Beginning Of Semester 1 Circular for the 2020/2021 Academic Year


24th February 2021

1. Welcome
Happy New Year, 2021 to you all. You are welcome to Makerere University. The University opens to resident students on Saturday, 20th February, 2021 for Orientation Week.

Registration with The Halls Of Residence/ Attachment
All students are reminded and encouraged to register with the office of the warden in their respective Halls of Residemce/Attachment. Accurate information is an asset in solving many human issues that may arise during your stay on campus and thereafter.

Academic Registration
Academic registration is at the core of your life at Campus. Confirm in good time that you are properly registered with your School / College Registrar for the courses you are going to offer this semester.

Payment Of University Tuition And Other Fees
You are encouraged to (advised your benefactors to) settle University fees as soon as possible so that you settle to concentrate on redeeming your academic record. If you have brough tuition and fees with you, make sure all moneys are deposited on the University accounts for your safety and security. Officials of the University, particularly the Wardens, are requested to assit the new students.

Resident government students are expected to report to their Halls Of Residence. The wardens will guide you to places of aboard. All the non-resident students are expected to have contacted private hostels and acquired accomodation for themselves. They should accordingly report to their places of residence in those private hostels.

Government students who are non residents, will be paid Living Out Allowances to assit them off set part of the cost of accomodation in the private hostels.

Food Allowance For Government Students
All Government sponsored students (both Resident & Non Residents) will be paid food allowances at the beginning of the semester through their personal bank accounts.

Personal Bank Accounts For Payment Of Allowances
All government students will bepaid theor allowances through their personal bank accounts. Therefore, every student must have an active bank account in their registered names. Please open a bank account immediately, if you have not yet opened one, and submit the account numner to the Warden of your Hall of attachment on arrival.

Students With Disability
Government sponsored students with disabilities should report to the Wardens, who will guide them on how they can be assiste. Further guidance will be given from Room 214 Senate Building, beginning 1st March 2021.

Lastly, let me take this opportunity to congratulate all of you beign admitted to Makerere University. I wish you the best during your studies at this great University.

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