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"Empowering Your Success: Comprehensive Student Services at MUCE"

Student services

At our College, we are dedicated to providing exceptional services to support your academic journey and overall well-being. Here's an overview of the student services available to you:

  1. Connectivity and IT: Stay connected with ease through our campus-wide Wi-Fi network. We offer robust IT infrastructure to ensure you have seamless access to digital resources, facilitating your academic research and coursework.
  2. Library and Literature Services: Our library is a hub of knowledge, housing an extensive collection of books, journals, and digital resources. Whether you're researching assignments or pursuing personal interests, our library services are your gateway to a world of information.
  3. ARIS 3 - Your Academic Hub: ARIS 3 is our cutting-edge learning management system. This platform serves as a centralized source of crucial information for students, including assignments, course details, grades for coursework and examinations, accommodation applications, teaching practices/practical training opportunities, and more. Full access to ARIS 3 is available once you are registered for a course.
  4. Student Health Care: Your well-being is of paramount importance. Our MUCE Health Centre provides accessible healthcare services, ensuring that you have the support you need to maintain good health during your academic journey.
  5. A Student Union: Engage with the vibrant student community through the Dar es Salaam University Students Association (DARUSO). This union provide opportunities for personal growth, and a platform to voice your concerns and ideas.
  6. Support for Special Needs and Disabilities: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. Specialized services and accommodations are available to support students with special needs and disabilities, ensuring that every student has equal opportunities for success.
  7. Career and Guidance: As you progress in your academic journey, our career and guidance services are here to assist you in planning your future. Whether you need assistance with career choices, job placement, or personal development, our team is ready to provide guidance and support.

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.