BSU Orientation & Matriculation Ceremony Dates 2020/2021

Benue State University (BSU) Makurdi 28th Orientation and Matriculation Ceremony Dates for all Freshers/Newly Admitted Students for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

This is to inform all newly admitted students of the Benue State University, Makurdi that the Matriculation Ceremony date for the 2020/2021 academic session has announced.

The 28th Matriculation Ceremony and Orientation Programme for Fresh Undergraduate students is scheduled to hold as follows:


  • Date: Friday 16th April, 2021
  • Time: 9am
  • Venue: Old Convocation Square.

In compliance with COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical protocols, the Vice-Chancellor has approved phased matriculation of Freshmen of the 2019/2020 academic session in the University.

The ceremony is to hold on Friday, 16th April, 2021 at the Old Convocation Square beginning from 10:00 a.m.

Please find the batched phases as detailed below:

Batch A
  • Management Sciences & Social Sciences - 10:00am - 11::00am

Batch B
  • Education, College of Health Sciences, Law and Environmental Sciences - 11:30pm - 12:30pm

Batch C
  • Science & Arts - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Faculty Officers are to ensure strict compliance with time and the sitting arrangements by their students.

The Chief Security Officer is to deploy adequate personnel to ensure orderly procession in and out of the matriculation arena at the appropriate intervals.

Thank you.


  • Date: Wednesday, 14th and Thursday, 15th April, 2021
  • Time: 9am
  • Venue: Old Convocation Square.

  • All Principal Officers, Provosts, College of Health Sciences and Members of the Senate shall process. Head of Units and other members of Staff are requested to attend the occasion.
  • Deans and Head of Departments are requested to liaise with the Directorate of ICT OR Faculty ICT Staff to access the list of registered students in their Faculty and Department. They should ensure that all qualified candidates of their respective programmes are properly registered.
  • BSUM Matriculation Gowns Collection & Payment Procedures 2020/2021
  • Newly admitted students into undergraduate programmes for the 2020/2021 Academic Session are by this announcement enjoined to complete all registration processes on or before Tuesday 13th April, 2021. 
  • Matriculating students are to further that all days for the Orientation and Matriculation ceremony are lecture free days for them. This is to give them adequate time to participate fully in these events for their own good while in the University
  • Candidates who fail to register as stipulated will not be allowed to matriculate and shall be deemed to have forfeited their admission.
  • Orientation and matriculation Ceremonies are mandatory for all fresh undergraduates of the University