Convocation Dates

Students must attend the ceremony assigned to their Faculty.

Arrival Times

  • 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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Fall 2017 Convocation Ceremonies

Undergraduate students must attend the ceremony assigned to their Faculty. Graduate students (master’s, Ph.D.) should consult 2017 Fall Convocation-Division of Programs Across Ceremonies (Graduate Studies) for a breakdown of programs across the ceremonies.

Date Faculty
 Thursday November 16, 2017
  • 9:30 a.m.: Faculties of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts & Science Program
  • 2:30 p.m.: Faculty of Health Sciences
Friday, November 17, 2017
  • 9:30 a.m.: Faculties of Engineering and Science


Office of the Registrar will be closed on Monday, November 27th from noon – 2pm due to a staff event.

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Graduating Fall 2017?  Please complete the Graduation Information Centre online form to confirm attendance, or to request mailing/pick-up of your diploma.

Applying for a Minor – visit the Minor/Certificate Application Centre.

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