UNILAG Academic Calendar Highlights 2023/2024

UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS (UNILAG) RELEASES ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2023/2024 SESSION.

  • The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has unveiled its academic calendar for 2023/2024. Highlights include starting online registration on June 26, 2023, convocation ceremonies in January 2024, and semester breaks around Christmas/New Year and post-exams. The calendar provides a detailed structure for both semesters, ensuring clarity for students.

University of Lagos Academic Calendar

The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has made official its academic calendar for the 2023/2024 academic session. The institution’s commitment to transparency and consistency in academic matters is evident in the well-outlined calendar, aimed to ensure smooth operations and keep all stakeholders in the loop.

πŸ—“οΈ Academic Year University of Lagos’s Calendar for 2023/2024 Academic Session approved.
✍️ First Semester Start Online registration begins June 26, 2023 for returning students.
πŸ†• Freshers’ Registration First batch: Aug 14-Sept 8; Second batch: Oct 3-Oct 28, 2023.
πŸŽ“ Convocation Dates Jan 15-18, 2024 featuring lectures & ceremonies.
πŸŽ„ Christmas/New Year Break Dec 22, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024.
πŸ“š First Semester Exams Undergraduate Exams: Feb 5-17; Faculty of Education: Feb 19-24, 2024.
πŸ”„ Second Semester Start Online course registration commences on Feb 24, 2024.
πŸ“ Second Semester Exams Undergraduate Exams: July 1-13; Faculty of Education: July 15-20, 2024.

First Semester: Key Dates and Events

UNILAG Academic Calendar for First Semester, 2023/2024 Session

  • Monday, June 26, 2023: Online registration commences for all returning students.
  • Monday, August 14 – Friday, September 8, 2023: Screening & registration for the first batch of fresh students.
  • Tuesday, October 3 – Saturday, October 28, 2023: Screening & registration for the second batch of fresh students.
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023: Resumption and commencement of lectures.
  • Sunday, November 12, 2023: Registration deadline for all courses (lasting 6 weeks).
  • Dates for events like students moving into residence, orientation programmes for new students, and the matriculation ceremony are yet to be determined by DSA.
  • Monday, November 27 – Sunday, December 10, 2023: Editing of registered courses (spanning 2 weeks).
  • Friday, December 22, 2023 – Sunday, January 7, 2024: Christmas/New Year break (lasting 2 weeks).
  • Monday, January 8, 2024: Resumption post the festive season.
  • Monday, January 15, 2024: Convocation lecture.
  • Tuesday, January 16 to Thursday, January 18, 2024: Convocation ceremonies.
  • Friday, January 26, 2024: Lectures come to a close after 15 weeks.
  • Monday, January 29 – Friday, February 2, 2024: A lecture-free week with GST examinations.
  • Monday, February 5 – Saturday, February 17, 2024: Undergraduate examinations in all faculties (lasting 2 weeks).
  • Monday, February 19 – Saturday, February 24, 2024: Examination in core courses in the Faculty of Education (lasting 1 week).
  • Saturday, February 24, 2024: End of the first semester, students depart, and the 2nd semester registration portal for 2023/2024 is opened.
  • Monday, February 26 – Friday, March 15, 2024: First semester break (spanning 3 weeks).
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024: Consideration of results by BCOS begins (4 weeks post-exams).
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024: Senate meeting for the consideration of results.

Second Semester: Key Dates and Events

UNILAG Academic Calendar for Second Semester, 2023/2024 Session

  • Saturday, February 24, 2024: Online registration of courses begins.
  • Monday, March 18, 2024: Resumption and commencement of lectures.
  • Sunday, April 28, 2024: Registration deadline for all courses (lasting 6 weeks).
  • Monday, May 13 – Sunday, May 26, 2024: Editing of registered courses (spanning 2 weeks).
  • Friday, June 21, 2024: Lectures come to an end after 14 weeks.
  • Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 2024: A lecture-free week with GST examinations.
  • Monday, July 1 – Saturday, July 13, 2024: Undergraduate examinations in all faculties (lasting 2 weeks).
  • Monday, July 15 – Saturday, July 20, 2024: Examinations in core courses in the Faculty of Education (lasting 1 week).
  • Saturday, July 20, 2024: End of the second semester, students depart, and the registration portal for the 2024/2025 academic session is opened.
  • Thursday, August 15, 2024: Consideration of results by BCOS begins (4 weeks post-exams).
  • Monday, July 29, 2024: DLI Residential Programme kicks off and continues for 6 weeks.
  • Wednesday, September 25, 2024: Senate meeting for the consideration of results.
  • Saturday, September 7, 2024: DLI students depart.
  • Monday, September 16, 2024: Proposed date of resumption for the 2024/2025 academic session.

Statutory Programmes

Regular events of significance:

  • 2nd Wednesday of every month: Faculty Board of Studies/Examiners.
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month: Inaugural lecture.
  • Last Wednesday of every month: Senate meeting.
  • Two weeks post-examinations: Uploading of results.

UNILAG’s detailed calendar promises a structured academic year, helping students and faculty to plan ahead efficiently.

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