Students must attend the ceremony assigned to their Faculty.
- The doors to FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) open at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. respectively. Graduands are asked to arrive at the Studio entrance on Summers Lane prior to 8:30 am (morning ceremony) and 1:30 p.m. (afternoon ceremony).
- The morning ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. and the afternoon ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.
- Announcements for graduands start approximately 25 minutes before each ceremony, and the graduand procession will enter the Great Hall 15 minutes before the start of each ceremony.
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Spring 2017 Convocation Ceremonies
Undergraduate students should consult the 2017 Spring Convocation- Undergraduate Program Divisions Across Ceremonies document and graduate students (master’s, Ph.D.) should consult 2017 Spring Convocation-Division of Programs Across Ceremonies (Graduate Studies) for a breakdown of programs across the ceremonies.
Please note that the May 2017 Faculty of Health Sciences ceremony will take place on Thursday May 25, 2017. In the past, this ceremony took place on a Friday.
|Tuesday, May 23, 2017||McMaster Divinity College|
|Thursday, May 25, 2017||
|Monday, June 12, 2017||
|Tuesday, June 13, 2017||
|Wednesday, June 14, 2017
|Thursday, June 15, 2017||
|Friday, June 16, 2017||