Convocation Ceremonies

Fall 2022 Ceremony Information

Queen's University is proud to welcome members of the Fall 2022 graduation class back to Kingston to celebrate Convocation.

Ceremonies will be taking place at Grant Hall from October 11 to 14.

Please consult the ceremony schedule below for dates and times specific to programs of study.

 

 

Ceremony Venue, Arrival, and Details

All Fall 2022 ceremonies will be held at Grant Hall. 

Graduates:

  • Please arrive at Kingston Hall 2 hours prior to the ceremony start time (for ceremonies that begin at 10 am, arrive by 8:00 am. For 2:30 pm ceremonies, arrive by 12:30 pm)
  • There will be lots of standing – we encourage you to wear comfortable shoes!
  • Bring photo ID, but leave other personal items at home or with a family member
  • Find information on pre-orders and same-day rentals for Hoods and Gowns 

Guests:

  • Doors open 90 minutes before ceremony time
  • There is no assigned seating
  • Graduate procession is scheduled to start 10-15 minutes before ceremony start time
  • Ceremonies are expected to be approximately 2 hours

Please note: Some of the graduates and guests in attendance suffer from sensitivities due to scented products. We kindly request that you consider refraining from wearing scented products to this event.

Construction, Directions and Parking

The City of Kingston routinely conducts road construction and repairs during the year.

For a current list of road projects, including closures and delays, please visit the City's website at: http://www.cityofkingston.ca/residents/roads-and-traffic/road-closures

Free Parking:

During Convocation, all Queen's surface "Permit Required" parking lots and "Permit Required" on-street parking spaces provide free parking during Convocation ceremonies.

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT VEHICLES PARKED IN "PERMIT REQUIRED RESERVED 24/7" PARKING SPACES WILL BE TICKETED.
  • Payment is still required in all City of Kingston on-street metered parking spaces and 'Pay and Display' zones.
  • Please respect special needs parking spaces and fire lanes.

Paid Parking:

Underground Parking

  • A paid underground parking lot is located on Stuart Street (at the corner of University Avenue).
  • Please respect special needs parking spaces and fire lanes.

'Pay and Display' Meters

  • Payment is required at all City of Kingston on-street parking meters and in the municipal parking lots on the waterfront. Meters will accept coins or credit cards.
  • Please Note: Hourly rates will vary according to location.

Directions from Toronto

  • Follow Hwy 401 East to Kingston

Directions from Montreal

  • Follow Hwy 20 West (becoming Hwy 401 West in Ontario

Directions from Ottawa

  • Follow Hwy 416 South to Hwy 401, then Hwy 401 West to Kingston

Directions from Syracuse, NY

  • Follow Interstate 81 North to the International border, then Hwy 401 West to Kingston

Directions from Hwy 401 to the Queen's Campus

  • Exit at Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard (Exit 615) and drive south to Union Street
  • Turn left at the traffic lights and travel six blocks east to get to the main campus (intersection of Union Street and University Avenue)
  • Ceremonies will be held at Grant Hall

 

Due to capacity and seating limits, graduates who have indicated attending and enter number of guests invited in Maintain Convocation Details in SOLUS by the deadline of September 23 are limited to 3 guests.

Additional Guests

  • If you choose to bring more than 3 guests, there may be a seat available for a fourth guest, but this is not guaranteed
  • A special viewing room will be available on site at Kingston Hall Room 101
  • Please note, all ceremonies will be livestreamed

Special Accommodations for Graduates and/or Guests

If a graduate or a guest attending Convocation has an accessibility need, seating can be reserved by completing our online form.

Degree, Diploma, and Certificate Pickup – 2022 Graduates

Parchments for Fall 2022 graduates will be available for pick up after the ceremony when you return your regalia. Photo identification is required.

On-Site Photos

At Kingston Hall, after your ceremony, you can return your rental gown and hood right away, or you can meet your family and friends and take photos before returning your gown and hood. 

  • Gowns and hoods must then be returned to Kingston Hall
  • Find information on purchasing convocation flowers.

 

Schedule of Ceremonies and Celebrations

Each dropdown below provides details on each ceremony, including participating degrees, diplomas, certificates and programs of study (Graduate and Undergraduate)

Carefully review the schedules by locating your faculty/school and program of study.

  • Attention Arts and Science Joint Honours graduates: Your designated ceremony will be by the first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.
    • If your concentrations are Economics (ECON) in Ceremony 1 and Global Development Studies (DEVS) in Ceremony 2, you would attend Ceremony 2

Ceremony 1

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 10 am

Participating Programs
  • Cultural Studies (CUST)
    • PhD, MA
  • Economics (APEC, ECON)
    • PhD. MA
  • Gender Studies (GNDS)
    • PhD, MA
  • Law (LAW)
    • PhD, LLM, GDICL
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
    • PhD, MA, MPhil
  • Political Studies (POLS, PPEC)
    • PhD, MA
  • Psychology (PSYC)
    • PhD, MSc, MA
  • Sociology (SOCY)
    • PhD, MA

 

Participating Programs
  • Law (LAW)
    • JD, Certificate in Law

 

Attention Arts & Science Joint Honours graduates: Please attend ceremony by first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.

  • For example, if your concentrations are ECON (Economics) in Ceremony 1 and DEVS (Global Development Studies) in Ceremony 2, you will attend based on the alphabetical order of the Program Code, which would be DEVS in Ceremony 2.
Participating Programs
  • Cultural Studies (CUST)
    • BAH, BA
  • Economics (APEC, ECON)
    • BAH, BA
  • Gender Studies (GNDS)
    • BAH, BA
  • Philosophy (PHIL)
    • BAH, BA
  • Political Studies (POLS, PPEC)
    • BAH, BA
  • Psychology (PSYC)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Sociology (SOCY)
    • BAH, BA

 

Ceremony 2

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 2:30 pm

 

Participating Programs
  • Advanced Design & Manufacturing (DM)
    • PhD, MEng
  • Chemical Engineering (CHEE)
    • PhD. MEng, MASc 
  • Civil Engineering (CIVL)
    • PhD. MEng, MASc
  • Earth & Energy Resource Leadership
    • MEERL
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering (CMPE, ECEN, ELEC)
    • PhD, MEng, MASc
  • Environmental Studies (EBIO, ECHM, EGEO, ELSC, ENSC, ENVS, ETOX)
    • PhD, MSc, MES
  • Epidemiology (EPID)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Geography (GEOG, GIMS, GISC, GPHY, GPPL)
    • PhD, MSc, MA
  • Geological Sciences & Geological Engineering (GSGE)
    • PhD, MSc, MASc
  • Global Development Studies (DEVS)
    • PhD, MA
  • Industrial Relations (SIR)
    • MIR
  • Mathematics & Engineering (MTHE)
    • MASc
  • Mathematics & Statistics (MAPH, MATH, MAST, STAT)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Mechanical & Materials Engineering (MEME, UNENE)
    • PhD, MEng, MASc
  • Mining Engineering (MINE)
    • PhD, MSc, MASc. MEng
  • Physics (PHYS)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy (PEPA)
    • PhD, MSc, MASc
  • Religious Studies (RELS)
    • PhD, MA
  • Urban & Regional Planning (MPL)
    • MPL
  • Water & Human Health (GDWWH)
    • GDWWH

 

 

Participating Programs
  • Chemical Engineering (CHEE)
    • BASc 
  • Civil Engineering (CIVL)
    • BASc
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering (CMPE, ECEN, ELEC)
    • BASc
  • Engineering Chemistry (ENCH)
    • BASc
  • Engineering Physics (ENPH)
    • BASc
  • Geological Engineering (GEOE)
    • BASc
  • Mathematics & Engineering (MTHE)
    • BASc
  • Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
    • BASc
  • Mining Engineering (MINE)
    • BASc
  • Mining Technology (BTECH, CMT)
    • BTech, CMT

 

Attention Arts & Science Joint Honours graduates: Please attend ceremony by first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.

  • For example, if your concentrations are ECON (Economics) in Ceremony 1 and DEVS (Global Development Studies) in Ceremony 2, you will attend based on the alphabetical order of the Program Code, which would be DEVS in Ceremony 2.
Participating Programs
  • Earth System Science (EGPY)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Environmental Studies (EBIO, ECHM, EGEO, ELSC, ENSC, ENVS, ETOX)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Geography (GEOG, GIMS, GISC, GPHY, GPPL)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Geology (GEOL)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Global Development Studies (DEVS)
    • BAH, BA
  • Mathematics & Statistics (MAPH, MATH, MAST, STAT)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Physics (PHYS)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Religious Studies (RELS)
    • BAH, BA

 

Ceremony 3

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 10 am

 

Participating Programs
  • Education (EDUC)
    • PhD, MEd, PME, GDPI, GDE

 

 

Participating Programs
  • Education (ACIS, AEIS, ATPO, OEIS, OEPJ, PJ, TE)
    • PhD, MEd, PME, GDPI, GDE, DEd, BEd

 

Ceremony 4

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 2:30 pm

 

Participating Programs
  • Aging & Health (AGHE)
    • PhD, MScAH, GDip
  • Healthcare Quality (HQ)
    • MScHQ
  • Nursing (NURA, NURR, NURS, PHCN)
    • PhD, MSc, MNSc, MNS, MN, PHCNP
  • Occupational Therapy (OT)
    • MScOT
  • Physical Therapy (PT)
    • MScPT
  • Rehabilitation Science (RHBS)
    • PhD, MSc

 

 

Participating Programs
  • Health Studies (HSCI)
    • BHScH, BHSc
  • Medicine (MEDS)
    • MD
  • Nursing (NURA, NURR, NURS, PHCN)
    • BNSc

 

Ceremony 5

Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 10 am

Participating Programs
  • Art Conservation (ARTC)
    • MAC
  • Art History (ARTH)
    • PhD. MA
  • Arts Leadership & Arts Management (ARTL, ARTM)
    • MAAL, AMGD
  • Classical Studies (CLST)
    • PhD. MA
  • Classics (CLAS)
    • PhD. MA
  • English Language & Literature (ENGL)
    • PhD, MA
  • French Studies (FREN, FRLG)
    • PhD, MA
  • History (HIST)
    • PhD, MA
  • Languages, Literatures & Cultures (LANG, LING, LLCU)
    • PhD, MA
  • Screen & Curatorial Studies (SCCS)
    • PhD, MA

 

Participating Programs
  • Education (IS)
    • BEd

 

Attention Arts & Science Joint Honours graduates: Please attend ceremony by first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.

  • For example, if your concentrations are ECON (Economics) in Ceremony 1 and DEVS (Global Development Studies) in Ceremony 2, you will attend based on the alphabetical order of the Program Code, which would be DEVS in Ceremony 2.
Participating Programs
  • Art History (ARTH)
    • BAH, BA
  • Classical Studies (CLST)
    • BAH, BA
  • Classics (CLAS)
    • BAH, BA
  • Drama (DRAM)
    • BAH, BA
  • English Language & Literature (ENGL)
    • BAH, BA
  • Film & Media (FILM)
    • BAH, BA
  • Fine Art (ARTF, ARTV)
    • BFAH, BFA
  • French Studies (FREN, FRLG)
    • BAH, BA
  • Health Studies (HLTH)
    • BAH, BA
  • History (HIST)
    • BAH, BA
  • Languages, Literatures & Cultures (LANG, LING, LLCU)
    • BAH, BA
  • Liberal Studies (LIBS)
    • BAH, BA
  • Music (MUSC)
    • BAH, BA, BMus
  • Musical Theatre (BMT)
    • BMT
  • Screen & Curatorial Studies (SCCS)
    • BAH, BA
  • Stage & Screen Studies (STSC)
    • BAH, BA

 

Ceremony 6

Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Participating Programs
  • Anatomical Sciences (AS)
    • MScAS
  • Anatomy & Cell Biology (ANAT)
    • PhD. MSc 
  • Biochemistry (BCHM)
    • PhD. MSc
  • Biology (BIOL, BIMA, BIPS)
    • PhD. MSc
  • Biomedical Informatics (BMIF)
    • MBI, GDBI
  • Biomedical & Molecular Science (BMS)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Chemistry (CHEM)
    • PhD, MSc, MA
  • Epidemiology (EPID)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Health Professionals Education (HPE)
    • MHPE
  • Health Studies (HLTH)
    • PhD, MA
  • Kinesiology & Health Studies (KINE, KHS)
    • PhD. MSc, MA
  • Medical Sciences (MSCI)
    • PMMSc, GDMSc
  • Microbiology & Immunology (MIIM)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Neuroscience (NSCI)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Pathology & Molecular Medicine (PATH)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Management & Innovation (DPHMI)
    • DPHMI
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology (PHTO)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Physiology (PHGY)
    • PhD, MSc
  • Policy Studies (SPS)
    • MPA
  • Public Health Sciences (PHS)
    • PhD, MSc, MPH
  • Rehabilitation & Health Leadership, Doctor of Science in (RHL)
    • DScRHL
  • Translational Medicine (TMED)
    • PhD, MSc

 

Attention Arts & Science Joint Honours graduates: Please attend ceremony by first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.

  • For example, if your concentrations are ECON (Economics) in Ceremony 1 and DEVS (Global Development Studies) in Ceremony 2, you will attend based on the alphabetical order of the Program Code, which would be DEVS in Ceremony 2.
Participating Programs
  • Biochemistry (BCHM)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Biology (BIOL, BIMA, BIPS)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Biotechnology (BTEC)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Chemistry (CHEM)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Computing & the Creative Arts (COCA)
    • BAH, BA
  • Health Studies (HLTH)
    • BAH, BA
  • Kinesiology & Health Studies (KINE, KHS)
    • BScH, BSc, BAH, BA
  • Life Sciences (LISC)
    • BScH, BSc
  • Physical & Health Education (BPH)
    • BPHEH, BPHE

 

Ceremony 7

Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10 am

Participating Programs
  • Management (MGMT)
    • PhD, MSc

 

Participating Programs
  • Artificial Intelligence. Master of Management in (AI)
    • MMAI
  • Business Administration, Master of (MBAA, MBAC, MBAE, MBAQ)
    • MBA
  • Finance (MFIN, MFNP)
    • MFin
  • International Business (IB)
    • MIB
  • Management Analytics, Master of (MMA)
    • MMA

 

Ceremony 8

Friday, October 14, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Participating Programs
  • Computing (BMCO, COGS, COMA, COMP, CSCI, SODE)
    • PhD, MSc

 

Participating Programs
  • Accounting (MACC)
    • GDA
  • Business (MBUS)
    • GDB
  • Commerce (COMM)
    • BComH
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master of (MMI)
    • MMIE

 

Attention Arts & Science Joint Honours graduates: Please attend ceremony by first alphabetical department, using the Program Plan Code rather than the name.

  • For example, if your concentrations are ECON (Economics) in Ceremony 1 and DEVS (Global Development Studies) in Ceremony 2, you will attend based on the alphabetical order of the Program Code, which would be DEVS in Ceremony 2.
Participating Programs
  • Computing (BMCO, COGS, COMA, COMP, CSCI, SODE)
    • BAH, BA, BCmpH, BCmp

 

Event Photography and Videography

Please note that photography and videography will be taking place at the Fall 2022 Convocation Ceremonies for promotional and archival purposes. The photographs and recordings may be used in applications including but not limited to print, broadcast, electronic, digital, and social media, for promoting, publicizing, or explaining Queen’s or its activities and for administrative, educational, or research purposes.

If you would prefer not to be photographed or recorded, please let the photographer/videographer know where possible, or reach out through one of the email addresses below following the ceremony.

For further information, contact the Office of the University Registrar: graduand@queensu.ca

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