Academic Calendar

ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 2020/2021 AS AT 14TH FEBRUARY, 2021

No Activity Details Timelines Responsible Status
1 Commencement of Teaching Nursing – Physical 28th September AR, QAD, Dean of School, Dean of Students, Bursar Done
2 Commencement of Teaching through ODel Continuing Students for Feb 2020 Semester and New Students for Aug 2020 Semester 5th Oct 2020 DVC Department, AR, QAD, Deans, AAs Done
3 Swearing in of Cabinet members Guild Government of 2020/2021 20th Oct 2020 Dean of Students Done
4 Distance Exams ( End of  Feb 2020 Semester) All Distance students both Physical and Online 2ndNov 2020 AR, Deans of Schools with Distance Programme, AAs Exams and Schools, Bursar Done
5 Distance Exams (End of Feb 2020 Semester) All Distance students at the various Centers- Physical 9thNov 2020 AR, Deans of Schools with Distance Programme, Heads of Dept. AAs Exams and Schools, Bursar Done
6 Management Meeting All Heads of Departments 17thNov 2020 VC’s office Done
7 End of Exams for Feb 2020 Semester Finalists, SLAW 18thNov 2020 AR, Dean of Schools, Heads of Dept. AAs Exams and School Done
8 University Senate Discuss Students Results for Aug 2019 Semester, End of Semester Examination Feb 2020 and Graduation date 26th Nov 2020 AR’s office Done
9 End of  Exams for Feb 2020 Semester) All Finalist and Continuing Students for End of Feb 2020 Semester both Main and Kampala Campus. Physical and Online 30th Nov 2020 DVC, US, AR, Deans, QAD, Heads of Dept. AAs Exams and Schools Done
10 Management Meeting Review of the University Charter 10th Dec 2020 VC and US offices Done
11 Management Meeting Review of the University Human Resource Manual 14th Dec 2020 VC and US offices Done
12 Management Meeting Discuss the resolution from Senate and University Finances 17th Dec 2020 VC and US offices Done
13 End of Exams and Breaking off for Christmas Holidays Staffs and students will break off for holidays even those studying online 20th Dec 2020

 

VC, AR and Dean of Student Done
14 Break off for Christmas holidays All Staff Members 21st Dec 2020 – 4th Jan 2021 VC, AR Done
15 Resuming of Lectures online Continuing Students – August 2020 Semester Distance 4th Jan 2021 VC, AR, Deans Ongoing
16 Commencing of Central Marking of Examinations for Feb 2020 Semester All Finalists who undertook February 2020 Semester Examination 4th Jan 2021 AR, Deans
17 University Senate Discuss results for the Graduating Class 2021 12th Jan 2021 AR, Deans Done
18 General Elections For President and Members of Parliament 14th Jan 2021 Electoral Commission
19 Submission of Results for Finalists Feb 2020 Semester Examinations 18th Jan 2021 AR, Deans Done
20 Resuming of Lectures online Freshers completing the first Semester August 2020

 

18th Jan – 7th Feb 2021 DVC, AR, Heads of Departments, AAs Done
21 Revision Senate Rules & Regulations Senate to receive a report 22nd Jan 2021 AR, DOS, Dean SCIAD, Dr. Frank Pio Kiyingi & QAD Done
22 Revision of PhD Guidelines & the Research Policy Senate to receive a report 22nd Jan 2021 Prof. F.L. Orach-Meza, Assoc. Prof. R Mwirumubi, Dr. Asiimwe Solomon M, Dr. Mike Nandala & Dr. Charles Edaku Done
23 Public Holiday Liberation Day 26th Jan 2021 Government of Uganda Done
24 Management Meeting Discuss the resolution from Senate 29th Jan 2021 VC and US offices Done
25 End of February 2020 Semester All those who missed examinations 8th Feb 2021 AR, Deans Done
26 Commencement Lecturer To the graduating class 2021 10th Feb 2021 AR’s office Done
27 23rd Graduation Ceremony Blending both Physical or Virtual depending on the Political Climate at that time and Founders Day

 

13th Feb 2021 AR, Deans Done
28 Beginning of Next Semester for Aug 2020 Intake The Intake Aug 2020 Freshers to study the second Semester February 2021 15th Feb 2021 DVC, AR, QAD, Bursar, Deans
29 End of  Exams for Aug 2020 Semester) All Freshers sit for End of Semester Exam Distance. Day, Evening and Weekend (online) 15th -28th Feb 2021 DVC, AR, QAD, Bursar, Deans
30 Public Holiday Remembrance of Archbishop Janani Luwum Day 16th Feb 2021 Government of Uganda
Registration &  Orientation of Freshers All Freshers for Feb 2021 Intake 22nd – 28th Feb 2021 AR, Deans
31 University Senate Discuss results for Feb 2020 Semester Continuing Students 1st March 2021 AR, Deans
30 Commencing of Lectures (Online) February 2021 Semester 1st March 2021 AR, Deans
32 Public Holiday International Women’s Day 8th March 2021 Government of Uganda
33 Public Holiday Good Friday 2ndApril 2021 Government of Uganda
34 Public Holiday Easter Celebrations 4th April 2021 Government of Uganda
35 Public Holiday Easter Monday 5th April 2021 Government of Uganda
36 Annual Sports Day For all students both Main and Kampala Campus 9th April -24th April Dean of Students, Sport Tutor
37 End of Teaching Day and Evening Students for continuing August 2020 30th April 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
38 Public Holiday Labour Day 2st May 2021 Government of Uganda
39 End of Teaching Weekend Students for continuing August 2020 2nd May 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
40 Public Holiday Eid al-Fitr 9th May 2021 Government of Uganda
42 End of Semester Exams for February 2021 Continuing Students in all Schools 30th May 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
43 Public Holiday Martyrs Day 3rd June 2021 Government of Uganda
44 Public Holiday Heroes Day 9th June 2021 Government of Uganda
45 End of Teaching Day and Evening Students for Freshers completing February 2021 Semester 18 June 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
46 End of Teaching Weekend Students for Freshers completing February 2021 Semester 20th June 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
47 Beginning of End Semester Exams for Feb 2021 Freshers in First Year in all Schools 21st June 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
48 End of Semester Exams for Feb 2021) Freshers in First Year in all Schools 2nd July 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
49 Begin Lectures for Feb 2021 Semester Continuing Students in all Schools 5th July 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
50 Nkumba Open Volleyball Championship Annual event for Volleyball lover 24th July – 25th July 2021 Dean of Students, Sport Tutor
51 Dissolving Parliament Members of Parliament 3rd  Aug 2021 Dean of Students
52 Dissolving Government 2020/2021 Members of Cabinet 5th Aug 2021 US, Dean of Students
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Cultural Gala Cultural Associations Performance 21st Aug 2021 Dean of Students
54 Guild Elections Guild President and Members of Parliament 28th Aug 2021 Dean of Students
55 Public Holiday Independence  Day 9th Oct 2021 Government of Uganda
56 End of Lectures Feb 2021 Semester For continuing Students completing the Academic Year 2020/2021 11th /17th Oct 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
57 Begin Examinations End of February 2021 Semester For continuing Students completing the Academic Year 2020/2021 18th Oct 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs
58 End of Examinations February 2021 Semester For continuing Students completing the Academic Year 2020/2021 7th Nov 2021 AR, Deans, Heads of Dept. AAs