Basing on a letter written by the Vice Chancellor dated 19 March, 2020, Uganda Christian University will close on Friday, 20 March, 2020 at 2pm.
This follows a Presidential directive that was aired out in line with the deadly pandemic, coronavirus. The letter clearly indicates that students will do examinations that will be uploaded on the E- learning platform.
“Through the utilisation of our online, E-Learning and E- resources, the Academic Office shall work to ensure that those classes that have not yet completed their syllabi for this Semester are remotely facilitated to do so. The concerned lecturers will be encouraged and supported to ensure that students receive the remaining notes, E- resources and materials to facilitate their learning this week. Online consultative channels for students and lecturers to interact, if not yet in place, will be established. I call upon all lecturers for their cooperation and for the understanding of our students. The purpose is to ensure that our students complete their semester uninterrupted. The Academics Central Office will be issuing more guidelines on the completion of the Easter Semester.” the letter reads.
The examinations will be uploaded on the E-Learning platform. The E-Learning platform is an online site where academic assignments and analysis is uploaded and assessed by lecturers. The lecturers are expected to upload the examinations online. Students will be availed a deadline before which they have to submit the examinations.
Students who have not cleared tuition are expected clear their arrears by 06 April,2020 so as to access an official E mail address. In all this, finalists will be prioritised so that they can graduate by July 2020.