NOUN 7th Convocation Ceremony Date & Important Notice to Graduands


This is to inform all graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN that the 7th Convocation Ceremony Date and Programme of Events has been announced.

All Graduands are by this notice informed that the 7th Matriculation Ceremony will be held on 20th January, 2018.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, 19TH JANUARY, 2018

Convocation Lecture by: Professor Eghosa Osaghae Vice-Chancellor Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State

Theme: “Restructuring and True Federalism”

Venue: Convocation Arena, University Village, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi Abuja, FCT.

Time: 10:00 a.m.

SATURDAY, 20TH JANUARY, 2018

Award of Certificates, Diplomas, Bachelor Degrees, Post-Graduate Diplomas, Masters, PhD and Prizes.

Venue: Convocation Arena University Village, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja, FCT. Time: 10.00 a.m.


Important Information to all Graduating Students

All graduands should visit the students portal to complete the advancement form.

To access this form;
Login to your portal https://www.nouonline.net/gstud_login.php
Scroll to the bottom of the page
Click on "Graduands' Form"
Fill the form by entering your details into the textboxes
Click submit then,
Print Form

You are expected to present a copy of the printed form for clearance.

NOUN GUIDELINES FOR 2018 CONVOCATION GRADUATION CLEARANCE

1. Your name MUST be on the Graduation list
2. Provide evidence of correct registration of Courses and Exams by providing your Course and Exam Registration slips or complete E-Wallet.
3. Provide evidence of payment of 

Jamb Regularization (6,000)
Result verification
(Postgraduate: 10,000 , Undergraduate: 5,000)
4. All Graduating students, especially those whose names are on the New Website, must print out their E-Wallets from their portals
5. Proof of payment of CORRECT PROJECT FEE
6. Students that registered Projects before January 1, 2014 with 10,000 are free. But those that registered Project with 10,000 after the above date, must pay a balance of 5,000.
7. Any student with Negative balance in the portal must clear the balance before he/she can be cleared.
8. All Graduating Students must Pay CONVOCATION and REGISTRATION FEE of 15,000. Upon return of the Gown in good condition within the stipulated time, a refund of 5,000 will be made to the student into the student’s bank account.
9. The Payment of the 15,000 should be strictly for the CONVOCATION and REGISTRATION via REMITA website as shown below:
a) Logon to www.remita.net
b) Pay a federal Government Agency
c) Type: National Open University of Nigeria
d) Select: Miscellaneous
e) Description: Type your reason for payment (CONVOCATION and REGISTRATION FEE). If you are paying for any other item: Project Balance or Result Verification or Jamb Regularization, etc,. You state it there.
f) Name of Student and Matric Number. E.g (Nnamdi Udoka Samuel NOU123456789)
g) Phone number
h) E-mail address
i) Select bank Branch (please avoid using internet or Card payment to avoid issues)
j) Take your RRR to any commercial Bank for Payment.
k) Ensure you collect the RRR receipt from the Bank


The above can be done for you at the study centre Business office.


Clearance is done at the Accountant Office.


INFORMATION TO GRADUANDS

All those who have completed their programmes and have been cleared for Convocation are to sign for and receive academic gowns and guest invitation cards from their respective Study Centres with effect from Monday, 15th January, 2018. 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 Monday, 15thJanuary, 2018.

They are required to present the following for sighting at the points of collection of the items:
Evidence of payment of a fee of Fifteen Thousand (N15,000.00) for the use of academic gowns and Convocation Register.

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 Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 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.

Graduands are requested to assemble at designated location(s) at the Convocation Arena on Saturday, 20 January, 2018 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.

Commercial photographers/video operators are requested to register to obtain clearance for operation. They are to register at the underlisted location between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. from Monday, 15th January, 2018:

All Graduating Students must wear the prescribed academic gowns. Security officers will strictly enforce the “No gown, No entry” Policy.

No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the arena. Graduands are advised, without exception, to comply with this directive.

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 on a “first-come-first-served” basis.
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.
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 hereby informed that Certificates will be ready for collection in March 2018 in the following order:
Faculty of Management Sciences - Monday 12th - Friday 16th March
Faculty of Social Sciences & Faculty of Sciences - Monday 19th - Friday 23rd March
Faculty of Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, CEMBA/CEMPA, ASCON - Monday 26th - Friday 30th March

GRADUANDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE CONVOCATION VENUE BEFORE THE END OF THE CEREMONY. GRADUANDS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO COMPLY WITH THESE ARRANGEMENTS.


Signed:
Felix I. Edoka (KSM)
Registrar
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