TO ALL NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENTS
FOR SEPTEMBER 2021/2022 INTAKES
COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIRST SEMESTER 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR
Kenyatta University wishes to inform all newly admitted students in all modes of studies of the following important dates and activities;
- LEVELS: Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and Ph. D., and Postgraduate Diplomas.
- MODES: Regular, Continuing Education Programmes (CEP), Virtual and Online Learning (VOL).
PLEASE NOTE THAT EACH NEWLY ADMITTED STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO:
- Secure a Laptop/Tablet/IPad to enable him/her to participate in the LMS.
- Register online as per the guidelines provided on the University’s website and attach the following documents: Secondary school/KCSE Result Slip, National ID/Birth Certificate, NHIF or another medical cover/insurance, proof of fee payment (banking slip) for verification.
- Complete payment of fees within the official period provided on the University’s website.
- Log on to the Kenyatta University website for detailed information on Registration, Orientation, and application for change of course (for KUCCPS students who wish to do so) as well as online teaching and learning activities.
All newly admitted students should take note of the following:
SCHEDULE OF KEY SEMESTER ACTIVITIES
1. FULL-TIME PROGRAMMES
30th August– 5th September, 2021 Online Registration of All New Students
6th – 19th September, 2021 Virtual Orientation of All New Students including training on online registration of units and Learning Management System (LMS) access
20th September, 2021 Reporting date for newly admitted students in the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, B. Sc. Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, Architecture & Engineering
21st September, 2021 Commencement of face-to face learning for newly admitted and continuing students in the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, B. Sc. Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, Architecture & Engineering
4th October, 2021 Reporting date for newly admitted 1st year regular students in the Schools of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics
5th October, 2021 Reporting date for newly admitted 1st year regular students in the Schools of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies, Creative and Performing Arts, Film and Media Studies, Pure and Applied Sciences, Public Health and Applied Human Sciences, Agriculture & Enterprise Development, Law, Environmental Studies, Security, Diplomacy and Peace Studies
6th - 7th October, 2021 Verification of documents & Campus orientation
8th October, 2021 Matriculation Ceremony
11th October, 2021 Commencement of face-to face learning for newly admitted 1st year Regular students
5th November, 2021 Deadline for fee payment
12th November, 2021 Deadline for Units registration and Adjustment
12th November, 2021 End of face-to face learning for 1st regular students
8th-12th November, 2021 1st Continuous Assessment Test (CATs)
16th November 2021 Commencement of online learning for 1st
17th December, 2021 Graduation Ceremony
23rd December 2021 End of online learning for 1st Year regular students
24th December, 2021 Christmas Break
24th January, 2022 1st regular students report back for examinations
25th Jan-3rd February, 2022 2nd Continuous Assessment Test (CATs)
4th -11th February 2022 Examinations Period for all new Regular Students
2. VIRTUAL & OPEN LEARNING (VOL)
6th September – 8th October, 2021 Registration and verification of documents for new students at all Regional Centers/Registration of continuing students at all Regional Centers
18th September, 2021 1st Virtual orientation of new students via Google Meet
8th October, 2021 Deadline for fees payment
9th October, 2021 2nd Virtual Orientation of new students via Google Meet
16th-17thOctober, 2021 Undergraduate Tutorial 1(Virtually via Google Meet)
23rd-24th October 2021 Undergraduate Tutorial 2(Virtually via Google Meet)
25th October 2021 Deadline for Units registration/Adjustment (Undergraduate programmes
30th-31st October, 2021 Postgraduate, Diploma and Certificate Tutorials (Virtually via Google Meet)
1st November, 2021 Deadline for units Registration/Adjustment (Postgraduate, Diploma &Certificate)
13th -14th November, 2021 Undergraduate CATs (All Regional Centers and some Embassies abroad)
20th-21st November, 2021 Postgraduate CATs (All Regional Centers and some Embassies abroad)
14th-20th December, 2021 Examinations Period (All Regional Centers and some Embassies abroad)
3. CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMMES (CEP)
26th August, 2021 Arrival of continuing students at Main and Satellite Campuses
27th August, 2021 Verification of documents for continuing 1st year (2020 Intake)
31st August, 2021 Commencement of 1st Trimester 2021/2022 Academic year
31st August-12th September 2021 Online Registration of Units for all year groups
7th September, 2021 Virtual Orientation for newly admitted 1st Year students (2021/2022 Academic Year
26th-30th September, 2021 Online Registration for newly admitted students (2021/2022 Academic Year
30th September, 2021 Deadline for fee payment
7th October, 2021 Deadline for Units Registration/Adjustment
10th-16th October 2021 1st CATs (Online) for all year groups
8th-12th November 2021 2nd CATs (Online) for all year groups
3rd December, 2021 End of online /face-face teaching and learning
27th December, 2021 Arrival of All Year Groups at Main and Satellite Campuses
29th -31st December, 2021 1st Trimester Examination (2021/2022 Academic Year)
All students will be required to register online within the set registration dates by following the steps outlined below:
- Click the Online Registration Link and follow the instructions provided for online registration.
VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS
Students MUST fill an online registration form and attach the documents specified below for verification:
- For KUCCPS students: KCSE Result Slip, National ID/Birth Certificate, NHIF or another medical cover/insurance, banking slip for fee payment, passport size photograph.
- All other students: National ID/Birth Certificate, banking slip for fee payment, passport size photograph.
- International students: Identity Card/Passport, banking slip for fee payment, passport size photograph.
Please Note: Presentation of duly filled Joining Instruction Forms and physical verification of original documents will take place when the University opens for face-to-face learning.
Orientation is mandatory for all newly admitted students. It will be done online and will cover the following areas: Address by the Vice-Chancellor and other key University officers, registration for course units, use of online Learning Management System (LMS), Inter/Intra School or Departmental transfers, online teaching and learning, among others.
Students will be required log on to the Kenyatta University website www.ku.ac.ke, open the Orientation Link and follow the steps to undergo the online orientation as per timelines/dates provided above.
ONLINE LEARNING MATERIALS
All the new students will be required to secure a Laptop/Tablet/iPad to enable them participate in the online learning activities. The course content/materials have been uploaded online and shall be accessed by any student wherever he/she is, within and outside the country. Students shall be taken through the procedure for accessing Learning Management System as well as online content during the orientation.
Specifications for laptops/Tablets/iPads:
Please visit http://www.ku.ac.ke/index.php/ku/item/1678-specifications-for-students-laptops for specifications on Laptops, Tablets and iPad.
The University has created the following online accounts for each student: corporate email account, student portal account and e-learning account. The log-in credentials to each account will automatically be generated and emailed to each student during the registration process.
All new students will be required to complete payment of fees within the stipulated period specified in the semester dates. Students who will not have completed paying fees within the set deadline will be required to call off the semester by writing to the Registrar (Academic). Fees should be paid to any of the accounts provided in the Admission Letters and a copy of the banking slip scanned and sent as guided in the registration process.
INTER/INTRA SCHOOL TRANSFERS BY KUCCPS STUDENTS
A student who wishes to transfer from one programme to another will do so by applying online using a prescribed online form provided on the University website between 5th - 22nd October 2021. The transfer will only be possible after registering as a bona fide student of Kenyatta University. Names of successful applicants will be posted on the University website.
Any student who wishes to contact the Office of the Registrar (Academic) can do so via the postal address, emails and mobile telephone numbers provided below.
Students are also expected to visit the University website www.ku.ac.ke to acquaint themselves with all the requirements and detailed information about their studies at the University.
ENQUIRIES AND INFORMATION
For further information, please contact:
The Registrar (Academic), Kenyatta University,
P.O. Box 43844 – 00100, Nairobi
KUCCPS Undergraduate Admissions: Mobile: +254-727771905
SSP Undergraduate Admissions: Mobile: +254-745231768/ +254-737423721
CEP & Open Learning Undergraduate Admissions: Mobile: +254-745231768
Postgraduate & International Undergraduate Admissions: Mobile: +254-780830830
Admissions Customer Care and Call Center: +254-20 8704115/16