UPSA Proposed Calendar for 2020/2021 Academic Year

By | December 3, 2020

FIRST AND SECOND SEMESTER 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

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BLENDED TEACHING AND LEARNING ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Date No of Weeks Activity

Monday, 4th January, 2021 –Sunday, 10th January, 2021 Orientation for Freshmen, TOP-UP Level 200 and Level 300 (In Person)
Monday, 4th January, 2021 – Sunday, 10th January, 2021 Teaching Begins:
Degree Level 400 (In Person)

Monday 11th January, 2021 – 17th January, 2021 Defense of Project Work/Dissertation Proposal
Monday, 11th January, 2021 – Sunday, 21st February, 2021 6 Teaching Continues:
Degree 400 (In Person)

Teaching Begins:

Degree 100 and Diploma Level 100 (In Person)

Degree Level 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (Virtual)

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 – Sunday, 4th April, 2021 6 Teaching Continues: (Swap)
Degree Level 400/100 and Diploma Level 100 (Virtual)

Degree Level 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (In Person)

Sunday, 31st January, 2021 Deadline for Registration
Monday, 1st February, 2021 – Sunday, 7th February, 2021 1 Add and Drop of Electives Courses/Deferment
Friday, 12th February, 2021 Matriculation
Monday, 15th February, 2021 – Sunday, 21st February, 2021 1 Registration of Failed Courses (Re-sit) for Continuing Students
Monday, 1st March, 2021 – Sunday, 7th March, 2021 1 Evaluation of Lecturers/Courses by Students
Deadline for Examination Questions for Degree and Diploma Students

Monday, 5th April, 2021 – Sunday, 11th April, 2021 1 Revision Week
Monday, 12th April, 2021 – Sunday, 2nd May, 2021 3 First Semester Examinations:
Week 1: Level 300 & Level 200

Week 2: Level 400

Week 3: Level 100

Monday, 3rd May, 2021 2 Vacation for All Undergraduate and Diploma Students
Monday, 19th April, 2021 – Sunday, 22nd May, 2021 5 Marking and Entry of Results
Tuesday, 25th May, 2021 Departmental Board Meetings
Wednesday, 26th May, 2021 Submission of Copies of Assessment Score Sheet
Thursday, 27th May, 2021 Faculty Board Meetings
Friday, 28th May, 2021 Exams Committee Meeting
Monday, 17th May, 2021 Second Semester Registration Begins (All Students)
Monday, 24th May, 2021 – Sunday, 4th July, 2021 5 Teaching Begins:
Degree Level 400/100 and Diploma Level 100 (In Person)

Degree Level 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (Virtual)

Monday, 5th July, 2021 – Sunday, 15th August, 2021 5 Teaching Continues: (Swap)
Degree Level 400/100 and Diploma Level 100 (Virtual)

Degree Level 300/200 and Diploma Level 200 (In Person)

Sunday, 30th May, 2021 Deadline for Registration
Monday, 31st May, 2021 – Sunday, 6th May, 2021 1 Add and Drop of Electives Courses/Deferment
Monday, 7th June, 2021 – Sunday, 13th June, 2021 1 Defense of Project Work/ Dissertation
Registration of Failed Courses (Re-sit) for Continuing Students

Monday, 14th June, 2021 – Sunday, 20th June, 2021 1 Evaluation of Lecturers/Courses by Students
Monday, 21st June, 2021 – Sunday, 27th June, 2021 1 Deadline for Examination Questions for Degree and Diploma Students
Monday, 16th August, 2021 – Sunday, 22nd August, 2021 1 Revision Week
Monday, 23rd August, 2021 – Sunday, 12th September, 2021 3 Second Semester Examinations
Week 1: Level 300 & Level 200

Week 2: Level 400

Week 3: Level 100

Sunday, 12th September, 2021 Vacation for All Undergraduate and Diploma Students
Monday, 30th August, 2021 – Sunday, 26th September, 2021 5 Marking and Entry of Results
Monday, 27th September, 2021 Departmental Board Meetings
Tuesday, 28th September, 2021 Submission of Copies of Assessment Score Sheet
Wednesday, 29th September, 2021 Faculty Board Meeting
Thursday, 30th September, 2021 Exams Committee Meeting
Wednesday, 6th October, 2021 – Saturday, 10th October, 2021 1 Graduation Ceremony
Monday, 4th October, 2021 First Semester of 2021/2022 Academic Year

Assumptions:

We propose to start the first semester of the 2021/2022 Academic year in October 2021.
If the COVID_19 subsides then we shall remove the narratives and the calendar still stands.
In person lectures is a blend of two hours face-to-face and an hour virtual class.

Public Holidays:

Constitutional Day: 7th January, 2021 Independence Day: 6th March, 2021 Good Friday: 2nd April, 2021
Easter Monday: 5th April, 2021 May Day: 1st May, 2021 Eid al-Fitr: 13th May, 2021
Eid al-Adha: 20th July, 2021 Founders day: 4th August, 2021

SIGNED

Edward Bannerman-Wood (EdD)

(Ag. Director, Academic Affairs)

For: REGISTRAR

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