USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY SOKOTO
(Office of the Registrar-Academic Division) Date: 10th October, 2016
To: Provost CHS/ All Deans/Directors of Teaching unit
2016/2017 ACADEMIC CALENDARThe Senate at its 304th (special) meeting held on Friday 7th Oct, 2016 considered and approved the 2016/2017 Calendar for Postgraduate and Undergraduate studies as follows
UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FIRST SEMESTER
- Registration of new students (2 weeks) Monday 24th October 2016 -Saturday 5th November 2016. Registration of returning students (1 week) Monday 7th November 2016-Saturday 12th November 2016.
- Lectures begin (7 weeks) Monday 14th November 2016- Saturday 31st December 2016.
- First mid semester break (1 week) Monday 2nd January 2017-Saturday 7th January 2017.
- Lectures continue (6 weeks) Monday 9th January 2017- Saturday 18th February 2017.
- First semester examination (4 weeks) Monday 20th February 2017-Saturday 18th March 2017.
- First semester break (3 weeks) Monday 20th March 2017- Saturday 8th April 2017.
- Lectures begin (7 weeks) Monday 10th April 2017-Saturday 27th May 2017.
- Second mid semester break (1 week) Monday 29th May 2017- Saturday 3rd June 2017.
- Lectures continue (6 weeks) Monday 5th June 2017-Saturday 15th July 2017.
- Second semester examination (4 weeks) Monday 17th July 2017-Saturday 12th August 2017.
- Second semester break (6weeks) Monday 14th August 2017-Saturday 23rd September 2017. Beginning of 2017/2018 academic session. Monday 25th September 2017.
POSTGRADUATE ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Activity Duration Date
1st SemesterRegistration of New Students 2 weeks Monday 9th Jan. 2017 to Saturday 21st Jan. 2017
Registration of Returning Students 1 week Monday 231' Jan 2017 to Saturday 28th Jan. 2017
1st Semester Lectures Begin 7 weeks Monday 30th Jan. 2017 to Saturday 18th March 2017
Mid Semester Break l week Monday 20th March 2017 to Saturday 25th March, 2017
1st Semester Lectures Continue 6weeks Monday 27th March 2017 to Monday 8th May 2017
1st Semester Examinations 4weeks Tuesday 9th May 2017 to Tuesday 6th June 2017
1st Semester Break, Marking of
Examinations and Senate Consideration
of Results 3weeks Wednesday 7th June, 2017 to Tuesday 27th June 2017
2nd Semester2nd Semester Lecture Begin 7weeks Wednesday 28th June 2017 to Thursday 24th Aug. 2017
Mid Semester Break l week Friday 25th Aug. 2017 to Thursday 31st Aug. 2017
2nd Semester Lectures Continue 6weeks Friday 1st Sept. 2017 to Saturday 7th Oct. 2017
2nd Semester Examinations 4weeks Monday 9th Oct. 2017 to Saturday 11th Nov. 2017
2nd Semester Break, Marking of
Examinations, Moderation and
Submission of Results for Approval of 6weeks Monday 13th Nov. 2017 to Saturday 30th Dec. 2017
the University Senate
Beginning of 2017/2018 Academic Tuesday 2nd January, 2018
U. F. ABUBAKAR
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