Supervisors of PhD Graduands
**NOTE** This page is for supervisors of PhD graduands. If you are a student, please visit:
As a supervisor, you are invited to SFU's Fall Convocation ceremonies and to participate in the ceremonial hooding of your PhD graduand on Oct. 10 and 11, 2019. Please consult directly with your PhD student on his/her availability to attend Convocation.
If you plan to walk in the Academic Procession and to participate in the ceremony, you are requested to wear academic dress.
Oct. 10 and 11, 2019
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
9:45 AM and 2:30 PM
A maximum of four reserved seats are available to guests of faculty at the ceremony. Seat tickets will not be issued. Guests with reserved seats should check in with ushers in blue gowns at least 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Seats that are not claimed by 20 minutes before the ceremony will be released to the general public.
Outdoor Ceremony Notice
Convocation Ceremonies are held outside. Please dress accordingly. We recommend that you check the weather forecast prior to arriving for the ceremony.
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.