Opening of the second semester of 2019/2020 Academic year
To: ALL CONTINUING STUDENTS
Date: 3rd October, 2019
Subject: OPENING OF THE SECOND SEMESTER OF 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR
The Polytechnic Management would like to welcome you all as you return to continue with your studies for the remaining part of this academic year. Please take note of the following important information:
1. SEMESTER 2 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
- 7th October, 2019 Classes begin
- 7th Oct. – 18th Oct. 2019 Registration
- 18th October 2019 Registration closes
- 18th - 22nd November 2019 Mid-semester Examinations
- 24th January, 2020 Teaching ends
- 27th November, 2019 Release of Examination numbers
- 27th – 31st January, 2020 Study week
- 3rd - 14th Feb. 2020 End of Semester 2 examinations
Every student is expected to register through SMIS, if one is to remain a student of the University of Malawi. Registration period is strictly 2 weeks from 7th October, 2019 to 18th October, 2019.
Please be reminded that you can access SMIS anywhere (within and outside campus) however, you can also register from the following computer labs;
- WET Building
a. Late Registration
Students who will register later than 9th September 2018 will pay late registration fee of MK200.00 per day up to 18th October, 2019.
Please note that registration is online and therefore NO STUDENT is expected to miss classes on assumption of attending to registration issues during class periods.
The Policy of the University of Malawi is “no fees no registration”, only those students who would have paid the required fees will be allowed to register within the registration period thereafter; no more registration will be allowed. You are reminded to take the registration process very seriously.
3. STUDENTS REPEATING MODULES
Students who are repeating modules in the second semester are advised to meet the Assistant Registrar (Academic) before registration to verify the modules they are repeating. As per rules and regulations such students are required to meet the cost of their studies.
Students who were repeating modules in the first semester only are required to register for second semester although they are not going to attend classes this semester.
4. PAYMENT OF FEES
All students are informed that payment of fees should be made through their assigned bank account available in SMIS:
Students are required to submit proof of payment in form of deposit slip to the College Cashier and a receipt shall be issued.
Please include student name, program/course of study and year of study on the deposit slip. Please note that the college does not accept cash or cheque payments for fees.
Time table for the second semester will posted on the notice board and can also be accessed from The Polytechnic website. Please take note of the details and attend classes as scheduled.
5. EXAMINATION NUMBERS
Be informed that you will be able to access your semester 2 examination numbers from 27th to 31st January, 2019. You will access this examination number only after completing your fees balance.
Yamikani Chilinde (Mrs)
Cc: P, Registrar, DoS, PSU