The management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has released the proposed academic calendar for the 2018/2019 academic session.

UNIBEN Academic Calendar – 1st Semester.

  • 4/03/2019 – New students come into residence for 2018/2019 Academic Session
  • 5/03/2019 – Clearance begin for new students
  • 18/03/2019 – Old students come into residence for 2018/2019 Academic Session
  • 25/03/2019 – Lectures begin for 1st Semester of 2018/2019 Academic Session
  • 14/06/2019 – First semester lectures end (12 weeks)
  • 17/06/2019 – 21/06/2019 Revision (one week)
  • 24/06/2019 – Examinations begin in Faculties of Education and Pharmacy.
  • 28/06/2019 – CED Examinations
  • 01/07/2019 – 12/07/2019 Other Faculties Examinations (two weeks)
  • 15/07/2019 – 19/07/2019 General Studies Examinations
  • 20/07/2019 – Students go down for first semester break


UNIBEN Academic Calendar – 2nd Semester.

  • 03/08/2019 – Students come into residence for second semester
  • 05/08/2019 – Lectures begin for second semester
  • 25/10/2019 – Second semester lectures end
  • 28/10/2019 – 01/11/2019 Revision (one week)
  • 07/11/2019 – Examination begin in Faculties of Education and Pharmacy
  • 08/11/2019 – CED Examinations
  • 11/11/2019 – 22/11/2019 Other Faculties Examinations (two weeks)
  • 25/11/2019 – 29/11/2019 General Studies Examinations
  • 30/11/2019 – Students go down (End of 2018/2019 Academic Session)
  • 02/12/2019 – 06/12/2019 Schools/Faculties/Institutes/Departments/Board of Studies meet to consider 2018/2019 Sessional Results
  • 09/12/2019 – 13/12/2019 Business Committee of Senate meet to consider results for lower levels for 2018/2019 Academic Session.
  • 16/12/2019 – 20/12/2019 Senate meet to consider Sessional Results for higher levels for 2018/2019 Academic Session.
  • 04/01/2020 – New Students come into residence for 2019/2020 Academic Session.
  • 06/01/2020 – clearance begin for New Students.
  • 11/01/2020 – Old Students come into residence for 2019/2020 Academic Session.
  • 13/01/2020 – Lectures begin for first semester of 2019/2020 Academic Session