Congratulations on your accomplishment in completing your programme of choice at the premier arts institution in the English-speaking Caribbean. You are now one step closer to joining the ranks of the prestigious alumni who have graduated from the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA).
You are invited to join us in celebrating your journey by being a part of Graduation Ceremony 2014 on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Vera Moody Concert Hall, School of Music, EMCVPA.
HOW TO REGISTER
The registration period for Graduation Ceremony 2014 is October 12-31, 2014. Graduands are asked to complete the following steps to register for participation.
STEP 1: Complete the Graduation Registration Form
Complete and upload a scanned copy to the Registry email at firstname.lastname@example.org or take printed copy to the Office of the Registrar on EMCVPA Campus at 1 Arthur Wint Drive between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Mondays-Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.
Download Graduation Registration Form [HERE]
STEP 2: Pay Graduation Fees
Fees may be paid by Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/Keycard) or cash at EMCVPA Accounts Department or any branch of National Commercial Bank (NCB) into the EMCVPA Account and proof of payment submitted to the Registry Department. Payment receipts may be dropped off at the Office of the Registrar or scanned and uploaded to the Registry email at email@example.com.
CHECK LIST FOR PREPARATION FOR GRADUATION
- Pay any outstanding fees owing to the College
- Obtain financial clearance (Library/Hostel/Accounts)
- Pay Graduation registration fee (includes the cost of graduation photo package)
- Present payment voucher to Registry Personnel and collect graduation package
- Return completed forms to the Office of the Registrar
- Return graduation gown after the ceremony
Graduation Fee [inclusive of photo package]: $15,000
Photo Package [ONLY]: $2,500
ABSENCE FROM GRADUATION
Graduands who do not wish to participate in the Graduation Ceremony 2014 must complete the Graduation Absence Form and upload a scanned copy to the Registry email at firstname.lastname@example.org or take printed copy to the Office of the Registrar on EMCVPA Campus at 1 Arthur Wint Drive, Kingston 5 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Mondays-Thursdays and 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.
Download Graduation Absence Form [HERE]
NB: All outstanding balances owed to the College will need to be paid by graduand before they will be allowed to participate in the Graduation Ceremony.
Dress Rehearsal will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Vera Moody Concert Hall, School of Music.
The official photographers for the College is Bryan Studios Limited. Graduates must present their receipt/voucher as proof of payment at Bryan Studios (Shop 24 Kings Plaza, Kingston 10) to have their official graduation photographs taken. Photographs will be taken between October 21 and December 5, 2014. Click [HERE] for more information.
Form of Dress
Graduates are required to wear the graduation gown with appropriate hood (the wearing of corsage & boutonnieres is not permitted). Females should wear white or off-white dress of a simple design (headgear and elaborate accessories are not appropriate). Males should wear dark suit or dark pants with white shirt and dark necktie along with matching dark shoes.
Preparation for Procession
All graduates must report to the holding area to be dressed and announced by 12:00am on the day of the ceremony. Gowns will be fitted at this time and instructions given for the procession.
“Dummy” Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates will be handed out at the Ceremony. This is to ensure that graduates receive their correct Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates, and that gowns are returned at that same time. Please note that only students in good financial standing with the College will be issued Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates.
Return of Gowns
Your gown must be returned immediately after the recessional. It is to be taken to the area provided where you will receive your Degree/Diploma/Certificate upon return of the grown.