Following the halt in academic activities in Nigeria as a whole due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we bring you an update on the Federal University of Babcock University Resumption Date 2021.
Babcock University Resumption Date 2021 and Guidelines
Dear Students, Parents:
I bring you warm felicitations from our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ademola S. Tayo. We hope that this information meets you well.
This correspondence is to bring to your notice the new date for the resumption of fresh and returning students as approved by the Babcock University Administration.
BABCOCK UNIVERSITY RESUMPTION OF FRESH STUDENTS
The resumption of fresh students (composed of newly admitted100 Level, 200 Direct Entry and Conversion Students), BCED, Foundation Students, all 300 level returning students and 300-600 level Medical Students) will be in 3 phases from January 17-21, 2021.
The schedule of resumption is as follows:
|January 17, 2021||A. Basic Clinical Sciences
B. Clinical Sciences
C. Basic Medical Sciences
|8am – 10am|
|D. School of Computing and Engineering Sciences
E. School of Education and Humanities
F. Foundation Students
|11am – 3pm|
|January 19, 2021||A. Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences||8am – 10am|
|B. School of Science and Technology||11am – 1pm|
|C. School of Public and Allied Health||2pm – 4pm|
|January 21, 2021||A. School of Management Sciences||8am – 10am|
|B. School of Nursing||11am – 1pm|
|C. School of Law and Security Studies||2pm – 4pm|
- Orientation and registration of fresh students will hold from January 24-31, 2021.
- On-site lectures for fresh students will begin on February 1, 2021.
- On-site mid-semester examination for fresh students will take place from March 15- 18, 2021.
- Departure of 100 level students to continue on-line learning at home will be on March 19, 2021.
- On-line First Semester Examination for fresh students will take place from April 29- May 11, 2021.
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ARRIVAL OF RETURNING STUDENTS
Returning students will arrive on campus in phases. Therefore, Batch A returning students are scheduled to arrive on campus as listed below:
|January 24, 2021||A. Basic Medical Sciences||8am – 10am|
|B. Foundation Studies||11am – 1pm|
|C. Clinical Medical Students||2pm – 4pm|
|January 25, 2021||A. Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences||8am – 12pm|
|B. School of Public and Allied Health||2pm – 4pm|
|January 26, 2021||A. School of Management Sciences||8am – 12pm|
|B. School of Science and Technology||2pm – 4pm|
|January 27, 2021||A. School of Law and Security Studies||8am – 12pm|
|B. School of Nursing||2pm – 4pm|
|January 28, 2021||A. School of Education and Humanities||8am – 4pm|
|B. School Computing and Engineering Sciences||2pm – 4pm|
In the same vein, Batch B returning students are to arrive on campus as stated hereunder:
|March 21, 2021||Basic Medical Sciences (BMS)||8am – 1pm|
|Public and Allied Health||2pm – 4pm|
|March 22, 2021||Science and Technology||8am – 1pm|
|School of Nursing||2pm – 4pm|
|March 23, 2021||Computing and Engineering Science||8am – 1pm|
|Education and Humanities||2pm – 4pm|
|March 24, 2021||Veronica Adeleke School of Social Sciences||8am – 1pm|
|March 25, 2021||Law and Security Studies||8am – 11am|
|School of Management Sciences||12pm – 4pm|
ON-LINE LECTURES AND OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES FOR RETURNING STUDENTS
Returning Batches, A and B students are made up of 200L, 400L and 500L students.
BATCH A Returning Students
- On-line Lectures for All Returning Students will take place from January 18-29, 2021.
- On-line lectures for Batch A Students will commence on March 22, 2021.
- On-site Lectures for Batch A returning students begin on February 1, 2021.
- On-site Mid-Semester Examination for Batch A returning is scheduled March 15-18, 2021.
- On-line Second Semester Examination for Batch A Students will take place from April 29- May 11, 2021.
BATCH B Returning Students
- On-line lectures will continue for Batch B returning students on February 1, 2021.
- On-line Mid-Semester Examination for Batch B returning students will take place from March 15- 18, 2021.
- On-site learning for Batch B students begin on March 29, 2021.
- On-site Second Semester Examination for Batch B students will run from April 29-May 11, 2021.
All students are to note the following:
Rapid Diagnostic Test
As a result of the premium the University places on the wellness and wellbeing of our students while on campus, returning students will be required to undergo Rapid Diagnostic Test 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’s old Ceremonial Ground on resumption. The result of the test takes about 20 minutes to be out. 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’s medical facility. 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 of the PCR testing will be borne by the student.
All fresh students will undergo screening for COVID-19 at the University’s old Ceremonial Ground. 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. 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 ALSO THAT:
All fresh and returning students are required to:
- Come with their COVID-19 safety kits (face mask and alcohol-based hand sanitizer) on resumption. Students who can afford it may come with their infrared thermometer.
- Only students with proof of payment of school fees, or sufficient balance in their student accounts will be allowed on campus.
- While on campus, students are required to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols as approved by the Federal Ministry of Health.
- The full information of the University’s academic calendar is on our official website www.babcock.edu.ng
For further enquiries, please contact the necessary University officers listed below:
|Adetunji Esther-||Law & Security Studies||(+234) 8072090 122|
|Dogo Edafe –||CES||(+234)8072090 557|
|Akalawu Alex||EAH||(+234) 8072090 483|
|Ndien Justina||SAT/PAH||(+234) 8072090 482|
|Madukoma Goodluck||VASSS||(+234) 8072090 507|
|Ayanlowo Felicia||SMS||(+234) 8072090 494|
|Ayeni Ifeoma||BSCM||(+234) 8072090 621|
|Emea Monica||Nursing||(+234) 8072090 198|
|Rosanwo Taiwo||(+234) 8072090 216|
|Blessing Ugo-Harry||(+234) 8072090 227|
|Kehinde Somefun||(+234) 8072090 218|
Once more, be assured of the Vice Chancellor’s highest regards for your partnership with the University.
Joshua Suleiman, PhD
Director, Communications & Marketing