62ND GRADUATION CEREMONY ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2019
The 62nd Congregation for the Conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas of the University
of Nairobi shall take place on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Chancellor’s Court. Members
of the University community and stakeholders are advised to observe and take note of the
following pertinent issues regarding the ceremony:
Offices in all campuses shall operate normal opening and closing hours.
Jomo Kenyatta Memorial Library and Chiromo Library shall be closed on
Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 4.00 p.m. and re-open on Monday
December 23, 2019 at 8.00 a.m. All other libraries shall operate as usual.
The University Customer Experience and Information Centre shall operate as usual.
The Central Catering Unit (CCU) shall be used for a Reception and Robing purposes
on Friday, December 20, 2019 and therefore, it shall not be available for other functions.
7.15 a.m. - Graduands and Guests take their seats; 8.00 a.m. - Fanfare & Academic Procession
8.15 a.m. - Chancellor’s Fanfare & Procession
All staff and guests who wish to join the Academic Procession are requested to assemble
at the Robing Room, Ground Floor, Central Catering Unit (CCU) at 7.15 a.m.
University of Nairobi students who are in session shall be admitted to the Chancellor’s Court
through GATE 5 on Uhuru Highway, on production of student identity card.
To facilitate a smooth traffic flow, vehicles shall be parked as outlined below and according
to the Traffic Police direction. Holders of the University Car-Passes are kindly requested
to park at the Main and Chiromo campuses and walk to the Chancellor’s Court.
RED TRIANGULAR CAR STICKER holders shall enter & exit the graduation venue through
GATE 1 (i.e. St. Paul’s Chapel, State House Road) as directed by Traffic Police.
RED RECTANGULAR CAR STICKER holders shall enter & exit the graduation venue through GATE 6 next to Chiromo Inter-Change on Uhuru Highway and park as directed by Traffic Police.
YELLOW CAR STICKER holders shall enter & exit the graduation venue through CHIROMO CAMPUS, GATE 9, 10 & 11 and park as directed by Traffic Police.
WHITE ESSENTIAL CAR STICKER
This sticker shall be used by vehicles carrying out essential services. The holders are permitted
to use ANY GATE without hindrance. (TRAFFIC POLICE AND SECURITY PERSONNEL
TO FACILITATE THIS).
Guests shall be ushered and guided to their respective seats by Protocol Officers.
NB: Pedestrian guests may enter or exit through ANY gate.
First Aid and Emergency Services shall be available within the graduation venue at
designated points. Protocol Officers and other Officials have been detailed to be on the
look out for needy cases.
Please join me in congratulating the graduating Class of 2019.