UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2023 ALL UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

 

1. The academic year 2023 teaching and learning activities shall start for ALL UR new and continuing students in ALL undergraduate academic programs on June 5, 2023, and end on June 30, 2024;

2. The academic year 2023 shall run on Trimester Basis for all Colleges;

3. Each Trimester shall include the following key academic activities and duration:

 

 

  1. Teaching and Learning: 13 working weeks (for Trimesters 1&2) and eight (8) working weeks for Trimester 3;
  2. Revision: One (1) working week;
  3. Examinations: Two (2) working weeks;
  4. Special Examinations, Processing of marks, appeals on each trimester Examination results: two (2) working weeks;

4. Holidays: Trimesters 1 & 2 shall have each a short holiday for two (2) working weeks. End of year Summer Holidays shall start on July 1, 2024 and end on September 1, 2024;

5. The Call for application for new students shall start on February 6, 2023, for Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery and Bachelor of Dental Surgery and on February 20, 2023 for the rest of the UR academic programs.

 

 

DETAILED ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES_ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR ACADEMIC
YEAR 2023

A. APPLICATION & REGISTRATION OF NEW AND CONTINUING STUDENTS

START DATE END DATE WORKING
WEEKS
EVENTS
February 6, 2023 February 19, 2023 2 Application Period for Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery and Bachelor of Dental Surgery
February 20, 2023 March 19, 2023 4 General     Application    Period      for Other Undergraduate Programs
March 20, 2023 April 23, 2023 4 Admission Process and Release of Admission results for Undergraduate Programs
April 24, 2023 May 28, 2023 4 Online   registration       for     all     new students
May 29, 2023 June 4, 2023 1 Induction Week for Year 1 students
April 24, 2023 June 4, 2023 5 Online  registration            for      all Continuing students
START DATE END DATE WEEK EVENTS
FIRST TRIMESTER: FROM JUNE 5, 2023 TO OCTOBER 15, 2023
June 5, 2023 September 10, 2023 13 TRIMESTER 1: rEAC7 TNC4 & LEARNING
September 11, 2023 September 17, 2023 1 Trimester 1: Revision week
September 18, 2023 October 1, 2023 2 Trimester 1: Examination period
October 2, 2023 October 15, 2023 2 Trimester 1: Special Examinations, Continuation of Marking & Processing marks, and Appeals on 1st Trimester Examination results
October 2, 2023 October 15, 2023 2 Trimester 1: Short Holliday
SECOND TRIMESTER: FROM OCTOBER 16, 2023 TO MARCH 3, 2024
October 16, 2023 November 12, 2023 4 Academic         Meetings:    Department, School,    and    College      Academic Council      meetings    to    approve    1st
Trimester Examination results
TBD TBD Senate       meeting       to    approve    1st Trimester Examination reports
October 16, 2023 January 21, 2024 13 TRIMESTER 2: TEACHING & LEARNING
January 22, 2024 January 28, 2024 1 Trimester 2: Revision week
January 29, 2024 February 18, 2024 2 Trimester 2: Examination period
February 19, 2024 March 3, 2024 2 Trimester 2: Special Examinations, Continuation of Marking & Processing marks, and Appeals on 2nd Trimester Examination results
February 19, 2024 March 3, 2024 2 Trimester 2: Short Holiday
THIRD TRIMESTER: FROM MARCH 4, 2024 TO JUNE 30, 2024
March 4, 2024 April 6, 2024 4 Academic       Meetings:      Department, School,   and    College      Academic Council      meetings to     approve 2nd
Trimester Examination results
TBD TBD Senate       meeting    to    approve      2nd Trimester Examination reports
March 4, 2024 May 5, 2024 8 TRIMESTER 3: TEACHING & LEARNING [Also covering study and work skills bridge program, entrepreneurship, and citizenship modules]
May 6, 2024 May 12, 2024 1 Trimester 3: Revision week

 

 

START DATE END DATE WEE
GK
EVENTS
May 13, 2024 May 26, 2024 2 Trimester 3: Examination period
May 27, 2024 June 9, 2024 2 Trimester 3: Special Examinations, Continuation of Marking & Processing marks, and Appeals on 3rd Trimester Examination results
June 10, 2024 June 30, 2024 2 Department/School            Academic Council meetings to approve end of year Examination results
July 1, 2024 September 1, 2024 11 SUMMER END OF YEAR — S HOLIDAYS
July 1, 2024 July 21, 2024 2 College Academic Council meetings to approve end of year Examination results
July 22, 2024 July 28, 2024 1 Senate meeting to approve end of year Examination results
July 29, 2024 September 1, 2024 4 Verification and Approval of the Graduation List
September 2, 2024 October 8, 2024 5 Preparation for Graduation &
Graduation Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

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