2. Graduands' Guide
2.1 Graduands are required to register their attendance during the stipulated reporting time to the respective secretariat at the registration venue as stated above. Those who fail to comply with the requirement will not be allowed to enter the hall..
2.2 Please adhere to the instructions given by the officers-in-charge on the procession line-up and seating arrangement. The arrangement is done according to the recipient’s sequence in accepting the scroll on the stage.
2.3 Barcode slips will be distributed during registration based on procession line-up and seating arrangement.
2.4 Briefings on procession into Arena Gemilang Hall, DeTAR PUTRA will be given during rehearsal. Graduands are NOT ALLOWED to leave the hall or change seats at any time during the session.
2.5 Graduands may enter the hall upon announcement by the Master of Ceremony.
2.6 Graduands are requested to sit according to the seating arrangement as shown in Appendix.
2.7 Graduands will be instructed to line-up on the left side of the stage before the Dean/Director invites His Excellency Tun Chancellor/The Honourable Pro Chancellor for the presentation ceremony. Please adhere to the instructions given by the officers-in-charge; as shown in Appendix.
2.8 Upon announcement by the Dean, the graduands are required to walk onto the stage and stop at the marked point. Graduands will present their barcode slips to the officers-in charge and wait for their names to be announced.
2.9 When graduand’s name is announced, he / she will walk towards His Excellency Tun Chancellor or The Honourable Pro Chancellor or the Vice Chancellor, bow respectfully, receive folders with both hands and say “THANK YOU TUN/THANK YOU”.
2.10 Worship ceremony to Tuan Yang Terutama Tun Canselor/Yang Amat Berhormat Pro Canselor/Yang Berbahagia Pro Canselor/Yang Berbahagia Naib Canselor during and after the handing of scroll is NOT ALLOWED. Graduands are not required to shake hands during or after receiving the folders unless in situations where His Excellency Tun Chancellor or The Honourable Pro Chancellor extend their hands for handshake.
2.11 Conferment of degree will be given by either His Excellency Tun Chancellor, the Honourable Pro Chancellor or the Vice Chancellor.
2.12 In the event where the conferment of degree is presented by the Pro Chancellor, the protocol and etiquette will be according to the one set for His Excellency Tun Chancellor.
2.13 After receiving the scroll, graduand will walk down the stairway and back to their designated seats. The flow of the movement is as shown in Appendix.
2.14 Graduands are NOT ALLOWED to leave the hall before the end of each session.
2.15 The university is not responsible for any lost or damage of personal belongings.
2.16 The latest information on procedures for the ceremony can be accessed at http://www.unimas.my/convocation/.