About the Academic Affairs Directorate


The Academic Affairs Directorate (AAD) administers academic policies of the University of Ghana.

There are currently five main units under the Office of the Director, namely: Boards and Committees; Admissions, Students’ Services and Records, Teaching & Examinations, and the Affiliations Units. 


Admissions Unit

The Unit coordinates outreach programmes for undergraduate students; admission of sub-degree, undergraduate and post-first degree and visiting students.  The Unit also oversees admissions into affiliate institutions and award of academic prizes.

For more information/enquires on admissions,  contact admissions@ug.edu.gh.


Affiliations Unit 
The Affiliation Unit serves as the link between the University and its affiliate institutions. The Office processes applications for affiliation, supervises and ensures compliance with affiliation requirements/policies.

For more information/enquires contact affiliations@ug.edu.gh.


Boards and Committees Unit 
The Boards and Committees Unit ensures the smooth running of the committee system in the University and services the Academic Board and Business & Executive Committee.  The Unit also coordinates the production of student handbooks and academic calendar/schedule of meetings as well as orientation programmes for undergraduate freshers.

For more information/enquires contact boardsandcommittees@ug.edu.gh.


Students Services and Records Unit

This Unit coordinates registration, issuing of Identification Cards and academic records of students. It is in charge of processing and issuing of certificates, transcripts, attestations and introductory letters, verification and certification of students’ academic documents. For more information/enquires on student records,  contact academic@ug.edu.gh.

Teaching and Examinations Unit  
The Teaching and Examinations Unit prepares teaching and examination timetables, allocates space for teaching and examinations and conducts examinations. The Unit also coordinates matriculation and congregation.

For more information/enquires contact teu-academic@ug.edu.gh.

Street view of AAD