Payments and Payment Procedure for the 2018/2019 Convocation Ceremonies

UNILAG 2019 Convocation - Important Notice

Payments for ALL graduating students for the 2018/2019 Convocation Ceremonies are as outlined below:

  • Mandatory Payment:

Payment for ALL graduating students for the Convocation Ceremonies:

First Degree Masters Degree, PGD, M.Phil. Doctorate Degree
₦10,500.00 15,000.00 15,000.00
  • Purchase/Hiring:

Gown, Hood & Cap shall be obtained at the following cost:

Academic Outfit Outright Purchase Hiring
First Degree ₦15,000.00 ₦5,000.00
Masters Degree, PGD, M.Phil. ₦20,000.00 ₦5,000.00
Doctorate Degree ₦40,000.00 N/A

Academic outfit will be available at the College, School of Postgraduate Studies, Faculties and the Distance Learning Institute.

  • Return of Academic Outfit:

The deadline for return of all academic outfits shall be April 12, 2020.  Individuals who return the hired academic outfits shall be entitled to a refundable fee of ₦2,500.00 only while those who fail to return the outfit shall be made to bear the cost for outright purchase (₦15,000.00) before clearance is issued.

  • Collection of Certificates:

All graduating students are expected to collect their certificates within three (3) months after Convocation.  Failure to collect will attract a demurrage of ₦50 per day.

Procedure for Payments

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Graduating students are to make all payments by accessing the University website (, and logging on to their student portal. On the dashboard of the portal, they are to click on Pay Online Now (Remita)! Their payment advice will be generated wherein, the Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) will be located at the base of the page. Thereafter, students are to proceed to any bank of their choice with the RRR generated, for payment as appropriate.  Copies of bank teller and payment advice bearing bank confirmation should be taken to the College, School of Postgraduate Studies, Faculties and Distance Learning Institute as appropriate. University of Lagos TSA Through Remita


  1. Login to student portal.
  2. Click on “view payadvice”.

3. Select the session you wish to pay for and click on continue. For this purpose, please click on 2018/2019 session.

4. Click on continue and print the downloaded payadvice.  See sample payadvice below:

NOTE: This is a sample payadvice (postgraduate graduating students). The RRR is not to be taken as your OWN RRR, as each graduating student (either first, postgraduate or doctoral degree) will generate RRR unique to them.

Alumni Registration Fee to be paid into UNILAG Alumni Association Accounts are as follows:

  • First Degree (₦2,000.00)
  • Postgraduate (₦2,500.00)

United Bank for Africa (UBA) A/C:                         –              1000034082

WEMA Bank Plc A/C:                                                    –              0121188199

ECO Bank Plc A/C:                                                          –              1962000847

Access Bank Plc A/C:                                                     –              0043655942

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc A/C:                                   –              0019787148

Invitation Cards for Graduating Students

Each graduating student is entitled to two (2) invitation cards.  The invitation cards and a set of academic outfit (gown, hood and cap), would be available for collection on presentation of receipt/teller for payment at the College/School/Faculty/Institute as appropriate.  Convocation Brochures are to be collected at the various locations earlier mentioned.  Graduating students are enjoined to attend the Convocation Ceremonies at the time allotted to them.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, on behalf of the entire University community congratulates all graduating students.  Please be assured that certificates would be ready for collection immediately after each ceremony upon the presentation of all necessary clearance.

Wishing you all blissful ceremonies.

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