Academic Calendar

AFRICA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (AIU)  2018/2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR  (TRIMESTER SYSTEM) 

 

DATE

TIME

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE

Classes End

27th July 2018

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR and ELEARNING)

30th July – 10th August 2018

 

Deans/Registrar

 SEMESTER BREAK

13th August - 27th August 2018

Pre-Registration (Semester I 2018/19 Academic Year)

31st July 2018

8am - 5pm

Registrar/Finance

FIRST SEMESTER [ AUGUST 2018] 2018-2019

  • Orientation for August 2018 school-based students/Registration
  • Exam for continuing school-based  students 

 10th and 11th August 2018 

8am - 5pm

Registrar/Deans/HOD’S

Classes begin for August school-based 

13th – 31st August 2018

 

Registrar/ Deans

Modular students examination and classes

6th – 17th August 2018

 

Deans/HODS

Youth Mentorship

24th – 25th August 2018

 

Dean SBE

Induction of new Lecturers/ Part time/full time faculty, orientation.

28th   – 29th August 2018

9am – 5pm

Deans / HODS

Grades Due for 3rd semester and school-based exams

31st August 2018

 

HODS/Deans/Registrar

REGULAR SEMESTER I 2018/19 

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

28th - 31st  August 2018

DOS/Deans /HODS/Registrar

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

28th –31st August 2018

 

ODeL/Registrar

1st Semester  2018/19 Classes Begin

3rd September 2018

 

Registrar/Deans

Release of the 3rd semester 2018/19 results 

27th September 2018

2.30pm – 5pm

Senate/Registrar

Deregistration

1st October 2018 

 

Finance  Director

Convocation 

2nd October 2018

10am – 11am

Registrar

Culture week

8th –13th October 2018

8am – 5pm

DOS

Symposium

26th October 2018

8am – 5pm

ISAR

Youth Mentorship event          

23rd - 24th November 2018

8am – 5pm

Dean SBE

Classes End

30th November 2018

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR and ELEARNING)

3rd -15th December 2018

 

HOD’S/Registrar/Deans

 SEMESTER BREAK

17th December 2018-2nd January 2019

Pre- Registration (Semester II 2018/19 Academic Year)

4th December 2018

 

Finance Director

Grades Due

3rd January 2019

 

HOD’S/Deans

DECEMBER 2018 BLOCKS  

23rd November – Dec 15th 2018

 

 

  • Orientation for December 2018 school-based intake 
  • Exam for continuing school-based students and Registration for December units

 

23rd and 24th November 2018

 

Registrar/Deans/HOD’s

School-based Classes begin

26th  November - 15th Dec 2018

 

Deans/Registrar

January 2019 Modular Classes/Blocks

7th  to 18th January 2019

 

 

7th and 8th January 2019

 

HOD’s/Deans/Registrar

Exams results submission

4th January 2019

 

HOD’s

Modular Classes Begin

7th and 18thJanuary 2019

 

 

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

3rd  January 2019

 

QA/Deans/Registrar 

REGULAR SEMESTER II 2018 - 2019

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

2nd – 4th January 2019

 

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clinic/Finance

Regular Classes Begin

7th January 2019

 

 

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS Orientation

3rd -4th January 2019

 

ODeL Director

Add and Drop Courses

21st  January 2019

 

Registrar

Release of first semester results 2018/2019

31st  January 2019  

 

Senate/Registrar

Deregistration 

4th February 2019

 

Finance Director

ODEL: Face to face session -Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

11th – 15th  February 2019

 

ODeL Director

Classes End 

5th April 2019

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR and ELEARNING)

8th  – 19th  April 2019

 

Registrar/Deans

Good Friday

19th April 2019

Easter Monday

22nd April 2019

 SEMESTER BREAK

22nd April – 3rd May 2019

Grades Due (grades for 2nd semester and school-based exams done in April)

NB:All grades for students graduating in 2019 are due

10th May 2019

 

HOD’S/Deans 

THIRD SEMESTER 2018 - 2019

APRIL 2019 BLOCK COURSES     

5th April - 3rd May 2019

 

 

  • Orientation for April 2019 school-base
  • Intake exam for continuing school-based students and registration for April block units

 5th and 6th  April 2019

 

HOD’S/Deans/Registrar /Finance

Classes begin for school-based students  

  8th April  – 3rd May  2019

 

 

Modular examination and classes 

8th – 19th  April 2019

 

 

Public holiday

1st May 2019

Regular Semester 2018/19  

For new students (January and May 2019 intake) and Regular semester students  

 

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

8th  – 9th May 2019

 

QA/DVCAA &R/Registrar

Orientation of May Intake students  

7th - 10th May 2019

 

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clnic/Finance 

3rd Semester Classes Begin

13th  May 2019

 

 

Face to face ODeL session Instructor and LMS orientation

7th -10th May 2019

 

ODeL Director

International Research conference

20th May – 24th May 2019

 

ISAR

Add and Drop Courses

24th May 2019

 

Registrar

Late Registration 

27th May to 31st May 2019

 

Finance

Public Holiday (Madaraka)

Public Holiday (June 1) 2017

Release of second semester 2018/2019 academic year

6th June 2019  

 

DVCAA&R/Registrar

Class Withdrawal Ends (deregistration)

10th  June 2019

 

Finance 

ODEL: Face to face session –Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

17th – 21st June 2019

 

ODeL Director

Graduation 

July 6th  2019

 

Registrar/Senate

Classes End

26th July 2019

 

 

End of Semester III Examination

5th – 16th August 2019

 

 

Pre- Registration (Semester I 2019/20 Academic Year)

6th  August 2019

 

Finance

SEMESTER BREAK

19th August – 2nd September 2019

Grades Due 

2nd September 2019

 

HOD’s/Deans

AUGUST 2019 BLOCK COURSES 

9th  – 30th August 2019

 

 

  • Orientation for August school-based and modular students
  • Exam for continuing school-based and modular students (For courses done in April 2019)

 9th and 10th  August 2019

 

Registrar/HOD’s/Deans

Classes begin for August school-based 

12th – 30th  August 2019 

 

 

Modular students (examination and classes)

12th  – 23rd  August 2019

 

 

REGULAR SEMESTER I 2019 - 2020

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

3rd – 6th September 2019

 

DOS/Deans/HODS/Registrar

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

3rd – 6th September 2019

 

 ODeL/ Registrar/Deans

1st Semester  2019/20 Classes Begin

9th  September 2019

 

 

Release of third semester 2018/2019 academic year grades

3rd  October 2019

2.30pm-5.30pm

Senate/Registrar 

Deregistration

7th  October 2019

 

Finance  Director 

Convocation 

8th October 2019

10am – 11am

Senate/Registrar/Chapla in

Culture week

14th – 19th October 2019

8am -5pm

DOS

Symposium

13th November 2019

8am -5pm

ISAR

Youth Mentorship event          

22nd - 23rd November 2019

8am -5pm 

DEAN SBE

Classes End

6th December 2019

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR and ELEARNING)

9th – 20th December 2019

 

Registrar/Deans/HOD’s

 SEMESTER BREAK

20th December 2019  - 6th January 2020

Pre- Registration (Semester II 2019/20 Academic Year)

10th December 2019

 

Registrar/Finance

Grades Due

6th  January 2020

 

Deans/Registrar

DECEMBER 2019 BLOCKS  

November 29th – Dec 20th 2019

 

 

  • Orientation for December 2019 school-based intake
  • Exam for continuing school-based students and Registration for December units

 29th and 30th November 2019

 

DOS/HOD’s/Deans/Registrar/Clinic /IT

School-based Classes begin

2nd - 20th December 2019

 

HOD’s/Registrar/Deans

January 2020 Modular Classes/Blocks

6th  - 17th January 2020

 

 

  • Orientation and Registration for modular students
  • Exam for continuing modular students

 6th and 7th January 2020

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/Finance

Modular Classes Begin

7th -  18th January 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

8th January 2020

 

QA/Registrar/Deans 

REGULAR SEMESTER II 2019 - 2020

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

7th – 10th January 2020

 

 

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clinic/Finance/IT 

Regular Classes Begin

13th January 2020

 

 

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

7th  - 10th January 2020

 

ODeL Director

Add and Drop Courses

27th   January 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Release of first semester 2019/2020 academic year grades

30th January 2020 

 

Senate/Registrar

Deregistration 

3rd   February 2020

 

Finance Director

ODEL: Face to face session - Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

17th – 21st February 2020

 

ODeL Director

Classes End 

9th   April 2020

 

 

Good Friday

10th   April 2020

Easter Monday

13th  April 2020

Exam Week (REGULAR &ELEARNING)

14th   – 25th April 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar/Deans

SEMESTER BREAK

27th April – 8th May 2020

Grades Due (grades for 2nd semester and school-based exams done in April)

N.B. All grades for students graduating in 2020 are due, including Thesis and dissertations

15th May 2020

 

HOD’s

 THIRD SEMESTER 2019 - 2020

APRIL 2020 BLOCK COURSES     

10th April - 1st  May 2020

 

 

  • Orientation for April 2020 school-based intake
  • Exam for continuing school-based students and registration for April block units

 10th and 11th  April 2020

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/ Finance

Classes begin for school-based students  

  13th April  – 1st May  2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Modular classes Begin

6th – 17th  April 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Regular Semester 2019/20

For new students (January and May 2020 intake) and Regular semester students  

 

 

 

 

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

13th  May 2020

 

QA/Registrar 

Orientation of May Intake students  

12th - 15th May 2020

 

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clinic/Finance/IT 

3rd Semester Classes Begin

18th  May 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

12th - 15th May 2020

 

ODeL Director

International Research conference

18th May – 22nd May 2020

 

ISAR

Public Holiday (Madaraka)

1st June 2020

Add and Drop Courses

2nd  June 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Release of second semester 2019/2020 academic year grades

11th June 2020  

 

VC/Registrar

Class Withdrawal Ends (deregistration)

15th June 2020

 

Finance Director/Registrar

ODEL: Face to face session –Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

 22nd -  26th  June 2020

 

ODeL Director

Graduation 

July 4th  2020

8am – 1pm

Senate/Registrar

Classes End

31st July 2020

 

 

End of Semester III Examination

3rd – 14th August 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar/Deans

Pre- Registration (Semester I 2020/21 Academic Year)

4th  August 2020

 

HOD’s/Registrar

SEMESTER BREAK

7th August - 28th August 2020

Grades Due 

4th  September 2020

 

Registrar /HOD’s/Deans

AUGUST 2020 BLOCK COURSES 

7th   – 28th August 2020

 

 

  • Orientation for August school-based students
  • Exam for continuing school-based students (For courses done in April 2020)

 7th and 8th  August 2020

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/Finance

Classes begin for August school-based 

10th – 28th  August 2020 

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Modular students (examination and classes)

10th – 21st August 2020

 

 

REGULAR SEMESTER I 2020 - 2021

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

31st August – 4th September 2020

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clinic/Finance/IT

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

1st – 4th September 2020

 

ODeL Director

1st Semester  2020/21 Classes Begin

7th  September 2020

 

HOD’S /Registrar

Add/ drop courses

21st September 2020

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Release of third semester 2019/2020 academic year grades

31st  September 2020

 

VC/Registrar 

Deregistration

5th  October 2020

 

Finance Director

Convocation 

6th October 2020

 

Senate/Registrar

Culture week

12th – 16th October 2020

 

DOS

Symposium

18th November 2020

 

ISAR

Youth Mentorship event          

20th   -21st November 2020

 

Dean SBE

Classes End

4th December 2020

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR and ELEARNING)

7th – 18th December 2020

 

Registrar

Pre- Registration (Semester II 2020/21 Academic Year)

8th December 2020

 

Registrar/Finance Director

SEMESTER BREAK

 21st December 2020 - 4th January 2021

Grades Due

8th  January 2021

 

HOD’s

DECEMBER 2020 BLOCKS  

 27th November– Dec 18th 2020

 

 

  • Orientation for December 2020 school-based intake
  • Exam for continuing school-based students and Registration for December units

27th and 28th November 2020

 

Deans/Registrar/HOD’s

School-based Classes begin

30th November -18th Dec 2020

 

Registrar/HOD’s

  • Orientation and Registration for modular students
  • Exam for continuing modular students

4th  and 5th January 2021

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/Finance

 

Modular Classes Begin

5th - 15thJanuary 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

6th January 2021

 

QA/Registrar

REGULAR SEMESTER II 2020 - 2021

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

4th – 8th January 2021

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Cl inic/Finance/IT

Regular Classes Begin

11th January 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s/Deans 

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

5th - 8th  January 2021

 

ODeL Director

Add and Drop Courses

25th   January 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Release of first semester 2020/2021 academic year grades

4th February 2021  

 

Senate/Registrar

Deregistration 

8th  February 2021

 

Finance Director

ODEL: Face to face session -Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

15th – 19th February 2021

 

ODeL Director

Good Friday

2nd April 2021

Easter Monday

5th  April 2021

Classes End 

9th   April 2021

 

 

Exam Week (REGULAR &ELEARNING)

12th   – 23rd April 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s/Deans

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

May 1st 2021

Grades Due (grades for 2nd semester and school-based exams done in April)

NB:All grades for students graduating in 2021 are due

 14th May 2021

 

HOD’s

THIRD SEMESTER 2020 - 2021

APRIL 2020 BLOCK COURSES     

9th - 30th April 2021

 

 

  • Orientation for April 2021 school-based intake
  • Exam for continuing school-based students and registration for April block units

 

9th and 10th  April 2021

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/Finance

 

Classes begin for school-based students  

  12th –30th April  2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Modular classes Begin

5th – 16th  April 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Regular Semester 2020/21

For new students (January and May 2021 intake) and Regular semester students  

 

Orientation/training for staff and Lecturers

12th  May 2021

 

QA/Registrar

Orientation of May Intake students  

10th - 14th May 2021

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Cl inic/Finance/IT

3rd Semester Classes Begin

17th  May 2021

 

 

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

10th -14th May 2021

 

ODeL Director

International Research conference

17th May – 21st May 2021

 

ISAR

Add and Drop Courses

31st May 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Public Holiday (Madaraka)

1st June 1 2021

Release of second semester 2020/2021 academic year grades

10th June 2021

 

VC/Registrar

Class Withdrawal Ends (deregistration)

14th June 2021

 

Finance Director

ODEL: Face to face session –Mid-term examinations and Course Residencies

 21st - 25th  June 2021

 

ODeL Director

Graduation 

July 3rd 2021

 

Senate/Registrar

Classes End

30th  July 2021

 

 

End of Semester III Examination

2nd  – 13th August 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s/Deans

Pre- Registration (Semester I 2021/22 Academic Year)

3rd  August 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Grades Due 

3rd September 2021

 

HOD’s

AUGUST 2021 BLOCK COURSES 

6th 27th August 2021

 

 

  • Orientation for August school-based and modular students
  • Exam for continuing school-based and modular students (For courses done in April 2021)

6th and 7th  August 2021

 

Deans/HOD’s/Registrar/Finance/Clinic/IT

Classes begin for August school-based 

9th –  27th  August 2021 

 

Registrar/HOD’s

Modular students (examination and classes)

9th  – 20th August 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s

SEMESTER BREAK

16th August - 27th August

REGULAR SEMESTER I 2021 - 2022

  • Orientation and Registration for Regular, Evening  and Elearning new students
  • Final Registration for Regular Students

30th  August – 3rd September 2021

DOS/Registrar/Deans/Clinic/Finance/IT

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor and LMS orientation

31st August – 3rd September 2021

 

ODeL Director

1st Semester  2021/22 Classes Begin

6th  September 2021

 

Registrar/HOD’s/Deans

NOTE:

  • CUE Regulations for semester system requires a minimum of 15 weeks per semester, 13 weeks in class and two weeks for examination. The May Semester will run for 13 weeks, courses will be taught for 4 CHs per week.
  • Students are expected to be fulltime for two consecutive semesters to complete one academic year.
  • Students’ admission will happen in every semester.
  • Orientation period is for new students and staff training/orientation.

DATE

TIME

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE

ODEL: Face to face session Instructor &LMS orientation

31st August – 3rd September 2021

 

ODeL Director

Add and Drop Courses

20th September 2021

 

HOD’s/Registrar

Release of third semester 2020/2021 academic year grades

30th September 2021  

 

VC/Registrar

  • Evening students and other weekly classes e.g. 1 day a week are to run along the regular semester dates.
  • E-Learning students should also run along the regular semester or block courses.
  • Modular students such as D. Min, MAOL, PhD, MDiv and MA meeting times must be declared to the DVCAA and the Registrar in advance and students must keep registration dates set for the semesters when their classes fall.
  • School-based students meet thrice in a year during the School holidays in Kenya (August, December and April)
Approve by Senate, May 2018