Each graduate who has registered to attend Commencement will receive an Invitation Package (IP). The Invitation Package consists of the following items:
Graduate Attendance Card
One Graduate Attendance Card with your personal details such as your name, student ID, degree title(s) and awards (if any).
You MUST bring this card to the ceremony for admission to the Hall.
Guest Invitation Cards
Two general Guest Invitation Cards for the respective ceremony. For details on Guest Invitation Cards, please click here.
Hand these invitation cards to your guests for entry into the UCC Hall.
Important Information for Graduates
Please read the information leaflet before you come for the ceremony.
The Invitation Package will be ready for collection from 29 June 2018 onwards. It will be issued by the Official Academic Dress vendor. Please refer to the table below on the collection details:
|Date||Venue for Collection|
|29 and 30 Jun||MPSH1|
|3 to 8 Jul||Serangoon Broadway|
|12 to 19 Jul||@ University Cultural Centre
Graduate Robing Room
The opening hours for collection at the different venues are as follows:
1365 Serangoon Rd
|Tuesdays - Sundays||10.00am to 9.00pm|
|MPSH1||29 Jun (Fri)||10.00am to 8.00pm|
|30 Jun (Sat)
||10.00am to 5.00pm|
|University Cultural Centre Graduate Robing Room||12 to 19 Jul (Thu - Thu)||8.30am to 10.30pm*
(*Closes at 6.30pm on Sun, 15 Jul)
|Please avoid the ceremony hours of 10am – 12pm, 3 – 5pm, and 8 – 10pm.|
If you are unable to collect the Invitation Package personally, please click here for more options.
Guest Invitation Cards are essential as entry passes to the Commencement celebrations. One invitation card admits one person into the UCC Hall.
The entitlement to Invitation Cards is as follows:
|Each Graduate||2 General Guest Invitation Cards|
|Each Valedictorian||4 Reserved Seating Invitation Cards|
|Each Award Winner||2 Reserved Seating Invitation Cards|
|Valedictorians who are also Award Winners||4 Reserved Seating Invitation cards (not 4+2 Cards)|
We regret that we are unable to issue replacement cards if the Guest Invitation Cards are misplaced or lost. Hence, please keep them safely.
Request for Additional Guest Invitation Card(s)
Most ceremonies will not have spare seats. However, you may submit your request for additional invitation cards during your online registration of attendance. Issuance of additional invitation cards (if any) depends on availability of seats at that particular ceremony and allocation is by balloting. We regret to inform that we are unable to accede to every graduate's request.
Except for the Main Ceremony, a viewing room is made available at Level 1 of the University Cultural Centre for guests without invitation cards to view the live webcast of the ceremony. Guests will need to queue up outside the viewing room for entry. Due to limited seating in the viewing room, admission is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Alternatively, you may also view the live webcasts of all ceremonies via the Commencement website using laptops or mobile devices.
Outcome of your Request for Additional Guest Invitation Card(s)
You may check the outcome of your request for additional guest invitation card(s) via the Student Information System (Self-Service > Commencement Registration) from 19 June 2018 onwards. We regret that the ballot outcome of additional cards is final and we are unable to accede to any appeals.
If you are successful in your request for additional card(s), the additional card(s) will also be included in your Invitation Package.
For Commencement 2018, the following ceremonies are full and no additional cards have been issued during the balloting exercise:
|C3||Thursday, 12 July 2018 (Evening Session)|
|C4||Friday, 13 July 2018 (Morning Session)|
|C7||Saturday, 14 July 2018 (Morning Session)|
|C13||Monday, 16 July 2018 (Afternoon Session)|
|C18||Wednesday, 18 July 2018 (Morning Session)|
|C19||Wednesday, 18 July 2018 (Afternoon Session)|
|C20||Wednesday, 18 July 2018 (Evening Session)|
|C21||Thursday, 19 July 2018 (Morning Session)|
|C22||Thursday, 19 July 2018 (Afternoon Session)|
Donating Your Guest Invitation Cards
In the event that you do not need to utilise any of the Guest Invitation Cards given, we would appreciate it if you would deposit these unutilised cards at the Information Counter on the day of the ceremony upon your arrival at UCC.
We will distribute these invitation cards to guests who do not have invitation cards for admission to the UCC Hall on a first-come, first-served basis.