UPSA Re-Opening Date for 2020/2021 Academic Year

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) re-opening date, registration and arrangements for the 2020/2021 academic year has been announced.

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During his October 18, 2020 Address to the Nation on measures to address the spread of coronavirus, the President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, announced the commencement of the academic year for new and continuing students in tertiary institutions from January 2021.

UPSA Re-Opening Date 2020/2021

Based on the recently announced new re-opening date of Monday, January 11, 2021 for the University of Professional Studies, Accra, the revised arrangements for the First Semester 2020/2021 Academic Year are as follows:

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1. Registration of Students

Registration dates of both fresh and continuing students for the First Semester-2020/2021 Academic Year are:

  • » Fresh students: Currently on-going and expected to end on Saturday, 9th January, 2021.
  • » Continuing Students: Currently on-going and expected to end on Saturday, 31st January, 2021.

 

2. Schedule for Reporting to Campus

  • » Students in Levels 100 and 400 will report to campus on Monday, 11th January, 2021, to commence the academic year via face-to-face instruction delivery, while students in Levels 200 and 300 will begin classes online.
  • » Students in Levels 200 and 300 will report to campus on Monday, 1st March, 2021 for face-to-face instruction, while Levels 100 and 400 will move to taking their courses online.

 

3. Proposed Academic Calendar- First Semester (2020/2021 Academic Year)

A summary of the proposed Academic Calendar for the 2020/2021 Academic Year is provided below:

Undergraduate and Diploma (Level 100 and Level 400)

First Semester
Teaching (in-person) Monday,11th January – Sunday, 28th February, 2021
Teaching (on-line) Monday, 1st March – Sunday, 11th  April, 2021
Revision Monday, 12th April – Sunday, 18th April, 2021
Examinations Monday, 19th April – Sunday, 9th May, 2021

     

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Undergraduate and Diploma (Level 200 and Level 300)

First Semester
Teaching (on-line) Monday,11th January – Sunday, 28th February, 2021
Teaching (in-person) Monday, 1st March – Sunday, 11th  April, 2021
Revision Monday, 12th April – Sunday, 18th April, 2021
Examinations Monday, 19th April – Sunday, 9th May, 2021

 

Kindly note that the above arrangements may change based on further directives from the President of the Republic on the re-opening of tertiary institutions.

Any further development on this matter will be promptly communicated to the University community.

Thank you.

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