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UNICAL Academic Calendar For 2023/2024 Academic Session

The University Of Calabar, UNICAL, academic calendar for 2023/2024 academic session is out. All students, both new and returning as well as members of staff are hereby informed. The academic calendar is the schedule of academic events that have been arranged in such a way as to ensure the smooth academic process in the university for the 2023/2024 academic session.

Included in the UNICAL academic calendar is the earlier published resumption date and freshers’ orientation. The inclusion of date of convocation ceremony also confirms that students that graduated last session will be convocated this session.

UNICAL Academic Calendar

To see more events for the new academic session, see the full breakdown of the calendar as released on the school’s official website below.

UNICAL Academic Calendar For 2023/2024 Session

University of Calabar’s academic calendar is your comprehensive reference to academic period at UNICAL.

November 2023

  • 25th: Arrival of new students
  • 27th: Screening/registration of new students begins

December 2023

  • 1st: Arrival of returning students
  • 4th: Registration begins for returning students; Lectures begin for all students
  • 11th – 12th: GSS Examination
  • 18th – 20th: Supplementary and summer examination
  • 21st: Christmas Break begins

January 2024

  • 3rd: Returning of students from Christmas break
  • 8th: Solemn assembly
  • 8th – 12th: Continuous Assessment for all students
  • 15th: Late registration begins for all students
  • 17th: Inaugural lecture
  • 18th – 19th: Orientation
  • 25th: Late registration ends for all students
  • 26th: Matriculation
  • 29th: Add and drop courses end for all students
  • 31st: Inaugural lecture

February 2024

  • 14th: Inaugural lecture
  • 19th – 23rd: Revision
  • 19th – 24th: GSS Exams
  • 26th: Exams begin for all students

March 2024

  • 16th: Exam end for all students
  • 18th – 23rd: Convocation
  • 19th – 21st: EDC Exams
  • 25th: End of semester/Easter break begins

April 2024

  • 4th: End of Easter break/Resumption
  • 5th: Returning of Students from Easter break
  • 8th: Lecture begins for all students


  • Duration of semester: 16 weeks
  • Lectures: 11 weeks
  • Examination: 5 weeks
  • Total: 16 weeks

Also see UNICAL School Fees Schedule for 2023/2024 Undergraduates

We implore the entire UNICAL community to adhere to this academic calendar.

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