Babcock University Resumption Dates for 2020/2021 [UPDATED]

Babcock University Releases Resumption Notice to all students and parents for the 2020/2021 Academic Session.

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Dear Students, Parents,

It has become necessary to write this letter to you at this auspicious moment in time; to wish you warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season, and peace, hope and love throughout the New Year. Having come this far, by the special grace of God, we have the assurance that better days are ahead.

This letter is also to keep you up to date with information about our University’s academic calendar.

Following the successful completion of academic classes on December 4, 2020, the University is now ready to administer the First Semester Examination to all her students. The examination will hold virtually for all students from December 7, 2020, to December 22, 2020.

There will be mop-up online examination from January 12, 2021 to January 15, 2021, should there be any case of any course not uploaded, due to unforeseen technical glitches, on the examination
portal at the time the students were supposed to write the examination in that particular course.

Online registration for returning students will also take place during the same period – January 12,2021 to January 15, 2021.

Resumption of Fresh Students

In line with our phased resumption arrangements, fresh students will resume in 3 batches from January 10, 2021, to January 14, 2021, in the following order:

Sunday, January 10, 2021
8am – 10am: All students in Benjamin Carson S. Carson Snr. School of Medicine.
10am – 1pm: All students in Computing & Engineering Sciences
1pm – 3pm: All Students in School of Law and Security Studies

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
8am – 12noon: All Students in Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences
12 noon – 3pm: All Students in School of Science & Technology.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021
8am – 10am: All Students in School of Education & Humanities.
10am – 1pm: All Students in School of Management Sciences.
1pm – 3pm: All Students in School of Nursing Sciences.
3pm – 5pm: All Students in School of Public &Allied Health.

Resumption of Returning Students

Resumption of returning students will be in six (6) phases and will commence from January 17, 2021, to January 21, 2021, as follow:

Sunday, January 17, 2021
8am – 10am – 200 Level Students in:
Benjamin S. Carson School of Medicine
Computing and Engineering Sciences

10am – 12noon – 200 Level Students in:
School of Education & Humanities
School of Law & Security Studies

1pm – 3pm – 200 Level Students in:
School of Management Sciences

Monday, January 10, 2021
8am – 10am – 200 Level Students in:
School of Nursing Science
School of Public and Allied Health

10am – 12noon – 200L Students in:
School of Science & Technology

1pm-3pm – 200 Level Students in:
Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences, and JUPEB students

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
8am – 10am – 300Level Students in:
Benjamin S. Carson School of Medicine
Computing and Engineering Sciences

10am – 12noon: 300 Level Students in:
School of Education & Humanities
School of Law & Security Studies

1pm – 3pm – 300 Level Students in:
School of Management Sciences
School of Science & Technology

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 
8am – 10am: 300 Level Students in
School of Public & Allied Health
Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences

10am – 12noon – 400 Level students in
Benjamin S. Carson School of Medicine
School of Computing & Engineering Sciences

Thursday, January 21, 2021
8am – 10am: 400 Level Students in:
Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences
School of Science and Technology

10am – 1pm: 400L students in
School of Public & Allied Health
School of Education & Humanities
School of Law & Security Studies

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Friday, January 22nd, 2021
8am – 10am: All 400 Level, 500 Level & 600 Level students

Orientation & Registration of new students

New students will undergo orientation to get acquainted with the University’s iconic, lush, green and fascinating environment, academic programmes, rules and regulations, faculty and staff of the various schools and departments.

They will also register as students by going through a process of personal and academic information
documentation. Both the orientation and registration of new students will begin on January 1 to January 22nd, 2021.

Rapid Diagnostic Test

In tandem with our painstaking commitment to the wellness and well being of our students while on campus, returning students will be required to undergo Rapid Diagnostic lest at no cost to students and parents, but at a cost to the University. This test shall be conducted for all returning students at the University Amphitheatre on resumption.

The result of the test takes about 20 minutes. If the result of the student is okay, the student proceeds
straight to the hall of residence. Any student with positive result from antibody testing will go through standard COVID-19 screening (PCR) at the University Amphitheatre. Meanwhile, the student will be isolated in the designated halls (Bethel Splendour for males and Ogden for females) pending the outcome of the PCR testing. The cost or the PCR testing will be borne by the student.

COVID-19 Screening

All fresh students will undergo screening for COVID-19 at the University’s Amphitheatre. The cost, which is twenty-five thousand naira, will be borne by the individual fresh student. After undergoing the screening exercise, students will be conveyed to designated halls of residence.

Two students will be accommodated in a room each pending the outcome of the screening for each student. The result of the screening will be out in 48 hours. All students with negative results will thereafter be allocated rooms in the halls of residence they had paid for prior to resumption.

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Those who test positive (we pray there will be none by the grace of God) will be taken to the University’s isolation centre for treatment in line with established COVID-19 protocols until their subsequent tests show negative twice consecutively. They will then be conveyed into their halls of residence.

NOTE: All students are required to come with their COVID-19 safety kits such as face masks on resumption. Students who can afford it may come with their infrared thermometer. While on campus, students are required to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols as approved by the Federal Ministry of Health.

Only students with proof of payment of school fees will be allowed on campus. Commencement of Classes On-site classes will commence for all students on January 25, 2021.

Late Registration

Late registration of students will begin on February 5, 2021. Last day to enter class, and last day to add or drop course is February 26, 2021.

Parents Consultative Forum

The Parents Consultative Forum will take place virtually on January 26, 2021. The meeting link will be
sent to parents as the date approaches. Parents are enjoined to attend as their presence and feedback at the forum will be well appreciated.

NOTE: Please note that the full information of the University’s academic calendar will be on our official

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