This web page provides information for all students who
to attend the Graduation Ceremonies, to be held Saturday November 2,
2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the National Arena and Saturday November 9, 2013
at 10:00 a.m. at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
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Persons who have
outstanding balances will be asked to pay
these balances in addition to the registration fee.
Graduates are required to
pay the registration fee by Credit Card
(Visa/MasterCard/KeyCard) or cash at Accounts Receivables, then
proceed to the Faculty of the Built Environment - Conference Room for:
- Collection of packages
- Collection of gowns
For verification of
identity, you must present either of the following:
- Your 2012/2013 UTech ID
- A valid driverís licence
- A valid passport
- National ID
Papine Campus -
September 30-October 5, 2013
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Monday - Thursday)
- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Western Campus -
October 17- 19, 2013
- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Thursday & Friday)
- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Message from the Alumni Relations
As Associate Vice President, Advancement with responsibility for Alumni Relations, I and Miss Cheryll Messam, our
Alumni Relations Manager, feel truly privileged to be among the first to
congratulate you on achieving this significant milestone of becoming a graduate of
the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech). You are now part of a
remarkable history and a fine tradition of excellence. UTech has so
much to be proud of and all of which is made possible by the support from each
member of the UTech family. However, we take special pride in the accomplishments
of you our Graduating Class of 2013.
We are honoured that you chose to be a part of
the UTech family and we in the Alumni Relations Office, look forward to
journeying with you in this next stage of your personal and professional development,
post graduation. Our mission is three fold: to connect our alumni to each
other to ensure networking benefits for personal, professional and business
to connect our alumni to the University to build UTechís volunteer,
donor and advocacy capacity; and to connect our alumni to our current student
body, so that our students are connected with persons who can inspire them to
overcome challenges, attain seemingly elusive goals and achieve success!
The Alumni Association, UTech and the Alumni
Chapters in Florida and New York are key organizations committed to providing you with
networking support. The various alumni groups have been strong and effective
supporters of UTech and annually have provided support through scholarships for
students; job search opportunities for fellow alumni; and donation of equipment and
other resources. We recommend that you join the Association or a Chapter near
you and offer your creative ideas through membership on their sub-committees.
Contact us today for membership application forms at ph: 876-970-5468 or on
blog at http://utechalumni.wordpress.com/alumni-association-utech-membership-application-form/
in the Alumni Relations Office look forward meeting you and serving you
are available and only too happy to discuss your ideas and
Please stay in touch!
Associate Vice President, Advancement
Alumni Relations Manager
Phone: (876) 970-5468
CHECK LIST FOR PREPARATION FOR
- Complete Graduation registration process
- Pay for Photographs
- Collect Gown from Faculty of the Built Environment
- Return graduation gown after the ceremony
COLLECTION OF CERTIFICATES AFTER
who did not attend the ceremony may collect their certificate as of
December 09, 2013 from the Student Records Office, Main Administration
Building, upon presentation of a valid driverís licence, national I.D.
A processing fee of
$1,500.00 must be paid at the Accounts Department before the collection
of your Certificate
The 2012/13 UTech ID card
will be accepted until the end of December 2013.
COLLECTION & RETURN OF GOWNS
Graduates are required to wear gowns at the
Papine Campus: Gowns
are to be collected at the Faculty of the Built Environment Conference
Room, (Ground Floor, Caribbean School of Architecture), during the
Gowns should be returned to the designated area at the National Arena
immediately after the ceremony.
Western Campus: Gowns are to be
collected at the Western Campus during registration on October 17-19,
Gowns should be returned to the designated area at the Montego Bay
Convention Centre immediately after the ceremony.
Thereafter, the amount to be refunded will
- Graduates are required
to bring their receipt as proof of payment. No refunds will be made
without the presentation of the receipt. When the gowns are
returned in good condition, the deposit, less the administrative costs,
will be refunded.
The Congregation for the
Presentation of Graduates is formal and graduates to be presented to
the Chancellor are required to follow the dress code for the ceremony,
that is the University Graduate Gown with appropriate Hood. The wearing
of corsage & boutonnieres is not permitted.
Bachelor's, Master's, PHD Degree graduates are required to wear Hoods.
Strictly - Modest White dresses (other colours are not
Strictly - Dark Lounge
Suits. The wearing of T-shirts and jeans is prohibited.
The Graduation Ceremony
Graduates will be required to assemble at the National
arena at 8:00 a.m. in the designated area in preparation for the
procession. Marshals will place you in alphabetical order. Graduates
are to remain in place once they have been checked by the marshals.
Each graduate will be allowed to bring two guests to the
ceremony. Tickets must be collected at registration, and presented for
entry to the ceremony. Guests with tickets will be seated
A deposit must be paid at
registration as follows:
Associate Degrees, Diplomas
| Bachelorís Degrees,
| Masterís Degrees
NO REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEE
Rehearsals will be held on:
- Thursday, October 31,
2013 at 5:00 p.m. at the National Arena.
- Thursday, November 7,
2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Montego Bay Convention Centre
be on time.
official photographer assigned to the University is Bryan Studios
Limited. Only the official photographer will be allowed to take
photographs during the ceremony. No portraits will be taken on
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Bryan's Studio Ltd.
will be at Faculty of the Built
Environment Conference Room(Ground Floor, Caribbean School of
Architecture) on October 5, 2013. However, before and after
this date, photo packages will be will be taken at the Studio.
For Montego Bay: Bryan's
will be at Western Campus from
October 17-19, 2013. (9:00 am - 3:00pm)
The Graduation Photo
Package will consist of twenty (20) photographs consisting of:
- 1 - 8 x 12
photograph receiving your certificate on stage.
- 1 - 5 x 7 enlargement
- 2 - 4x6
- 16 - wallets
Packages will be done at
Bryan Studios Ltd. up on presentation of payment vouchers and by
Make-up for Portraits
Make-up will also be
available at the studio payments for which must be made at the studio.
- Graduation Photo
$2000 payable at UTech
$1200 payable at Bryanís
early for your Graduation Photo Package at:
BRYAN STUDIOS LTD.
38c CONSTANT SPRING ROAD
must be collected from Bryan Studios Ltd.
Late Arrival For Ceremony
orderly ceremony, we request that you observe the following:
- If you arrive after the start of the procession of
graduates, you must sit in the audience.
- Your name will not be called.
However, you will be able to collect your certificate
after the ceremony.
of Student Services & Registry
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, JAMAICA
237 Old Hope Road,
| UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY,
| (876) 927-1680/8
Assistant Registrar - Academic Affairs
Registrar- Student Services
We will be happy to respond to your queries.