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LASU 27th Convocation Ceremonies Programme of Events & Notice to Graduands [UPDATED]

LASU Convocation 2024: Lagos State University (LASU) 27th Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events has been released.

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This is to inform the general public that the Lagos State University (LASU) 27th Convocation Ceremony has been scheduled to hold from Thursday, 30th May – Thursday, 6th June 2024

On behalf of the Management and Staff, Lagos State University, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Ibiyemi Ibilola Olatunji-Bello, mni, NPOM, hereby informs all Graduands, Parents/Guardians, University Community and the General Public of the programme of events for the 27th Convocation Ceremonies as follows:

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The detailed program of the event for the ceremony has been released. Below is the schedule.

LASU Convocation Programme of Events

Pre-Convocation Events:

DAY 1     (A) Convocation Press Conference

  • Date: Thursday, 30th May 2024
  • Venue:    First Floor, Senate Chamber, Babatunde Raji Fashola Senate Building, Main                     Campus, Ojo, Lagos. 
  • Time:      10:00 a.m.

 (B)  Convocation Sports Competition for Staff

  • Date: Thursday, 30th May 2024
  • Venue: LASU Sports Centre, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time: 12:00 noon.

DAY 2 Special Jumat Service

  • Date: Friday, 31st May 2024
  • Venue:    University Mosque, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time:      1:00 p.m. 

DAY 3 Special Thanksgiving Service 

  • Date: Sunday, 2nd June 2024
  • Venue: University Chapel (Chapel of Light), Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time:  10:00 a.m. 

DAY 4           Coconut Breaking and Cultural Festival

  • Date: Monday, 3rd June 2024
  • Venue: Badagry Gate Entrance, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos. 
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. 

DAY 5 Convocation Lecture

  • Date: Tuesday, 4th June 2024
  • Venue: Buba Marwa Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. 

DAY 6 Award of Diplomas, First Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Master’s Degrees

  • Date: Wednesday, 5th June 2024
  • Venue: Buba Marwa Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. 

DAY 7 Award of Doctorate Degrees (PhD) and Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees 

  • Date: Thursday, 6th June 2024   
  • Venue: Buba Marwa Auditorium, Main Campus, Ojo, Lagos.
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. 


To pay for the Convocation Package, all categories of graduands are to visit: and follow the steps on the payment portal.

A Convocation Package will thereafter be issued on the presentation of receipt of payment at the respective faculties. 

Academic Gown should be returned immediately after the Ceremony and latest by Friday, 7th June 2024 to avoid penalty.

Any graduand who holds on to the Academic Gown beyond Friday, 7th June 2024, will be liable to a fine of Five Hundred Naira (N500:00) only, for each day of  default. Also, any graduand who loses OR damages the Academic Gown would pay a sum of Thirty Thousand, Naira (N30,000:00) only, as replacement fee.

Graduands are to NOTE that certificates will be available for collection immediately after the Convocation ceremonies, subject to return of academic gown.

First degree graduands are to move the tassels of their caps from right to left at a point during the ceremony, when the Vice Chancellor declares; “I admit you all“. This signifies their admission into the body of Graduates of Lagos State University (LASU).

Higher degree recipients should put on their caps, with the tassels placed at the left hand side, since they already have their first degrees.

ALL graduands should seek the assistance of Faculty Officers to ensure that the hood and cap are properly worn, with the tassels (cords) of the cap positioned to the right,

Female graduands are expected to show courtesy when they shake hands with the Vice-Chancellor, while male graduands bow, but should NOT remove their caps. 

Parents/Guardians and Invited Guests are advised to be seated NOT later than 8.30 a.m. on each day.


graduands are to join the Convocation Procession by 9.00a.m, failing which they will not be allowed into the Auditorium.

graduands in each Faculty are expected to be seated in the sections provided for them in the University Auditorium. 

The Convocation package comprising:

Order of proceedings;

Convocation brochure (1 copy each) 

Academic Gown AND

Certificate Folder

Will be given to graduands by their “respective Faculty Officers OR Secretary to the Postgraduate School, for Higher Degrees as the case may be:

UNAUTHORIZED MOVEMENTS AND TAKING OF PHOTOGRAPHS WILL NOT be allowed during the Convocation Ceremonies. Graduands are therefore advised in their own interest to complete such activity before coming into the University Auditorium OR wait till after the ceremony. Any graduand who leaves his/her seat while the ceremony is on will NOT be allowed to return to the Auditorium. This is to ensure ORDERLINESS during the Convocation Ceremonies.

Graduands and Invited Guests under the canopy outside the Auditorium are requested to be orderly and rise to their feet as the Academic Procession enters AND leaves the Convocation venue.

Graduands should be properly robed and are also advised to conform to the colour prescribed for their Faculties.

All graduands are required to immediately commence and complete the process of their clearance in their respective College/Schools/Faculties before the convocation, in order to facilitate the collection of their degree certificates.

The Vice Chancellor congratulates all Graduands, Parents/Guardians Stakeholders and the entire University Community on the occasion of the 27th Convocation Ceremonies of the University. 


 Emmanuel A. FANU

Registrar and Secretary to Council

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