UNILAG Convocation 2024: Essential Guide For Graduands on Payments, Gowns, and More!

Are you among the proud graduands of UNILAG’s upcoming convocation? Wondering about the mandatory payments, academic outfit arrangements, and crucial convocation protocols? How does one navigate these essential steps to ensure a seamless graduation experience? Delve into the comprehensive guide tailored for UNILAG’s graduating students, and make your convocation journey as memorable as your academic voyage!

 

UNILAG Convocation: Payments, Gowns, and More!

As the Convocation Ceremonies at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) approach, it’s imperative for you, as a graduand, to be well-informed about the various procedures and requirements. This guide provides a detailed walkthrough of the mandatory payments, academic outfit acquisition, and other essential aspects of the convocation process.

💳 Mandatory Payment N27,000 – N30,000 depending on degree
🎓 Academic Outfit Purchase: N40,000 – N65,000; Hiring: N15,000
đŸ’Œ Payment Procedure Generate advice on student portal, pay via Remita
📧 Outfit Collection Collect at designated faculties with receipt
💌 Invitation Cards Download e-invitation from Live email
🔁 Outfit Return Return by Feb 2, 2024, or pay N40,000
📜 Certificate Collection Collect post-ceremony, charges for delay
đŸ‘„ Alumni Fee N2,000 (UG), N2,500 (PG); various bank accounts
📅 Convocation Registration Register via emailed link, print Access Code

Mandatory Payment For Convocation Ceremonies

Payments for the Convocation Ceremonies vary depending on your qualification:

  • First Degree: N27,000.00
  • Master Degree & PGD, M.Phil: N30,000.00
  • Doctorate Degree: N30,000.00

Purchase or Hiring of Academic Outfits

You have the option to either purchase or hire your academic outfit:

  • First Degree & Masters Degree, PGD, M.Phil.:
    • Purchase: N40,000.00
    • Hiring: N15,000.00
  • Doctorate Degree:
    • Purchase: N65,000.00
    • Hiring: Not Available

Payment Procedure

To facilitate payment, you must:

  1. Generate a payment advice from your student portal.
  2. Use the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) to make payment through Remita to the University of Lagos TSA account.

Collection of Academic Outfit and Order of Proceedings

You can collect your academic outfit and Order of Proceedings at various locations including the University of Lagos Business School (ULBS), faculties, and institutes. Remember to provide evidence of payment (online receipts)

Forward a copy of your payment receipt to the relevant email address based on your programme:

  • DLI: dlirecords@unilag.edu.ng
  • ULBS: ulbs@unilag.edu.ng
  • SPGS: recordspgs@unilag.edu.ng
  • Arts: foarts@unilag.edu.ng
  • Basic Medical Sciences: fobasmed@unilag.edu.ng
  • Clinical Sciences: foclinical@unilag.edu.ng
  • Dental Sciences: fodental@unilag.edu.ng
  • Education: foeducation@unilag.edu.ng
  • Engineering: foengineering@unilag.edu.ng
  • Environmental Sciences: foenvironmental@unilag.edu.ng
  • Law: folaw@unilag.edu.ng
  • Management Sciences: fomngtscience@unilag.edu.ng
  • Pharmacy: fopharmacy@unilag.edu.ng
  • Science: foscience@unilag.edu.ng
  • Social Sciences: fososcience@unilag.edu.ng

Invitation Cards and Attendance Registration

  • Invitation Cards: Download and print the e-invitation cards from your Live email account for venue admittance.
  • Registration for Attendance: Register via a link sent to your email a week before the ceremonies. Print out the Access Code for entry into the J. F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium.

Return of Academic Outfit

Return the academic outfit immediately after the convocation ceremonies. Failure to return by Friday, February 2, 2024, will incur a charge of N40,000.00.

Collection of Certificates and Alumni Registration Fee

  • Certificates: Collect your certificates post-convocation. A demurrage charge applies for delayed collection.
  • Alumni Registration Fee:
    • First Degree: N2,000.00
    • Postgraduate: N2,500.00
    • Payable into various UNILAG Alumni Association Accounts.

Final Thoughts

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Folasade T. Ogunsola, OON, FAS, extends congratulations to all graduating students. Certificates will be ready for collection post-ceremonies upon completion of all necessary clearances.

For more information, visit UNILAG’s official page.

This guide aims to streamline your preparation for the convocation, ensuring a smooth and memorable graduation experience at UNILAG.

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