Admissions

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ADMISSION REGISTRATION AND MATRICULATION

Admissions

The Crescent University Admissions unit sees to the intake of students and issuance of matriculation numbers. The unit updates JAMB on admission issues and relates with the body on Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination UTME. The office works in conjunction with Examinations and Records Unit to ensure that students’ results are processed, prepared and issued to parents/guardians on semester basis to avail them the opportunity of following up the progress of their wards.

To qualify for admission into the Bachelor of Law programme, a candidate must possess ONE of the following qualifications:
Credit in five Subjects including English Language and Literature in English and a pass in Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E) or  General Certificate of Education(G.C.E) Ordinary level Examination or its equivalent obtained at not more than two sittings, together with an acceptable pass mark in the University Matriculation Examination (U.M.E) organised by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (J.A.M.B)

  1. The General Certificate of Education (G.C.E) or its equivalent in five subjects of which not less than two have been passed at the Advanced Level together with credit in English Language, Literature in English and pass in Mathematics in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (S.S.C.E.) or (G.C.E.) ‘O’ Level Examination or their equivalent.
  2. Graduates of recognized Universities only in social Sciences or Arts with a minimum Grade points of not Lower than Second Class Lower Division.
  3. Any equivalent qualification that the Senate of the University may deem sufficient.

Other conditions for admission

  1. Candidates who are admitted must pay to the University, the fees prescribed from time to time by regulations, submit original copies of certificates and qualifications for scrutiny by the academic office, and register as students of the University.
  2. Candidates may be required to attend interviews in order to assess suitability or otherwise for admission.
  3. The University reserves the right to accept or reject an application for admission to LL.B. Degree Programme.

For further details on admission and admission procedure, visit:

http://crescent-university.edu.ng/Admission/UnderGraduate.aspx

Also visit: http://portal.crescent.edu.ng/admissions

Procedure for Registration

Below are the guidelines for registration in the College:
  1. The Admission Officer must issue relevant documents to all fresh students upon clearance.
  2. All students must register at the beginning of each semester for the courses prescribed by the College and chosen by them.
  3. Registration must be completed within the first three weeks of an academic session. Where a student is unable to register within this period, an additional period of grace may be permitted for late registration up to a limit of 5 weeks (but not more) from the commencement of the academic session, on the payment of late registration fee to be determined from time to time by the University Senate.
  4. All registrations (whether late or completed at regulation time), will stop three weeks prior to matriculation.

The step-by-step registration process is as follows:

  1. Payment of prescribed fees and clearance from the University Bursar.
  2. Clearance by the Admissions Officer and collection of registration forms from the Academic Office.
  3. Allocation of rooms in halls of residence to students by the Registry, for only students who have paid their fees in full, or in the proportion approved by the University.
  4. Clearance by the College Office.
  5. Completion of College registration forms.
  6. Submission of completed registration forms, duly signed, to the Examinations and Record office through the College Office.
  7. Registration of all fresh (and transferring) students at the University Health Centre; and
  8. Collection of completed registration form from the College Office by the student, for proper safe keeping.

Matriculation

The guidelines for matriculation of students in the University are as follows:
  1. All fresh students, properly registered are formally admitted into the University at a Matriculation Ceremony conducted on a date specified by the Senate.
  2. All fresh student shall, on the matriculation day, take the Matriculation Oath which shall be administered by the Registrar or the Registrar’s designate.
  3. A fresh student on admission, becomes a bona fidestudent of the Crescent University only after taking the Matriculation Oath, duly signing the Matriculation Register and being allotted a Matriculation Number; and
  4. After matriculation ceremonies, all forms of studentship registration for the academic session shall cease forthwith.
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