It is hereby announced for the information of 2016 graduands of the University of Cape Coast and the general public that the 2nd - 4th Sessions of the 49th Congregation of the University for the award of degrees, and diploma certificates to persons who completed their programmes of study in the 2015/2016 academic year will be held at the New Examination Centre on Friday, 23rd September and Saturday, 24th September, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00pm prompt each day as follows:

Day   1                                                    Friday, 23rd September, 2016                                  Time                                    

Morning Session                                     College of Humanities & Legal Studies                         8:30 A.M.                                  

Afternoon Session                                  College of Health & Allied Sciences                              1:00 P.M.                                               

                                                             College of Agriculture & Natural Sciences


Day   2                                                    Saturday, 24th September, 2016                                 Time                                                     

                                                                College of Education Studies                                       8:30 A.M.                                                                                  

Graduands wishing to be presented are to register personally or by post with the Deputy Registrar (Academic) or the Officer-in-Charge, University of Cape Coast Accra Office, Tesano, Accra by Thursday, 22nd September, 2016, giving the following:

  • Full Name
  • Programme of Study
  • Hall of Residence/Affiliation.

A non-refundable fee of GH¢340.00 is to be paid by all graduands. The fee covers the cost of certificates & holders, medallion, certified copies of certificates and brochures, hiring of academic gowns etc.

Payment is to be made at any networked branch of the following banks:

  • Prudential Bank, A/C Number: 0201900070000, A/C Name: UCC Admissions Account, Branch: Cape Coast; or
  • National Investment Bank (NIB), A/C Number: 1001000453001, A/C Name: UCC Admissions Account, Branch: Cape Coast.

Graduands may pick their souvenirs at the Alumni Relations Office or Main Auditorium, UCC. Graduands will be required to attend rehearsals at the New Examination Centre on Thursday, 22nd September (Friday Group) and Friday, 23rd September (Saturday Group) at 4:00pm each day. Only registered graduands who attend the rehearsals will be presented.

  • There will be a University Open Day on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 at the Forecourt of the University’s Main Library at 8.00 a.m.

Thanksgiving Church Service will be held at the New Examination Centre on Sunday, 25th September, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. prompt.

Graduands will be expected to make their own accommodation arrangements.

Dress code: Formal

Distribution of Certificates

Certificates will be available for collection by graduates after each session. Graduates will be expected to show their ID Cards for inspection and present copies of their pay-in-slips before collection of the Certificates.