You've Made It!

Congratulations on your accomplishment so far. We hope that you will celebrate this journey by being a part of the graduation ceremony.
It is right around the corner; but before you march across the stage, you need to do a few things first

Check List

Persons who have outstanding balances will be asked to pay these balances in addition to the graduation fee in order to be eligible to attend the graduation ceremony. Fees may be paid by Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/KeyCard) or cash at the Finance & Accounts Department of at any NCB Branch into the Edna Manley College Account.
Eligible Candidates: $17,000.00
Photo Package: $3,000.00 (to be paid directly to Bryan Studios)
Degree Holder Only: $3,500.00

  • Pay any outstanding fees owing to the College
  • Obtain financial/caution fee clearance (Library/Hall of Residence/Accounts)
  • Pay Graduation registration fee (Does NOT Include the cost of graduation photo package)
  • Present Payment Voucher, Proof of Payment or Statement of Account Balance to Registry Personnel and collect your ticket for the photo package
  • Return completed registration forms to the Office of the Registrar
  • Collect graduation gown
  • Return graduation gown after the ceremony

+ Graduation Fees
Persons who have outstanding balances will be asked to pay these balances in addition to the graduation fee in order to be eligible to attend the graduation ceremony. Fees may be paid by Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/KeyCard) or cash at the Finance & Accounts Department of at any NCB Branch into the Edna Manley College Account.
+ Check Financial Status
Eligible Candidates: $17,000.00
Photo Package: $3,000.00 (to be paid directly to Bryan Studios)
Degree Holder Only: $3,500.00
+ Additional Checks

  • Pay any outstanding fees owing to the College
  • Obtain financial/caution fee clearance (Library/Hall of Residence/Accounts)
  • Pay Graduation registration fee (Does NOT Include the cost of graduation photo package)
  • Present Payment Voucher, Proof of Payment or Statement of Account Balance to Registry Personnel and collect your ticket for the photo package
  • Return completed registration forms to the Office of the Registrar
  • Collect graduation gown
  • Return graduation gown after the ceremony

Saturday November 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Vera Moody Concert Hall

Graduation Application

Please complete the graduation application form and submit to the Registry at registry@emc.edu.jm  or take it in to the office of the Registrar at 1 Arthur Wint Drive.

Registration

Proof of payment for Graduation Fee and Statement of Account showing zero balance must be submitted to the Registry Department to collect your Graduation Photo Ticket and Graduation Invitations.
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Registration Period: October 1-31, 2019
Monday - Thursday:- 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday:- 8:30am - 4:00pm

Alumni

About

The EMCVPA Alumni Association is a growing and inclusive, volunteer organization committed to the college’s strategic mission.
As an EMCVPA grad you are automatically an alumni and we encourage you to register to be a part of the association.

Connect

Maintain connections with your friends and classmates and keep up to date with what’s happening through our “Alumni Connect” and in our Alumni Chapters worldwide.

Advance Your Career or Education

Forge new professional relationships, find your next job or prepare for graduate school through the networking opportunities of the Alumni Association.

Giving Back

The College continues to grow and as an alumni, you may contribute in CASH or SERVICE.

Dress Code

As an EMCVPA graduate, you are required to wear your school’s approved hood and tassel at Commencement and Graduation.
Form of Dress
Graduates are required to wear the Gown with appropriate Hood provided by the College.

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

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

Colour Hoods for Schools

PINK

Programme

School of Music-
Performance/Jazz and Popular Music Studies

BLUE

Programme

All Schools - Education

TAN

Programme

All Schools - Fine Arts

BROWN

Programme

Arts Management

Photographs

The official photographer assigned to the College is Bryan Studios Limited.  Graduates must present a Photo Ticket at Bryan Studios to have their photographs taken during the period of November 4-December 7, 2019.

Rehearsals

A full Dress Rehearsal will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 1:00pm at The Edna Manley College, Vera Moody Concert Hall, School of Music.
EMCVPA Graduation Gown

Graduation Day!

Preparation for Procession

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.

Return of Gowns

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

Degrees / Diplomas / Certificates

“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.

Certificates may be collected after the ceremony at the Registry office between 6:00pm-7:00pm

EMCVPA Sheryl Lee Ralph Profile Photo

Guest Speaker - Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph is a multifaceted artiste that sparkles in every facet of her artistic life. Ms. Ralph began her career on the silver screen in the film A Piece of the Action as Barbara Hanley with Sydney Poitier and Bill Cosby. She went on to star as Denzel Washington’s wife in The Mighty Quinn filmed in Jamaica. Ralph produces an annual benefit concert, Divas Simply Singing, which raises awareness for HIV/AIDS and other life threatening diseases. This year will mark the 29th year of the event.