add/Drop for Spring 2019. Non-payment of dues will result in student enrolment wipe-out.
Deadlines
07 Jan 2020
Grades Visibility on Zambeel (Fall). Student can view their course grades in Zambeel.
Academic
11 Jan 2020
EMBA 2020 Managing the Future Module V begins
Academic
17 Jan 2020 to 20 Jan 2020
Add/drop period based on random selection by system During this period, students adjust their semester course load based on their experience after taking classes. Students meeting course requisites put in request(s) for enrollment of courses during this period’s appointments. If the number of requests for a class are less or equal to its offered cap, then system processes all requests and enrolls all students. Whereas, in case the number of requests for a class are more than its offered cap, then the system enrolls students randomly in the class from the requests’ list. Everyone has equal chance of being enrolled in the course (within the allowed capacity constraints). Students can add request(s) for new course(s) enrollment, drop or swap courses.
Academic
20 Jan 2020 to 20 May 2020
SPRING SEMESTER 2020
Academic
20 Jan 2020
First Day of Classes (Spring)
Academic
20 Jan 2020
MBA 2021 Term II-A begins/MBA 2020 Term IV begins
Academic
21 Jan 2020
Deadline for Directed Course Work (Spring) forms submission by students to their respective departments. Students also need to self – enroll in DCW through their Zambeel self-service.
Deadlines
21 Jan 2020 to 26 Jan 2020
Add/Drop period via live Enrollment Students live enroll, swap or drop courses through Zambeel self-service during this segment. It follows the first come first serve live enrollment model.
Academic
26 Jan 2020
Deadline for Semester Off/University Withdrawal without Charge. Last day to take semester off or university withdrawal without any charges.
Deadlines
27 Jan 2020
Add-only Day Students will only be able to live enroll in courses on this day. No course can be dropped on Add-only day. Students need to adjust their credits by the last day of Add/drop to be able to add the requisite courses.
Academic
28 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020
Add/Drop period by approval During this time add/drop requests will be processed only after the approval of department chair/school dean. Swap or section change requests will not be entertained.
Academic
28 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020
Course Drop without Fee Charge deadline. Students can drop courses without fee charge during this period.
Deadlines
01 Feb 2020 to 03 Feb 2020
Course drop with 50% fee charge deadline (Spring). Last day for student to drop courses with 50% fee charge. No charge if enrolled courses after drop remain between 12 to 20 for undergrad students.
Deadlines
04 Feb 2020 to 21 Feb 2020
Course drop with 100% fee charge deadline (Spring). Last day for student to drop courses with 100% fee charge. No charge if enrolled courses after drop remain between 12 to 20 for undergrad students.
Deadlines
05 Feb 2020
Kashmir Day
Holidays
11 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020
Fee Voucher Generation (Spring) after add/drop for courses enrolled in Spring 2020. The fee voucher can be downloaded through student’s Zambeel self – service.
21 Feb 2020
Fee Payment Deadline after Add/Drop period. Non-payment of dues will result in student enrolment wipe-out.
Deadlines
21 Feb 2020
Drop only deadline (Spring). Last day to drop courses upto 12 credit hours for undergrad and upto 6 credit hours for grad students. After this deadline student cannot drop a course. Courses dropped within the Add/Drop period and drop only deadline do not appear on the transcript.
Deadlines
27 Feb 2020 to 28 Feb 2020
MBA 2020 Enrollment (Spring)
Academic
02 Mar 2020 to 04 Mar 2020
Final Enrolment Wipe-out (Spring) after Add/Drop
Academic
06 Mar 2020
Course Withdrawal deadline (Spring). Last day to withdraw courses. Students withdrawing from a course are assigned a “W” (for withdrawal) grade in that course and is visible on transcript. The course will not contribute towards the credit hours completed or the CGPA of the student.
Deadlines
14 Mar 2020
MBA 2021 Term II-A ends/MBA 2021 Term IV-A ends
Academic
16 Mar 2020 to 20 Mar 2020
Mid Semester Break
Holidays
23 Mar 2020
Pakistan Day
Holidays
24 Mar 2020
MBA 2021 Term II-B begins/MBA 2020 Term IV-B begins
Academic
12 Apr 2020
EMBA 2021 Managing Operations and People Module II ends
Academic
21 Apr 2020
EMBA 2020 Managing the Future Module V ends
Academic
24 Apr 2020
EMBA 2021 Cost, Value & Innovation Management Module III begins
Academic
24 Apr 2020
Ramadan starts
30 Apr 2020 to 08 May 2020
Online Course/Instructor Evaluation (Spring). The students are required to fill in the online course evaluation via the online link sent to them. In case of non-submission of evaluations, students have limited access to their Zambeel account till 4:00 pm of first day of Add/Drop.
Academic
01 May 2020
Labour Day
Holidays
09 May 2020
Last Day of Classes
Academic
10 May 2020 to 20 May 2020
Final Examinations (Spring)
Academic
19 May 2020
MBA 2021 Term II-B ends / MBA 2020 Term IV-B ends
Academic
21 May 2020 to 31 May 2020
Semester Break
25 May 2020 to 27 May 2020
Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays
Holidays
27 May 2020 to 03 Jun 2020
Add/Drop period via live enrolment Students can live enroll in courses through Zambeel self-service.
Academic
01 Jun 2020
First Day of Classes
Academic
01 Jun 2020
Deadline for Directed Course Work (Summer) forms submission by students to their respective departments. Students also need to self – enroll in DCW through their Zambeel self-service.
Academic
03 Jun 2020
Last day to for submission of Spring Grade Change Petitions (GCP). It is mandatory that the GCPs with due approvals are received by RO on this day. Forms received after the deadline will not be processed.
Academic
08 Jun 2020 to 09 Jun 2020
Fee Voucher Generation (Summer) after add/drop for courses enrolled in Summer 2020. The fee voucher can be downloaded through student’s Zambeel self – service.
10 Jun 2020
Grades Visibility on Zambeel (Spring). Student can view their course grades in Zambeel.
Academic
12 Jun 2020
Fee Payment Deadline after Add/Drop period. Non-payment of dues will result in student enrolment wipe-out.
Deadlines
19 Jun 2020
Course Withdrawal deadline. Last day to withdraw courses. Students withdrawing from a course are assigned a “W” (for withdrawal) grade in that course and is visible on transcript. The course will not contribute towards the credit hours completed or the CGPA of the student.
Deadlines
28 Jun 2020
EMBA 2021 Cost, Value & Innovation Management Module III ends
Academic
21 Jul 2020 to 24 Jul 2020
Eid-ul-Azha Holidays
Holidays
23 Jul 2020 to 30 Jul 2020
Online Course/Instructor Evaluation (Summer). The students are required to fill in the online course evaluation via the online link sent to them. In case of non-submission of evaluations, students have limited access to their Zambeel account till 4:00 pm of first day of Fall Add/Drop.
Academic
27 Jul 2020
Last Day of Classes
Academic
28 Jul 2020 to 31 Jul 2020
Final Examinations (Summer)
Academic
'Note: University follows all gazetted holidays. The exact dates of Islamic holidays are dependent on actual moon sightings and Royat-e-Hilal Committee, Pakistan.

'*Each regular semester is of 16 weeks. A class scheduled twice a week will have 30 sessions in the semester, 15 class sessions for each weekday. Faculty will be required to take at least 28 sessions, including midterm examination(s). Two extra sessions can be utilized for regular/review classes (as needed). Graded instruments cannot be taken in these sessions.

**There are seven weeks of instruction including midterm and three extra sessions at the end. In case a class is scheduled four days a week, the faculty will be required to take at least 28 sessions including midterm examination(s). Extra sessions can be utilized for regular/review classes (as needed). Graded instruments cannot be taken in these sessions.

***The grades are due 10 days after the course final examination.