LASU: New students may forfeit admission if not screened before deadline


Lagos State University (LASU) management has said that new students offered provisional admission for the 2017/2018 session may forfeit their it if they don’t get screened before the deadline set.

The management disclosed this to through the LASU spokesman, Ademola Adekoya.

Mr Adekoya noted that the screening of new students had commenced on 2nd January and would end on 15th January, 2018. recalls that the university had offered 3,500 students provisional admission for the 2017/2018 academic session. It also increased the acceptance fee payable by the new students from N10,000 to N20,000, while maintaining the N25,000 tuition.

LASU also rolled out procedures for the screening and registration recently, an exercise which Mr Adekoya said that so far witnessed an impressive turn-out.

Documents for screening

Candidates are required to present certain documents among which are an original and four [4] copies of WAEC/NECO/GCE/NCE/Diploma/A’Level/NABTEB Certificates, a New Scratch card to verify WAEC/NECO/GCE results online, and an original and Four [4] copies of Birth Certificate. Others are four [4] recent passport photographs, Original and Four [4] copies of JAMB Admission Letter, Original and Four [4] copies of JAMB Results

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Lagos indigenes among them are mandated to provide original and four [4] copies of IIVC Certificate. All candidates will also need to present original and four [4] copies of a letter of undertaking as well as that of those of the evidence of payment of Acceptance/other fees.

No going back on deadline

Mr Adekoya said that candidates offered admission and unable to register before the deadline may only be given grace if they have genuine reasons for their inability to register.

“But for those who refuse to register before the deadline on 15th January without a genuine reason, they may have to forfeit the admission, ‘’ he said.


He however, added that the institution was aware of the challenges and had directed candidates faced with such problems to report to appropriate quarters.

Newly admitted students had been told to lodge their complaints or call some designated phone numbers for help.

Mr Adekoya also revealed that the the university would soon announce a new date for the matriculation of the new students as the earlier proposed date was no longer feasible.

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