Ashesi University College 2018/2019 Academic Calendar

By | June 26, 2018

Ashesi University College 2018/2019 Academic Calendar

The Management of the Ashesi University College has released the approved academic calendar for the institution for the 2018/2019 academic session.
Ashesi University College 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.
Below is the academic calendar of Ashesi University for the 2018/19 academic year.
Ashesi’s academic calendar is divided into two semesters. Students typically take four semester units per semester. A semester unit (typically 42 classroom contact hours and 14 discussion/lab contact hours) is defined as three (3) hours per week of classroom time and 1 or 1.5 hours of discussion/lab time per week over a period of fifteen weeks.
*** All dates are subject to change

Academic Calendar 2018/2019

Semester 1 August – December 2018

 Event Date
Freshmen arrive August 22nd
Freshmen orientation August 23rd –  26th
Matriculation for freshmen August 24th
Classes begin August 27th
Registration ends August 28th
End of adding and dropping courses September 7th
Mid-Semester break October 22rd – 26th
Classes resume October 29th
Last day of classes December 5th
Revision December 6th – 9th
End of semester exams December 10th – 14th
End of semester December 14th


  • Eid al Adha (Tuesday, August 21st estimated)
  • Founder’s Day (Friday, September 21st)
  • Farmers’ day (Friday, December 7th)


Semester 2, January – June 2019

 Event Date
Classes begin January 14th
Registration ends January 15th
Mid-Semester break March 4th to 8th
Classes resume March 11th
Last day of classes for seniors April 18th
Revision for seniors April 19th and 22nd
Final exams for seniors April 23rd to 26th
Last day of classes for non-seniors April 26th
Revision for non-seniors April 29th – 30th
End of semester for seniors April 30th
End of semester exams for non-seniors May 2nd – 3rd, May 6th – 7th
End of semester May 7th
Commencement June 22nd (Tentative)


Semester  3,  June – July, 2019

Classes begin June 10th
Classes end July 17th
Final Exams July 18th – 19th



  • Independence Day (March 6th)
  • Easter Holidays April (19th – 22nd)
  • Labor Day (May 1st)
  • Eid al Fitr (Wednesday, June 5th (estimated))

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