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DELSU 11th Convocation Ceremony for 2015/2016 Set Announced

Delta State University DELSU Convocation Schedule of Events.

This is  to inform all graduands of the 2015/2016 academic session (Regular, Sandwich, ISLT, Weekend/Part-Time and Diploma), parents/guardians and the general public that the 11th Convocation Ceremony of the Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka for the Conferment of Higher Degrees, First Degrees, Diplomas and Award of Prizes has been scheduled as follows:

Friday, 14th July, 2017

Jumat Service

Time:  12.00 noon

Venue:  Prayer Ground, Site III, Abraka

Sunday, 16th July, 2017

Interdenominational Church Service

Time: 10.00a.m.

Venue: Our Saviour’s Chapel, Site II,  Abraka

Tuesday, 18th July – Thursday, 20th July, 2017

Collection of Academic gowns and Convocation Brochures and certificate folders by graduands

Time: 9.00a.m. – 4.00p.m.

Venue: Faculty Offices in Abraka, Asaba and Oleh Campuses

Thursday, 20th July, 2017

(a) Press Conference by the Vice-Chancellor

Time: 9.00a.m.

Venue:  Vice-Chancellor’s Conference Room, Site II, Abraka.

(b) Convocation Exhibition (organized by the Department of Fine and Applied Arts)

Time: 10.00am

Venue: Bruce Onobrakpaye Art Gallery, Site II, Abraka.


Date: Friday, 21st July, 2017

Time: 11.00am

Venue: 1st 750 Lecture Auditorium, Site III, Abraka.


Time: 4.00pm

Venue: ATSCAN Hall, Site II, Abraka

Saturday, 22nd July, 2017

Conferment of Diplomas, First Degrees, Higher Degrees, Honorary Degrees and Award of Prizes.

Time: 9.00am

Venue: Indoor Sports Complex, Site III, Abraka.


Academic outfits are available for hire in the Faculty Offices.

The cost of hiring academic outfits is indicated hereunder:

Diploma and First Degree Graduands are to pay the sum of Ten Thousand (N10,000.00) Naira only for the collection of academic gowns.

The sum of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00) will be refunded on return of the gown.


Higher Degrees Graduands are to purchase their Academic Gowns from Post Graduate School as indicated below:

Ph.D Gown     =        N30,000

Masters Gown =        N25,000


Graduands are please requested to note the following:

1.  It is mandatory for all graduands to pay for the following items irrespective of attendance at the Convocation Ceremony

a.   Order of proceedings                          N3,000

b.   Certificate and Certificate Folder           N15,000

c.    Book on DELSU @ 25                         N4,000

Mode of Payment:  All payments are to be made to DELSU NET INCOME ACCOUNT NO. 1012233419 ZENITH BANK (AND NOT DELSU SKYE BANK RECURRENT ACCOUNT NO. 6000016978) (and receipt will be issued by the Bursary Department on presentation of Bank Teller (Not Print-out) after one day of payment to ensure that their names reflect on the manifest before issuance of receipts)


Alumni fee of N2, 000 is to be paid by all Graduands through DELSU Alumni Account No. 0742001706 Ecobank. (Those who have collected their statement of results and have paid their Alumni dues need not pay again)

NOTE: Graduands wishing to collect Academic gowns are to deposit the original of their statements of results/ certificates (as applicable) in the Faculty Office.  These would be returned to their rightful owners including the refundable deposits on return of the gowns in good condition not later than Thursday, July 29, 2017.

Every graduand is entitled to two invitation cards, which will be collected along with academic gowns, brochure and certificate holders in the Faculty Offices.  Graduands and their guests are expected to take their seats on the convocation day not later than 9.00 am.

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