Important information to all National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN Graduands.
Following the announcement of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN 7th convocation ceremony programme of events , the authorities of the university released some important information to all graduands.
Information To Graduands.
All graduands should visit the students portal to complete the advancement form.
To access this form;
Login to your portal 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,
You are expected to present a copy of the printed form for clearance.
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, 15th January, 2018.
They are required to present the
following for sighting at the points of collection of the items:
1. Evidence of payment of a fee of
Fifteen Thousand (N15,000.00)
for the use of academic gowns and Convocation Register.
2. 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 9:00A.M.
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.
1. No form of luggage or handbags will be allowed at the
arena. Graduands are advised,
without exception, to comply
with this directive.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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:
1. Faculty of Management Sciences
– Monday 12th – Friday 16th March
2. Faculty of Social Sciences &
Faculty of Sciences – Monday 19th – Friday 23rd March
3. 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 .
GENERATING REMITA FOR PAYMENT
Graduating Students will pay Convocation Registration and Academic Gown Fee of N15,000. Upon return of the academic gown in good condition, within the stipulated time, a refund of N5,000 will be made into the student’s bank account.
The payment of the N15,000 should be strictly for the gown/hood and Convocation Register and made thus:
1. Log on to www.remita.net
2. Pay a Federal Government
3. Type in National Open
University of Nigeria
4. Select Miscellaneous.
5. Description: Type reason for
payment, e.g. CONVOCATION
REGISTER and GOWN FEE
6. Name of Student and Matric
Number (e.g.: Jane Ada Udo
7. Phone number
8. E-mail address
9. Select bank branch
10. Take the RRR to any commercial bank for payment
11. Ensure to collect the RRR receipt from the bank which will be presented at the respective Study Centres. We congratulate all graduands and wish them journey mercies to and from their destinations