UNILAG Registration & Screening for Freshmen 2023/2024


  • The University of Lagos (UNILAG) announces the 2023/2024 registration for new UTME & Direct Entry candidates from 14th August to 8th September. Held at NURUDEEN ALAO HALL (DLI) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., students must adhere to the provided faculty-wise schedule. Ensure the correct documents are uploaded and heed all important notices.

UNILAG Registration & Screening Procedure

Welcome, future scholars of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride. As you embark on this academic journey, we bring you this comprehensive guide to the 2023/2024 registration and screening exercise for newly admitted students, both UTME and DIRECT ENTRY.

The registration exercise, which encompasses both screening and payment of fees, is set to take place from Monday, 14th August to Friday, 8th September 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily.


The upcoming registration will take place at the renowned NURUDEEN ALAO HALL (DLI). This schedule will be your guide. The registration is divided by days, with each day catering to specific faculties and courses.

Monday Registrations

Dates: 14th, 21st, 28th August & 4th September 2023

Faculty/College Courses
Arts English
College of Medicine MBBS, Dentistry
Education English, Educational Foundations (G & C), Biology, Chemistry, Home Economics
Engineering Computer Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Environmental Sciences Estate Management
Law Law
Management Sciences Accounting
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Science Cell Biology, Microbiology, Marine Biology
Social Sciences Economics

Tuesday Registrations

Dates: 15th, 22nd, 29th August & 5th September 2023

Faculty/College Courses
Arts Philosophy
College of Medicine MBBS, Physiology, Medical Laboratory, Nursing
Education Economics, Business, Mathematics, Technology Education, Special Education
Engineering Civil Engineering, Petroleum & Gas Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Environmental Sciences Urban & Regional Planning
Law Law
Management Sciences Business Administration
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Science Mathematics, Statistics, Physics
Social Sciences Geography, Sociology, Meteorology and Climate Science

Wednesday Registrations

Dates: 16th, 23rd, 30th August & 6th September 2023

Faculty/College Courses
Arts Creative Arts, Chinese
College of Medicine Pharmacology, MBBS, Physiology, Physiotherapy
Education Geography, French, Yoruba, Educational Administrations, Integrated Science
Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering
Environmental Sciences Architecture
Law Law
Management Sciences IRPM, Taxation
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Science Computer Science, Industrial Mathematics, Fisheries
Social Sciences Political Science, Social Work

Thursday Registrations

Dates: 17th, 24th, 31st August & 7th September 2023

Faculty/College Courses
Arts History & Strategic Studies, CRS/IRS
College of Medicine Medical Laboratory, MBBS, Physiotherapy, Nursing
Education History, Early Childhood, Igbo, Adult Education
Engineering Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Surveying & Geoinformatics Engineering
Environmental Sciences Building
Law Law
Management Sciences Insurance, Finance
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Science Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology
Social Sciences Mass Communication, Library and Information Science

Friday Registrations

Dates: 18th, 25th August & 1st, 8th September 2023

Faculty/College Courses
Arts French, Russian, Linguistics (Yoruba/Igbo), Linguistics
College of Medicine Dentistry, Radiography, Pharmacology
Education Human Kinetics, Health Education, CRS, IRS, Physics
Engineering Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Environmental Sciences Quantity Surveying
Law Law
Management Sciences Actuarial Science
Pharmacy Pharmacy
Science Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics
Social Sciences Psychology, Economics and Development Studies

Please ensure that you adhere strictly to the above schedule for smooth and efficient registration.

Registration Process

The registration process will be in four stages:

Stage 1: Document Uploading

  1. Access the Portal:
    • Visit UNILAG Student Portal.
    • Use your UTME Number as your Username and your Surname (in lowercase) as your Password.
  2. Complete your Bio-data:
    • Fill out the bio-data form.
    • Print out the Screening Form.
  3. Document Upload: While completing your bio-data form, ensure to upload the following original documents:
    • Birth Certificate
    • Reference Letter (From a reputable Clergyman/Imam/Lawyer/Senior Civil Servant). Address this to The Registrar, University of Lagos.
    • Testimonial from your Secondary School
    • State of Origin Certificate
    • JAMB Admission Letter
    • O’Level Result
    • Previous Degree Certificate (For DIRECT Entry candidates only).

Stage 2: Document Screening

  1. Visit the Registration Venue:
    • Refer to the provided registration schedule for timing.
  2. Document Submission: Submit two copies of the following documents to the registration officer:
    • Screening Form from Stage 1 (Colored and Photocopy)
    • UNILAG Online Application Form (Direct Entry candidates only: Colored and Photocopy)
    • JAMB Admission Letter (Institution Copy: Colored and Photocopy)
    • UTME Result Slip (Colored and Photocopy)
    • JUPEB/A-LEVEL/OND/HND/BSc. Result Slip (For Direct Entry candidates only)
    • O’Level Result Certificate (WAEC/NECO) OR an online version of the result
    • Letter of Reference (Original copy, on Letterhead, with valid identification of the referee. Lawyers should use a valid NBA Seal [NOT THE RED SEAL])
    • Birth Certificate or Sworn Declaration of Age (Photocopies)
    • Secondary School Testimonial (Photocopies)
    • State of Origin Certificate (Photocopies). Note: Must match the state registered with JAMB.
    • Passport Photographs (12 Copies: Write full names on the reverse side).

    Important: Candidates should present original copies of credentials (like birth certificate, testimonial, state of origin, and WAEC certificate) for verification.

Stage 3: Fee Payment

  1. Generate Payment Advice:
    • Do this 24 hours post the Stage 2 process.
  2. Bank Payment:
    • Visit any bank branch to make the necessary payment.

Stage 4: Faculty/Departmental Registration

  • Head over to your respective Faculty and Department to wrap up the registration processes.

Important Notice

Impersonation is a grave offence that will lead to automatic admission forfeiture and possible handover to the Police.

The University has zero tolerance for drug use; hence, a compulsory drug test will be conducted for all newly admitted students once. The admission of students who test positive to drug use or fail to undergo the test shall be withdrawn.

The dates for the Matriculation ceremony and Orientation programme will be announced by the University in due course.

We warmly welcome all newly admitted students into the great citadel of learning, the University of Lagos, and wish you great success in your academic pursuits. Congratulations!

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