UNILAG Orientation Programme For Freshers

Are you a new student at the University of Lagos and buzzing with excitement about your upcoming orientation? Wondering what the UNILAG Orientation Programme for freshers has in store for you? What events can you look forward to, and why is this week so crucial for your university journey? Let’s dive into what UNILAG has planned for its newest scholars!

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Orientation Programme Schedule

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) is delighted to welcome new undergraduate students to the fold with a comprehensive Orientation Programme. This is a pivotal time to get acquainted with the campus, the university culture, and to start your academic journey on the right foot.

📅 Start Date 11 Dec 2023
🏛️ Venue J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium & Others
🔄 Events Tours, Sessions, Services
⏰ Times Various, Starting 9 a.m.
🆕 Freshers UTME & Direct Entry
🗓️ Week Events Monday to Sunday
🛐 Services Jumat & Thanksgiving
📍 Monday Campus Tour & Interactive Session

UNILAG Orientation Programme Details

Your Week at a Glance

  • Commencement: The orientation kicks off on Monday, 11th December 2023.
  • Activities: Expect a range of events from campus tours to interactive sessions tackling crucial student welfare topics.

Schedule of Events

Monday, 11th December 2023

  • 9:00 a.m.: Begin with a Campus Tour focusing on awareness of sexual harassment, drug abuse, rape, and cultism. The starting point is the J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium frontage.
  • 12:00 p.m.: An Interactive Session awaits you at the Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall.

Tuesday, 12th December 2023

  • 9:00 a.m.: Take part in another Interactive Session and a Guided Tour of the University Main Library, starting from Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall.

Wednesday, 13th December 2023

  • 9:00 a.m.: Engage in an Interactive Session with Freshers at Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall.

Thursday, 14th December 2023

  • 8:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.: Participate in a Novelty Match and enjoy Entertainment at the Sports Centre and J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium.

Friday, 15th December 2023

  • 1:00 p.m.: A Special Jumat Service will be held for Muslim Freshers at the UNILAG Mosque.

Sunday, 17th December 2023

  • 9:00 a.m.: End the week with a Special Thanksgiving Service at the UNILAG Chapel (Chapel of Christ Our Light, UNILAG).

Attendance Advice

  • Participation: It’s highly recommended that all freshers, whether UTME or Direct Entry, participate in all scheduled events.
  • Punctuality: Please take note of the dates and times to ensure you don’t miss out on any part of this informative and welcoming programme.


The Orientation Programme at UNILAG is designed to set you on a path to success from the very start. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in university life and to build connections that will support you throughout your time at UNILAG.

Make sure to mark your calendar and be part of each event. UNILAG looks forward to having you and setting you on the course to achieving your academic dreams.

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