Supervisors of PhD Graduands

**NOTE** This page is for supervisors of PhD graduands. If you are a student, please visit:
http://www.sfu.ca/convocation/students.html

As a supervisor, you are invited to SFU's Spring Convocation ceremonies and to participate in the ceremonial hooding of your PhD graduand on October 4 and 5, 2018. 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.

Hooding Instructions and Arrival Times/Location

Please download and review these instructions and the procession diagram carefully.  

If you have any questions, email Rachel Dawson at r_dawson@sfu.ca or call 778.782.8499.

Hooding Demonstration 

PhD Hooding Instructions from SFU Creative Studio on Vimeo.

Ceremony Information

DATES

Ocot. 4 and 5, 2018

LOCATION

Convocation Mall
Simon Fraser University

CEREMONY TIMES

9:45 AM and 2:30 PM

Reserved Seating

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.

Honorary degree recipients

Two honorary degree recipients will receive honours at the Fall Convocation. 

Outdoor Ceremony Notice

Convocation Ceremonies are held outside. Please dress acordingly. We recommend that you check the weather forecast prior to arriving for the ceremony.

Convocation Webcast

All ceremonies will be webcast live online at www.sfu.ca/convocation and on SFU's Facebook page. 

Transportation

Directions | Campus Map

*Note: heavy traffic and limited parking are anticipated. Please allow for extra travel time. 

Event Photography/Videography

This event and attendees will be photographed and/or videotaped by SFU. If you do not with 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.

Gaspards
1266 Fife Street
Winnipeg, MB  
phone 1.800.380.8214
fax 204.947.0024
www.gaspard.ca

Harcourts Limited
26-28 Duncan Street
Toronto, ON
phone 416.977.4408
www.harcourts.com

Imperial Robes
225 Richmond Street W.
Suite 401
Toronto, ON
phone 1.877.89ROBES
www.imperialrobes.com