Information on matriculation if you are a new graduate or undergraduate and have not yet attended a matriculation ceremony.


Michaelmas Term 2015

Saturday 17th October 2015


This is an official requirement of the University for all those coming into residence to read for their first Oxford degree. You must matriculate on arrival: Matriculation takes precedence over any other engagement. Failure to attend will be treated as a disciplinary matter.

Timetable on the day

Ceremony start time: 10.30pm in the Sheldonian Theatre

Please note that you will be required to attend the College's Matriculation group photograph which will be taken before the Ceremony.

This will be displayed here when the timings on the day for the group photograph have been finalised


In the meantime, please email any enquiries to


 IMPORTANT! Please read the dress code carefully – you are required to wear full sub-fusc or you will be refused entry to this ceremony:

Full academic dress (sub-fusc) must be worn exactly as listed below for this event: 

You should wear the appropriate gown (undergraduate or postgraduate), a mortar board or soft-cap, and your preferred sub-fusc from the following list:

a. Dark suit with dark socks, or

b. Dark skirt with black tights or stockingsor

c. Dark trousers with dark socks, and

  • Black shoes
  • Plain white collared shirt or blouse or
  • White bow tie, black bow tie, black full-length tie, or black ribbon

plus optional dark coat (if it’s cold on the day)

 N.b. You will also need full academic dress for your examinations.


Professor Michael Vickers

Dean of Degrees,

Jesus College, Oxford



 If you need further information on Matriculation, please contact Sarah Howle, Secretary to the Dean of Degrees   



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