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.

2016/2017 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientations Saturday :6th August 2016 to Friday: 12th August 2016 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 20th August 2016 to Saturday 17th December 2016 (17 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 17th December 2016 to Friday 20th January 2017 (5 weeks) Semester Two: Saturday: 21st January 2017 to Saturday 20th May 2017 (17 weeks ) Recess Term Saturday: 27th May 2017 to Saturday : 5th August 2017 (10 weeks ) 67th Graduation Week: Monday: 16th January 2017 to Friday 20th January 2017

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