Univeristy of Calabar (UNICAL) Convocation: Information to Graduands

University of Calabar, UNICAL 33rd Convocation Ceremony: Important information to graduands of 2018/2019 academic year.

UNICAL Important information to graduands

Following the publication of the Univeristy of Calabar, UNICAL 33rd Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events, the authorities of the institution release some important information to all Graduands of the institution as regards the coming event.



Academic Gowns: Gowns are to be obtained from Faculty Officers on the payment of a deposit of N4,000.00 (Four Thousand Naira only). A refund of N1,000.00(One Thousand Naira) will be made on the return of the Gown.

Gowns not returned by March 18, 2020 will attract a fine of N1,000,00 per day.

For Graduate School graduands, the following will apply:

  1. Outright purchase of Academic Gowns:
    • Ph.D = 59,500.00 each
    • Masters = N30,000.00 each
  2. Hiring of Graduate Gowns
    • PGD = N12,500.00

Please note that all academic gowns hired from the Graduate School must be returned within seven (7) days from the date of the convocation. Defaulters will be sanctioned as appropriate. 

Invitation Cards to Parents/Guardians: Two invitation cards will be issued to every Graduand by the Faculty Officers. Each Graduand is therefore entitled to two guests only.

Procession: The Convocation Procession will adhere strictly to the Keffi Protocol for the conduct of Convocation. Graduands should robe and join the procession in their various Faculties. Graduands who do not robe will not be allowed into the convocation grounds. Photographers will not be allowed at the procession. All photographs will be taken after the convocation.

Prizes and Awards: Prizes and Awards will be announced during the convocation. Recipients will collect their awards/prize value on presentation of a letter of award at the University Bursary.

Alumni Membership Registration: Graduands will be expected to complete registration forms for alumni membership from their Faculty Officers and pay membership registration fee.

The University of Calabar administration looks forward to welcoming all her graduands/well-wishers to the 33rd Convocation Ceremony.




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