American Univesity of Beirut

Holiday Calendar

​​​​​HOLIDAY CALENDAR 2020-2021​​​

Eid El Adha*2
Friday & Saturday July 31 & August 1, 2020​
Assumption Day​ 1
Saturday August 15, 2020
Hijra New Year*1
Thursday August 20, 2020
Commemoration of Ashoura​*1
Saturday August 29, 2020
Prophet's Birthday *1
Thursday October 29, 2020
Independence Day1
Sunday November 22, 2020
Christmas 2
Thursday & Friday December 24 & 25, 2020
New Year's Day 1
Friday January 1, 2021
Christmas (Armenian) 1
Wednesday  January 6, 2021
St. Maroun's Day 1
Tuesday  February 9, 2021
Annunciation Day1
Thursday  March 25, 2021
Good Friday (Latin & Greek Orthodox) 1
Friday April 2, 2021
Easter Monday1
Monday  April 5, 2021
Labor Day1​
Saturday May 1, 2021
Eid Al Fitr​*
​Friday & Saturday May 14 & 15, 2021​

Tentative Dates

This schedule is for information purposes only.
A circular with respect to non-academic holidays will be sent in due time.

N.B. The number of paid holidays is 19 per year
The number of holidays is 18 when Good Friday coincides on the same day for both Latin and Greek Orthodox rites.

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