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2016/2017 Academic Calendar

NOTE: The AUST Academic Calendar is divided into two “sessions”, as shown below

SESSION I

Schedule of Classes Available                                    

May 1, 2016*

Online Registration Begins

May 1, 2016

Classes Begin

July 4, 2016

₦10,000 Late Registration Fee

July 11, 2016

Last Day to Drop/Add Electives

July 31, 2016

Last Day to Defer Academic Session

July 31, 2016

Tuition/Fee Payment Deadline

August 31, 2016

National Holiday (Id el Kabir)

September 12-13, 2016*** 

Academic Standing Processing

September 16, 2016

Academic Committee Meeting

September 20, 2016**

National Holiday (Independence Day)

October 1-3, 2016***

Academic Standing Processing

November 1 ,2016

Senate Meeting

November 14, 2016**

Break in Session                                                                                                                             

Dec. 17, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017

SESSION II

Classes Resume

January 9, 2017

Re-Registration of All PhD Students Enrolled in Previous Year

Annual Progress Report Form      Course Outline Form

January 9, 2017

Submission of Thesis Research Topic/Plan to Department Begins

MSc         PhD

February 6, 2017

Academic Standing Processing

March 13, 2017

Last Day to Submit Thesis Research Topic/Plan to Department

March 17, 2017

Academic Committee Meeting (Thesis Approval)

March 21, 2017**

National Holiday (Easter)

April 14-17, 2017***

Senate Meeting

April 28, 2017**

Academic Standing Processing

June 2, 2017

National Holiday (Eid al Fitr)

June 26-27, 2017***

Classes End

July 21, 2017

Last Day to Submit All Grades

July 31, 2017

Academic Committee Meeting

August 4, 2017**

Last Day to Submit All Completed M.Sc. Theses to Department

October 20, 2017

Academic Standing Processing

October 31, 2017

Senate Meeting

November 6, 2017**

Degree Conferral (See Commencement Ceremony page)

December 11-15, 2017

** Academic Committee/Senate meeting starts at 2:00pm. Maximum duration is for 2 hours; no lectures during this period.
*** All religious holidays are strictly observed.