The University of Benin (UNIBEN) resumption date for newly admitted students (freshers) is Sunday 8th August 2021.
UNIBEN first semester lecture begins for all students on Monday 23rd August 2021.
UNIBEN Virtual Matriculation
The Virtual Matriculation of newly admitted students into the University of Benin for the 2020/2021 academic session holds on Tuesday 10th August 2021, at 11 am prompt.
Only two (2) selected students each from the faculties are to be physically present at the venue of the matriculation while the rest of the matriculating students will be sent Zoom links via their portals for their participation.
UNIBEN Academic Calendar for 2020/2021
Here is the UNIBEN academic calendar for the 2020/2021 session;
|Monday 2nd – Wednesday 4th August 2021||Virtual orientation for fresh students|
|Friday 6th August 2021||Virtual matriculation exercise for fresh students|
|Sunday 8th August 2021||Fresh students come into halls of residence for the 2020/2021 session.|
|Monday 9th August 2021||Online clearance/registration for fresh students continues.|
|Sunday 15th August 2021||Old students come into halls of residence for the 2020/2021 session.|
|Monday 16th August – Friday 3rd September 2021||Registration of courses and payment of school charges|
|Monday 23rd August 2021||The first-semester lecture begins for all students|
|Friday 29th October 2021||The first-semester lecture ends for all students|
|Monday 8th November 2021||Examination begin in Faculties of Education and Pharmacy|
|Saturday 13th November 2021||CED Examinations|
|Monday 15th November – Saturday 27th November 2021||Other Faculty examinations (two weeks)|
|Monday 29th November – Friday 3rd December 2021||General studies examination|
|Saturday 4th December 2021||Students go down for the first-semester/Christmas break|
|Saturday 13th – Friday 17th December 2021||School/Faculties/Institute/Department/Board of Studies meet to consider 2020/2021 First Semester Results|
|Sunday 2nd January 2022||Students return to Halls of Residence|
|Monday 3rd January 2022||Second Semester Lectures begin|
|Friday 4th March 2022||Second Semester Ends|
|Monday 7th – Friday 11th March 2022||Revision (5 days)|
|Saturday 12th March 2022||CED Examinations|
|Monday 14th March 2022||Examination begin in Faculties of Education, Engineering and Pharmacy|
|Monday 21st March 2022 – Saturday 2nd April 2022||Other Faculty Examinations|
|4th – 8th April 2022||General Studies Examination|
|25th April 2022||Students go on, end of 2020/2021 Academic Session|
|25th April – 29th May 2022||School/Faculties/Institute/Department/Board of Studies meet to consider 2020/2021 Sessional Results|
|9th – 13th May 2022||Business Committee of Senate meets to consider Results of Lower Level and Penultimate year for 2020/2021 Academic Session.|
|16th – 20th May 2022||Senate meet to consider Sessional Results for the final year for 2020/2021 Academic Session|
UNIBEN Registration Deadline
Deadline on registration and payment of school charges for 2020/2021 session.
|06/09/2021 – 10/09/2021||Late registration and payment of school charges with a penalty fee of N10,000.|
|13/09/2021 – 17/09/2021||Final registration with a penalty fee of N20,000|
|18/09/2021||Registration portal close for 2020/2021 session|
Any student who failed to register at the close of the registration deadline will be deemed to have voluntarily withdrawn from the University.