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.

2020/2021 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientations Saturday: 30th January to Friday: 5th February 2021 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 6th February 2021 to Saturday 8th May 2021 (13 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 8th May 2021 to Saturday 15th May 2021 (1 week) Semester Two: Saturday: 15th May 2021 to Saturday 14th August 2021 (13 weeks ) Recess Term Saturday: 14th August 2021 to Saturday 11th September 2021 (4 weeks )

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