Planning Your Day

Parchment and regalia pickup

Stage 1: Pick up your parchment

Please arrive in the northeast corner of the Academic Quadrangle (3000 level) by the times below, to pick up your degree parchment and regalia and to form the academic procession. Staff and volunteers will be there to guide you through the entire process.


Regalia and parchment pickup


Morning 8:00 am - 9:00 am Procession assembly at 9:00 am
Afternoon 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Procession assembly at 1:45 pm

You will be presented with your parchment when you attend your Convocation ceremony.  In order to ensure that you pick up your own original parchment, you will be required to present your SFU student ID card or a valid government-issued picture ID, such as a driver's licence or passport.


See the Convocation in 8 stages video.

Stage 2: Pick up your regalia

You may pick up your regalia at the Step 2 sign in the Academic Quadrangle (AQ). If you haven't reserved regalia, we may have on-site gown rentals for $50, also located at Step 2. Please see the representatives seated along the side wall.  

Stage 3: Get your hood pinned and pick up your hat

Head over to the pinning station to get your hood pinned and pick up your hat. Assistance will be provided.

For further information or assistance on the day of your ceremony, please contact:

  • Undergraduates: 778.782.6930
  • Graduate students: 778.782.3042