The Federal University Lafia in Nasarawa State is one of nine new universities established in the first quarter of 2011 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. It is located in Lafia the capital of Nasarawa State in North Central Nigeria which is rich in solid minerals and agricultural products.
The Federal University Lafia presently offers courses in the following faculties; Agriculture, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences.
The vision of the Federal University Lafia is to become a renowned and respected centre of learning, research and innovation, constituting a centre point for the economic and social transformation of the region.
MISSION AND RELEVANCE
To train top quality human resource for the nation and equipping the graduates with the relevant knowledge and skills required to excel in their fields of endeavour.
To foster the economic development of the immediate environment and of Nigeria in general through the sharing and dissemination of scientific, technological, environmental and cultural knowledge.
The University’s philosophy is to produce graduates that will have the spirit of integrity, innovation and excellence.
The authorities of Federal University, Lafia (FULAFIA), Nasarawa State have announced that the resumption date for second semester of the 2014/2015 Academic Session is now Monday, 20th April, 2015.
|ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2014/2015 SESSION|
|New Students Registration||Wednesday 8th October – Friday 24th October, 2014|
|Orientation||Wednesday 15th – 17th Friday October, 2014|
|Returning Students Registration||Tuesday 14th – 24th Friday October, 2014|
|Matriculation||Saturday 18th October, 2014|
|Commencement of 1st Semester Lectures||Monday 20th October, 2014|
|Holiday (End of year Break for students only)||Monday 22th December, 2014 – Sunday 4th January, 2015|
|End of 1st Semester Lectures||Friday 16th January, 2015|
|Commencement of 1st Semester Examination||Wednesday 21st January, 2015|
|End of 1st Semester Examination||Saturday 31st January, 2015|
|Holiday (1st Semester Break for students only)||Monday 2nd February, 2015 – Sunday 8th March, 2015|
|Commencement of 2nd Semester Lectures||Monday 9th March, 2015|
|End of 2nd Semester Lectures||Friday 26th June, 2015|
|Commencement of 2nd Semester Examination||Wednesday 1st July, 2015|
|End of 2nd Semester Examination||Saturday 11th July, 2015|
|Holiday (2nd Semester Break for students only)||Monday 13th July – Sunday 30th August, 2015|