UNIOSUN Academic Calendar 2023/2024


Osun State University, Osogbo (commonly known as UNIOSUN) has taken the initiative to unveil its detailed academic calendar for the 2023/2024 session. This well-structured schedule is an invaluable tool for students, providing insight and clarity into the academic year. Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a returning student, understanding the university’s timelines is key to successful planning.
πŸ“… Resumption Date 13th November 2023: Start of Harmattan Semester Lectures
🌲 Holiday 22nd Dec 2023-7th Jan 2024: Christmas/New Year Break
πŸŽ“ Matriculation 13th February 2024
πŸ“– Exam Period 26th Feb-15th March 2024: Harmattan Semester Exams
🌦️ Rain Semester 8th April 2024: Start of Rain Semester Lectures
πŸ“† Lecture-Free 1st-5th July 2024
πŸ” GNS Exams 18th-22nd March & 22nd-26th July 2024
πŸ“œ Session’s End 9th August 2024: Marking & Grading, End of Academic Session

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Harmattan Semester: Key Dates
Commencement of the Academic SessionMonday, 13th November 2023: The academic journey for the 2023/2024 session begins with the resumption and commencement of Harmattan semester lectures for all students.
Orientation Week for FreshersMonday, 20th – Wednesday, 22nd November 2023: Newly admitted students will undergo an orientation programme designed to familiarise them with university life and its myriad of opportunities.

Holiday BreakFriday, 22nd December 2023 – Sunday, 7th January 2024: A much-needed Christmas and New Year break offers students a time to relax and rejuvenate before diving back into academic activities.
Post-Holiday ResumptionMonday, 8th January 2024: Students are expected to return from their festive break and continue with their academic endeavours.
MatriculationTuesday, 13th February 2024: A significant milestone for every first-year student. The matriculation ceremony represents their formal induction into the UNIOSUN community.
Lecture-Free WeekMonday, 19th – Friday, 23rd February 2024: This is a dedicated week free from lectures, allowing students to prepare adequately for impending examinations.
End of Harmattan Semester ExamsMonday, 26th February – Friday, 15th March 2024: The Harmattan semester examinations for all levels of study commence.
GNS Examinations and Semester BreakMonday, 18th – Friday, 22nd March 2024: Students sit for the GNS examinations.
Monday, 25th March – Friday, 5th April 2024: A brief semester break offers students a respite from the first half of the academic year.
Rain Semester: Overview of Dates
Beginning of Rain SemesterMonday, 8th April 2024: The Rain semester lectures kick off, marking the second half of the academic session.
Lecture-Free PeriodMonday, 1st – Friday, 5th July 2024: Another lecture-free week ensures students have ample time for revision before exams.
Rain Semester Examinations and GNS ExamsMonday, 8th – Friday, 19th July 2024: Rain semester examinations for all academic levels are in session.
Monday, 22nd – Friday, 26th July 2024: Following the main exams, students then sit for the GNS examinations.
End of the Academic YearMonday, 29th July – Friday, 9th August 2024: This period is dedicated to the marking and grading of scripts, culminating in the official end of the 2023/2024 academic session.
Annual Leave for Academic StaffMonday, 12th August 2024: Academic staff embark on their well-deserved annual leave.
Wrapping It Up

The academic calendar serves as a roadmap for students, highlighting essential dates and events. Being well-acquainted with these dates can pave the way for a smooth and productive academic experience at UNIOSUN. We urge all students to make the most of this calendar, leveraging it as a tool to plan their academic year effectively.
In Conclusion

Osun State University, Osogbo has always prioritised its students’ needs, and releasing a comprehensive academic calendar well in advance exemplifies this commitment. As the 2023/2024 academic year beckons, students are encouraged to approach it with enthusiasm, armed with the clarity that the calendar provides.

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