Dates and Times of Convocation Ceremonies

All convocation ceremonies, which last about two hours, take place outside on the Convocation Mall at our Burnaby campus.

Students finishing their program requirements in December or April may attend the June convocation ceremony.  Students finishing in August may attend the October convocation ceremony.

The date and time of your ceremony cannot be changed.  Please be sure to plan ahead with your families and employers so that you are able to attend your ceremony as listed below. Students with disabilities are encouraged to complete an assistance request form and can only be accompanied by certified guide/service animals.   Students should make arrangements with family or friends for child-minding while they are convocating.

To view the Spring Convocation 2014 Program Book, please click here

October 2014 Convocation

Convocation dates are the Thursday and Friday in October immediately before Thanksgiving.

Ceremony A

Date: Thursday, October 9
Time:
9:45am

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
  • Faculty of Health Sciences

The degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, will be conferred on Sir Mason Durie

Ceremony B

Date: Thursday, October 9
Time:
2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

NOTE: The Honorary Degree presentation to Deepa Mehta will be postponed until 2015. Media Release

Ceremony C

Date: Friday, October 10
Time:
9:45am

Faculties:

  • Beedie School of Business
  • Faculty of Science

The degree of Doctor of Science, honoris causa, will be conferred on Ahmed Zewail


Ceremony D

Date: Friday, October 10
Time: 2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Environment


June 2015 Convocation

Please note: the final dates and ceremony order for June 2015 will be confirmed in October 2014.

Ceremony A

Date:  Tuesday, June 9
Time: 9:45am

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Environment

 

Ceremony B

Date: Tuesday, June 9
Time: 2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Beedie School of Business

Ceremony C

Date: Wednesday, June 10
Time: 9:45am

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Science

 

 

Ceremony D

Date: Thursday, June 10
Time: 2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Anthropology; First Nations; French; Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies; General Studies; Gerontology, History; Humanities, International Studies, Latin American Studies; Liberal Studies; Political Science; Sociology; Spanish

Ceremony E

Date: Thursday, June 11
Time: 9:45am

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Cognitive Science; Economics; English; Linguistics; Philosophy; Public Policy; Urban Studies; World Literature

 

Ceremony F

Date: Thursday, June 11
Time:
2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Criminology; Psychology; Special Arrangements

Ceremony G

Date: Friday, June 12
Time:
9:45am

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology

Ceremony H

Date: Friday, June 12
Time:
2:30pm

Faculties:

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Health Sciences