2021/2022 UNILAG Orientation & Matriculation Schedule

The Orientation Programme for fresh UTME and Direct Entry students of the 2021/2022 Academic Session of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has been scheduled to commence on Monday, January 10, 2022 and conclude on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

The Orientation Programme is one of the traditional activities put in place to mark the beginning of each academic session at the University of Lagos. It is designed to acquaint fresh students with the university policies and practices, give necessary information about life and work at the university, the personnel, places, as well as the rules and regulations, which guide their stay both in the faculties and halls of residence.

The programme features selected lectures on relevant topics. Freshers will also meet Principal Officers, Deans of Faculties, Directors and Heads of Departments. The programme will run in two sessions concurrently. 

To facilitate this, all freshers have been grouped into two as follows:


1Faculty of ArtsFaculty of Law
2Faculty of Management SciencesFaculty of Environmental Science
3Faculty of PharmacyFaculty of Social Sciences
4Faculty of ScienceFaculty of Engineering
5College of MedicineFaculty of Education

While one group attends orientation lectures, the second group will be on campus tour and vice versa. The take-off point for the campus tour is the frontage of J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium.

Details of the programme are as follows:   

Day 1 –           Monday, January 10, 2022 at J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium and Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall – Campus Tour & Interactive Session

DAY 2 –         Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall and University Main Library – Interactive Session & Tour of the University Main Library 

Day 3 –           Wednesday, January 12, 2022 – Interactive session at Jelili Adebisi Omotola Hall

Day 4 –           Thursday, January 13, 2022 – Entertainment (Talent Hunt/Dance competition/Singing competition etc…) – Mr and Miss JAMBITE @ J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium

Chief Host: Professor Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, Vice-Chancellor, UNILAG

Host: Dr. Musa Adebayo Obalola, Acting Dean, Student Affairs Division

Special Guest (Performing live): Engr. Dr. Funmi Ayinke

MC: Lamu

Day 5 –           Friday, January 14, 2022 @ J.F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium and UNILAG Mosque

  1. Grand Finale: Breakfast with Principal Officers of the University at 9.00 a.m. 
  2. Matriculation Ceremony at 11.00 a.m.
  3. Special Jumat Service for Muslim freshers at the University of Lagos Mosque at 1.00 p.m.

Day 6 –          Sunday, January 16, 2022 –Special Worship Service for Christian freshers at the University of Lagos Chapel (Chapel of Christ Our Light)    

The Vice-Chancellor has declared Monday, 10th January to Sunday 16th January, 2022 lecture free week for fresh students ONLY, to enable them attend and participate in the Orientation Programme. It is mandatory for all freshers, attendance will be taken. 

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