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ATTENDANCE

(A) Attendance in lectures, practical classes, field work and SIWES shall be regarded as part of the requirements for successful completion of a course. A 75% percent attendance in lectures and 100% percent participation in practical is mandatory for students to qualify to sit for a semester examination.

(B) Therefore, each lecturer shall be required to keep attendance for each course. The students shall be made aware of this and shall be informed on an on-going basis during the course how he/she is doing in the course with respect to attendance. Lecturers are expected to start on time

and keep the attendance.

(C) Exemption from the above rules on attendance shall be on medical grounds and shall be granted on submission of a medical certificate authenticated by the University Health Services. For reasons other than medical, student applications must be endorsed by the Head of Department and forwarded to the College Provost for consideration by the College Board.

(D) Lateness to class: Any Student who is not in class 15 minutes after the lecture has started shall be deemed to be absent from that class except with a cogent reason.

ACADEMIC STANDING

Good Academic Standing

To be in good standing, a student must maintain a cumulative grade-point average (CGPA) of not less than 1.00 at the end of any semester during his/her study in the University.

Probation

A student whose CGPA is below 1.00 at the end of a particular semester of study, goes on probation the following semester.

Withdrawal

A student would be required to withdraw from the University if:

(i) He/she maintains a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) that is below 1.00 for two consecutive semesters.

(ii) He/she has spent the maximum period of study allowed for his/her programme of study (1½ times the normal duration) and still has some courses outstanding.

TERMINATION OF STUDENTSHIP

A student may have his/her studentship terminated and be required to withdraw from the University if he/she fails to register for the required minimum number of courses/units of instruction for two consecutive semesters without due approval.

Admission Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

(a) UME- 5 Credit Passes at GCE, SSCE/NECO OR NABTEB which must include: English Language, Mathematics One Social Science    and one Pure Science and any other subject at not more than two sittings.

(b) Direct Entry (200L): OND (upper Credit) HND, NCE in Nutrition, Home Economics, Food Science Tourism & Hospitality Management, IJMB pass in minimum of two (2) relevant science subjects may be considered for admission into the programme.

PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION

To be accepted as a bonnafide student, eligible to attend lectures and take examinations, the students must properly register within the stipulated period for all prescribed courses at the beginning of each session. Any student who fails to duly register within the specified time/period will pay a prescribed late registration fees to the Bursary. This concession is for the period approved for late registration.

The procedures for registration are:

a. A student must pay all prescribed fees and collect appropriate registration forms from college

office.

b. Students must register all core and GNS courses before adding elective. The minimum credit

hour per semester is 18 and maximum 24.

c. Dully filled forms must be signed by their respective Heads of Departments, Provost of the College, and Academic Secretary.

d. The forms should be submitted to the registration officers or the Office of the Head of Department for onward dispatch to the Provost and Registry.

e. A student, who wants to make changes to his approved registered courses after submission of

forms, should know that the change becomes effective only after the approval of the HOD and the, Provost. Students who have carry-over courses and are on probation shall be guided by the following during registration:

I. All students with carry-over courses must first register such courses before any new (higher) level courses. Priority in the courses to be registered shall be as follows:

i. Carry-over courses at lower level before higher level

ii. Core courses at new (higher) level

iii. Unearned lower level(s) units of electives (if any) as stipulated by the department, or

iv. Stipulated units of electives at new (higher) level.

II. Any stipulated courses unit(s) that cannot be accommodated within the maximum 24 units shall be taken during the next (higher) year. This allows students who have outstanding courses at the end of the minimum period to continue for an additional period of four semesters.