Spring Convocation - June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Spring Convocation - June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Arrival Time
  • You should plan to arrive 60 to 90 minutes prior to the ceremony's scheduled start time.
  • Pick up your gown and hood in the Bob Davis gymnasium. No need to reserve and there is no charge for regalia rental (unless you don't return it).
  • Bring photo ID with you. 
  • Instructions will be given to you in the gymnasium about the ceremony.  The graduand procession will begin 20 minutes before the start of the actual ceremony.
  • Valuables can be left with the staff in the gowning room during the ceremony.

How long is the ceremony?
The ceremony is approximately 90 minutes long.

Grad Photos

  • On stage (Cangrad Studios)
    You will be photographed on stage and a proof will be sent to the mailing address listed on the student portal. Contact CanGrad Studios to order additional prints www.cangrad.com
  • Class Photographs (Brock University Student Union)
    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 (Cangrad Studios)
    To book an appointment with Cangrad for family photos at Convocation, please phone (416) 253-6466 or email mail@cangrad.com 4

Parking is free for the ceremonies; please follow the signs.

Accessibility at Brock

The Brock Campus Store
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:


Look for Brock giftware, flowers, official Brock jewelers and last minute items like batteries and memory cards for your convenience. 

Directions to Campus


Please join us for a reception after the ceremony in the Convocation Tent!

Staying Over?

On-Campus Accommodations
Accommodations for overnight guests may be available on-campus. Please contact Conference Services for additional information and to confirm availability. Visit their website at: Conference Services webpage for overnight guests

Off-Campus Accommodations
A discounted rate is available by quoting "Brock University Convocation" from the following hotels:

Holiday Inn & Suites St Catharines Parkway Conference Centre
Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-688-2324

Best Western, St. Catharines
Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-688-2324

Days Inn, St. Catharines Niagara
Reservations can be made by calling 1-877-688-2324

Stone Mill Inn, St.Catharines
Reservations can be made by calling 905-680-6455

Additional information on accommodations and tourist information can be found at www.tourismstcatharines.ca

Still have 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.