November 2019 Congregation Ceremonies

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 09:00
Great Hall


The University community is informed that the congregation ceremonies will be held for students of the under-listed Colleges and the School of Graduate Studies, who completed their programmes of study during the 2018/2019 academic year are as follows:

Thursday, November 14, 2019      

Morning Session: College of Humanities (Undergraduate [BFA/BA])

Great Hall, 9.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Procession starts at 8.45 a.m.)

Afternoon Session: College of Humanities (Undergraduate [BA])

Great Hall, 2:00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Procession starts at 1.45 p.m.)


Friday, November 15, 2019  

Morning Session: College of Humanities (Undergraduate [BA])

Great Hall,  9.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Procession starts at 8.45 a.m.)

Concurrent Session:

College of Basic and Applied Sciences (Diploma in Agriculture)

College of Health Sciences (MBChB/BDS/BPH/BSc)

Cedi Conference Centre, Department of Economics

9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (Procession starts at 8.45 a.m.)

Afternoon Session: School of Graduate Studies

PhD: College of Humanities MPhil/MSc/MPH/MA/MAgric/MEng:

College of Humanities (Excluding UGBS and Law), College of Health Sciences; College of Education; and College of Basic and Applied Sciences

Great Hall, 2:00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Procession starts at 1.45 p.m.)


Saturday, November 16, 2019

Morning Session: College of Education (BA/BSc/Diploma)

Great Hall, 9.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Procession starts at 8.45 a.m.)

Afternoon Session:  School of Graduate Studies

PhD: College of Health Sciences; College of Education; and College of Basic and Applied Sciences

MPhil/EMBA/MBA/MPA/MSc/MA/LLM: College of Humanities(University of Ghana Business School and School of Law

Great Hall, 2:00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Procession starts at 1.45 p.m.)

Accordingly, students who completed their programmes from the named Colleges/School and who wish to be presented during the November, 2019, congregation ceremonies are required to take note of the following:

  1. Ensure that all outstanding financial obligations to the university have been fulfilled.
  1. Register from Thursday, October 31, 2019.  End of payment for registration is midnight, Tuesday November 12, 2019.  
  2. Graduands are required to pay GH¢250.00 at any branch of Ecobank, or Online using Visa/MasterCard/Mobile Money and proceed to their designated collection points for their graduation gown, invitation cards for graduand and two guests.  Graduate students will collect their graduation gown and invitation cards from the School of Graduate Studies from Thursday October 31, 2019 from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
  1. All graduands will be provided with University souvenirs in the form of neckties for males and scarves for females at registration, which they are encouraged to use on the day.
  2. Those to be presented should come along with their invitation cards and ensure that their two guests bring their cards as well. Admission is strictly by invitation.
  3. Graduands are expected to be seated in the Great Hall/Cedi Conference Centre in the academic gown appropriate to their degrees, worn preferably over a suit/jacket with tie, or other suitable dress. 

List of Graduands to be presented in November 2019 will be available on the University’s website.

For more information on the November Congregation registration process, visit

Please Note:        

To avoid traffic congestion on the Congregation days:

  1. All entry and exit points to/from the University of Ghana will be opened to the public.
  2. The general public is advised to use alternative routes if they do not have any immediate business on the Legon Campus
  3. To avoid the heavy vehicular congestion, only vehicles of guests with embossed permits on their invitation cards will be allowed to drive towards the Great Hall/ Cedi Conference Centre and park their vehicles at the designated parking spaces.

Shuttle services will be provided for graduands, guests and the public:

  1. Graduands and their two guests with embossed shuttle pass permits affixed on their invitation cards may enjoy a free return ride on the shuttle vehicles upon showing their invitation cards.
  1. All other vehicles will be directed to designated parking spaces away from the Great Hall and the Cedi Conference Centre.  Other commuters may also join the free shuttle buses provided at these parking spaces.

The designated Parking Spaces are:

  1. The lawn opposite the Legon Mosque/Republic Bank
  2. The lawn adjacent International House/opposite the School of Law
  3. The lawn behind the University Guest Centre