SSU Matriculation Ceremony for New Students 2022/2023

Matriculation ceremonies are a longstanding tradition in universities around the world. They serve as a formal welcome for new students into the academic community and mark the beginning of their journey towards academic and personal growth.

At Sokoto State University, the matriculation ceremony is an important event that is eagerly anticipated by both new and returning students. It is a time for celebration and reflection, as students officially become members of the university community and are charged with upholding its values and traditions.

In this blog post, we will explore the significance of the Sokoto State University matriculation ceremony, from its preparations to its impact on students. We will examine the different elements of the ceremony and the roles played by various stakeholders in making it a success.

Finally, we will reflect on the lasting impact of the ceremony on the academic and personal development of students at Sokoto State University.

SSU Matriculation Event Details:

The Vice-Chancellor of Sokoto State University, Prof. Bashir Garba (FCSN, FSESN, FICCON, FICAI, FIICA, FCEnt, Chem, MRSC), on behalf of the Governing Council, Senate, Staff, and Students of the University, cordially invites the general public to the Matriculation Ceremony for the 2022/2023 Academic Session.

Date: Wednesday, 10th May 2023
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: University Main Campus, Along Birnin Kebbi Road, Sokoto

This prestigious event signifies the beginning of a new academic journey for all matriculating students. The ceremony provides an opportunity for students to celebrate their admission into the university and to pledge their commitment to academic excellence and personal growth.

All matriculating students are expected to be seated at the venue by 9:30 am, dressed in their academic gowns. Parents, guardians, and well-wishers are also welcome to attend the ceremony and share in the joy of their wards’ achievements.

To confirm your attendance, kindly RSVP by contacting either of the following numbers: 08106564483 07034500150

SSU: Academic Gowns and Oath Forms Collection for 9th Matriculation Ceremony

Sokoto State University (SSU) announces the collection of academic gowns and oath forms for its 9th Matriculation Ceremony for the 2022/2023 academic session. All newly admitted undergraduate students are required to follow the outlined procedures to ensure their successful participation in the ceremony.

Academic Gowns and Oath Forms Collection Details:

Starting from Monday, 7th May 2023 at 10:00 am, all newly admitted undergraduate students for the 2022/2023 academic session can collect their academic gowns and oath forms from their respective Faculty Officers.

Payment Instructions:

Students must make a payment of N2,000 (two thousand naira) only into the University’s account number 3052058398 with Eco Bank. Evidence of payment must be presented at the point of collection of the academic gown.

Rehearsal and Matriculation Ceremony Schedule:

All matriculating students must wear the prescribed academic gowns for both the rehearsal and the matriculation ceremony. The rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, 9th May 2023, at 4:00 pm, while the matriculation ceremony is scheduled for Monday, 10th May 2023, at 10:00 am. Both events will take place at the University’s convocation ground.

The Vice-Chancellor has directed that all Deans of Faculty and their respective Heads of Department ensure the punctual attendance of all matriculating students at the rehearsal and matriculation ceremony.

Returning Academic Gowns and Oath Forms:

Kindly note that academic gowns and oath forms must be returned to the respective Faculty Officers no later than Thursday, 11th May 2023. There will be a penalty for any damage done to the gowns collected.


The matriculation ceremony at Sokoto State University is a pivotal event that marks the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of new students. It is a time to celebrate the diversity of the university community and the promise of academic excellence and personal growth. Through careful planning and organization, the university administration and student union government work together to create a welcoming and inspiring environment for new students.

The ceremony serves as a catalyst for the development of a strong sense of community and belonging among students, and sets the tone for academic and personal excellence throughout their time at the university.

As new students take the matriculation oath and become members of the Sokoto State University community, they are empowered to pursue their academic and personal goals with confidence, supported by a vibrant and inclusive community of learners.

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