19th and 20th Graduation Ceremonies

This is to inform all candidates who qualified for conferment of degrees and the award of various diplomas of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology during the 2011/2012 academic year that this year the University will hold two graduation ceremonies as follows:

(a)    19th Graduation Ceremony

The 19th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, 22nd June 2012 at 8.15am at the Graduation Square, Main Campus, Juja.

(b)    20th Graduation Ceremony
This 20th Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, 30th November 2012 at 8.15am at the Graduation Square, Main Campus, Juja. The purpose for this second Graduation Ceremony in the year is to cater for candidates who will not have met graduation requirements for the 19th Graduation Ceremony. Details pertaining to the 20th Graduation Ceremony will be advertised in the daily papers later in the year.

19th Graduation Ceremony
As stated above in (a), the ceremony will take place on Friday, 22nd June, 2012 and the information regarding preparations for the ceremony will be as detailed below:

(i)    Examination Results
The results of examinations sat during the 2011/2012 academic year are available from the offices of the respective Deans/Directors during working hours. The graduands should confirm the inclusion of their names in the graduation lists. Further, the candidates should ensure that their names are as they should appear on their certificates in terms of order of names and spelling correctness. This confirmation should be done from 10th April to 30th April 2012.

(ii)    Rehearsal
Graduands wishing to participate in the ceremony MUST attend the rehearsals at the Graduation Square on Thursday June 21st, 2012 at 10.00 a. m.   Graduands attending the rehearsal must be seated by the stated hour and be in complete attire.

(iii)    Fees
A mandatory non-refundable fee as stated below must be paid not later than Friday 18 May, 2012.  Payments will be made to the university bank accounts at any of the branches of the banks as listed below:-

Standards Chartered Bank, A/C No. 0108023434900
Barclays Bank of Kenya, A/C No.   077-5001216
Cooperative Bank of Kenya, A/C No. 0112998952900
National Bank of Kenya, A/C No. 0100359580600
Equity Bank A/C No. 0090291251426

In addition, graduands must have cleared any outstanding fees arrears and all other dues owed to the University by the said date, failing which they will not be included in the graduation booklet or be allowed to graduate.

The following are mandatory graduation charges for the various categories of graduands which must be paid not later than Friday May 18th , 2012.

S/No Award Graduation Fees (Mandatory) Academic Dress (Non- refundable) Alumni Total Payable
1 Ph.D Kshs. 4,000 Kshs. 500 Kshs. 600 Kshs. 5,100
2 Masters Kshs. 3,500 Kshs. 500 Kshs. 600 Kshs. 4,600
3 Post-Graduate Diplomas Kshs. 3,500 Kshs. 500 Kshs. 600 Kshs. 4,600
4 UndergraduateDegree/Diploma Kshs. 3,000 Kshs. 500 Kshs. 600 Kshs. 4,100

iv)  Academic Dress
During the ceremony, only graduands who will be in full academic attire will be allowed entry into the Graduation Square.  Graduands who wish to hire gowns are required to apply and pay as stated above.  Application forms will be available at the Students Finance Office, JKUAT from Monday June, 1st    2012 to Friday June15th   2012 during office hours.  The forms can also be downloaded from the University website, www.jkuat.ac.ke.  Gowns will be issued from Monday, June 1st 2012, to Friday, June 15th 2012.  Graduation attire will be returned by Friday July, 13th 2012, after which a penalty of Kshs. 200 per day will be charged

v)  Invitation Cards
During the hiring of academic dress, each graduand will be given three (3) invitation cards for their guests.  Persons without invitation cards will not be allowed into the graduation Square during the Ceremony.

vi)  Punctuality
On the Graduation day, graduands and their guests will be expected to have taken their seats by 8.15 a. m.  Those arriving late will not be allowed into the Graduation Square.

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