Academic Affairs Office welcome all and sundry especially the University community to its arm of the Registry. This is an office where God is the number one being in acts, thoughts, and deed. The office situates on the right wing of the ground floor of the Alex Ekwueme Administration Block of the University.
Academic Affairs unit is saddled with the responsibility of students’ academic matters, examination and records which include transcript movement from the University to other organizations and institutions.
Academic Affairs Office is in attendance in Senate meetings charged with the responsibility of communicating Senate Decisions on Students’ academic performances. Thus students who are on probation are informed of their academic status. And those who earned from 4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) are equally informed of their excellent performances. Other academic issues like waiver, extra credit unit load, residency and of late amnesty issues approved by the Senate are communicated to the affected students. The Office also handles the communication of disciplinary cases as recommended by the Senate of the University.
This Unit in liaison with the examination officers of various colleges handles the result reconciliation of Departments of the Colleges of the University. Thus every administrator in the Unit has a schedule of the Departments. When the results are reconciled and certified correct and endorsed by Senate or its delegate another chain of officers screen such results for the scripting and issuing of the statement of result.
Institutions and Organization write to the Academic Affairs Office through the Registrar demanding verification of the Statement of Results or Certificates issued by the University; this office also handles such requests. The office is also involved in the O’level verification of certificates such as the West African School Certificate (WAEC) Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE); National Examination Council (NECO) General Certificate Education (GCE). The exercise comes up at the point of National Youth Service (NYSC) mobilization.
Ex. students of the University who go for further studies or empolyment write to request that their transcripts be sent to institutions and organizations. The office work the transcript using the address request of such ex. student for a fee paid to the bursary of the university.
Academic Affairs Office is also charged with an aspect of students’ clearance that ensures that every student does not owe any course and that every deficiency in the O’level entry requirement has been cleared before graduation.
Some statutory meetings are resident in Academic Affairs Office. They include the Committee on Curriculum issues:&Examination and Time Table Committee (ETTC).University Accreditation Committee (UAC).
The office during Convocation Ceremonies play the role of generating and compiling the list of convoking Students Department by Department in the brochure.They also list the names of best graduating students for commendation.