Makerere University Academic Calendar 2019/2020


Makerere University Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 Academic Year has been released.

Makerere University Academic Calendar

The management of Makerere University (MAK) has released the official academic calendar for the institution for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Makerere University Academic Calendar serves as an information source and planning document for students, faculty, staff and departments, as well as outside organisations. The calendar includes registration dates, class start dates, add/drop deadlines, exam dates and more.


  • Fresher’s Orientations Saturday: 3rd August 2019 to Friday: 9th August 2019 (7 days )
  • Semester One: Saturday: 10th August 2019 to Saturday 7th December 2019 (17 weeks)
  • Fees Policy: 30th August 2019 – Deadline of at least UGX 200,000 payment by all continuing students beyond which a surcharge of UGX 20,000 shall be levied.
  • Fees Policy: 18th October 2019 (end of 10th week) – Deadline of free enrolment beyond which UGX 50,000 will be levied
  • Fees Policy: 1st November 2019 (end of 12th week) – Deadline for fees payment beyond which a surcharge of 5% on the outstanding balance will be levied
  • Semester One Examinations: 18th November 2019 to 7th December 2019 (3 weeks)
  • Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 7th December 2019 to Friday 17th January 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Semester Two: Saturday: 18th January 2020 to Saturday 16th May 2020 (17 weeks)
  • Semester Two Examinations: 27th April 2020 to 17th May 2020 (3 weeks)
  • Recess Term Saturday: 16th May 2020 to Saturday 25th July 2020 (10 weeks )
  • Recess Term Examinations: 20th July 2020 to 25th July 2020 (1 week)
  • 70th Graduation Week: Tuesday: 14th January 2020 to Friday 17th January 2020


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