Information for Faculty & Staff

The 2020, 2021 and 2022 convocation ceremonies will take place at Co-op Place at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022.

Attending Convocation - Staff members
All staff members are invited to attend the convocation ceremonies. If you plan on attending, please speak to your supervisor to ensure there will be adequate coverage in your area on June 10.

Please enter through the main doors at Co-op Place prior to the ceremonies starting at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. You are invited to join the graduates at an Alumni Tea on the concourse after the ceremonies. 

Attending Convocation - Faculty members
All faculty members who have confirmed their attendance for convocation are asked to enter Coop Place through the "Stage Door" on the southeast end of Co-op Place by 9:15 a.m. (2020 and 2021 ceremony) and 12:45 p.m. (2022 ceremony); pinning assistance will be available.

The faculty entrance at the southeast end of the arena is indicated here:


Faculty will form a gauntlet for graduates at 9:45 a.m. (2020 and 2021 ceremony) and 1:15 p.m. (2022 ceremony).

Attending faculty are invited to an Alumni Tea on the concourse after the ceremonies and a come and go buffet lunch at the east end of the concourse from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Faculty Gowns
Faculty gowns will be available for pick-up on June 9, 2022 from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. and June 10, 2022 from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. through the "Stage Door" entrance on the southeast end of Co-op Place. Gowns must be returned to the bins that will be set up at Co-op Place by 5 p.m. on June 10, 2022.

The convocation gowns are warm, so consider the weather and wear appropriate clothing the day of your ceremony. The gowns typically reach below your knees so business dress and comfortable shoes are suggested.

Gown orders are no longer being taken, the order deadline was May 3, 2022.

Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer opportunities include gown sorting, greeting, ushering, and directing traffic. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Zoë at