Note: Photographs and video footage may be taken by NUS at this event and be used for NUS’ archival, communications and promotional purposes. Photographs, video footage and contact information may also be taken at this event by permitted vendors carrying identification issued by NUS.


Dress Code

The dress code for the event is "shirt and tie".


Arrive and report for registration at the stipulated reporting time stated in the email to allow sufficient time for safe management checks.

Information on the event venues (e.g. address, directions, parking, etc.) is available here.

Bring along the following items:

  • NRIC for Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident, or Passport for foreigner
  • Valid proof of vaccination (TraceTogether App or hardcopy) / negative ART result (SMS, email or hardcopy from approved ART provider) / recovery from COVID-19 infection within the last 270 days before the assigned ceremony (email or hardcopy).
  • TraceTogether Token or App (to be downloaded and set up before event)
  • NUS email with ceremony and seating details and QR code

Graduates and guests who pass all checks (including temperature and health declaration) will be given a sticker and can then proceed to the UCC Hall.

Bulky bags or items are not allowed into the University Cultural Centre (UCC) Hall, and bags may be checked by NUS Campus Security for security purposes.

Guests with Mobility Challenges

Guests with mobility challenges (e.g. in wheelchairs, having to use walking sticks or crutches) arriving by taxi or car should alight at the Main Entrance of UCC.

Guests in wheelchairs will be guided by the UCC ushers to specially designated seating sections in the UCC Hall.

Guests with walking difficulties will also be assisted by the UCC ushers to seats where minimal climbing of stairs is required.

Seating Information

The Hall will be open one hour before the start time of the ceremony. All graduates and guests are to be seated at least 15 minutes before the ceremony starts. All attendees should observe safe distancing and avoid congregating in the UCC Hall or Foyer.

Graduates and their guests will be assigned seats in various zones, with no more than 50 individuals in each zone.

Please show the NUS email with the seating details to the ushers at the Hall entrance.

During the Ceremony

As part of the safe management measures, guests are requested to remain seated in their assigned seats throughout the ceremony and must not leave their seats to take photographs.

Official photographers are engaged to take close-up stage photographs of graduates. Details on how graduates can order these stage photographs from the official photographer will be updated in due course.

End of Ceremony

Please wait for instructions from the ushers, to leave the UCC Hall in an orderly manner. Graduates and guests will be directed to leave the UCC Hall by zones in accordance with the staggered exit instructions from the ushers.

As part of the safe management measures, there will no refreshments, merchandise sales or photo backdrops at UCC.

Monitor your health for any COVID-19 symptoms, for 14 days after your ceremony. If you experience any symptoms, please seek immediate medical help and inform us at