Convocation 2015 - St. John's
STEPS TO GRADUATE
Qualify to finish...
You must first apply to graduate; the Registrar's Office will review your academic record to determine if you have met the degree requirements. The deadline to apply to graduate is January 15 for Spring Convocation and July 15 for Fall Convocation. Log on to Memorial Self Service to fill out the application for graduation.
RSVP for your 30 seconds of fame...
Register to attend your convocation ceremony, you must register to participate in the ceremony via Memorial Self Service March 3 to May 4 at noon. Even if you don't plan to attend, please go online and tell us this so arrangements can be made to send your parchment to you.
Be in the know...
Find out the date and time of your ceremony and make sure you know what to expect... like where to get your tickets and gown and how properly to wear the stuff (who really knows that?)
Pick up your gear...
Pick up your academic dress and tickets.
Convocation in St. John's is held in the auditorium of the Arts and Culture Centre, Allandale Road. Ceremonies will be held from May 26 - 30, 2015. The schedule will be available mid-February.
You should arrive at the Arts and Culture Centre 60 minutes before your convocation ceremony to pick up your tickets and your academic dress. Parking is free in designated lots around the centre but is limited.
The convocation ceremony is approximately one hour and 30 minutes in length. Each will be broadcast live on the university's website and videotaped for future broadcast on cable television. Graduand and guest tickets will be distributed from the former canteen of the Centre (NOT from the Box Office); please ensure you know your Memorial student number.
Become a graduate
Finally, the degree you've worked so hard for... proudly cross the stage, get hooded and shake hands with the chancellor!
You can find more information about the ceremony on our Convocation Ceremony page.
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