This is to inform all the students of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) that the management of the institution has released the proposed academic calendar for the first and second semester, 2019/2020 academic session.

The academic calendar is your comprehensive reference to academic period at **UNICAL**.

**UNICAL Academic Calendar**.

FIRST SEMESTER ACADEMIC CALENDAR

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 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

#### 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

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