UNIABUJA Academic Calendar 2021/2022 - 2023/2024 [REVISED]
University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) Academic Calendar Schedule for First (1st), Second (2nd) Semester for Fresh and Returning Students for 2021/2022, 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 Academic Session [REVISED EDITION].

Authorities of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) have released the revised academic calendar for the first and second semester, 22021/2022, 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 academic sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students.


UNIABUJA Academic Calendar Schedule 2021/2022, 2022/2023 & 2023/2024 [REVISED]

Please find below the revised Senate First and Second semester academic Calendar for 2021/2022, 2022/2023 & 2023/2024 academic session in University of Abuja (UNIABUJA).

A. 2021/2022 ACADEMIC SESSION

The academic year consists of the First and the Second Semesters and One eight-week Summer or Long Vacation Session. Each Semester includes 15 weeks of instruction and two weeks of final examinations with minor adjustments where needed. The long vacation session includes a one-eight – one-six week- and two four week periods of instruction. Because of the prolonged 2020 Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, the University continues to make efforts to recover into a more regular academic calendar.

First Semester 2021-2022 (Continuation)

  • Friday October 14, 2022: Student Course Registration Online Resumes
  • Monday October 17, 2022: Academic Staff exploring Virtual Classes resume virtual teaching
  • Saturday – Sunday October 22-23, 2022: Students Move to hostels
  • Monday October 24, 2022: Physical/Virtual Classes Continue
  • Tuesday October 25, 2022: Student Course Registration Ends
  • Friday – Saturday October 28-29, 2022: Add and Drop for registered students
  • Tuesday November 8, 2022 – Undergraduate Matriculation Day/Ceremony
  • Thursday December 8, 2022: Classes End
  • Friday December 9 to Thursday December 22, 2022: First Semester Final Examinations
  • Friday December 23 to Tuesday December 27, 2022: First Semester 2021/2022 and Christmas Break
  • Friday December 30, 2022: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12 noon
  • Monday January 2, 2023: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 4.00pm
  • Wednesday January 4, 2023: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Friday January 6, 2023: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Friday January 6, 2023: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 5pm


Second Semester, 2021-2022

  • Monday January 9, 2023: Add and Drop Begins
  • Monday January 9, 2023: Classes Begin, Electronic and Physical
  • Saturday January 14, 2023: Add and Drop Ends
  • Saturday February 25, 2023: Convocation Ceremony
  • Thursday – Friday March 9 to 10, 2023: Mid-Semester Break
  • Monday March 13, 2023: Classes Resume from Mid-Semester Break
  • Friday April 14, 2023: Classes End
  • Sunday April 23, 2023: Second Semester 2021/22 Break Begins
  • Friday April 28, 2023: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12noon
  • Monday May 1, 2023: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 4.00pm
  • Wednesday May 3, 2023: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Friday May 5, 2023: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Friday May 5, 2023: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 5pm


UNIABUJA Academic Calendar for 2022/2023 | Proposed

The academic year consists of the First and the Second Semesters and One eight-week summer or long vacation session. Each Semester includes 15 weeks of instruction and two weeks of final examinations with minor adjustments where needed. The long vacation session includes a one-eight – one-six week- and two four week periods of instruction. Because of the prolonged 2020 Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, the University continues to make efforts to recover into a more regular academic calendar.

First Semester, 2022-2023

  • Monday May 1, 2023 – Student Course Registration online begins
  • Monday May 15, 2023: Classes Start, Virtual[*] and Physical
  • Friday May 19, 2023 – STUDENT Course REGISTRATION ENDS
  • Tuesday June 6, 2023 – UNDERGRADUATE MATRICULATION DAY/CEREMONY
  • Thursday – Friday July 6 – 7, 2023 – Mid-Semester Break
  • Monday July 10, 2023: Classes resume from Mid-Semester Break
  • Wednesday – Wednesday July 19 – 26, 2023 – Add and Drop
  • Friday August 18th, 2023: Classes End
  • Saturday August 19 to Saturday August 26, 2023: First Semester Final Examinations
  • Sunday August 27, 2023: First Semester 2022/23 Break Begins
  • Friday September 8, 2023: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12noon
  • Tuesday September 12, 2023: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 4.00pm
  • Thursday September 14, 2023: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Friday September 15, 2023: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Saturday September 16, 2023: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 12noon


Second Semester, 2022-2023

  • Monday – Friday September 11-22, 2023: Add and Drop
  • Monday September 18, 2021: Classes Begin, Electronic and Physical
  • Thursday – Friday October 26-27, 2023: Mid-Semester Break
  • Monday October 30, 2023: Classes Resume from Mid-Semester Break
  • Friday December 8, 2023: Classes End
  • Saturday December 9 to Saturday December 16, 2023: Second Semester Final Examinations
  • Sunday December 17, 2023: Second Semester 2022/23 Break Begins
  • Friday December 22, 2023: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12noon
  • Saturday December 23 to Tuesday December 26, 2023: Christmas Break
  • Wednesday December 27, 2023: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 2.00pm
  • Thursday December 28, 2023: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Friday December 29, 2023: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Friday, December 29, 2023: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 5pm
  • Saturday February 24, 2024: 2021/22 and 2022/23 Combined Convocation Ceremony


UNIABUJA Academic Calendar for 2023/2024 | Proposed

The academic year consists of the First and the Second Semesters and One eight-week summer or long vacation session. Each Semester includes 15 weeks of instruction and ten days of final examinations. The long vacation session includes a one-eight – one-six week- and two four week periods of instruction.

First Semester, 2023-2024

  • Tuesday January 2, 2024 – Student Course Registration online begins
  • Monday January 8, 2024: Virtual and Physical classes start
  • Monday January 15, 2024 – STUDENT Course REGISTRATION ENDS
  • Friday – Friday January 26 – February 2, 2024 – Add and Drop
  • Tuesday February 6, 2024 – UNDERGRADUATE MATRICULATION DAY/CEREMONY
  • Thursday – Friday, March 7 – 8, 2024: Mid-Semester Break
  • Monday March 11, 2024: Classes Resume from Mid-Semester break
  • Friday April 5, 2024: Classes End
  • Saturday April 6 to Saturday April 13, 2024: First Semester Final Examinations
  • Sunday April 14, 2024: First Semester 2023/24 Break Begins
  • Wednesday April 24, 2024: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12 noon
  • Friday April 26, 2024: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 2.00pm
  • Monday April 29, 2024: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Tuesday April 30, 2024: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Tuesday April 30, 2024: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 5pm


Second Semester, 2023-2024

  • Monday May 6 – Wednesday May 15, 2024: Add and Drop
  • Monday May 13, 2024: Classes Begin, Electronic and Physical
  • Thursday – Friday July 4 to 5, 2024: Mid-Semester Break
  • Monday July 8, 2024: Classes Resume from Mid-Semester Break
  • Friday August 9, 2024: Classes End
  • Saturday August 10 to Saturday August 17, 2024: Second Semester Final Examinations
  • Sunday August 18, 2024: Second Semester 2023/24 Break Begins
  • Friday August 26, 2024: Final Grades Upload and Submission to HOD by 12noon
  • Tuesday August 27, 2024: Faculty Boards’ Meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Thursday August 29, 2024: SBC Meeting on Grades by 10am
  • Monday September 2, 2024: Senate meeting to Approve Grades by 10.00am
  • Monday September 2, 2024: Electronic Release of Final GRADES to students by 5pm
  • Saturday February 15th, 2024: 2023/24 Convocation Ceremony


UNIABUJA Academic Calendar for 2024 Long Vacation (Summer) Session

  • Monday September 9, 2024 – Classes Begin, 1st 4 week session
  • Monday September 16, 2024 – 8-Week Sessions Begin
  • Monday September 23, 2024: 6-Week Session Begins
  • Saturday September 28, 2024 – 1 st 4-Week Session Ends
  • Monday September 30, 2024 – 2nd 4-Week Session Begins
  • Friday October 25, 2024 – All Sessions End
  • Monday October 28, 2024 – Senate Meeting to approve of Results by 1pm
  • Monday October 28, 2024 – Electronic Release of Grades to Students, 8.00pm


[*] The Implementation starts of the Policy for every lecturer to teach at least one of his/her classes as a virtual class. HOD after consulting with the lecturer to designate the Virtual Class course for every lecturer, and this information is to be passed to the Registry for documentation.

* During Summer or Long Vacation Session, academic departments may offer a rerun of courses in which many students have recorded a fail grade, and where students have indicated a significant interest in retaking during the Long Vacation Session. Lecturers who teach such courses are paid separately from their regular salaries as students are charged fair cost per credit hour in order to register. Only classes that make a University determined viable number of registered students are offered otherwise a class that does not make such a number is canceled, except where a lecturer offers in writing to teach it as a tutored-study, which attracts less renumeration to the lecturer. A Student is allowed to register only a maximum of 9 credit hours courses during the Long Vacation (Summer) Session.

UNIABUJA Academic Calendar 2021/2022 - 2023/2024 [REVISED]

UNIABUJA Academic Calendar 2021/2022 - 2023/2024 [REVISED]