Please register for Convocation even if you have not yet received confirmation of your eligibility to graduate or you do not plan to attend the ceremony.
To begin the process, please register and provide the information listed below, by logging onto the Memorial Self-Service website.
On Memorial Self-Service please indicate:
Note: The information you provide to Gaspard Ltd. can be changed or updated anytime before the deadline of May 2.
You must register by the deadline, in order to receive your allotment of guest tickets, even if your status is pending. If we do not receive your information by this date, no guest tickets will be issued to you.
The cost of academic dress ordered before the registration deadline is $35. After the deadline academic dress is $60 cash; this will be paid when picking up your academic dress at the Arts and Culture Centre.
Please note that no tickets will be issued through the Memorial Self-Service Web site to students who have outstanding financial or academic restrictions. If you are in this situation, please call (709) 637-6206.
To confirm your guest ticket allocation, please visit the Memorial Self-Service Web site May 4.
Guest tickets, as well as the student's seating pass, will be available on Wednesday, May 17 before the rehearsal for Convocation at the Arts and Culture Centre.
Students must visit the Gaspard link on Memorial Self-Service and must request academic dress starting March 3, 2017. There is a charge associated with renting academic dress. The cost of academic dress ordered before the registration deadline is $35. After the deadline academic dress is $60 cash; this will be paid when picking up your academic dress.
Memorial's Academic dress consists of a gown, hood and hat. The hood colours and styles vary by the degree being conferred. Click the link below to view our hood colors and degrees.
Hood colors and degrees
When you pick up your academic dress, please confirm with the attendant the degree(s) you are receiving to ensure that you receive the correct colour hood(s) for the degree(s).
Hats are part of academic dress and wearing them is COMPULSORY. Also, if you already hold a degree, you DO NOT wear that hood at this convocation.
You are requested to return your academic dress (hood and gown) following the convocation ceremony (see signage).
Academic Dress for Photographs
The provision of Academic Dress, for Photography Service ONLY, is provided through the St. John's Campus Bookstore. For details on that service, please contact the St. John's Campus Bookstore.
Tickets for graduating students and their guests will be available prior to the rehearsal.