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Important Information to all Graduands on the Forthcoming 6th & 7th Convocation Ceremony

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This is to inform all graduands for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 Academic Sessions of the University that the 6th and 7th Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the Award of Honorary First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas and presentation of Prizes will hold from Friday, October 13, 2023 to Sunday, October 22, 2023.

Details of the activities are as follows:

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023
Event: Jumat Service
Venue: FUL Central Mosque, Adankolo
Time: 1:30pm 

Date Monday, October 16, 2023
Event: Press Conference
Venue: Council Chamber, Felele.
Time: 10:00am

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Event: Founder’s Day
Venue: University Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
Time: 10:00am

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023
(a) Event: Research Fair
Venue: University Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
Time: 10:00am

(b) Event: Procession Rehearsal
Venue: Mini Stadium, Felele
Time: 2:00pm for Management, Provosts, Deans and Directors.
           3:00pm for Deputy Registrar (Senate), Deputy Registrar (Exams & Record) Faculty Officers and Graduands.

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023
(a) Event: Convocation Lecture
Lecturer: Prof. Olu Obafemi, a distinguished Professor of Literary Art and Winner of 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit Award.
Topic: “The Role of University Education in a Society in Constant Transformation”
Venue: Senate Chamber (Multi-Purpose Hall), Felele
Time 3:00pm

  • Deans and Heads of Departments/Units and Students are expected to attend the Convocation Lectur
  • All Guests are expected to be seated at 2:30pm

(b) Event: Cocktail in honour of Convocation Lecturer
Venue: Multi-Purpose Hall, Felele
Time 4:30pm

Event: Convocation Play
Venue: Auditorium, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo
Time: 6:00pm 

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023
Event: Chancellor’s Night
Venue: Reverton Hotel
Time: 5:00pm 

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
(a) Event: 6th and 7th Convocation Graduation of 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 4-Year Programme Award of First Degrees for Faculties of Arts, Science and Social Sciences. Endowment, Award of Honorary Doctorate Degrees, Higher Degrees and Prizes.
Venue: Convocation Arena
Time: 10:00am

(b) Event: Commissioning of Projects by the Visitor
Venue: Project Sites
Time: 1:30pm

(c) Event: Convocation Luncheon
Venue: Various Locations
Time: 2:30pm

Date: Sunday, October 22, 2023
Event: Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service
Venue: Regina Caeli Chaplaincy, College of Health Sciences, Adankolo.
Time: 10:00am Prompt


Graduands are kindly requested to note the following information:

  1. All convoking graduands of 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 are advised to check their names and graduation status on the list of graduands displayed on the University website
  2. All graduands are to pay the following mandatory Convocation fees, whether or not they attend the convocation ceremony:

    (a) Undergraduate - N12,000.00

    (b) Postgraduate

Hiring of Academic Gown    - N5,000.00
Order of Proceedings          - N5,000.00
Certificate                            -  N15,000.00
Alumni                                 - N5,000.00
                     TOTAL            - N30,000.00

3. Convocation gowns will be available for collection on Monday, October 16th, 2023 in the respective Faculties, on presentation of evidence of payment of appropriate charges. While Certificates shall be distributed on the Convocation day at the various Faculties and the Postgraduate School based on the return of Academic Gowns, Graduands are to note that Academic gowns are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

4. In the event of loss of academic gown, a fee of Twenty Five Thousand Naira (N25,000.00) and Thirty-Five Thousand Naira (N35,000) for first-degree graduates and Postgraduates respectively, being the cost of replacement, shall be paid before the release of certificate.

5. Graduands are expected to attend a rehearsal of the Academic Procession, which will be held at 3.00pm on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at the Convocation Arena, Mini Stadium Felele, after the Research Fair.

6. It is compulsory for all graduands who will attend the Convocation Ceremony to participate in the Academic Procession and wear the approved academic outfit.

7. All graduands are expected to be formally dressed in complete decent English wear (i.e. suit, shirt, and tie for men, and skirt and blouse or gown for ladies or full traditional attire).

8. All hired gowns should be returned by the graduand to their respective Faculty Officers no later than Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Failure to return the hired gowns on that date will attract a fine of N500.00 per day.

9. Payment for Convocation materials in item (ii) above shall commence from Monday, October 9, 2023.

10. Graduands are to log into their individual portal and generate RRR for payment of the Convocation fee.


Dr. Rebecca Aimiohu Okojie
Registrar & Secretary to Council