Graduation Ceremony 2018

Please be advised that the Midlands State University 2018 graduation ceremony will  be held on Friday, the 23rd of November 2018 at the Main Campus, Multi-Purpose Hall, in Gweru.

Graduands should note the following:

Graduands and Guests are required to be seated by 0800 hours.

 Outstanding Fees: Please note that only graduands whose fees are paid in full will be allowed to attend the ceremony. The deadline for payment is the 16th of November 2018.

Graduation Fee (Inclusive of academic regalia) is $150 for both Undergraduate and Masters graduands. Payment can be made through the following modes: Swiping or cash at MSU Cash Office at all the campuses or RTGS using: CBZ Bank 01820772520046, ZB Bank 4575 486039 200 quoting transaction code 102. Please note, if you intend to pay using RTGS, please ensure that you pay in time for the money to reflect in the University accounts before or on the 22nd of November 2018.  Alternatively, visit your e-learning account for instant online payments using ecocash or visit

Academic Regalia: Graduands can collect the approved MSU academic regalia from the following distribution centers after payment of full graduation fee:

  • Midlands State University- Harare Campus, 1 Kwame Nkrumah Avenue.

Zvishavane Campus

  • Midlands State University- Main Campus, Gweru
  • Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences, Vumba Road, Mutare.

Dress: Graduands are advised to wear dark colours.

Invitation cards are available for collection at the Gweru Main Campus, from the respective Faculty Offices. Please note, graduands are required to produce their MSU student IDs as well as their national IDs on collection of invitation cards. In addition, please be advised that on the graduation day, academic regalia and invitation cards will only be obtainable from the MSU Hellenics Hall, along Leopold Takawira Street in town.

Rehearsals will be held on Thursday, the 22nd of November 2018 at 1400 hours at the Gweru Main Campus. All graduands are required to attend the rehearsals in order to participate in the ceremony.

Accommodation: The University will not be able to provide accommodation to graduands and their guests.

Food: Please note: No cooked food will be served to graduands and their guests.

MSU Security Checkpoint: All graduands and their guests will pass through an MSU Security check point where their invitation cards will be verified. Only two persons per graduand holding invitation cards will be allowed into the Graduation Arena and ONLY these TWO will be entitled to seats.

Temporary Road Closure: Please be advised that the Town–Senga/MSU route will be closed at the Senga turn-off traffic circle after 0900 hours and thereafter all guests and graduands will have to use the Fletcher – MSU route.

NB: Please note that the following items will not be allowed into the graduation venue:

Lipstick and perfume containers, sharp objects, knives, ball point pens and cameras.

For more information, please contact the Information and Public Relations Office on +263 254-2260568/ 2260632/2260596/ 2260416/2260404 Exts 2111/ 2415 or directly on +263 254-2260359. Alternatively, students can log on to the website: or visit our official Facebook page, Midlands State University.


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