It is announced for the information of overstayed Postgraduate students of University of Cape Coast that processing of step-down applications for 2016, has commenced. An overstayed graduate student is a higher degree student who enrolled at the beginning of 2012/2013 academic year or earlier and who at the expiration of the maximum duration for his/her programme (up to 31st July, 2016), did not submit his/her thesis / dissertation.

Overstayed students wishing to take advantage of the step-down policy are requested to apply formally to the University and satisfy all requirements specified on the Application Form which can be obtained directly from the School of Graduate Studies or downloaded at

Overstayed students willing to step-down their degrees are requested to pay the following approved fees at any Branch of Prudential Bank Limited, into account number 0201900070000 or Ghana Commercial Bank, into account number 3021130001275.

Education/Humanities GH¢ 1,532.00 (includes a processing fee of GH¢300.00)

Sciences/Agriculture GH¢ 1,595.00 (includes a processing fee of GH¢300.00)

Payment details will be provided at the Bank. Please, be sure you qualify to step down by checking from your Department and the SGS, before you make payment.

Completed application forms together with the bank pay-in-slip should reach the Deputy Registrar, School of Graduate Studies, University of Cape Coast by Friday 16th December, 2016.

For further enquiries call: 03321-35351

For APPLICATION download the attached file: