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FUTA Academic Calendar 2024: Key Dates for Students

Welcome to the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), where academic excellence is at the forefront. As we embark on the 2023/2024 academic session, staying well-informed about the university’s academic calendar is crucial for a successful and organized academic year. In this blog post, we’ll break down the key dates and events for both the first and second semesters, helping you plan and prepare for each phase of the session.

First Semester, 2023/2024 Academic Session:

  1. Registration Kick-off:
    • Jan 15, 2024: Registration Portal Opens/Online Registration starts for all Undergraduates.
  2. Student Arrival and Commencement of Activities:

    • Jan 28, 2024: Arrival date for all Students (Both Fresh and Returning).
    • Jan 29, 2024: Physical Registration and Lectures for Returning Students begin.
  3. Important Meetings and Orientations:

    • Feb 5 & 6, 2024: Departmental Board of Examiners meets for 2nd Semester, 2022/2023 results.
    • Feb 8 & 9, 2024: Schools Board of Examiners meets for 2nd Semester, 2022/2023 results.
    • Feb 5-9, 2024: Orientation for Fresh Students.
  4. Academic Activities and Breaks:

    • Mar 12, 2024: Matriculation Ceremony.
    • Mar 14-16, 2024: Mid-Semester Break.
    • Mar 29 – Apr 1, 2024: Easter Break.
    • Apr 10 & 11, 2024: Idel Fitr Holidays.
    • May 1, 2024: Workers’ Day.
  5. Semester End:

    • Apr 26, 2024: Lectures end.
    • Apr 29 – May 3, 2024: Lecture-Free Week.
    • May 6-24, 2024: First Semester Examinations.
    • May 27 – Jun 14, 2024: Inter-Semester Break.

Summary of First Semester:

  • 13 Weeks of Lectures, 1 week Lecture-free, 3 weeks of Examinations. Total: 15 Weeks.

Second Semester, 2023/2024 Academic Session:

  1. Registration and Commencement:

    • Jun 10, 2024: Registration Portal Opens.
    • Jun 16, 2024: Arrival date for all Students.
    • Jun 17, 2024: Registration Continues.
    • Jun 29, 2024: Normal Registration Closes.
    • Jun 24, 2024: Lectures Commence.
  2. Evaluation and Breaks:

    • Jul 8 & 9, 2024: Departmental Board of Examiners meets for 1st Semester, 2023/2024 results.
    • Jul 11 & 12, 2024: Schools Board of Examiners meets for 1st Semester, 2023/2024 results.
    • Jul 1-12, 2024: Late Registration.
    • Jul 31, 2024: 323rd Senate session for 1st Semester, 2023/2024 results.
    • Aug 1-3, 2024: Mid-Semester Break.
  3. Final Phase:

    • Aug 5, 2024: Lectures Resume.
    • Sep 6, 2024: Lectures End.
    • Sep 9-13, 2024: Lecture-Free Week.
    • Sep 16, 2024: Id el Maulud Holiday.
    • Sep 17 – Oct 7, 2024: Second Semester Examinations.
  4. Post-Session Break:

    • Oct 1, 2024: Independence Day.
    • Oct 8 – Nov 2, 2024: Inter-Session Break.
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Summary of Second Semester:

  • 12 Weeks of Lectures (including 2 weeks for Registration); 1 week Lecture-free, 2 weeks of Examinations. Total: 15 Weeks.

Conclusion:

Staying ahead with FUTA’s academic calendar is the key to a successful academic year. Adhering to registration deadlines, preparing for examinations, and making the most of the educational opportunities will ensure a rewarding experience at FUTA. As you embark on this academic journey, use this comprehensive guide to plan and manage your academic responsibilities effectively. Here’s to a successful and fulfilling academic year at FUTA!

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