Makerere University Academic Calendar 2023/2024

The Makerere University Calendar of key events for 2023/2024 academic session. Checking the school calendar not only helps you track important deadlines but helps you do better planning.


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Makerere University Academic Calendar can serve as a useful student resource. Whether you are a staff or a student, this resource should be paramount because, with it, you can keep track of key activities.

However, the Management reserves the right to change these academic dates. Therefore, confirm the dates with the respective department before working with them.

Makerere University (MAK) Academic Calendar 2023 / 2024

We would simply upload the academic calendar, but when the University makes these changes, it first appears on its website. For this reason, we will provide a website from which you can track MAK 2023 – 2024 academic activities.

Since the university may decide to update the dates, we advise that you confirm the dates from the relevant office.

This calendar outlines notable dates, such as Reporting, Resumption, Registration Deadline, etc. Therefore find the schedule of key activities for 2023/2024 academic year as per approved.

  • Fresher’s Orientation: Friday 20th August 2023 to Friday 25th August 2023 (7 days )
  • Semester One: Saturday: 26th August 2023 to Sunday 10th December 2023 (17 weeks)
  • Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday 24th December 2023 to Saturday 13th January 2024 (2 weeks)
  • 74th Graduation Week: Monday 29th January to Friday 2nd February 2024 (5 days)
  • Semester Two: Saturday 13th January 2024 to Sunday 12th May 2024 (14 weeks )

Makerere University Academic Calendar –

Key Notes

When it comes to confirming dates, you can reach out to the appropriate department, contact MAK, whether it is for a complaint or compliment.

  • Calendars may be uploaded in PDF, to be able to open the document on your mobile you will have to install a PDF reader.
  • The School Authority approves the academic calendars otherwise called ‘sessional dates’, and it normally runs for the whole semester as approved.
  • Official Website for monitoring key events and updates –


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