Following announcement by the state government of the reopening of schools in the state, the Sokoto State University has released a “revised calendar” for the continuation of academic activities in the university.
According to an Internal Memorandum released by the Ag. Director Academic Planning of the university, Dr. Mansur Aliyu dated 8th October, 2020 with the subject “Revised 2019/2020 Academic Calendar”, resumption of final year students will be on Monday, 12 October 2020 while registration of fresh and returning students respectively will start on Monday 19th October, 2020.
Also, first semester lectures will hold for 6 weeks, starting from 12 October to end 21 November, 2020.
Fisrt semester examination will start on November 23 and end 12 December, 2020.
Marking and moderation and approval of first semester results will be from 14 December, 2020 to 3 January, 2021.
Second semester lectures are to commence 4 January, 2021 and end 27 March of the same year.
Second semester examination will commence on 29 March and end 17 April, 2021.
Marking, moderation and approval of second semester results will be from 19 April to 1 May 2021.
2020/2021 session in the university has been slated to commence 17 May, 2021.
Information officer of the university, Zayyani Shehu, confirmed the authenticity of the calendar and assured that the Vice Chancellor had given a stern directive that COVID-19 protocol be strictly observed by staff and students of the university.