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.

2023/2024 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientation: Friday 20th August 2023 to Friday 25th August 2023 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 26th August 2023 to Sunday 10th December 2023 (17 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday 24th December 2023 to Saturday 13th January 2024 (2 weeks) 74th Graduation Week: Monday 8th January to Friday 12th January 2024 (5 days)

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