UI to hold 2020/21 first semester virtually

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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.

The comes after the institution had reportedly cancelled its 2019/20 session, replacing it with 2020/21.

Recall that the Federal Ministry of Education had yesterday announced that it would go ahead with its proposed January 18 date for reopening of schools nationwide.

However, the management of UI has opted for online classes with the country experiencing a second wave of coronavirus.

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 Boards
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 Boards
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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