YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU

MAIDEN COMBINED ( 1st-5th) CONVOCATION AND 11TH ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Yakubu Mukhtar, is pleased to announce and invite graduands, their parents/guardians, friends of the University and the general public to the Maiden combined Convocation and 11th Anniversary Ceremony for the graduates of 2012/2013 to 2016/2017 of the University, scheduled to hold on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th February, 2018.
 
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 
 
FRIDAY 23RD FEBRUARY, 2018 
Convocation Lecture 
Convocation Lecturer by:                   Prof. Horace G.C Campbell
Kwame Nkrumah Chair, University of Ghana, Legion 
Topic:                           "African Reconstruction & Transformation: Challenge for the Next Generation"
Venue:                                  Ibrahim Gaidam Hall, Auditorium, Yobe State University, Damaturu
Time: 4:00 P.M. 
Chancellor's Dinner 
Venue: --------
Time: 8:00 P.M. 
 
SATURDAY 24TH FEBRUARY, 2018 
Installation of Chancellor, Award of Diplomas, First Degrees, Honorary Degree & Presentation of Prizes
Venue: Yobe State University Convocation Square
Time: 8:00 A.M. prompt 
 
INFORMATION TO GRADUANDS 
a) All graduands are expected to sign for and collect their academic gowns from the Dean, Stydent Affairs Office. 
i) Graduands are expected to pay the sum of ₦500 into Account Name: U.B.A YSU Account Number: 1006400111,  submit the teller at the University Bursary Department and collect a receipt for the collection of Academic Gowns, Order of Proceedings, Alumni Association registration and issuance of Certificate permit. Note that Payment receipt should be presented at the offices designated for the collection of the aforementioned items. 
ii) Please note also that Academic Gowns must be returned not later than Monday 26th February, 2018. 
b) Graduands are requested to assemble at the Convocation Square on Saturday 24th February, 2018 between 8:00 A.M. – 9:00A.M. Graduands should note that they must be fully robbed and in queues according to their respective Faculties. 
c) All Graduands must wear the prescribed Academic Gowns. The Security Unit has been instructed to strictly enforce a "No Gown, No Entry" policy for graduands. 
d). Parking lots have been provided for use at the Venue. Guests are to park their cars in areas indicated on their invitation cards. 
 
NO GUEST (WHO SHALL BE IDENTIFIED WITH THEIR INVITATION CARD), INCLUDING GRADUANDS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS, WILL BE ADMITTED INTO THE VENUE AFTER 9:45A.M.
GRADUANDS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE THE CONVOCATON VENUE BEFORE THE END OF THE CEREMONY. GRADUANDS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO COMPLY WITH THESE ARRANGEMENTS. 
 
Dr. Kalli Alkali Yusuf Gazali 
Registrar