Chalimbana University
CHALIMBANA UNIVERSITY

Session Dates

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

SENATE APPROVED SESSIONAL DATES FOR 2018/19 ACADEMIC YEAR

Sunday 9th September 2018 

The arrival of Returning Students

Monday 10th September 2018 to Friday 14th September 2018

Registration of Full-Time Returning Student

Monday 17th September 2018

Commencement of Classes for Returning Students

Sunday 14th October 2018 to Friday 19th October 2018

Arrival and Orientation of First Year Full-Time Students

Monday 22nd October 2018

Commencement of Classes for First Year Full-Time Students

Wednesday 24th October 2018  Independence Day
Sunday 9th December 2018 to Saturday 12th January 2019 Residentials for Distance Education Students in various Centres
Friday 21st December 2018 Graduation Ceremony 
Tuesday 25th December 2018 Christmas Day  

Wednesday 26th December 2018

Holiday, following Christmas Day 
Tuesday 1st January 2019 New Year’s Day
Wednesday 2nd January 2019 Holiday following New Year’s Day
Sunday 13th January, 2019 Arrival of Returning Full-Time Students 
Monday 14th January, 2019 Resumption of Classes for Full-Time Students 
Monday 14th January, 2019 to Friday April 12th April, 2019 13 Weeks of School Experience: Primary Diploma, Early Childhood Education (3rd Year Distance and 4th Year Full-Time) and Primary Degree Full-Time Students 
February, 2019 1st Senate Curriculum Review Committee Meeting 
Thursday 28th February, 2019 to Sunday 3rd March, 2019 

Examinations for Distance Students: Primary Diploma, Lab Technicians, Fourth Year Primary and Early Childhood Education Degree

Friday 8th March, 2019 International Women’s Day
Tuesday 12th March, 2019 Youth Day
Friday 12th April 2019 End of Term 1 for Full-Time Students 
Friday 12th April 2019 End of 13 Weeks of School Experience: Primary Diploma, Early Childhood Education (3rd Year Distance and 4th Year Full-Time) and Primary Degree Full-time students
Saturday 13th April, 2019 to Saturday 11th May, 2019

Residentials for Distance Education Students in various Centres 
Friday 19th April, 2019 Good Friday
Saturday 20th April, 2019  Holy Saturday
Sunday 21st April, 2019 Easter Day
Monday 22nd April, 2019 Easter Monday
Saturday 27th April, 2019 to Friday 3rd May, 2019 Examinations for Distance Students: BBA 2, Primary 2 & 4, Secondary 2 & 3, and MED-ELM 1
Wednesday 1st May, 2019  Labour Day
Saturday 4th May, 2019 to Friday 10th May, 2019 Examinations for Distance Students: ECE 2,3,4, Primary 3, Secondary 3, and BED-ELM 3 & 4.