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ACADEMIC CALENDAR

There are two semesters, each lasts for 14 weeks in each academic year of the University of Macau. Classes start by the end of August for the 1st semester and in January for the 2nd semester.

DATES OF TERM OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017

1st semester

Arrival Date

13-14 Aug 2016

Registration

15 Aug 2016

Orientation Week

15-19 Aug 2016

Course Enrollment

16-17 Aug 2016 (tentative)

Christmas Recess

18 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017

Classes

22 Aug - 30 Nov 2016

Make up Classes/Exam Period

1-4 Dec 2016

Examination Period

5-7 Dec 2016

Last Check-out Date

31 Dec 2016

2nd semester

Arrival Date

31 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017

Registration

2 Jan 2017

Orientation Week

2-6 Jan 2017

Course Enrollment

3-4 Jan 2017 (tentative)

Classes

9 Jan - 2 May 2017

Make up Classes/Exam Period

3-7 May 2017

Examination Period

8-19 May 2017

Last Check-out Date

TBC



FESTIVALS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAY 2016/2017

16 Sept 2016

FRI

The day following Mid-Autumn Festival

1-4 Oct 2016

SUN-TUE

National Day of the People's Republic of China

9-10 Oct 2016

SUN-MON

Chung Yeung Festival

2 Nov 2016

WED

All Soul's Day

8 Dec 2016

THU

Immaculate Conception

20 Dec 2016

TUE

Macao SAR Establishment Day

21 Dec 2016

WED

Winter Solstice

24 Dec 2016

SAT

Christmas Eve

25 Dec 2016

SUN

Christmas Day

31 Dec 2016

SAT

New Year Eve

1 Jan 2017

SUN

New Year's Day

28-30 Jan 2017

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Lunar New Year

4 Apr 2017

TUE

Ching Ming Festival

14 Apr 2017

FRI

Good Friday

15 Apr 2017

SAT

The day before Easter

16-17 Apr 2017

SUN-MON

Easter Holiday

1 May 2017

MON

Labour Day

3 May 2017

WED

The Buddha’s Birthday

30 May 2017

TUE

Tuen Ng Festival

For further information about the academic calendar, please visit the web page at
http://um2.umac.mo/apps/com/umdoc.nsf/refno/CD229468EF82E5A14825778800372147