University of Lagos (UNILAG) notice to students and parents on commencement of online classes.
Following the Federal Government’s directive for reopening of universities, cognizant of the Corona virus pandemic guidelines and protocols, the Senate of the University of Lagos at its Emergency meeting held on Wednesday, January 13 2021 considered the resumption of 2019/2020 academic session in the University, and approved the commencement of online classes.
They also approved the following:
- Academic activities for the completion of the first semester of 2019/2020 academic session for both undergraduate and post graduate programmes should resume virtually on Monday, January 25, 2021 through the University Leaming Management System (LagOnline)
- Due to the second wave of the Coronavinus, all lectures, continuous assessments and examinations for the first semester shall be held virtualy (both synchronous and asynchronous) as students cannot be accommodated on campus at this time
- The first semester examinations shall commence on Monday, March 15, 2021 and end Thursday, April 1, 2021
- The 2019/2020 second semester shall commence virtually in a blended mode on Monday, April 12, 2021 and end on Saturday, August 14, 2021
The University wishes to inform the parents/guardians and students that resumption of academic activities is at no cost to the students.
However, the University urges parents and guardians to provide appropriate support to enable their wards to participate optimally in the online classes.
The University is already appealing to public-spirited alumni and friends of the Institution to assist some identified indigent students who may be in need of internet-enabled devices for their lectures.
Parents/guardians, as well as students, are hereby informed that the University of Lagos shall bear the full cost of data for all students through a specialised Toll Free Data arrangement during the 3- week examination period.
As part of the University’s drive for inclusive education, adequate provisions have been put in place for the fifty-two (52) visually impaired students as well as other physically-challenged registered students throughout the lecture and examination period.
The University e-library system shall be full functional to allow staff and students to use the institution’s Open Access Resources throughout this period.
The University enjoins students who are yet to complete their 2019/2020 first semester course registrations online to seize the window period provided to complete their registrations.
Finally, students are also advised to check th University website www.unilag.edu.ng for further Information.
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