Graduation 2015 Registration and Info

Graduation Information 2015

Dear Prospective Graduate,

Congratulations on your accomplishment so far. We hope that you will celebrate this journey by being a part of the graduation ceremony.

Please complete the Graduation 2105 Registration Form and submit to the Registry at or take it in to the office of the Registrar at 1 Arthur Wint Drive.

Download Graduation 2105 Registration Form


Prospective graduates MUST pay all outstanding balances in addition to the graduation fee to attend the ceremony.

Proof of payment must then be submitted to the Registry Department to collect your Graduation photo ticket.

Registration Period: October 1-30 2015 from 8:30am – 5:00pm Mondays-Thursdays & 8:30am – 4:00pm onFridays

Your graduation CHECK LIST

  • Pay outstanding fees owed to the College
  • Obtain financial clearance (Library/Hostel/Accounts)
  • Pay Graduation registration fee (Includes the cost of graduation photo package)
  • Present payment voucher/proof of payment to Registry Personnel and collect ticket for photo package
  • Return completed registration forms to the Office of the Registrar
  • Return graduation gown after the ceremony

Graduation Charges: J$15,000.00


Photo Package Only $2,500.00


The official photographer assigned to the College is Bryan Studios Limited. Graduates may present their receipt/voucher as proof of payment at Bryans Studios to have their photographs taken during the period of October 26-December 11, 2015. (See enclosed flyer for more details)


Dress Rehearsal will be held on Friday November 13, 2015 @ 1:00pm at The Edna Manley College, Vera Moody Concert Hall, School of Music.

Ceremony: Saturday, November 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm Vera Moody Concert Hall
Graduation Information 2015

Form of Dress

Graduates are required to wear the G own with appropriate Hood provided by the College. The wearing of corsage & boutonnieres is not permitted.

White or off- white dress of a simple design Headgear and elaborate accessories are not appropriate.


Dark suit or dark pants with white shirt and dark necktie along with matching dark shoes.


All graduates must report to the holding area to be dressed and announced by 12:00 noon 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.


Your gown must be returned immediately to the Dressing Room after the recessional.

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts has been through several stages in its evolution. The four Schools—Drama, Music, Dance, and Visual Arts—started out at different locations in Kingston. Two of the Schools, namely the School of Art and the School of Music, are historic because of their establishment in 1951 and 1961 respectively, before the island gained its independence from Britain in 1962.

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