Students must attend the ceremony assigned to their Faculty.
- The doors to Hamilton Place open at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. respectively. Graduands are asked to arrive at the Molson Canadian 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 2016 Convocation Ceremonies
Undergraduate students may simply come to the ceremony assigned to their Faculty; Graduate students should consult Division of Programs Across Ceremonies (Graduate) for a breakdown of programs across their ceremonies.
|Thursday, November 17, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
||Faculties Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts & Science Program|
|Thursday, November 17, 2016, 2:30 p.m.||Faculty of Health Sciences|
|Friday, November 18, 2016, 9:30 a.m.||Faculties of Engineering and Science|
Spring 2017 Convocation Ceremonies
Please consult the Division of Undergraduate Programs Across Ceremonies (Undergraduate) and Division of Programs Across Ceremonies (Graduate) in early 2017 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||