Marshals, Mace and Claymore Bearers

Academic Procession

Academic Recession

Hooding Demonstration 

Convocation October 2023 Chief Marshals

Thursday, October 5, 9:45 a.m. Dr. Katherine Reilly
Thursday, October 5, 2:30 p.m. Dr. Lara Campbell
Friday, October 6, 9:45 a.m. Dr. Brenda Lautsch
Friday, October 6, 2:30 p.m. Dr. Lucy LeMare

*Chief Marshals oversee the platform party lineup



Thursday, October 5 - Friday, October 6, 2023


Convocation Mall
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B.C.


9:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. daily

Instructions for the CONVOCATION PROCESSion

Assembly location: Strand Hall 3101
Ceremony times: 9:45 a.m. | 2:30 p.m. daily

9:00 a.m. | 1:45 p.m.: Arrive for robing
9:15 a.m. | 2:00 p.m.: Assembly commences
9:35 a.m. | 2:20 p.m.: Procession departs

For those who are processing, please check in at Strand Hall 3101. Valuables, coats, etc., may be left in the assembly room and picked up there no later than one hour after the ceremony.



If you have questions, please contact Sue Porter, Acting Director, Ceremonies and Events, at or 778-782-5301.