Ceremonies Dates and Times

Location

University of Alberta convocation ceremonies are held in the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium located on 114 Street and 87 Avenue.

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Dates and Times

All Convocation ceremonies begin at 10:00 a.m. or 3:00 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 2014

Fall Convocation 2014 will be held on November 18 and 19. Faculty assignments to these dates are as posted below:

Tuesday, November 18 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Ms. Clara Hughes, Doctor of Laws
Order of Ceremonies (PDF)

Faculties of:

  • Law
    Bachelors, Masters
  • Arts
    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MDes, MFA, MMus), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Extension
    Masters of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) only
  • Business
    Bachelors, Masters (MBA, MFM), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Nursing
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Native Studies
    Bachelors, Masters
  • Augustana
    Bachelors
Wednesday, November 19 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Dr. David R. Cheriton, Doctor of Science
Order of Ceremonies (PDF)

Faculties of:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Science
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Engineering
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Bachelors, Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
    Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Public Health
    Masters (MPublic Health, MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
Wednesday, November 19 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: Mr. Dennis Erker, Doctor of Laws
Order of Ceremonies (PDF)

Faculties of:

  • Education
    Bachelors, Masters (MEd, MLIS), Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Faculty of Education Diplomas
  • Physical Education and Recreation
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
    Bachelors, Masters (MAg, MFor, MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Faculté Saint-Jean
    Baccalaureat (Bacc Arts, Bacc Ed, Bacc Science), Maîtrise (Arts, Education)

Spring Convocation 2015

Spring Convocation 2015 will be held on May 31 (Augustana), June 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, and 11. Faculty assignments to these dates are as follows:

Sunday, May 31 - 2:30 p.m.
Speaker: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculty of:
  • Augustana
    Bachelors
    This ceremony is held in Camrose. For additional information please visit Augustana Convocation.
Tuesday, June 2 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA            
Order of Ceremonies (coming soon)
Faculty of:
  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences (Centenary Celebration)
    Bachelors, Masters (MAg, MFor, MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
Wednesday, June 3 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Law
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Education (Elementary degrees only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MEd), Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education
Wednesday, June 3 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Education (Secondary, Adult, Diploma in Education, Ed Policy Studies, MLIS, Ed Psych degrees only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MEd, MLIS), Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Diplomas in Education
  • Native Studies
    Bachelors, Masters
Thursday, June 4 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculty of:
  • Science
    Bachelors (General degrees only), Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
Thursday, June 4 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Science
    Bachelors (Honors and Specialization degrees only)
  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Bachelors, Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
Friday, June 5 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Medicine and Dentistry
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
    Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Public Health
    Masters (MPublic Health, MSc), Doctor of Philosophy
Friday, June 5 - 3:00 p.m.
Faculty of:
Monday, June 8 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculty of:
  • Business
    Bachelors, Masters (MBA, MFM), Doctor of Philosophy
Tuesday, June 9 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculty of:
  • Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Mining, Materials, Petroleum degrees only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), Doctor of Philosophy
Tuesday, June 9 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies (coming soon)
Faculty of:
  • Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Engineering Physics, Mechanical degrees only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), Doctor of Philosophy
Wednesday, June 10 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Arts (Departments A-L only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MDes, MFA), Doctor of Philosophy
  • Extension
    Masters (Communication and Technology degree only)
Wednesday, June 10 - 3:00 p.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Arts (Departments M-Z only)
    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MMus), Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Music
  • Faculté Saint-Jean
    Baccalauréat (Bacc Arts, Bacc Ed, Bacc Science), Maîtrise (Arts, Education)
Thursday, June 11 - 10:00 a.m.
Honorary Degree Recipient: TBA
Order of Ceremonies: TBA
Faculties of:
  • Nursing
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy
  • Physical Education and Recreation
    Bachelors, Masters, Doctor of Philosophy