OAU Academic Calendar 2023/2024 Academic Session is Out.

OAU Academic Calendar 2023/2024 Academic Session is Out. The managements of Obafemi Awolowo University has released the the academic calendar for the 2023/2024 session.

OAU Academic Calendar 2023/2024 Academic Session

Governance and Residency Schedule

Event/Activity Date
Senate Meeting September 28, 2023
Residence for Fresh Students (Various Faculties) October 14-15, 2023
Online Registration for Courses October 16, 2023
Orientation Programme for Fresh Students October 16-18, 2023
ICT Training for Fresh Students October 19-21, 2023

Academic and Extracurricular Activities

Event/Activity Date
Return of Undergraduate Students October 22, 2023
Committee of Deans October 23, 2023
Harmattan Semester Lectures Begin October 23, 2023
Business Committee of Senate October 25, 2023
End of Normal Registration October 29, 2023

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Special Events and Examinations

Event/Activity Date
Various Colloquium and Dean’s Honours Day November 1-2, 2023
Late Registration with Penalty November 6-10, 2023
Senate Meeting November 9, 2023
MATRICULATION November 20, 2023

Mid-Semester and Holidays

Event/Activity Date
Convocation December 6-9, 2023
Closure of Registration Amendments on E-Portal December 8, 2023
Mid-Semester Test December 11-15, 2023
Christmas and New Year Break December 22, 2023 – January 2, 2024

Examination and Semester-End

Event/Activity Date
Harmattan Semester Lectures End January 19, 2024
Revision/Lecture Free Week January 21-26, 2024
Harmattan Semester Examinations Begin January 29, 2024
Harmattan Semester Examinations End February 17, 2024
Conference Marking February 19-23, 2024
Harmattan Semester Break February 19 – March 9, 2024
Committee of Deans February 26, 2024
Business Committee of Senate February 28, 2024

Harmattan Semester Summary: A Quick Recap

Item Activity Date Duration
Normal Registration October 16 – 29, 2023 2 Weeks
Late Registration with Penalty November 6 – 10, 2023 1 Week
Lecture Periods October 23, 2023 – January 19, 2024 12 Weeks
Lecture-Free Week January 21 – 26, 2024 1 Week
Examination Period January 29 – February 17, 2024 3 Weeks
Vacation February 19 – March 9, 2024 3 Weeks
Length of Classroom Activities (Items 3+4+5) 16 Weeks

OAU Rain Semester Calendar

Initial Preparations and Resumption Dates

Event/Activity Date
Online Registration for Courses Begin March 8, 2024
All Students Resume March 10, 2024
Rain Semester Lectures Begin March 11, 2024

Departmental and Faculty Reviews

Event/Activity Date
Department Board of Examiners March 11 – 13, 2024
Faculty Board of Examiners March 18 – 20, 2024

Academic and Faculty Events

Event/Activity Date
Faculty/Students Colloquium for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences March 20, 2024
Faculty/Students Colloquium for Sciences and Technology March 21, 2024

Course Registration Deadlines

Event/Activity Date
End of Normal Registration for Courses March 23, 2024
Late Registration for Courses with Penalty March 25 – 29, 2024

Administrative Meetings and Amendments

Event/Activity Date
Senate Meeting March 27, 2024
Committee of Deans Meeting April 15, 2024
Business Committee of Senate Meeting April 17, 2024
Closure of Registration Amendments on E-Portal April 26, 2024

Mid-Semester Activities and Students’ Week

Event/Activity Date
Mid-Semester Test April 29 – May 4, 2024
Students’ Week May 6 – May 10, 2024

Subsequent Senate and Committee Meetings

Event/Activity Date
Senate Meeting May 23, 2024

Lecture Closure and Examinations

Event/Activity Date
Rain Semester Lectures End June 7, 2024
Revision/Lecture Free Week June 10 – 14, 2024
Rain Semester Examinations Begin June 17, 2024

Subsequent Administrative and Academic Deadlines

Event/Activity Date
Committee of Deans Meeting June 17, 2024
Business Committee of Senate Meeting June 20, 2024
Rain Semester Examinations End July 6, 2024

Academic Review and Conference Marking

Event/Activity Date
Conference Marking July 8 – 12, 2024

Students’ Vacation and Internship Opportunities

Event/Activity Date
Students’ Vacation July 8 – August 31, 2024
SWEP/SIWES & Teaching Practice July 8 – August 30, 2024

Special Academic and Innovative Events

Event/Activity Date
Student Innovation Exhibition and Pitching July 15 – 27, 2024

Final Academic Assessments and Meetings

Event/Activity Date
Departmental Board of Examiners July 29 – August 2, 2024
Faculty Board of Examiners August 9 – 11, 2024
Committee of Deans Meeting August 19, 2024
Business Committee of Senate Meeting August 21, 2024
Senate for Consideration of Rain Semester Results August 28, 2024

Session Closure

Event/Activity Date
End of Session August 30, 2024

Summary – Rain Semester

Activity Date Duration
Normal Registration March 8 – 23, 2024 2 Weeks
Late Registration with Penalty March 25 – 29, 2024 1 Week
Lecture Periods March 11 – June 7, 2024 13 Weeks
Lecture Free Week June 10 – 14, 2024 1 Week
Examination Period June 17 – July 6, 2024 3 Weeks
Students’ Vacation July 8 – August 31, 2024 8 Weeks
Length of Classroom Activities 16 Weeks (Excluding Students’ Week)

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