The Academic Planning Unit of Salem University, Lokoja coordinates academic activities in the University; collects, manages and analyses data towards its academic enhancement while ensuring compliance with NUC’s Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards (BMAS) as directed by the Senate. It enhances efficiency in teaching and learning in the University and ensures the dissemination and publication of relevant information. The Director, Academic Planning (DAP) liaises with accreditation bodies for the establishment, accreditation and re-accreditation of academic programmes.

The Academic Planning Unit is an integral arm of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor and its activities are overseen by a Director who reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor.