Ceremony information for Graduands

Ceremony information for Graduands

When and where to arrive
The ceremonies takes place in the Ian Beddis gymnasium. The morning ceremony is at 10 am and the afternoon ceremony is at 2 pm.  The graduates begin marching in at 9:40 am and 1:40 pm.  To see your graduate march in, you MUST be seated 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

Gown and Hood pick-up
Gown pick-up is in the Bob Davis gymnasium, Walker Complex. There is no cost to borrow your regalia, however, if you don't return it, you will be billed.

Tickets?
Tickets are not required.  Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please ask your guests to be seated 30 minutes before the ceremony.  Graduands march in 20 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.

How long is the ceremony?
Approximately two hours long.

Flowers, Diploma Frames, Memorabilia
You have enough on your mind on grad day, don't stress-out with last minute details. The Brock Campus Store will be set up in the Walker Complex for Convocation to help you with all your convocation needs. Pre-order your Diploma frames and jump to the front of the line to pick them up after the ceremony. More information on pre-ording a diploma frame can be found on the Campus Store webpage at:
http://brock.bookware3000.ca/convocation

Look for Brock giftware, flowers, official Brock jewelers and last minute items like batteries and memory cards for your convenience. You’ve worked hard for this day, and we want to help you enjoy it!

Videos

Watch it online via our online feed at:
http://www.livestream.com/brockuniversity

Photographs

  • On stage
    A professional photographer from CanGrad Studios will photograph each student on stage. A proof of the photograph will be sent to the student's mailing address listed under the student portal. You can contact CanGrad Studios to order additional prints by visiting their website at www.cangrad.com
     
  • Class Photographs
    Class composites are handled through the Brock University Student Union. Please direct your questions to their office at 905 688 5550, x3568 or via the website www.brockgrads.ca
     
  • Family photographs
    To book an appointment with Cangrad for family photos at Convocation, please phone (416) 253-6466 or email mail@cangrad.com (416) 253-6466 (416) 253-6466

Coats and Handbags
You may not carry anything on stage.  Coats and handbags may be left where you pick up your gown; staff will remain on duty during the ceremony to ensure their safekeeping.

Parking

Parking is free for the ceremonies; please follow the signs. For directions to the campus please visit brocku.ca/directions. Special Needs parking is available in all lots.  Please check our website before your arrival for

Questions?

Email us at: convocation@brocku.ca

Brock graduates at convocation.
Graduands: Do You Have a Favorite Faculty Member?

Why not ask them to take part in the ceremony? Faculty members participating at Convocation will often visit with students and their families following the ceremony.