The 7th of January 2018 has been approved by the senate of the University as the new date for the resumption of the 2017/2018 Academic session with the return of old students to the halls of residence.
The new date as well as other information about academic activities in the 2018 is revealed in the recent academic calendar released by the senate of the University.
The new 2017/2018 Academic as released by the Senate has the following information:
1ST SEMESTER 2017/2018
07/01/2018 – New Students come into residence for 2017/2018 academic session.
08/01/2018 Clearance begins for new students. 14/01/2018 – Old students come into residence.
15/01/2018 – Lectures begin for all students for first semester of 2017/2018 Academic Session.
16/02/2018 – Deadline for registration and payment of school charges/fees for 2017/2018 academic session.
03/03/2018 – Matriculation (8 weeks after resumption). 23/03/2018 – End of 1st semester lectures for 2017/2018 Academic Session (12 weeks).
26/03/2018 – 30/03/2018 – Revision (one week).
02/04/2018 – Examinations begin in Faculties of Education/Pharmacy/Engineering/Life Sciences/Physical
06/04/2018 – CED Examination.
09/04/2018–20/04/2018 – Other Faculties Examinations begin (two weeks)
23/04/2018-27/04/2018 – GST Exams (CBT).
30/04/2018-11/05/2018 – Students go down for first semester break (Two weeks break)
2ND SEMESTER 2017/2018 ACADEMIC SESSION
12/05/2018 – Students come into residence for second semester.
14/05/2018 – Lectures begin for second semester.
03/08/2018 – Second semester lectures end.
06/08/2018 – 10/08/2018 – Revision (one week)
13/08/2018 – Examinations begin in Faculties of Education/Pharmacy/Engineering/Life Sciences/Physical Sciences/Environmental Sciences.
17/08/2018 – CED Examinations.
20/08/2018 – Other Faculties Examinations (two weeks.)
03/09/2018-07/09/2018 – General Studies Examinations.
08/09/2018 – Students go down (end of 2017/2018 academic session).
10/09/2018-21/09/2018 – Schools/Faculties/Institutes/Departments/Board of Studies meet to consider 2017/2018 sessional results.
24/09/2018-28/09/2018 – Business Committee meets to consider results for lower level for 2017/2018 academic session.
02/10/2018-05/10/2018 – Senate meets to consider Sessional Results for higher levels for 2017/2018 academic session.
03/11/2018 – New students come into residence for 2018/2019 academic session.
17/10/2018 – Old students come into residence for 2018/2019 academic session.
19/11/2018 – Lectures begin for 1st Semester of 2018/2019 academic session.
Meanwhile, the Joint Action Committee which comprises of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non- Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT) has continued with its strike which began on the 5th of December. The Union has made it clear that, it is not ready to back out until their demands are met.
Also, the much awaited second Batch has been released and anyone who met the requirements for admission that was not admitted in the first batch can check the students’ portal for admission status.
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