FAQ

I wish to obtain a picture taken at the Commencement Ceremony, what should I do?

You will receive a picture taken at the Commencement Ceremony, without a picture frame from the photo shop, Chayakorn ( First Digital Labmony) after the ceremony. If you wish to have a picture frame, you may contact the photo shop directly and pay for picture frame, Tel:  0-2671-4446 , 0-2671-7778

At the Commencement Ceremony, can I dress based on my gender identity and expression?

Yes, you can.

What is a recommended hairstyle/hair color?

A neat looking tied back hairstyle with natural color hair. Bright colors are not recommended.

When I registered for graduation via the online system, I specified that I did not wish to attend the Commencement Ceremony, I have since changed my mind and wish to attend the Commencement Ceremony. What should I do?

Please send an email to commencement@bu.ac.th to express your wish to attend the Commencement Ceremony by October 31, 2022 and await a response from the Office of the Registrar.

I cannot complete my graduation registration online. Why?

You may not be a graduating student of a current round of graduation registration. For further information and assistance, please add @BU1STOP on Line.

If I do not wish to attend the commencement ceremony, do I need to pay for the graduation registration fee?

All graduating students at the undergraduate degree, master’s degree and doctoral degree are required to pay a fee for graduation registration of 2,000 baht.

I have not yet completed a graduation registration, can I request for a late graduation registration?

Graduating students who have not completed a graduation registration, request for a late graduation registration and wish to attend the Commencement Ceremony, please send an email to commencement@bu.ac.th to request for a late graduation registration and express your wish to attend the Commencement Ceremony by October 31, 2022 and await a response from the Office of the Registrar.

Where can I return the academic gown and get my refund of the deposit.

You can return the academic gown at a drop off point in the University after the Commencement Ceremony or return directly at the Cattleya Shop within 60 days after the Commencement Ceremony.

Where can I collect the academic gown I have rented?

Graduating students who have rented an academic gown and/or hood via the online system can take a receipt and a National Identification Card/Passport to collect the academic gown and/or hood at the Cattleya Shop (Pinklao) or call at Tel: 0-2881-9099, 08-1656-5299

Graduating Students who registered for graduation during the Round 1: Collect the gown and/or hood as from July 26, 2022.

Graduating Students who registered for graduation during the Round 2: Collect the gown and/or hood as from October 30, 2022 or during the rehearsal day of the Commencement Ceremony.

Can I order an academic gown and hood to be tailor-made for me after completing a graduation registration and paying the required fee?

Please send an email to commencement@bu.ac.th to request for a tailor-made academic gown and hood (requests for a tailor-made academic gown and hood are only accepted from October 1-10) and await a response from the Office of the Registrar.

I prefer not to rent an academic gown and hood from the University. Can I find my preferred shop?

For graduating students of the undergraduate degree, you are required to rent an academic hood from the University but for an academic gown, you may rent from you preferred shop or bring your own.
For graduating students of the master’s degree and doctoral degree, you are required to rent both the academic gown and hood from the University.

What is a dress code for male graduating students?

A white blouse with neck buttons, with a dark color skirt and a solid black pair of shoes without any adornment

What is a dress code for male graduating students?

A white shirt with a dark blue or black suit and a dark blue, back or BU necktie, and a solid black pair of shoes without metal/shining adornment

I cannot attend a rehearsal for the commencement ceremony. What should I do?

Please contact the Student Activity Development and Welfare Division at Tel: 0-2407-3888 Ext. 2566

If I cannot attend the Commencement Ceremony this year, can I defer my attendance?

Please send a email to commencement@bu.ac.th with your reasons for deferring your attendance and attach documentation such as a Certificate of Conference Participation, Certificate of Student Status in an overseas institution, Certificate of Maternity, to name but a few.

Who will confer the degree certificate during the Commencement Ceremony?

President of Bangkok University or a Representative

I cannot attend the commencement ceremony, what should I do?

If you have requested that the degree certificate be mailed to you, the University will send the degree certificate to the given mailing address. If you wish to pick up your degree certificate in person, please visit the Office of the Registrar at Building A3, Floor 1. Both requests will be handled one week following the Commencement Ceremony.

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