University of Macau
Ceremony for the Conferment of Higher Degrees 2022

The Ceremony for the Conferment of Higher Degrees 2022 will be held on Saturday, 26 November 2022, at 4:00 p.m., at the University Hall (N2), University of Macau.

Invited graduates were those approved to graduate between 21 October 2021 and 12 October 2022 by the University Senate. The ceremony invitation has been closed.

Graduates who are attending the ceremony are advised to pay attention to updates on this page and arrive on time on the ceremony day.

Should graduates have any questions, please contact the Graduate School.

Graduate School
Phone: +853 8822 4898

Online Live Streaming (Available on Ceremony Day)
Please read the following information if you are attending the ceremony:

Invitation Letter and Arrangements for the Ceremony (PDF) (**Updated. Please review.**)
Campus Map (PDF)

Briefing Note on Conferment of Degrees (PDF)


26 November 2022 (Saturday)

Time and Locations:


  1. Registration: Graduates should register, collect seat cards and admission tickets to the live broadcast venue at Administration Building Lobby (N6) from 13:30 (**Location updated**)
  2. Arrival at Ceremony: Graduates should arrive at University Hall (N2) before 15:00 for rehearsal
  3. Ceremony: The ceremony will begin at 16:00 and end around 17:30

Companions with admission tickets:

Companions should be seated in the live broadcast venue at UM Guest House (N1 – G/F or 1/F) before 15:30 (**Location updated**)

Notes for the Ceremony:

  1. Arriving Time for Graduates:
  • Please arrive at the ceremony hall (N2 University Hall) before 3:00 p.m.
  1. Companions:
  • Companions should present the admission tickets for entering the live broadcast venue (N1 UM Guest House, G/F Multi-Function Hall, and 1/F Room 1005) by 3:30 p.m. and remain seated during the ceremony.
  • Children of age below 6 will not be admitted.
  1. Dress Code:
  • Graduates are required to wear a long-sleeve white shirt, pure black trousers or skirt, black tie, pure black shoes, the graduation gown and cap. Please be reminded to maintain the gowns straight and stiff for attending the ceremony, and prepare hair clips and safety pins for wearing the gowns. Graduates with improper attire will not be allowed to receive the certificate on stage. Specifications of graduation gown:
  1. Gown Rental and Return:
  • Only graduates who confirmed renting a gown in the response can rent a gown provided by the University at the rental counter (N6 Administration Building Lobby) on the day of the ceremony from 1:30 p.m.. Upon reservation made in the response, graduates may rent a gown at the Graduate School office (N6-G001) on 25 November 2022 during office hours.
  • The rent of graduation gowns are as follows:
    • Doctoral degrees: MOP65 per day plus MOP1,500 deposit;
    • Master’s degrees: MOP65 per day plus MOP500 deposit;
    • Postgraduate certificates/diplomas: MOP65 per day plus MOP500 deposit;
  • Payment should be made by cash. The deposit will be reimbursed upon your return of the gown.
  • Graduates could return their gowns to the rental counter (N6 Administration Building Lobby) before 7:00 p.m. on the day of the ceremony or return the gown to the Facility Management and Maintenance Section at N6 Administration Building Room 3011 from 28 November to 2 December, 2022 during office hours with rental fee MOP65 per day charged.
  • If the graduation gown is lost or damaged, restitution must be made to the University. The amount of restitution is to be defined by the University in accordance with the actual cost for replacing such gown.
  1. Photography Arrangement:
  • The University will arrange photographers for the ceremony. Graduates who have attended the ceremony will be able to download the photos from cloud storage through a designated link and password. The University will send the relevant information to graduates’ email addresses after the ceremony. Graduates should respect the privacy of others. Please do not download or post photos of others without their permission.
  1. Transportation Arrangement:
  • Graduates and companions can go to the campus by public transportation or drive by themselves. Public outdoor parking space P1A located at N9 will be available and free for parking from 12:00 n.n. to 9:00 p.m. Public parking lots P3, P5 and P6 will be also opened for use. The parking fees for light vehicle is MOP 6/hour while that for motorcycle is MOP 3/hour. Half parking fees could be waived by presenting the campus card (e.g. Student ID Card or Alumni Card) at the shroff office.
  1. Congregation Arrangement in case of Typhoons and Rainstorms:
  • The ceremony will be held as usual when Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 or No. 3/ Yellow or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted.
  • The ceremony will carry on when Tropical Cyclone Signal No.8 or above/Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted during the ceremony.
  • The ceremony will be postponed when Tropical Cyclone Signal No.8 or above/Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is still hoisted at 12:00 n.n. on the day of the ceremony. Detailed arrangement will be informed via email.
  1. Precautionary Measures:
  • To comply with the anti-epidemic measures of the Macao SAR government, the University will take the following preventive measures for the Ceremony:
  • All participants of the ceremony, including graduates and companions, are required to present the completion proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (received 2 doses of vaccine) for 14 days or the proof of negative nucleic acid test result obtained within the last 7 days, before entering the venue. Failure to provide the abovementioned proof will NOT be allowed to attend the ceremony or to enter the live broadcast area.
  • Graduates and companions must wear a mask, present the Macao Health Code (green venue code) and take temperature check before entering all the venues and maintain an appropriate social distancing. Graduates and companions must wear a mask throughout the ceremony. For those who are unable to present the Macao Health Code (green venue code) or present one with otherwise color will not be allowed to enter the venue.
  • For those who with fever (with ear temperature at 38°C or above / forehead temperature at 37.5°C or above) will be asked to rest for about 10 minutes in a designated area before taking the body temperature for the second time.
    • If the temperature is still at higher than the level aforementioned, he/she will not be allowed to enter the venue;
    • If the temperature is below the level aforementioned, he/she will be allowed to enter the venue.
  • The above preventive measures may be adjusted subject to the actual epidemic development and the latest prevention guidelines to be issued by the Macao Health Bureau. Please pay close attention to the University notice about any updates.