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May 25, 2017


Spring 2017 Convocation

Ceremony 1 - 10:00 a.m. at Grant Hall

Ceremony 2 - 2:30 p.m. at Grant Hall


  • Graduates are asked to arrive at Kingston Hall at least ninety (90) minutes prior to their ceremony (8:30 a.m and 1:00 p.m)

Hoods and Gowns:

  • Hoods and Gown rentals for Convocation are provided by the Alma Mater Society (AMS), in conjunction with Gaspard. Orders may be placed online at
  • Online ordering for this ceremony runs from December 1, 2016 at 10:00 am (EST) to May 9, 2017 at 5:30 pm (EST)
  • Regalia may be rented on the day of your ceremony, but at an increased price. Visit our Information For Graduates page for more details
  • Hoods and gowns are distributed in Kingston Hall (1st Floor).

Guest Seating:

  • Limit of three (3) guests per graduand (No physical tickets are required)
  • Graduates must confirm invited guest numbers via SOLUS (My Academics >> Maintain Convocation Details)
  • The deadline to confirm guest numbers in SOLUS is April 30th
  • A Special Viewing Room is provided in Kingston Hall for invitees unable to secure seating in Grant Hall

Special Needs:

Schedule of Ceremonies:

Please note: Some of the people present suffer from sensitivities due to scented products. We kindly request that you consider refraining from wearing scented products to this event.