The 56th Congregation for Conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas of the University of Nairobi shall take place on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Chancellor’s Court.
In order for the function to run smoothly, all members of the University community are advised to observe the following requirements:-
(a) Offices in all campuses will operate normal opening and closing hours.
(b) Both Jomo Kenyatta Memorial and Chiromo Library will be closed on
Thursday, November 1, 2016 at 4.00 p.m and re-open at 8.00 a.m. on Monday,
December 5, 2016. All other libraries will operate as usual.
(c) Telephone switchboards in all campuses will operate as usual.
The Central Catering Unit (CCU) will be used for reception on the
Graduation Day and therefore, it will not be used for any other functions.
Further details on resumption of services and use of facilities will be
given by the Director, SWA.
2. GRADUATION PROGRAMME
(a) 7.00 a.m. - Graduands take their seats
(b) 7.15 a.m. - All guests to be seated
(c) 7.45 a.m. - Chancellor’s Fanfare and Academic Procession enters the
All academic staff who will join the Academic Procession are requested to assemble at the Robing Room at 7.15 a.m.
3. PARKING ARRANGEMENTS
(a) To facilitate security arrangements, vehicles will be parked according to the Traffic Police direction. However, members of staff who may wish to leave their vehicles at the usual parking areas on the Main and Chiromo Campuses and walk to the Chancellor’s Court may do so provided that their vehicles have a University Car-Pass.
(b) PARKING AND SEATING ARRANGEMENTS
(i) Vehicles with RED TRIANGULAR CAR STICKER will approach the graduation venue through GATE 1 (i.e. St. Paul’s Chapel, State House Road) and park according to police directions.
(ii) Vehicles with RECTANGULAR RED CAR STICKER will enter through GATE 6 next to Chiromo Inter-Change (formerly Museum Roundabout) Access road and park according to police directions.
(iii) BLUE AND YELLOW CAR STICKER holders will approach the graduation venue through (GATE 10 and 11), Chiromo Campus and park according to police direction.
(iv) Guests shall be ushered to their respective seats on production of an invitation card.
(v) University of Nairobi students will be admitted to the Chancellor’s
Court by producing their identity cards. They should use GATE 5, (Uhuru
(vi) WHITE ESSENTIAL CAR STICKER
This sticker will be used by vehicles carrying out essential services.
The holders are allowed to use ANY GATE that is convenient without hindrance. (TRAFFIC POLICE AND NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE PERSONNEL TO NOTE THIS).
(c) DEPARTURE AFTER GRADUATION
(i) The Red Triangular Car Sticker holders will exit through GATE 1 (i.e. St. Paul’s Chapel, State House Road.)
(ii) The Red Rectangular Car Sticker holders will use GATE 6 next to
Chiromo Inter-Change (formerly Museum Roundabout) Access Road.
(iii) Blue and Yellow Car Sticker holders will use the two exits GATES 10 and 11 via Gate 9). i.e. Chiromo Campus.
4. FIRST AID
First Aid facilities provided within the graduation venue shall handle all medical emergencies and all are requested to give them way as necessary.
Protocol officers are requested to take care of all needy cases.
Congratulations to the graduating Class of 2016 and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, 2017.
PETER M. F. MBITHI PhD, EBS
PROFESSOR OF VETERINARY SURGERY