The management of the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) has released its revised academic calendar for the 2021/2022 academic year. Following a directive by the National University Commission (NUC) for all universities to proceed on a break due to the 2023 General Elections, the university has made necessary adjustments to its calendar.

In this post, we will provide you with all the important dates and updates you need to know for a successful academic year at AE-FUNAI.

AE-FUNAI Academic Calendar

Break for all students (Feb 22 – Mar 21): Students were asked to vacate the campus for the election break, ensuring their safety and participation in the electoral process.

Lectures and Mid-Semester Examination (Mar 22 – Mar 28): Lectures will resume on March 22, with the Mid-Semester Examination for first-year students taking place during this period.

Continuation of Lectures and Final Year Project External Examination (Mar 29 – Apr 6): Lectures will continue for all students, while final year students will undergo external examinations for their projects.

Easter Break (Apr 7 – Apr 10): Students and staff will enjoy a short break to celebrate Easter before diving back into academic activities.

Second Semester Examinations (Apr 11 – Apr 28): Examinations for all students will commence on April 11 and conclude on April 28.

New Academic Session (May 6): The new academic session for 2022/2023 will commence with students returning to campus.

Lectures and Results Submission (May 10 – May 19): Lectures for all students will begin on May 10, and the submission of examination scripts and results for the 2nd semester of 2021/2022 will take place on May 19.

Departmental and Faculty Board Meetings (May 23 – May 24): Departmental Board Meetings for result consideration will take place on May 23, followed by Faculty Board Meetings for Result consideration on May 24. These meetings will ensure the proper evaluation and processing of students’ results for the 2nd semester of the 2021/2022 academic year.

Result Portal Closes (May 27): The result portal for the 2nd semester of 2021/2022 will close on May 27, marking the end of the result submission and consideration process.

Senate (May 30): The university’s Senate will convene on May 30 to finalize and approve all academic matters, including the results from the 2021/2022 academic year.

Dates Description of Activities/Events
Feb 22 – Mar 21 Break for all students (students vacate campus for election)
Mar 22 – Mar 28 Lectures continue/Mid-Semester Examination for first-year students
Mar 29 – Apr 6 Lectures continue for all students/Revision/Final year project external Examination
Apr 7 – Apr 10 Easter Break
Apr 11 Second semester examination for all students commences
Apr 28 Second semester examination for all students ends
May 6 Students return and commencement of New Academic Session 2022/2023
May 10 Lectures commence for all students
May 19 Submission of examination scripts and Results for students (2nd semester 21/22)
May 23 Departmental Board Meeting for Result consideration (2nd semester 21/22)
May 24 Faculty Board Meeting for Result consideration (2nd semester 21/22)
May 27 Result portal closes (2nd semester 21/22)
May 30 Senate

It is essential for both staff and students to be aware of these important dates and updates to ensure a smooth academic year at AE-FUNAI. Note that lectures run concurrently with most of the activities, with the exception of breaks and examinations. By staying informed and adhering to the revised calendar, students and staff can successfully navigate through the 2021/2022 academic year and prepare for the new session in 2022/2023.

In conclusion, the revised academic calendar for AE-FUNAI provides all the necessary information for students and staff to stay on track throughout the academic year. By carefully digesting the calendar content and being guided by it, the university community can work together to achieve academic success.

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