Makerere University has issued out updated guidelines to be followed by the new students who wish to change a programme (Course) or various subjects.
The 12-days process is to be done online starting from Monday July 30, 2018 to ending on Friday 10th August, 2018.
Mr Alfred Masikye Namoah, the Academic Registrar addressing Freshers on 6th August 2018 at Freedom Square
All students intending to change programme or any subject are to follow the following procedures
(a) STEP 1: ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT ON THE STUDENT PORTAL (IF ALREADY DONE GO TO STEP 2 STRAIGHT AWAY)
a. Access the Student Portal via https://student.mak.ac.ug
b. Login Using your student number printed on your admission letter as your username and password. The system will prompt you to enter your full name
c. Enter your name as it appears on the admissions letter you received
d. Confirm your program information
e. Verify either your email address or telephone number or both.
NOTE:Please use your email and mobile number for communication using AIMS.
f. The system will prompt you to change the password to the one you can remember
g. Login into your account
h. Confirm that information captured on the system is correct by clicking on button title ‘CORRECT’ and ‘WRONG’ where it is not accurate and provide the correct information and click ‘SUBMIT’
i. Enroll by selecting the option of ‘NEW STUDENT’ and Study Year
(b) STEP 2: REQUEST CHANGE OF PROGRAM
a. Login into you student portal at https://student.mak.ac.ug
b. On the left-hand menu under My Course Section, Click on the ‘Service Request’ Button
c. Click on ‘Change of Program’
d. Choose the Program you want to change to from the list available. Select subject Combination where applicable
e. Click ‘Continue’
f. A bill of Shs. 6000/= will be created and displayed under your list of invoices.
g. Click ‘Get a Payment Ref’, a yellow button at the top and enter Shs. 6,000/= against the invoice of Shs. 6000/= with a narration of change of program
h. Click Get Reference Number and go pay in any of the banks listed on the payment advice slip
i. You will be notified from the student portal, sms and or email whether your application is successful or not later on after consideration by the Admission Committee.