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Commencement (Graduation) Ceremonies

The Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony at the American University of Nigeria is an annual event that celebrates the hard work and remarkable accomplishments of the graduating classes.

The 2022 Commencement is the thirteenth in the series and will consists of three major segments: Senior Week, the Graduation Awards Ceremony, and the Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony.

Senior Week

The Senior Week comprises activities designed for the graduating seniors. These include Life After College and the Senior Ball which are organized to prepare the seniors for the challenges and opportunities of life after university, and also celebrate their amazing milestones! The dates are Monday, 16 May through Saturday, 21 May 2022.

Graduation Awards Ceremony

The Graduation Awards Ceremony recognizes the academic accomplishments, dedication to service and outstanding contributions to civic engagements of our undergraduate and graduate students. This ceremony is in two parts: AUN Honour Society Awards Banquet and the Graduation Awards.

The AUN Honour Society Awards Banquet is for the graduating members of the AUN Honour Society and it celebrates the exceptional services and exemplary leadership of graduating members of the Honour Society. The banquet is scheduled to be held on Thursday, 19 May 2022.

The Graduation Awards ceremony is for all members of the graduating class and their family members. At this ceremony, we will present nearly 50 awards to members of the class. The event is scheduled to be held on Friday, 20 May 2022.

Commencement (Graduation) Ceremony

The Commencement Ceremony is the grand finale as we confer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees; and postgraduate diplomas to eligible candidates.  

The thirteenth Commencement Ceremony in honour of the class of 2022 is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 21 May 2022.





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