Congratulations graduates!

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Simon Fraser University. This is an amazing accomplishment and you should be SFU proud! 

The university community wishes you the very best as you embark on the next phase of your life’s journey. Read messages of congratulations from SFU’s Chancellor and President.

Virtual Convocation Ceremonies

Gather with your family, friends and members of the university community to celebrate your accomplishments at your virtual convocation ceremony. Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation will be comprised of four virtual ceremonies hosted by Chancellor Tamara Vrooman and President Joy Johnson. Each ceremony will include:

  • Messages of inspiration and encouragement from representatives of the graduating class;
  • SFU’s distinguished honorary degree recipients and the President of the Alumni Association; and
  • Individual graduate recognition and messages

You’ll be invited to celebrate your accomplishments at an in-person ceremony at a later date.

Fall 2020 Graduating Students: Get Ready

To get the most out of your virtual convocation experience there are a few things to do. Complete the steps on the Get Ready webpage to ensure you're ready for convocation.

Event Details

Date: October 22 and 23
Time: 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM (PDT) daily
Broadcast link: Coming soon!

Fall 2020 Honorary Degree Recipients

Simon Fraser University will welcome two distinguished honorary degree recipients into the SFU family at the Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation. Each recipient has contributed to the betterment of society and has enriched their community, nation and world.


Celebrate the fall 2020 graduating class with a variety of virutal celebration tools including an SFU Instgram filter, print-at-home celebration signs, zoom backgrounds and photo stickers and frames. Tag your photos and videos with #MySFUGrad2020.