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.

2017/2018 ACADEMlC YEAR  Fresher's Orientations Saturday :12th August 2017 to Friday: 18th August 2017 (7 days ) Semester One: Saturday: 19th August 2017 to Saturday 16th December 2017 (17 weeks) Semester One Holiday Break: Saturday: 16th December 2017 to Friday 19th January 2018 (6 weeks) Semester Two: Saturday: 20th January 2018 to Saturday 19th May 2018 (17 weeks ) Recess Term Saturday: 19th May 2018 to Saturday 28th July 2018 (10 weeks ) 68th Graduation Week: Tuesday: 16th January 2018 to Friday 19th January 2018 

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