Q1. Can I still attend the Graduation Ceremony, if I did not register during the registration period?
Only graduands who have registered for the Graduation Ceremony by the registration closing date will be allowed to attend. All graduands are to register before Monday, 18 April 2022 so that you will not miss the Graduation Ceremony.
Q2. How do I collect my attendance card?
Registered graduands will receive their attendance details such as the reporting time, seat number, along with instructions for the Graduation Ceremony via email, a week before the ceremony.
You are required to present this email at The Republic Cultural Centre (TRCC) for entry. Thereafter, please proceed to the registration counter to collect your attendance card.
Q3. How do I register for guest tickets?
For all graduands who registered to attend the ceremony, an Eventbrite registration link is included in the graduation notification email sent to your RP email and/or personal email account to register for your guests. Please refer to the registration guide for more information.
Upon successful registration, you will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite, along with an e-ticket and QR code as attachments. Your guests will need to produce the e-ticket and QR code for admission to your Graduation Ceremony.
Q4. What is my access code to register for guest tickets on Eventbrite?
The access code is a combination of the graduand’s Student ID and last four characters of the NRIC/FIN number.
Refer to the example below:
Student ID: 19032648; NRIC: TXXXX653D.
The access code will be 19032648653D.
Q5. Can my guests still attend the Graduation Ceremony if I did not register them during the registration period?
Only guests who have registered for the Graduation Ceremony by the registration closing date on Monday, 18 April 2022 will be allowed to attend.
Q6. I will not be attending the Graduation Ceremony, can I transfer my guest tickets to other graduands?
Guest tickets are strictly non-transferable.
Q1. How do I buy or rent the Graduation Attire?
You may purchase or rent the Graduation Attire online from Monday, 4 April to Sunday, 24 April 2022 via RP’s appointed vendor, Achievers Plus. The Graduation Attire will be delivered to your home via post at an additional cost of SGD $7.
Q2. Can I still purchase or rent the Graduation Attire if I missed the deadline?
If you missed the deadline to purchase or rent the Graduation Attire online, please contact RP’s appointed vendor, Achievers Plus, directly for assistance. Graduands’ requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Contact number: 6778 6089
There will be no purchase or rental of the Graduation Attire in RP.
Q3. How much is the purchase or rental of the Graduation Attire?
The cost of rental for the Graduation Attire is SGD $41.05, inclusive of a refundable deposit of SGD $20.
The Graduation Attire can be purchased at SGD $42.80, inclusive of goods and services tax.
Delivery via post will cost an additional SGD $7 per attire.
Q4. What is the dress code for the Graduation Ceremony?
The Graduation Ceremony is a solemn and dignified occasion that celebrates the achievement of our graduands. In this regard, attendees should dress smartly in formal attire.
For graduands, the Graduation Attire is to be worn on top of the formal wear. Click here for more information on the dress code.
Q5. Am I allowed to try on the Graduation Attire before buying or renting?
To keep all graduands safe in view of the COVID-19 situation, there will be no trying of the Graduation Attire prior to purchasing or renting. You may refer to the vendor’s website for details on the Graduation Attire. Guidelines on recommended sizes and measurements will be provided to assist you with your online order of the Graduation Attire.
Q6. Is it compulsory to purchase or rent the Graduation Attire?
It is compulsory for all graduands attending the Graduation Ceremony to put on the RP Graduation Attire. However, you need not purchase or rent the Graduation Attire if you already own a set that meets the requirements of your School.
Click here to view the guide on the Graduation Attire and coloured sash for the Graduation Ceremony.
Q7. Can I wear my military uniform for the Graduation Ceremony?
You may don your military uniform on the day of the ceremony. RP Graduation Attire must not be worn over any military uniform.
Q8. How do I return the Graduation Attire?
Graduands are to return the Graduation Attire between Tuesday, 17 May 2022 and Thursday, 9 June 2022, in order to receive a refund of the deposit. Please refer to the vendor's website for more information before visiting their office.
Q1. Is it compulsory for me to attend the Graduation Ceremony?
Attendance for the Graduation Ceremony is not compulsory.
Q2. I did not attend the Graduation Ceremony, how can I collect my Diploma Certificate and Academic Transcript?
All Full-time, Part-time, and Specialist Diploma graduates who did not attend the Graduation Ceremony will receive hardcopies of the Diploma Certificate and Academic Transcript via mail by June 2022.
They will be mailed to the address that you indicated in the address form. RP will not be liable for damage or loss to any Diploma Certificate or Academic Transcript sent to incorrect addresses.
The Diploma Certificate and Academic Transcript will be withheld from graduates with outstanding fees/item(s) such as library books, fines etc. until full payment or return of item(s) has been completed.
Please click here to update your mailing address.
Q3. I am currently serving National Service (NS). Can I be excused from duty to attend the Graduation Ceremony?
For graduands who have been enlisted/are currently serving NS, please inform and seek approval from your unit officers or the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).
The final decision as to whether NS men will be released from camp/duties to attend the Graduation Ceremony lies with the unit/MINDEF, and is subjected to exigencies of service and training schedules of units.
Q1. My guests are unvaccinated, can they attend the Graduation Ceremony?
To protect our graduands, the campus community and to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the Graduation Ceremony will be held in accordance with the prevailing COVID-19 Safe Management Measures (SMM). Only guests who meet the Vaccination Differentiated SMM (VDS) requirements will be granted entry into RP campus.
Only the following groups of guests will be allowed to enter RP campus and attend the Graduation Ceremony:
Family, friends, and guests who are unable to attend the Graduation Ceremony are welcomed to witness this important milestone via a live webcast. The webcast link will be published on this Graduation Portal closer to the date of the Graduation Ceremony.
Q2. I am unvaccinated, can I attend the Graduation Ceremony?
All unvaccinated graduands (including those who are medically ineligible for vaccinations) will be required to do a self-administered Antigen Rapid Test (ART) and submit the negative test results to RP before attending the Graduation Ceremony.
Unvaccinated graduands who have registered to attend the Graduation Ceremony will receive an email about a week prior the event, with the instructions on how to submit their ART results to RP. Please adhere strictly to the instructions provided and the submission method specified within the email. Once the ART submission is approved, you will receive an email validating your ART results.
Unvaccinated graduands without a validated negative ART result will be denied entry to RP campus. Kindly ensure you follow the above protocols to ensure a smooth entry to attend the Graduation Ceremony.
Q3. Can parents be on campus to take photos with their children?
Graduates and guests are allowed to take photos at various photo points on campus after the Graduation Ceremony. All graduates and guests are to abide by the prevailing VDS and SMM requirements. The photo-taking session will be kept within an hour from the end of the ceremony.
Q4. What are the COVID-19 SMMs during the RP Graduation Ceremony?
To ensure the safety of our graduands and guests, the following measures must be observed throughout the Graduation Ceremony:
Q5. Do I have to check in through SafeEntry when I enter RP?
When entering RP, do check in through SafeEntry, either by scanning your TraceTogether Token or via the TraceTogether App using the QR code. Other check in modes will not be accepted.
Please allow our staff on duty to sight your vaccination status or supporting documents at the point of entry into TRCC or RP campus.
Q6. Can I attend the Graduation Ceremony if a member of my household is tested positive, serving Quarantine Order (QO), Stay Home Notice (SHN) or Health Risk Notice (HRN)?
Please follow the guidelines as set by the Ministry of Health.
Q7. Would the Graduation Ceremony proceed as planned in the event that the community transmission rates were to increase?
The safety of our graduands and staff remains our top priority. RP will only hold a physical Graduation Ceremony provided that it is safe to do so with the prevailing SMM in place.
Q8. Can I remain on campus after my Graduation Ceremony ends?
Graduates and guests can take photos at various photo points on campus after the Graduation Ceremony. You should leave RP campus within an hour from the end of your ceremony to avoid overcrowding.
Note: Information is accurate as of 18 Apr 2022 and will be updated based on new guidelines, where applicable. Please check the site regularly for the latest updates.
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