The management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, UNIZIK, has released the schedule of Event for her upcoming 12th Convocation Ceremony and also wishes to inform all 2016/2017 session  and Alumni, the parent and Guardians that all the activities that will be marking the 12th Convocation Ceremony of the University for the award of First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, presentation of Prizes and award of Honorary Degree will take place from Monday, 19th March 2018 — Friday, 23rd March 2018.


  1. Monday, 19th March, 2018.
    Interdenominational Service
    Venue: University Auditorium
    Time: 12.00 a.m.
  2. Tuesday, 20th March, 2018.
    Presentation of prizes to the best graduating students
    Venue: University Auditorium
    Time: 12.00 Noon
  3. Wednesday, 21th March, 2018.
    Convocation Lecture by His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transport
    Topic: The Igbos in the Politics of Nigeria
    Venue: University Auditorium
    Time: 1.00 p.m.
  4. Thursday, 22nd March, 2018.
    Award of First Degree
    Venue: Convocation Arena
    Time: 11.00 a.m.
  5. Friday, 23rd March, 2018.
  6. a) Commissioning of newly completed projects by the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Visitor to Nnamdi Azikiwe University or his representative.
  7. b) Award of Postgraduate and Honorary Degrees
    Venue: Convocation Arena
    Time: 11.00 a.m.

Notice to all Graduand

All Graduands are please requested to note the following:

  1. It is mandatory for all Graduands to pay for the following Convocation items
    a) Order of Proceedings
    b) Academic Outfits
    c) Certificate Scrolls
    d) UNIZIK Handbook
    e) UNIZIK T-shirt and cap

Convocation Fees:

First Degree – Eleven Thousand Naira only ( N11,000.)

Masters Degree and Postgraduate Diplomas are pay – Sixteen Thousand Naira only (N16.000)

Ph.D. – If the Graduand wants to purchase the academic gown (including all the above items as listed in a-e) –  Fifty one Thousand Naira Only (N51,000)

Ph.D. – if the Graduand wants to hire academic gown (including the above items as listed in a-e) above – Twenty Six Thousand Naira only ( N26,000)

  1. All Graduands are expected to dress in full appropriate wear (i.e. suit, shirt and tie for men and skirt suit/skirt and blouse or gown for Ladies) or full national dress.
  2. Academic outfits for all first degree Graduands will be collected at the Faculties and Departments

III. Academic outfits/materials for Higher Degrees will be collected at the School of Postgraduate Studies.

  1. Graduands must present evidence of payment before they can collect Convocation materials.
  2. Collection of Convocation materials commences on Tuesday, 13th March, 2018.
  3. All hired academic outfits/gowns should be returned by the Graduands to their respective collection points not later than Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Gowns returned after that date will attract penalty.

VII. All Graduands are to assemble at the School of Postgraduate Studies (Opposite the Convocation Arena) by 9.30 a.m. for the commencement of Procession each day.

VIII. It is compulsory for all Graduands to participate in the academic procession and to put on the approved academic regalia.

All payments to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka should be made through the following procedure:

  • Log into Remitta.net
  • Click on pay a Federal Government Agency
  • Under the name of MDA type Nnamdi Azikiwe University.
  • Click on Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
  • Go to name of Service purpose and click on box
  • Select Convocation fees, fill out the required information
  • Print out or copy the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) number
  • Take the RRR number to any bank of your choice and make payments.
  • Payment will begin on Monday, 13th March, 2018

Security Notice:
1. Luggages and bags will not be allowed into the Convocation Arena.
2. Parking lots are designated and can only be used on presentation of parking card and invitation card
3. University Security Personnel and other Security Agencies will direct all Vehicles to the designated parking lots.
4. No form of hawking of any item will be allowed near the Convocation Arena
5. For further inquiries please send email to info@unizik.edu.ng

Have a Fabulous Convocation ceremony

Dr. Ike H. Isidienu, FCAI

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