OOU Notice To Graduands On the 23rd/24th Convocation Ceremonies

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The 23rd/24th Convocation Ceremonies for the

2012/2013 & 2013/2014 Academic Sessions have

been scheduled for Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th

October, 2015 by the University Authorities.

Activities lined up for the Ceremonies and

Information to graduands on collection of Gowns

and Certificates are as highlighted below.

MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER, 2015:- Rehearsal for staff

and all graduating students – 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Convocation Drama: “Mammy Water’s Wedding”

3.00pm – 5.00pm.

TUESDAY 6TH OCTOBER, 2015:- Convocation –

Faculties of Sciences, Education, Law, Pharmacy,

College of Health Sciences, Basic Medical Sciences,

College of Engineering and Environmental Studies –


WEDNESDAY 7TH OCTOBER, 2015:- Convocation –

Faculties of Arts, Social and Management Sciences,

College of Agric. Sciences, Master Degrees and

Post-Graduate Diplomas. – 10.00am

SATURDAY 10TH OCTOBER, 2015:- Commissioning

of Projects 9.00 – 10.00am,

Convocation—Doctorate Degrees and Conferment of

Honorary Degrees. – 10.00am

Notice To Graduands

Graduands (B.Sc, M.Sc./PGD) who have not paid

N20,000.00 clearance fee will pay a sum of

N36,000.00 for Academic Gowns, Convocation

Brochures, and Scrolls through POS in any of the

Bursary Departments of the University Campuses

(Ibogun, Ayetoro, Ikenne and Main Campus) while

the University will refund N6,000.00 on return of

Academic Gowns.

Graduands who have paid N20,000.00 clearance fee

will have to pay N16,000.00 for the same purpose

as stated above through the recommended payment


PHD candidates will have to pay N65,000.00 from

which N25,000.00 is refundable while those

desirous of keeping their Academic Gowns will pay

N60,000.00 only.

Meanwhile, College Secretaries/Faculty Officers are

expected to commence issuance of Academic

Gowns to graduands from Monday 28th September,

2015 in their respective Colleges/Faculties while

graduands from Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical

Sciences, Engineering and Agriculture Sciences will

collect theirs at the Directorate of Students Affairs.

However, the University warns graduands that all

Academic Gowns collected must be returned in

good condition latest by Wednesday 16th October,

2015 to enable them merit the refundable deposit of

N6,000.00 to be credited to their various bank


It stressed further that any graduand who fails to

comply with the above condition within the

stipulated deadline will be made to pay a penalty fee

of N6,000.00 per week.

All guests gracing the ceremonies are expected to

be seated by 9.00am on the convocation days.



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