1. Undergraduates are to collect the accompanying hoods at the Abuja Model Study Centre, Dutsen Alhaji Junction, Kubwa Expressway , while Postgraduate students are to collect theirs at the Wuse II Study Centre, 5 Dar Es Salaam Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II,Abuja , from 10:00 a.m. on Friday, 15th March, 2019.
2. They are required to present the following for sighting at the points of collection of the items:
i. Evidence of payment of a fee of Fifteen Thousand (N15,000.00) for the use of academic gowns and Convocation Register.
ii. A duly completed and authenticated clearance form issued at the Study Centre. The sum of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00) will be refunded upon the return of the academic gowns and hoods to the respective Study Centres.
Please note that both items must be returned not later than Monday, 25th March, 2019 from 9.00 a.m. Failure to return the gowns and hoods by the prescribed date shall attract a fine of N1, 000.00 per day.
B. Graduands are requested to assemble at designated location(s) at the Convocation Arena on Saturday, 23rd March, 2019 between 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. They must be fully robed and on a queue according to their Faculties.
*NO ONE, INCLUDING GRADUANDS AND THEIR PARENTS/ GUARDIANS, WILL BE ADMITTED INTO THE VENUE AFTER 9:00 A.M.*
C. Commercial photographers/video operators are requested to register to obtain clearance for operation. They are to register at the under-listed location between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. from Monday, 11th March, 2019:
All Graduating Students must wear the prescribed academic gowns. Security officers will strictly enforce the “No gown, No entry” policy.
i. No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the arena. Graduands are advised, without exception, to comply with this directive.
ii. To access the Convocation Arena, each graduand is required to present a tally which bears his/her Faculty name and a number. The tally will be distributed at the entrance onye a “first-come-first-served” basis.
iii. It is a breach of security to find a graduand seated in the Arena without a tally assigned to him/her. All guests of the University (properly identified with their invitation cards) are to be seated not later than 9.30 a.m.
iv. Parking lots have been provided for use at the Convocation venue. Guests are to park their cars in areas indicated in their invitation cards.
*GRADUANDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE CONVOCATION VENUE BEFORE THE END OF THE CEREMONY.*