On the day of convocation
Family and guests should arrive with the graduating student. Guest tickets are provided to the graduate to distribute at rehearsal or an hour prior to the ceremony. Seating for guests is on a first come, first served basis and doors to the theatre will open one hour prior to the ceremony.
Each ceremony is about one and a half hours.
Parking at the Arts and Culture Centre
Parking is limited at the Arts and Culture Centre on the day of convocation. Parking for graduates, family and guests is free. It is recommended that you arrive at least one hour prior to the start of the ceremonies to secure parking. Carpooling and taxis are recommended.
There are several reserved parking spaces on site. These are marked.
Accessability at the Arts and Culture Centre
The Arts and Culture Centre has limited accessiblity. Please contact the Arts and Culture Centre head usher if any guests attending require assistance on the day of convocation. Inquires regarding accessability and accomodations can be directed to the Student Services office.
Accomodations on campus are available for Spring Convocation. Please contact the accomodations office for further information.
Gifts for graduates
The bookstore will have a booth at the Arts and Culture Centre, available will be an assortment of memorabilia for this special occasion. Apparel and other items can also be purchased online or call (709) 864-8084 to place orders for rings.
Fresh flowers are also available for purchase on site.