UI To Hold 2020/21 First Semester, Freshers Orientation Online


The University of Ibadan has announced that the first semester of its 2020/21 academic session will be held virtually.

The management made the announcement in a press release on Friday morning.

Campus Verve had yesterday reported that the institution had cancelled its 2019/20 session, replacing it with 2020/21.

The statement read:

APPROVED Revised ACADEMIC CALENDAR For 2018/2019 Second Semester

One Week for Processing of Examination Results for Final and Non-final Years Mon.18/01/21– Fri 22/01/21

Two Weeks for Meetings of Faculty Board's of Examiners for Consideration of Second Semester Final and Non-Final Year Results Mon. 25/01/21 – Fri. 05/02/21

One Week for Senate Meetings for the Consideration of First and Second Semester Results Mon 15/02/21 – Fri.19/02/21

End of 2018/2019 Academic Session Commencement of 2020/2021 Session Monday, 22/02/21

Postgraduate students to resume along with the undergraduate students

Senate also approved the academic Calendar for 2020/2021 academic Session as follows:

Approved Academic Calendar for 2020/2021 Session:

First Semester

13 weeks for Virtual Teaching/Revision Mon.22/02/21– Fri.21/05/21

Matriculation Ceremony Tues 16/03/21 One week for the Finalization of Continuous Assessment Mon. 17/05/21– Fri 21/05/21

GES Examinations Mon. 24/05/21– Fri.28/05/21

Two Weeks for Examinations in Faculties of Education, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Technology, Law, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Clinical Sciences, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences, Public Health Mon.31/05/21 – Fri. 11/06/21

Two Weeks for Examinations in other Faculties Mon.14/06/21– Fri.25/06/21

Two Weeks for Processing of First Semester Examination Results Mon. 28/06/21 – Fri.09/07/21

Opening of Portal for Online Registration for Returning Students Sat. 20/02/21– Fri. 16/04/21

Second Semester

13 Weeks for Teaching Revision Mon.12/07/21 – Fri.08/10/21

Two Weeks for Meetings of Faculty Board's of Examiners to Consider First Semester Non-Final Year Results Mon. 19/07/21– Fri. 30/07/21

Senate Meeting for the Consideration of First Semester Non-Final Year Results Tue.10/08/21

One Week for the Finalization of Continuous Assessment Mon.04/10/21 – Fri.08/10/21

GES Examinations Mon. 11/10/21 – Fri.15/10/21

Two Weeks for Examinations in Faculties of Education, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Technology, Law, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, Clinical Sciences, Dentistry, Basic Medical Sciences, Public Health Mon.18/10/21 – Fri. 29/10/21

Two Weeks for Examinations in Other Faculties Mon01/11/21.– Fri.12/11/21

Two Weeks for Processing of Results Mon.15/11/21– Fri.26/11/21

Two Weeks for Meetings of Faculty Boards of Examiners (Final and Non-Final Year Results) Mon.29/11/21 – Fri. 10/12/21

Senate Meetings for the Consideration of Final and Non-Final Year Results Tues.21/12/21 & Wed.22/12/21

Two Weeks for End of Session Break Wed. 23/12/21– Fri.07/01/22

In approving the Calendar, Senate noted the prevailing circumstances occasioned by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to comply with the protocols established for the control of the spread of the pandemic.

It, therefore, agreed that the 2020/2021 First Semester lectures will be delivered online. In this regard, students will not be accommodated on campus.

Senate also approved the cancellation of the 2019/2020 session. The next session is, therefore, renamed 2020/2021 Academic Session.
Consequently, students who have been admitted for the 2019/2020 session will now be regarded as the 2020/2021 intakes.

Kindly note that online opening of Registration Portal and Orientation Programme for the 2020/2021 intakes may commence ahead of the Sat 20/02/21 date indicated above.

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  1. Are we freshers staying in the hostels?

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    1. Currently, the University will not give anyone hostel accommodation. Wait for more information from the University

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