UNIABUJA Releases revised Academic Calendar


The management of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) has released its revised academic calendar for the 2016/2017 session. 

Recall that UNIABUJA, along with other public universities in Nigeria, recently resumed after a three week strike embarked by academic and nonacademic staff of Nigerian universities. 

Here is the calendar. 
The management of University of Abuja has released the revised academic calendar for the 2016/2017 academic session.

The details are as outlined below;


Sunday 14th May, 2017

Resumption for Second Semester

Monday 15th May, 2017

Second Semester Lectures Begin (15 Weeks) for Undergraduate Programmes

Monday 22nd May, 2017

Second Semester Lectures Commence for Postgraduate Programmes

Monday 13th – 16th August, August, 2017

Remedial Science Examinations

Monday 13th August, 2017 – Friday, 22nd September, 2017

Academic and Non-Academic Staff Unions of Nigerian Universities’ Strike (Nationwide)

Wednesday, 27th September, 2017

Resumption of Lectures for Institute of Education Students

Monday, 2nd October, 2017

Return of students to hotels and Resumption of Academic Activities for the Continuation of Second Semester

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017

Resumption of Lectures for Postgraduate Students

Tuesday, 3rd October – Saturday, 7thOctober, 2017

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Second Semester Revision Week for Undergraduate Students

Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017 – 21stDecember, 2017

Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education (CDL&CE) Facilitation for 100 and 200 levels

Monday, 9th October, 2017

Examinations for Students going on SIWES and commencement of examinations for final year students (1 week)

Monday, 16th October, 2017

Orientation for Students going on SIWES

Monday, 16th October – Saturday, 11thNovember, 2017

Second Semester Examinations for other undergraduate students

Saturday, 11th November, 2017

End of Second Semester Examinations for Regular Programmes

Monday, 13th November, 2017

Second Semester Break Begins (7 weeks)

Postgraduate Examinations Commence (2 weeks)

Monday, 13th November, 2017

SWEP Commences for Engineering Students (8 weeks)

Monday 13th November, 2017 – 30thNovember, 2017

Examinations for spill over students of CDL&CE (2 weeks)

Saturday, 25th November, 2017

Postgraduate Examinations Ends

Monday, 4th December, 2017 – Wednesday, 17th January, 2018

2017 Contact Examinations for Institute of Education

Thursday, 21st December, 2017 – Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018

End of Year Break

Monday, 8th January, 2018

Commencement of 2017/2018 Academic Session

Monday, 8th January, 2018 – 25thJanuary, 2018

Examinations for CDL&CE 100 and 200 level students

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