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  Continuation of Semester One: Monday 2nd January 2017 to 19th February 2017 Semester One Residential Break: Monday 20th February 2016 to Friday 26th February 2017 (1 week) Semester Two: Saturday: Begins Monday 27th February 2017 67th Graduation Week: Tuesday: 21st February 2017 to Friday 24th February 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