Academic procession & audience

Senate, faculty, academic staff and emeriti are invited to join the academic procession on stage or sit in the audience at one or more of the ceremonies. A maximum of one ticket per ceremony will be issued and are subject to availability after student requests have been met. 

You follow the students as they process from Clearihue into the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium. Marshals lead you onto the stage and to your seat (tickets are not required) behind the platform party.

All members of the academic procession are required to wear regalia. If you are borrowing regalia from the bookstore, please pick it up in the Board and Senate Chambers (University Centre A180) before going to the marshaling room. Click here to rent regalia.

Please arrive to Clearihue D134 60 minutes before the ceremony (9 am or 1:30 pm). Ceremonies are approximately 1.5-2 hours long. Following the ceremony, return your regalia to the Board and Senate Chambers.

You may request one ticket to sit in the audience. Tickets are subject to availability after student requests have been met. You will receive your ticket approximately one week prior to convocation. 

Note: Ticket must be for yourself