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 October 5 and 6, 2017. 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.
A maximum of four reserved seats are available to special guests at the ceremony. Seat tickets will not be issued. Guests with reserved seating should check in with ushers in blue gowns at least 30 minutes before each 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.
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.
TRAFFIC AND DIRECTIONS
- Traffic: Heavy traffic and limited parking are anticipated. Please allow for extra travel time.
- Parking: A complimentary parking pass was distributed with the official Convocation evite. If you did not receive a parking pass, please contact Paul Crump at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please display the parking pass on the driver's side of your vehicle.