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.
  • For additional details, please visit the Quick Links Menu on this page.

For additional information about preparing to Graduate and the Convocation ceremonies, check the details under the Quick Links Menu.

Fall 2018 Ceremony Dates:

Date Faculty
Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • 9:30 am: Faculties of Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts & Science Program
Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • 2:30 pm: Faculty of Health Sciences
Friday, November 23, 2018
  • 9:30 a.m.: Faculties of Engineering and Science

Spring 2019 Ceremony Dates:


Date Faculty
Wednesday May 22, 2019
  • 2:30 pm: School of Nursing
Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • 2:30 pm: Faculty of Health Sciences
Monday, June 10, 2019
  • 2:30 p.m.: Faculty of Humanities
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • 9:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.: DeGroote School of Business
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • 9:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.: Faculty of Social Sciences
Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • 9:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.: Faculty Science
Friday, June 14, 2019
  • 9:30 a.m and 2:30 p.m.: Faculty of Engineering

The Office of the Registrar will not be available on Thursday, August 23rd due to staff development. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We will reopen on Friday, August 24th at 9 am.

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Convocation dates for Fall 2018 have been release.

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