Benson Idahosa University (BIU) Resumption Date 2020/2021

Benson Idahosa University (BIU) Resumption Date for Continuation of First (1st) Semester Academic Activities for Both Fresh and Returning Students for 2020/2021 Academic Session.

Authorities of the Benson Idahosa University (BIU) has announced the resumption date for continuation of 1st semester academic activities for 2020/2021 academic Session.


Benson Idahosa University is aware of and is monitoring the impact of a new strain of Covid-19 as well as NCDC and government/NUC pronouncements. These have informed the university's latest position on resumption.

The new and tentative resumption guidelines are:
1. January 11th, 2021 - Resumption of all staff
2. January 18th, 2021 - Resumption of all students


Please note that these dates may be further modified based on new NCDC as well as government pronouncements

We wish you safe travels and are looking forward to welcoming you back to campus when the hostels open on January 17th, 2021.

Latest Update: Dear Parents and students, we are reluctant to convey to you the change of our resumption date once again; but this is in compliance with the directive from the Edo State government released today that schools should resume on February, 1st, 2021.

Parents, please keep your children at home until you receive further information from us. However, to cater for our continuous educational needs, we will commence online classes on January 18th.

More information will be sent out at the beginning of next week. Let us be patient and keep safe at this time.

Thank you for your understanding and God bless you

Prof. Sam Guobadi

VC.