Academic Calendar

DOMINICAN INSTITUTE  SAMONDA, IBADAN

2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 FIRST SEMESTER

 October 2020
Thursday          01 National Independence Day***
Friday             02 Inaugural Mass [9.00am]
Course Registration Commences
Orientation for New Students Commences [12.00pm]
Monday           05 Lectures Begin for Returning Students
Friday              09 Faculty Meeting [Time: 2:00 pm]
Friday              30 NACATHS General Meeting
November 2020
Sunday            01 All Saints [LECTURE/WORK FREE DAY]
Friday             06 Submission of M.A. Thesis Proposal
Thursday         12 Board of Advisors’ Meeting [Time: 3:00 pm]
Friday              27 Submission of Draft Questions for 1st Semester Examinations Course Registration Closes
December 2020
Friday              04 Completion of Moderation of Examination Questions
Friday              04 NACATHS Symposium
Wednesday     09 Public Lecture
Friday              11 End of Pre-Christmas Lectures
Mon. – Wed.   14-16 Special Workshop for Candidates for Diaconate and Priestly
Ordination
Christmas Break Begins
January 2021
Monday           04 Resumption of Lectures
Thursday         07 Academic Board Announces Decision on M.A. Thesis Proposal
Friday              15 NACATHS General Meeting
Friday              22 Last Day of Lectures for First Semester
Thursday         28 Aquinas’ Colloquium
February 2021
Monday           01 First Semester Examination begins
Saturday          13 First Semester Examination ends
Wednesday     17 Ash Wednesday
SECOND SEMESTER
Monday           22 Students Begin Second Semester Lectures
March 2021
Friday              05 NACATHS Symposium
Friday              12 Deadline for Submission of B.Th. Long Essay Proposals by 300
Level Students
Friday              19 Deadline for the Submission of B.Th. Long Essays to Supervisors
Friday              26 Last Day of Pre-Easter Lectures
Easter Break Follows Immediately.
April 2021
Sunday            4 Easter Day
Monday           12 Post-Easter Lectures Resume
Friday              23 Deadline for Submission of B.Th. Essays to the H.O.D.
Friday              23 NACATHS General Meeting
Submission of Draft Questions for 2nd Semester Examinations
May 2021
Saturday          01 St. Joseph the Worker [LECTURE/WORK FREE DAY]
Monday           03 Completion of Moderation of Questions for 2nd Semester
Examinations
Friday              14 NACATHS Symposium
Thursday         13 ASCENSION [LECTURE/WORK FREE DAY]
Wednesday     19 Annual Graduation Lecture Begins Students’ Week [4.00 pm]
Thur.–Sat.       20-22 Students’ Week Activities
Monday           31 Final Semester Examinations for 400 Level Students Begins
June 2020
Friday              04 End of Second Semester Lectures
Saturday          5 Final Semester Examinations of 400 Level Students Ends
Monday           07 Faculty Meeting [Time: 3:00 pm]
Thursday         10 Board of Advisors’ Meeting [Time: 3:00pm]
Monday           14 Second Semester Examinations Begin
Mon. & Wed. 21 & 23 B.Th. Comprehensive Examinations
Tue. & Thur.   22 & 24 M.A. Comprehensive Examinations
Saturday          26 End of Second Semester Examination
Long Vacation Begins
2021/2022 Academic Session
October 2021
Friday              01 National Independence Day***
Monday           04 DI reopens with inaugural Mass
Course registration is compulsory for all students.

ONLY the first day of any two-day Muslim Holiday will be observed as lecture/Work-free day.

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Fr Samuel Onyiba, OP

Registrar

****This copy contains the latest amendments**** (August 12, 2020)