UNN Academic Calendar for 2020/2021 Released

Are you interested in UNN academic calendar for 2020/2021? If you are looking for UNN academic calendar for 2020 then am very happy to inform you that UNN academic calendar has been provided here in this post.

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This is a notice to the general public as well as staffs and students of University of Nigeria Nsukka that UNN academic calendar for 2020 has been released by the management.

About UNN Academic Calendar

First of all, Academic calendar is a schedule of all of the events that occur in an academic year. These events may include examination dates, breaks, lecture periods, matriculation dates and other important events.

So, having said that, UNN academic calendar is simply a schedule of all of the events that will occur in University of Nigeria Nsukka for the academic year in question.

Note: We are going to update the academic calendar below with the latest UNN academic calendar. The one below is either outdated or no longer applies.

UNN Academic Calendar


  • Monday 2nd December, 2019 – Fresh Students Registration
  • Monday 21st December, 2019 to Sunday 4th January, 2020 – Returning and Fresh Students Registration (2-week)
  • Monday 2nd March, 2020 to Friday 7th march, 2020 – Mid Semester Break (1-week)
  • Monday 9th march, 2020 to Friday 25th March, 2020 – Lectures (7-weeks)
  • Monday 13th March, 2020 to Friday 17th March, 2020 – Submission and Release of Continuous Assessment Result (1-Week)
  • Monday 27th April to Saturday 16th May, 2020 – Examination and Marking (3-weeks)
  • Monday 18th May, 2020 – Sunday 30th May, 2020 – First semester Break (2-Weeks)
  • Monday 18th May, 2020 – Saturday 23rd May, 2020 – Compilation of Results by Departments (1-Week )
  • Monday 25th May, 2020 to Saturday 30th May. 2020 – Consideration of Results by Faculty Board (1-week)
  • Thursday 4th June 2020 – Approval of Results by Senate
  • Monday 9th March, 2020 to Monday 16th march, 2020 (1-Week) ADD/DROP

UNN Postgraduate (PG) Academic Calendar 2019/2020


January 2021
Monday 18


Arrival/Registration of New Postgraduate Students Continue

Sale of Application form for 2020/2021 Postgraduate Application continue

Tuesday 19 First Semester Lectures continue for Postgraduate Students (mainly online)
February 2021
Thursday 04

Friday 05

Board Meeting

Registration Ends for New Postgraduate Students

Saturday 06 Matriculation ceremonies for Postgraduate Students (who are not Alumni of UNN)
Wednesday 10 Orientation for Fresh Postgraduate Students at the Departmental and Faculty Level
Thursday 11

Orientation for Fresh Postgraduate Students at the University level at Ekpo Convocation Arena

Friday 12 Registration for Old Postgraduate Students ends

Late Registration for Old/New Students begins

Monday 15 Submission of Completed End of Session Report Forms
Monday 22 End of Sale of Application Form for Postgraduate Admissions 2020/2021

End of First Semester Lectures

Submission of First Semester Course-work Examination Time-Table

Tuesday 23 Revision begins
March 2021
Monday 01 Revision ends
Tuesday 02 First Semester Coursework Examinations start
Monday 15 First Semester Coursework Examinations ends
Tuesday 16 First Semester break

School of Postgraduate Studies Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series for 2018/2019

Submission of First Semester Results to SPGS begin


  • Monday 22 – Second Semester Lectures begin
  • Friday 26 – Training Workshop for Postgraduate Supervisors/Teachers at Nsukka Campus
  • Monday 29 – Training Workshop for Postgraduate Supervisors/Teachers at Enugu Campus


April 2021
Friday 02 End of Submission of First Semester Results to the School (SPGS)
Thursday 15


Wednesday 21

Thursday 29

Friday 30

Board Meeting

Second Semester Lectures Continue

Second Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Postgraduate Admission Screening (CBT) takes place

Postgraduate Admission Screening continue/end

May 2021
Thursday 20 3MT Competition
Thursday 06 to Friday 07

Monday 10 to Tuesday 11

PGC 601 and PGC 701 Workshop for Nsukka Campus


PGC 601 and PGC 701 Workshop for Enugu Campus

June 2021
Wednesday 09 Submission of Second Semester Exam Time-Table begin
Thursday 17 Board Meeting
Monday 21

Tuesday 22

Wednesday 23

Tuesday 29

Wednesday 30

End of Second Semester Lectures for Postgraduate Students

Revision begins

End of Submission of Second Semester Examination Time-Table

Revision ends

Second Semester Examinations begin

July 2021
Saturday 10

Sunday 11

Monday 12

Tuesday 13

Second Semester Examinations end

Arrival of External Examiners for 2018/2019 Postgraduate Students

Examination/Oral Defence of Master’s Projects for 2018/2019 set

Departure of External Examiners


Saturday 17


Monday 19


End of 2019/2020 Session

Sandwich programme begins

Arrival of Sandwich Postgraduate Students

Registration of Sandwich Postgraduate Students

We are going to update this page as soon as any changes is made to UNN academic calendar by the management. Until then, continue checking this page and bookmark it for easy access to UNN academic calendar.

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