The University of Ibadan (UI) 2012
Graduation and 64th Foundation Day
Ceremonies will start November 15 though
17th. Below are details of events as released
by the university on their website.
1. Each Graduand is expected to collect his/
her academic outfit before the Ceremony,
after presenting the receipt of payment of
school fees containing the appropriate
Convocation levy for Diploma/Certificate,
First Degree and Higher Degree as well as a
separate receipt of N1,000.00 (One
Thousand Naira only) for the University of
Ibadan Alumni Association (UIAA)
Membership levy. The levy of N1,000.00
(One Thousand Naira only) must be paid to
the Alumni Office.
2. All Graduands are expected to pay a
refundable deposit of N500.00 (Five
Hundred Naira) only to their respective
Faculty Officers for the academic outfits
3. Academic outfits, Invitation Cards and
Notices, will be issued on the presentation
of appropriate receipts, at the Graduands’
respective Faculties.
4. Each academic outfit should be returned
immediately after the Ceremony. Failure to
do so will attract a Surcharge of N100.00
(One Hundred Naira only) per day.
5. Graduands who fail to pay the UIAA levy
and also fail to return the academic outfit
will have their certificates withheld until
they fulfill the above requirement.
6. Graduands are advised to be properly
robed and seated not later than 8.45 a.m. on
each day. The assistance of Faculty Officers
should be sought to ensure that the hood
and cap are properly worn. The tassel (cord)
of the cap should be worn to the right.
First Degree Graduands are to move the
tassels of their caps from the right to the
left, at a point in time during the Ceremony,
when the Vice-Chancellor declares: “I admit
you all”. This signifies their admission into
the body of Graduates of the University of
Ibadan. Higher Degree recipients should
wear their tassels to the left since they are
already First Degree Holders.
7. Female Graduands are expected to show
courtesy when they shake hands with the
Vice-Chancellor, while male Graduands
would bow, but should not remove their
8. Graduands are to enter Trenchard Hall
through the Mellanby Hall side gate. They
shall move in a Procession at 8.15 a.m. into
Trenchard Hall on 15 and 16 November and
International Conference Centre on 17
November, 2012.
9. Graduands in each Faculty are expected
to be seated in the section provided for
them in the Hall. The Graduation Order of
Proceedings will be given out to Graduands
by their respective Faculty Officers and the
Deputy Registrar (Postgraduate School) as
the case may be at the entrance to the Hall.
Please note the above and comply.
10. Unauthorized movements and the
taking of photographs will not be allowed in
the Hall. Graduands are therefore advised in
their own interest to complete such activity
on time before coming into the Hall, or wait
until after the Ceremony. Any Graduand
who leaves his/her seat will not be allowed
to return to the Hall.
11. All Graduands and visitors are expected
to stand when the Academic Procession
enters/leaves the Hall and when the
National Anthem/University Anthem are
being sung or played. Graduands are
requested to please be orderly and wait till
the end of the Ceremony.
12. All Graduands are expected to pay the
levies as stipulated whether or not they hire
the academic outfits.