Last Update Jun-22-2017

WEEKEND SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, August 10

Full Dress Rehearsal and Refreshments – Gymnatorium from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 pm

Attire: Regular Dress. All graduands, graduation marshalls, gonfalon bearers are required to attend. At the end of the rehearsal (at approximately 5:20 p.m.) graduands are invited to meet, mingle and enjoy light refreshments.

 

Friday, August 11

Consecration Service – Gymnatorium at 7:00 p.m.

Attire: Candidates wear academic regalia and enter the Gymnatorium in procession. Please arrive at 6:15 p.m . for gowning and assembling under the tent on the greens in the vicinity of the basketball court. The procession begins at exactly 6:45 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 12

i) Sabbath School begins at 9:00 a.m.

Attire: Regular church attire. Participants in this service are asked to ensure that, immediately following the Sabbath School programme, they are in place for gowning and assembling at 10:00 a.m under the tent on the greens in the vicinity of the basketball court.

 

ii) Baccalaureate Service - Gymnatorium at 10:30 a.m.

Attire: Candidates wear academic regalia and enter the Gymnatorium in procession. Please arrive at 10:00 a.m. for gowning and assembling under the tent. The procession begins at exactly 10:15 a.m.

 

iii) Nurses Pinning and Dedication Ceremony - Gymnatorium at 3:30 p.m.

Attire: Nursing Candidates wear their Nurses Uniforms and enter the Gymnatorium in procession. Please be ready for the procession at 3:00 p.m.

 

COMMENCEMENTS

Sunday, August 13

First Commencement - 8:00 a.m.

College of Natural and Applied Sciences Allied Health and Nursing

College of Education and Leadership

School of Religion and Theology

 

Attire: Candidates wear academic regalia WITH BLACK FOOTWEAR

Candidates arrive at 6:30 a.m. for gowning and assembling and will enter the Gymnatorium in procession, according to the marching instructions which will be delivered at that time. The Procession begins at exactly 7:45 a.m. Those who have not arrived by the final call will have chosen to graduate next year.

 

Sunday, August 13

Second Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

College of Humanities Behavioural and Social Sciences

College of Business and Management

 

Attire: Candidates wear academic regalia WITH BLACK FOOTWEAR

Candidates arrive at 12:30 p.m. for gowning and assembling and will enter the Gymnatorium in procession, according to the marching orders which will be delivered at that time. The Procession begins at exactly 1:45 p.m. Those who have not arrived by the final call will have chosen to graduate next year.

 

Collection of Graduation Regalia

Please pick up your regalia on the following days and times  indicated below for August 2017 graduation. Also, please note that your regalia are to be returned to the Gown’s Room two (2) hours after each Commencement Service. (The Gown’s Room is located to the back of Sorenson Hall [Cafeteria]). If the regalia are not returned, your account will be charged the full cost of the outfit.

 

Wednesday    August 2, 2017

Thursday       August 3, 2017

Friday             August 4, 2017

Tuesday         August 8, 2017

Wednesday   August 9, 2017

Thursday      August 10, 2017

 

2:00 p.m.    –     4:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m.  –    12:00 noon

10:30 a.m.    –  12:00 noon.

2:00 p.m.  –      4:30 p.m.

10:30 a.m.    –  12:00 noon.

10:30 a.m.    –  12:00 noon.

Payment of Regalia Rental Cost

Please make payment to your student account after you have collected the regalia.

 

Regalia Return

Regalia are to be returned to the designated areas after each

Commencement.

A return after 24 hours will attract additional charges/replacement costs.

 

(i) Rental Cost of Regalia    -  Undergraduate        -  J$4,300.00

(ii)Rental Cost of Regalia    - Graduate (Masters)  -  J$4,700.00

 

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