Ceremony Dates and Times

Location

University of Alberta convocation ceremonies are held in the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium located on 114 Street and 87 Avenue (except Augustana Faculty which is held in Camrose).

Please plan to allow for extra time to get to Convocation. Campus will be busy with many other students and their families heading to Convocation.

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Dates and Times

All Convocation ceremonies begin at 10:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. (except Augustana Faculty which has a ceremony start time of 2:30 p.m.). as outlined in the tables below. Guests and graduates must be seated at least ten minutes prior to the start of the ceremony in preparation for the Academic Procession.

Ceremonies are approximately two hours long.

Fall Convocation 2016

Fall Convocation 2016 will be held on November 15 and 16. Faculty assignments to these dates are as follows:

Tuesday, November 15 - 3 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA

Faculties of:

  • Law
    Bachelors, Juris Doctor, Masters (MSc), PhD
  • Science
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc), PhD
  • Engineering
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), PhD
  • Business
    Bachelors, Masters (MBA, MFM), PhD
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Bachelors, PharmD, Masters, PhD
  • Augustana
    Bachelors
Wednesday, November 16 - 10 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA

Faculties of:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc), PhD
  • Arts
    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MDes, MFA, MMus), PhD/DMus
  • Extension
    (MACT)
  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
    Bachelors, Masters (MAg, MFor, MSc), PhD
  • Nursing
    Bachelors, Masters, PhD
Wednesday, November 16 - 3 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA

Faculties of:

  • Education
    Bachelors, Masters (MEd, MLIS), PhD, EdD, Diplomas
  • Physical Education and Recreation
    Bachelors, Masters, PhD
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
    Masters, PhD
  • Faculté Saint-Jean
    Baccalauréat, Maîtrise (Arts, Education)
  • Native Studies
    Bachelors, Masters
  • Public Health
    MPublic Health, MSc, PhD

Spring Convocation 2017

The dates for Spring Convocation 2017 are June 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13 and 14. Faculty assignments to these dates will be posted to this page in Fall 2016.