Following representation and an appeal by officials of Akwa Ibom State University Students Union official drove by Comr. Ikobong Ekette, the Vice-Chancellor has thoughtfully endorsed an extension period for Normal payment of school fees/course registration (without Penalty). The due date for normal registration up to this point was Friday (10/03/2017) and this has now been extended by one (1) week. The new due date is presently midnight of Friday 17/03/2017. As needs be, the University Portal will stay open for normal registration and fee payment till the 17th of March 2017. Subsequently, Students/sponsors are encouraged to grab this grace given by the Vice-Chancellor to pay their pay their fees and register in like manner. kindly take note of that late registration (with penalty), will start on Monday (20/03/2017) and end on Friday (31/03/2017). Any student, who for any reason is not ready to meet the above due date, is encouraged to apply, through their various Head of Department, for deferment of studies. Additionally, any student who had between Monday (13/03/2017) and Tuesday (14/03/2017) made any fee payment (with the penalty surcharge) into the University account, is required to write a letter to the University for a refund of the said penalty fee. The above is for the information and necessary action of all student(s) included.