Dārul-‘Ulūm al-Ashrafiyya operates continuously from the month of August to June. Classes are not in session in Ramadan and during the Eid al-Adha holiday. 

Classes are held each weekday from 7:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays are half days. A detailed daily schedule and course load will be provided upon admission. A sample of the first-year curriculum can be found here.