Live Convocations / Webcast

Note: The video may appear ‘Off Air’ until shortly before the ceremony. A brief slide show may be shown until the ceremony start time. Please note that morning ceremonies start at 9:30 am and afternoon ceremonies start at 2:30 pm. We appreciate your patience and congratulate you on your loved one’s accomplishments.

Please note that the webcasting service vendor, UStream/IBM, may insert commercial video and advertisements into the live feed of the ceremony. McMaster University has no knowledge of the products or services being advertised, and does not endorse any of the products or services that are being advertised.

Trouble viewing the live webcast? Try visiting UStream’s support page. Also, ensure that your browser security settings are not blocking plugins.

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Archived copies of the ceremonies will be available at 1-2 weeks after the ceremonies to allow for the videos to be captioned.

Ceremony Programs

Please click below for PDF versions of the ceremony programs, which include graduand names and the Order of Exercises.


Registrar site periodically unavailable Tuesday October 23rd beginning at 8 pm until 8 am the following day.

Convocation What’s New

Convocation dates for Fall 2018 have been released.

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

How-To Video

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