National Open University (NOUN) 9th Convocation Ceremony Dates, Time, Venue, Programme of Events For NOUN 2020 Graduating Students.
The National Open University of Nigeria is pleased to announce its 9th Convocation Ceremony holding on Friday, 20th and Saturday, 21st March, 2020 for the information of graduands, their parents/guardians, friends of the University and the general public.
NOUN CONVOCATION PROGRAMME OF EVENTS:
Friday, 20th March, 2020
Convocation Lecture by: Prof. Olumide Babatope Longe Chair-Department of Information Systems, American University of Nigeria Yola, Adamawa State.
Theme: What if we are not Alone?: The Intensification of Surveillance and its Impacts on the Economics of Cybercrimes.
Venue: Convocation Arena University Village,National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja, FCT.
Saturday, 21st March 2020
i) Award of Bachelor Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Master and Doctorate Degrees.
Venue: Convocation Arena NOUN Headquarters, Abuja.
Time: 9.00 a.m.
Information to NOUN Graduands
1. All those who have completed their programmes and have been cleared for convocation are to sign for and receive academic gowns, hoods and guest invitation cards from their respective Study Centres with effect from Monday, 16th March, 2020.
They are required to present the following for sighting at the points of collection of the items:
i) Evidence of payment of a fee of Fifteen Thousand (
N15,000.00) via remita for the use of Academic gowns and Convocation Register.
ii) A duly completed and authenticated clearance form issued at the Study Centre.
Please note that Academic gowns and hoods must be returned to the respective Study Centres.
The sum of Five Thousand (
N5,000.00) Naira will be refunded upon the return of the Academic gowns and hoods
B) Graduands are requested to assemble at designated location(s) at the Convocation Arena on Saturday the 21st of March, 2020 between 7.00 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.
C) Commercial Photographers/Video Operators are requested to register to obtain clearance for operation from Bursary Department at the Headquarters, Jabi- Abuja from Monday 16th March, 2020.
D) I. All Graduating Students must wear the prescribed academic gowns. The Security Officers will strictly enforce the “No gown, No entry” policy
II) No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the arena. Graduands are advised, without exception, to comply with this directive.
III) All guests of the University (properly identified with their Invitation cards) are to be seated not later than 8.30 a.m.
IV) Parking lots have been provided for use at the designated areas within the University Campus. Guests are to park their cars in areas indicated in their Invitation Cards.
RECOMMENDED LINKS FOR NOUN 2020 CONVOCATION
- Distribution of Certificate to NOUN Graduates
- NOUN 2020 Graduation List – Check Your Name Here (UPDATED)
- Guidelines For NOUN Graduation Clearance 2020
E) Graduands are hereby informed that only Ph.D, First Class graduands and awardees would receive certificates on the day of convocation ceremony. Certificates collection for other graduands would be staggered from Monday, 23rd – Friday, 27th March, 2020 in the following order:
|1.||Faculty of Agricultural Sciences||Monday, 23rd March, 2020||Abuja Model Study Centre||9.00am|
|2.||Faculty of Arts||Monday, 23rd March, 2020||“||“|
|3.||Faculty of Education||Monday, 23rd March, 2020||“||“|
|4.||Faculty of Health Sciences||Monday, 23rd March, 2020||“||“|
|5||Faculty of Law||Monday, 23rd March, 2020||“||“|
|6||Faculty of Social Sciences||Tuesday, 24th – Wednesday, 25th , 2020||‘’||“|
|7.||Faculty of Sciences||Thursday, 26th March, 2020||“||“|
|8||Faculty of Management Sciences||Friday, 27th March, 2020||,,||,,|
GRADUANDS ARE TO NOTE THAT THE UNIVERSITY WILL ABIDE STRICTLY WITH THE ARRANGEMENT ABOVE. SPILLOVER CASES FROM ALL FACULTIES WILL BE ATTENDED TO FROM APRIL, 6TH – 9TH AT THE HEADQUARTERS.
We congratulate all graduands and wish them safe journey to and from their destinations.
Felix I. Edoka (KSM)