Supervisors of Doctoral Graduands
**NOTE** This page is for supervisors of Doctoral graduands only. If you are a student, please visit the Graduation checklist webpage.
Thursday, October 6 - Friday, October 7, 2022
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
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
8:55 a.m. / 1:40 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.
Reserved SFU regalia or black gowns can be picked up prior to the ceremony at Strand Hall 3101. Please return the regalia immediately following the ceremony.
Please see links at the bottom of this page if you wish to purchase your own regalia.
Hooding Instructions and Arrival Times/Location
If you have any questions, please contact Stevie Benisch, Supervisor Marshal: email@example.com
Honorary degree recipients
Outdoor Ceremony Notice
Convocation ceremonies are held outdoors. Please dress accordingly.
All ceremonies will be streamed live on YouTube at www.sfu.ca/convocation.
Transportation and parking
If you are driving to campus, we recommend that you park in the North parking lot. Parking will be free for participants in the October 2022 convocation ceremonies.
Note: heavy traffic and limited parking are anticipated. Please allow for extra travel time and choose alternative transportation when possible.
This event and attendees will be photographed and/or videotaped by SFU. If you do not wish to be in the photos or video, please step aside when you see the camera. The full SFU privacy notice is available here.
Faculty members wishing to purchase regalia
For Faculty members who wish to wear the regalia of the University from which they were granted their highest degree, please note the following companies from which academic regalia can be purchased.