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"Discover Excellence: World-Class Facilities at MUCE"

Our campus is equipped with a range of exceptional facilities to enhance your academic and extracurricular experience. Here's a glimpse of what you can expect:

Diverse Dining Options: You'll have access to three cafeterias right on campus, offering a variety of delicious meals to satisfy your culinary preferences. Moreover, there are numerous eateries in the vicinity, providing even more dining choices to cater to your tastes.

Sports Enthusiasts' Haven: For sports enthusiasts, our campus boasts a comprehensive range of sporting facilities, including soccer pitches, netball courts, and basketball courts. Our students actively participate in various sporting competitions, such as the East, Central, and Southern Africa Universities Sports Association (ECSAUSA), the Federation of African University Sports (FASU), and the Federation of International University Sports (FISU) competitions.

Modern Learning Spaces: Our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art lecture halls and seminar rooms, ensuring a conducive environment for quality education. Additionally, science and computer laboratories provide the tools necessary for practical learning and research.

Health and Well-being: The well-being of our students is a top priority. We have a dedicated Health Centre within the campus, ensuring that medical assistance is readily available when needed.

Resourceful Library: Our library is a treasure trove of knowledge, offering an extensive collection of books, journals, and digital resources to support your academic endeavors. It's a quiet space where you can immerse yourself in research and study.

First Semester

It begins on 6th November 2023 and ends on 1st March 2024. The registration for continuing students begins on 6th November 2023 and ends on 17th November 2023. The lecture session ends on 15th February 2024. The mid-semester breather begins on 23rd December 2023 and ends on 29th December 2023.

First semester exams begin on 16th February 2024 and end on 1st March 2024. The inter-semester break starts on 2nd March 2024 and ends on 23rd March 2024.

Second Semester

It begins on 23rd March 2024 and ends on 19th July 2024. The lecture session ends on 4th July 2024.

Second semester exams begin on 5th July 2024 and end on 19th July 2024.

The academic year 2023/2024 ends on 18th July 2024. The long vacation begins on 20th July 2024 and ends on 2nd November 2023.

Practical training and Teaching Practice

Each year first and second year students attend their practical training (for students studying non-teacher education programmes) and teaching practices (for students studying teacher education programmes). Their pactices begins on 22nd July 2024 and ends on 13th September 2024.

For comprehensive details about the academic calendar, please refer to the university almanac, which can be conveniently downloaded HERE

Graduation ceremony

The 16th MUCE Graduation Ceremony is set to be held on 23rd November 2024. We encourage you to continue visiting this page for any updates, changes, and additional details regarding the upcoming graduation ceremony.

Public Holidays

Holiday Date
Maulid Day 28 September 2023
Nyerere Day 14 October 2023
Independence Day 9 December 2023
Christmas 25 December 2023
Boxing Day 26 December 2023
New Year 1 January 2024
Zanzibar Revolution 12 January 2024
Good Friday 29 March 2024
Easter Monday 1 April 2024
Karume Day 7 April 2024
⃰Eid el Fitr - Day One 10 April 2024
⃰Eid el Fitr - Day Two 11 April 2024
Union Day 26 April 2024
Workers Day 1 May 2024
⃰Eid el Hajj 17 June 2024
Saba Saba Day 7 July 2024
Nane Nane Day 8 August 2024
Maulid Day 16 September 2024
Nyerere Day 14 October 2024
Independence Day 9 December 2024
Christmas 25 December 2024
Boxing Day 26 December 2024

* mark Dates for Eid el Fitr and Eid el Hajj are subject to moon sighting.