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UNILAG revised academic calendar for 2023/2024 Session

Are you ready to embark on a journey of academic excellence? The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has officially released its highly anticipated Academic Calendar for the 2023/2024 session. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the key dates and events that will shape your academic year, ensuring you stay ahead and make the most of your time at UNILAG.

Commencement of the Academic Year

The excitement kicks off on Monday, June 26, 2023, as online registration commences for all returning students. This marks the beginning of a new academic adventure, setting the stage for a year filled with learning, growth, and achievement.

Resumption and Lectures

Mark your calendars for Monday, October 30, 2023, as it signals the official resumption and commencement of lectures. The campus will buzz with the energy of eager minds ready to absorb knowledge and contribute to the academic community.

Registration and Orientation

November 26, 2023, serves as the deadline for the end of course registration for all students, allowing a focused four-week window. Following this, the Directorate of Student Affairs (DSA) will determine the residence move-in date, ushering in an orientation program for fresh students, including the prestigious Matriculation Ceremony.

Mid-Semester Break and Convocation

As the year progresses, students will enjoy a well-deserved break from December 25, 2023, to January 7, 2024, marking the Christmas and New Year holiday period. The academic action resumes on January 8, 2024, followed by the much-anticipated Convocation Lecture on January 15, 2024, and the subsequent Convocation Ceremony from January 16 to 18, 2024.

Exam Season and Semester Break

Fast forward to February 2, 2024, and lectures come to a close after 14 weeks of engaging academic pursuits. A lecture-free week, coupled with GST examinations, paves the way for the main event – undergraduate examinations across all faculties from February 12 to February 24, 2024.

The first semester concludes on March 2, 2024, with students departing for a two-week break. Results consideration by BCOS begins on March 28, 2024, ensuring a smooth transition into the next phase of the academic year.

 Second Semester Beginnings

The second semester kicks off with online registration on March 2, 2024, followed by the resumption of lectures on March 18, 2024. Registration of courses concludes on April 28, 2024, with a two-week window for editing registered courses.

The academic rigor continues with lectures ending on June 21, 2024, paving the way for a lecture-free week and GST examinations from June 24 to June 28, 2024. Undergraduate examinations commence from July 1 to July 13, 2024, followed by examinations in core courses in the Faculty of Education from July 15 to July 20, 2024.

Semester End and Beyond

The second semester concludes on July 20, 2024, signaling the end of the academic year. Students depart, and the portal for the 2024/2025 registration opens. BCOS begins considering results on August 15, 2024, ensuring a meticulous assessment of student achievements.

For DLI students, the residential program kicks off on July 29, 2024, lasting six weeks, with a departure date of September 7, 2024. The Senate Meeting for Consideration of Results takes place on September 25, 2024, and DLI students officially depart on September 7, 2024.


As the curtain falls on the 2023/2024 academic session, UNILAG continues to uphold its commitment to academic excellence and student success. The carefully crafted academic calendar provides a roadmap for a fulfilling educational experience, ensuring that every student at UNILAG has the opportunity to thrive and make the most of their university journey.

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