Katima Mulilo Campus, Rundu Campus and Northern Campuses
When entering the foyer of the graduation venue, via the security checkpoint, graduands are directed to their specific seats as indicated on your seat ticket.
All graduands need to be fully robed in the approved official academic attire (dressed in black academic gown, scarf/sash/hood and mortarboard).
Graduands and the Congregation will be informed by the Director of Ceremony to rise when the Academic Procession and the Stage Procession enter the hall and remain standing for the National and African Unity (AU) Anthems.
Following the Order of Proceedings, the Dean of Faculty will inform the Chancellor that he / she will read out the names of those who are going to receive Degrees.
Faculty Officers/ Administrative Coordinators will invite graduands to line-up for conferment of degrees. Faculty Officers/ Administrative Coordinators will ensure that ‘name cards’ are in the right hand of the graduand, and the sash/hood properly fitted.
The graduand approaches the podium, hands his/her ‘name card’ to the Dean, who reads out the name and surname and returns the ‘name card’ to the graduand.
The graduand proceeds to the Vice Chancellor, who will congratulate him/her with a handshake.
The graduand proceeds to the Chancellor, kneels (with the right knee) on the bench in front of the Chancellor, waits for the Chancellor to cap him/her and thereafter will be congratulated by the Chancellor with a handshake.
The graduand approaches the Registrar (on the right-hand side of the Chancellor/ Vice Chancellor), receives a handshake and the scroll is handed to the graduand.
Official photographs are taken by the Official Photographer during the aforementioned process.
After reading out the names of all graduands for degrees, the Chancellor will say that “all degrees have now been conferred”.
Following the Order of Proceedings, the Dean of Faculty will inform the Chancellor that he / she will read out the names of those who are going to receive Diplomas and Certificates.
Names will be read and the graduands will stand and remain standing as the rest of the names are read.
The Dean of Faculty will request the graduands to take their seats after each qualification has been read.
After reading out the names of all graduands for degrees, the Chancellor will say that “all diploma and certificates have now been conferred”.
No graduand is allowed to smoke whilst dressed in academic attire, or inside the graduation venue.
All graduands and guests are kindly requested to be formally dressed for the Graduation Ceremonies.
No graduand is allowed to leave the hall during the ceremony.
Graduands with outstanding fees and/or documents:
Once Graduands have fulfilled their obligations towards UNAM, their Qualification Certificate and Credit Certificate will be issued by the Office of the Registrar (Examination Section).