## UNICAL 2019/2020 ACADEMIC CALENDER

UNICAL Academic Calendar and Resumption Date: University of Calabar Academic Calendar for the 2019/2020 academic session has been published.

## UNICAL Academic Calendar

According to the Calendar, the resumption date for new students of the University of Calabar is **Friday 3rd January 2020** while that of returning students is **January 17th, 2020**. See full details below;

### FIRST SEMESTER

**JANUARY 2020**

Friday 3rd – New Students Arrive campus

Monday 6th – Payment of School Charges/Screening and Registration by New Students

Monday 13th – Lectures Begin for all New Students

Friday 17th – Returning Students Arrive Campus

Friday 17th – End of Registration for new Students

Monday 20th – Payment of School Charges/Registration by Returning Students

Monday 20th – Late Registration/Screening Begin for New Students

Wednesday 22nd – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Friday 24th – Late Registration/Screening End for New Students

Monday 27th – Lectures Begin for Returning Students

Wednesday 29th – Orientation Begins for all New Students

Friday 31st – End of Registration for Returning Students

Friday 31st – Orientation Ends for all New Students

**FEBRUARY, 2020**

Monday 3rd – Late Registration Begins for all Returning Students

Monday 3rd – Summer Exams Begin

Wednesday 5th – SOLEMN ASSEMBLY

Friday 7th – MATRICULATION

Monday 10th – End of Summer Exams

Monday 17th – End of Adding and Dropping of courses

Monday 24th – Continuous Assessment Begins for all Students

Wednesday 26th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Friday 28th – End of Continuous Assessment

**MARCH 2020**

Friday 13th – CONVOCATION FOR DIPLOMAS AND FIRST DEGREES

Saturday 14th – CONVOCATION FOR HIGHER DEGREES

Wednesday 25th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

**APRIL, 2020**

Friday 10th – Lecture End for all Students

Monday 13th Exams Begin for Pre-degree and Final Year Students

Wednesday 15th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Friday 17th – Exams End for Pre-degree and Final Year Students

Monday 20th – Exams Begin for GSS Courses

Friday 24th – Exams End for GSS Courses

Monday 27th – First Semester Exams Begin for all Except CES Students

**MAY, 2020**

Saturday 2nd – First Semester Exams End for all Except CES Students

Monday 4th – Exams Begin for CES Students

Friday 15th – Exams End for CES Students

Friday 15th – End of First Semester and all Students Departs

**SUMMARY**

Lectures – 12 weeks

Examination – 5 weeks

Total – 17 weeks

**SECOND SEMESTER**

**JUNE 2020**

Friday 5th – Students Arrive Campus

Monday 8th – Payment of School Charges/Registration for all Students

Monday 8th – Lectures Begin for all Students

Friday 13th – End of Registration for all Students

Monday 22nd – Late Registration Begins for all Students

Wednesday 24th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

**JULY 2020**

Monday 20th – Students’ Week Begins

Wednesday 29th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Friday 25th – Students’ Week Ends

**AUGUST 2020**

Monday 24th – Exams Begin for Education and Final Year Students

Wednesday 26th – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Thursday 27th – Exams Begin for Pre-degree Students

Saturday 29th – Exams End for Pre-degree Students

**SEPTEMBER 2020**

Wednesday 2nd – INAUGURAL LECTURE

Friday 4th – Lectures End

Friday 9th – Exams Begins for Education and Final Year Students

Friday 18th – Exams Ends for Education and Final Year Students

Monday 21st – Exams Begins for all GSS Courses

Friday 25th – Exams End for all GSS Courses

Monday 28th – Exams Begin for all Except CES Students

**OCTOBER, 2020**

Friday 2nd – Exams End for all except CES Students

Monday 5th – Exams Begins for CES Students

Friday 9th – Exams End for all CES students

Friday 9th – End of Second Semester and all Students Depart

**SUMMARY**

Lectures – 12 Weeks

Examinations – 5 Weeks

Total – 17 Weeks