Covenant University has released its new dress code for its students. The new codes are contained in the new student handbook for 2013-2017. Its students however, have greeted these codes with mixed reactions going on twitter and facebook to air their feelings,saying the rules are too strict.The codes contain rules for dressing for male and female students.
See extracts of the student and book:
Dress Code for Female Students
Earrings and necklaces may be used by female students, provided they are not the bogus and dropping types. The wearing of more than one earring in each ear is strictly prohibited anywhere in the University.
Also, painting of nails, attaching artificial long nails are not allowed in and outside the University.
The possession and wearing of jeans or any jeans-like materials of any kind are strictly prohibited in the University.
Female students are expected to wear corporate shoes to lectures and University assemblies.
Piercing of any part of the body, other than the ear (for earrings), is strictly prohibited. Any piercing done before admission into the University shall be declared during the first registration in the first year.
Tattooing of any part of the body is prohibited. Any tattoo done before admission into the university shall be declared during the first registration in the first year.
Dress Code for Male Students
No male student is allowed to wear scarves, braided hair, earrings and ankle chains in the University.
Wearing of long-sleeved shirts, without buttoning the sleeves is not allowed
The practice of pulling down one's trousers to the hip line (Sagging) is prohibited.
The possession and, or wearing of corduroy, chinos, Jeans or Jeans-like materials of any kind is strictly prohibited in the University environment.
Tattooing on any part of the body is prohibited. Any tattoo done before admission into the University shall be declared during the registration in the first year.
Jewelry such as neck chains, hand chains, bracelets finger and toe rings, ankle chains are prohibited for male students
Students are advised to avoid cutting worldly hair styles like richo, all back, etc. All male students are also expected to be clean-shaven, as keeping of beards is prohibited.