UNIBEN Academic Calendar 2019/2020 & 2020/2021 [AMENDED]

University of Benin (UNIBEN) Academic Calendar for the Completion of First (1st) & Second (2nd) Semester Academic Activities for 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 Academic Session [AMENDED].

The Management of the University of Benin, UNIBEN has released the amended academic calendar for the first and second semester academic activities for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic session.

Latest Update: The Senate of the University of Benin has reviewed the 2019/2020 academic session calendar. The Senate, presided over by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lillian Salami, affirmed that first semester examinations end on Thursday 1st of April, 2021, as earlier scheduled.

All students are, therefore, to vacate the Halls of Residence and proceed on mid-session break on the 1st of April, 2021.

The 2019/2020 second semester is expected to commence on Monday 19th April, 2021, while students are to return to the Halls of Residence on Sunday 18th April, 2021.

Benedicta Ehanire, Ph.D
30th March, 2021.

UNIBEN Academic Calendar Schedule 2019/2020 [AMENDED]


    • Saturday 30th January, 2021 - All Old students come into Halls of Residence
    • Monday 1st February, 2021 - First Semester Lectures continue
    • Friday 5th March, 2021 - First Semester Lectures end
    • Monday 8th March, 2021 - Examinations begin in Faculties of Education and Pharmacy
    • Sunday 13th March, 2021 - CED Examinations
    • Monday 15th to Saturday 27th March, 2021 - Other Faculty Examinations (2 Weeks)
    • Monday 29th to Thursday 1st April, 2021 - General Studies Examinations.


    • Monday 5th April, 2021 - Second Semester Lectures begin
    • Friday 28th May, 2021 - Second Semester Lectures end
    • Monday 31st May, 2021 - Examinations begin in Faculties of Education and Pharmacy
    • Saturday 5th June, 2021 - CED Examinations
    • Monday 7th to Saturday 19th June, 2021 - Other Faculty Examinations (Two Weeks)
    • Monday 21st to Thursday 24th June, 2021 - General Studies Examinations
    • Saturday 26th June, 2021 - Students go down (End of 2019/2020 Academic Session)
    • Monday 5th to Friday 9th July, 2021 - School/Faculties/Institute/Department/Board of Studies meet to consider 2019/2020 Sessional Results
    • Monday 12th to Friday 16th July, 2021 - Business Committee of Senate meet to consider results of lower level and penultimate year for 2019/2020 Academic Session
    • Monday 19th to Friday 23rd July, 2021 - Senate meet to consider sessional results of final year for 2019/2020 Academic Session.

    2020/2021 Academic Session

    • Monday 5th to Friday 30th April, 2021 - Fresh Students Online clearance exercise
    • Monday 3rd May, 2021 - Orientation Exercise for Fresh Students

    Please be Guided!