Welcome to Makerere University, the region's premier, oldest and largest institution of Higher Education.

This manual is meant to help you settle into your new home as quickly and as seamlessly as possible. In here you find Useful Information meant to guide your stay on a whole range of matters relating to policy as well as services like accommodation, health care and security.

2019/2020 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientations Saturday: 3rd August 2019 to Friday: 9th August 2019 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 10th August 2019 to Saturday 7th December 2019 (17 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 7th December 2019 to Friday 17th January 2020 (6 weeks) Semester Two: Saturday: 18th January 2020 to Saturday 16th May 2020 (17 weeks ) Recess Term Saturday: 16th May 2020 to Saturday 25th July 2020 (10 weeks ) 70th Graduation Week: Tuesday: 14th January 2020 to Friday 17th January 2020

The Career Development Centre (CDC) is a partnership between Makerere University and NFT Consult, a leading Human Resource Consultancy based in Kampala with country offices in Kigali-Rwanda, Bujumbura-Burundi and Dar es Salaaam-Tanzania.

The Students Guild  is a link between the students’ body and the University Administration. It is headed by a Guild President who is democratically elected by the students in accordance with the existing guidelines.

For more on its activities and mandate please visit http://guild.mak.ac.ug