Convocation 2019

Congratulations Class of 2019!

If you wish to attend Convocation 2019, you will need to:

RSVP for Convocation and order your gown and guest tickets online through the Convocation Ceremony RSVP Form. (See the "RSVP, Guest Tickets and More" tab below for more information)

If you RSVP after May 7, Sheridan cannot guarantee the availability of guest tickets.

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  • Latest Convocation News
  • RSVP, Guest Tickets & More
  • Schedule
  • Agenda
  • FAQs
  • Checklist

Latest Convocation News

2019 Convocation Ceremonies: June 10 – 13, 2019

Convocation celebrations for student's graduating from a Sheridan program following the Fall and Winter 2019 semesters will be held at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, ON. Information on Convocation 2019 will be posted in Spring 2019.

UPDATE May 9, 2019: Due to an overwhelming response from graduates to attend Convocation no additional guest tickets will be available for our June Convocation ceremonies.

Download your Guest Tickets

Every guest must have a printed ticket to be admitted to the ceremony. Graduates do not require tickets to attend. Electronic versions will not be accepted.

To access your guest tickets:

  1. Login to myStudentCentre
  2. Follow the link My Academics (under the Academics heading)
  3. In the Graduation section on the page, follow the link Convocation Ceremony RSVP
  4. Under the Tickets Assigned section follow the link Print Guest Tickets

If you no longer plan to attend your convocation or you no longer require guest tickets, kindly return to the RSVP form (details above) and update your information so that we may reassign your allotted tickets to others.

Registration, Guest Tickets & Other Info

Registering for your Ceremony and Requesting Guest Tickets

You can register* for your convocation ceremony and order your guest tickets and gown through the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form.

You will only be able to access the RSVP form if you are a recent graduate or are eligible to graduate in the Fall 2018 or Winter 2019 term and have successfully applied to graduate.

Please note the following:

  • Graduating students are allocated up to two (2) guest tickets each. Graduates do not require a ticket for themselves.

  • UPDATE May 9, 2019: Due to an overwhelming response from graduates to attend Convocation no additional guest tickets will be available for our June Convocation ceremonies..

* If you have forgotten your Sheridan user name and/or password, see the Accounts & Access page

How to Access the Convocation Ceremony RSVP Form

  1. Log-in to myStudent Centre

  2. Click the link myAcademics

  3. In the Graduation section near the bottom of the page, follow the link Convocation Ceremony RSVP (remember, this link will only be visible after you have successfully applied to graduate).


  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the form*. You will be indicating:
    • whether or not you will be attending your Convocation Ceremony; IF YES, you will also be asked:
      • the number of guest tickets you require
      • the size of gown you need

  5. When you are done click the button SAVE CONVOCATION INFORMATION and close the window.

* The request form will open in a pop-up window. Be sure to disable any pop-up blocker you may have employed or take steps to allow your browser to display the page.

Guest Ticket Seat Assignment

If additional guest tickets become available for your ceremony, Sheridan will email you during the week of May 6, 2019. Guest tickets will be assigned by the beginning of June. You will receive an email providing information about seat assignments and any further details you might need.

No longer Attending Convocation?

If you change your mind about attending Convocation after you have already registered for your ceremony, go back into the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form and change your choice to 'Not Attend'. Your certificate/diploma/degree will be mailed to you after Convocation is complete (if it hasn't already been received by you).

Convocation Gowns & Gown Sizes

Gown size is determined by your height in feet and inches. A sizing chart can be accessed on the Request Form to assist you in picking the correct size. Your gown will be available for pick-up on the day of your ceremony at the Living Arts Centre.

Robes and/or hoods must be returned at the end of the ceremony. Items removed from the Living Arts Centre will be charged to the graduate.

Your Name & Contact Information

Your name will appear on your certificate/diploma/degree as FIRST MIDDLE LAST.  If this is not correct and you require a change please visit the Office of the Registrar and present official documentation supporting your name change.  Also, make sure your email address and telephone number are up to date in case Sheridan needs to contact you.

Schedule

2019 Convocation Ceremonies: June 10 to June 13, 2019
Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, ON

Find the date and time of the convocation ceremony for your program. Please note that convocation for each faculty may be split across a number of sessions, so make sure you identify the correct session for your program.

Remember, in order to be awarded your credential and attend Convocation, you must first Apply to Graduate.

Search Convocation Schedule*

* you can search by faculty or program name - you may need to scroll to see all search results

LEGEND

CAPS: Continuing & Professional Studies
FAAD: Faculty of Animation Arts & Design
FAHCS: Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

FAST: Faculty of Applied Science & Technology
FHASS: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
PSB: Pilon School of Business

Ceremony 1: Monday, June 10, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
PSB  Advertising - Account Management
PSB  Advertising and Marketing Communications
PSB  Advertising and Marketing Communications Management
PSB Business - Marketing
PSB Business Administration - Marketing
PSB  Business Analysis and Process Management
PSB  International Business Management
PSB  Marketing Management
FHASS General Arts and Science - One Year (College)
FHASS General Arts and Science - One Year (English Language Studies)
FHASS General Arts and Science - One Year (Health)
FHASS General Arts and Science - One Year (University)
FHASS General Arts and Science  (Two Year)
FHASS Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
FHASS Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Plus)

Ceremony 2: Monday, June 10, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
PSB Business - Accounting
PSB Business - Finance
PSB  Business - Human Resources
PSB  Business Administration - Accounting
PSB  Business Administration - Finance
PSB  Business Administration - Human Resources
PSB Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)
PSB Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)
PSB  Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Global Business Management)
PSB  Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources Management)
PSB  Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing Management)
PSB  Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Supply Chain Management)
PSB  Human Resources Management

Ceremony 3: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Faculty Program Name
PSB Banking and Wealth Management
PSB  Business
PSB  Office Administration - Executive
PSB  Office Administration - Health Services
PSB  Office Administration - Legal
PSB  Office Administration - Medical
PSB  Project Management
PSB  Tourism - Global Travel

Ceremony 4: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAAD Computer Animation
FAAD Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction
FAAD Game Level Design
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Animation
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Film and Television
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Game Design
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Illustration
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Interaction Design
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Photography
FAAD Journalism
FAAD Journalism - New Media
FAAD Media Fundamentals
FAAD Visual Effects
FAAD Web Design

Ceremony 5: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAAD Art and Art History
FAAD Art Fundamentals
FAAD Digital Communication
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Craft and Design
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Interior Design
FAAD Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance
FAAD Interior Decorating
FAAD Makeup for Media and Creative Arts
FAAD Music Applied to Stage, Screen and Interactive Visual Environments
FAAD Performing Arts - Preparation
FAAD Technical Production for Theatre and Live  Events
FAAD Theatre and Drama Studies
FAAD Theatre Arts - Technical Production
FAAD Visual and Creative Arts
FAAD Visual and Creative Arts - Advanced
FAAD Visual Merchandising Arts

 

Ceremony 6: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAHCS Animal Care
FAHCS Child and Youth Care
FAHCS Child and Youth Worker
FAHCS Community Pharmacy Assistant
FAHCS Educational Support
FAHCS Fundamentals of Fitness Leadership
FAHCS Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy)
FAHCS Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences (Kinesiology and Health Promotion)
FAHCS Personal Support Worker
FAHCS Pharmacy Technician
FAHCS Practical Nursing
FAHCS Retail Pharmacy Assistant
FAHCS Veterinary Technician

Ceremony 7: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAHCS Community Worker - Outreach and Development
FAHCS Social Service Worker 
FAHCS Social Service Worker - Gerontology

 

Ceremony 8: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 7:30 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAHCS Early Childhood Education
FAHCS Honours Bachelor of  Early Childhood Leadership

Ceremony 9: Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:00 a.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAHCS Community and Justice Services
FAHCS Investigation - Public and Private
FAHCS Paralegal
FAHCS Police Foundations
FAST Computer Programmer
FAST Computer Systems Technician - Software Engineering
FAST Computer Systems Technology  - Systems Analyst
FAST Computer Systems Technology Software Development and Network Engineering 
FAST Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security)
FAST Honours Bachelor of Computer Science (Mobile Computing)
FAST Information Technologies Support Services
FAST Interactive Media Management
FAST Internet Communications Technology

Ceremony A: Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:00 p.m.

Faculty Program Name
FAST Advanced Manufacturing Management
FAST Chemical Engineering Technology
FAST Chemical Engineering Technology - Environmental
FAST Chemical Laboratory Technician
FAST Computer Engineering Technician
FAST Computer Engineering Technology
FAST Electromechanical Engineering Technician 
FAST Electromechanical Engineering Technology 
FAST Electronics Engineering Technician
FAST Electronics Engineering Technology 
FAST Environmental Control 
FAST Environmental Technician
FAST Manufacturing Management
FAST Mechanical Engineering Technician 
FAST Mechanical Engineering Technician - Drafting
FAST Mechanical Engineering Technology 
FAST Mechanical Engineering Technology Design and Drafting
FAST Quality Assurance Manufacturing and Management 
FAST Technology Fundamentals

 

Ceremony B: Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:30 p.m.

FAST Architectural Technician
FAST Architectural Technology
FAST Electrical Engineering Technician 
FAST Electrical Techniques
FAST Electrician Construction/Maintenance Apprentice
FAST General Machinist Apprentice
FAST Industrial Mechanic Millwright Apprentice
FAST Mechanical Technician - Tool Making
FAST Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing
FAST Mechanical Techniques - Tool and Die Maker 
FAST Tool and Die Maker Apprenticeship
FAST Welding and Fabrication Technician
FAST Welding Techniques
CAPS Accounting Practitioner
CAPS Adult Education
CAPS Building Environmental Systems Operator - Class 1
CAPS Business 
CAPS Business Analysis
CAPS Data Science
CAPS Digital Photography
CAPS Fine Arts
CAPS French - Conversational Proficiency
CAPS Front-End Web Development
CAPS Human Resource Management
CAPS IT Operations
CAPS Leadership Development Series
CAPS Management Development Studies
CAPS Marketing and Sales
CAPS Microsoft Office Applications
CAPS Office Administration
CAPS Office Administration - Medical
CAPS Project Management
CAPS Small Business Bookkeeping
CAPS Supervision and Administration in Early Learning and Care Programs
CAPS Tax Accounting
CAPS Teaching Hatha Yoga
CAPS Telemedicine Facilitation
CAPS Visual Design - Interior Decorating
CAPS Water Distribution and Supply
CAPS Website Developer

 

Agenda

Click to the headings below to view the graduation ceremony agenda for each group.

The Readers, Faculty and Deans & Executive agendas will be published shortly. Please check back.

Students

Location and Time

Convocation ceremonies will take place at the Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga.

  1. All convocation ceremonies will be held at The Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, north of City Centre Drive in Mississauga, Ontario.

  2. Refer to the schedule to determine the convocation date and time for your program.

  3. Arrive at the Living Arts Centre at least one hour prior to your scheduled ceremony for Graduand Check-In - the processional begins 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. Be sure to give the guest tickets to your guests.

  4. Proceed immediately to the Robing Room when you arrive.

  5. Guests must be seated 20 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Guests arriving after this time will be seated in an appropriate break in the ceremony.

Refreshments

Light refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.

Graduation Gowns

Please return your robe and hoods following the ceremony. Robes and/or hoods removed from the Living Arts Centre will be charged to the graduate.

Convocation Memorabilia

The following items will be available for purchase following your ceremony:

  • Visit the Atrium of the Living Arts Centre to purchase:
    Fresh Flowers and Commemorative Convocation T-Shirts will be available for purchase at the ceremony and are available now for pre-order online at:www.convocationflowers.ca

    Rings and memorabilia from the Sheridan bookstore. Sheridan branded frames for degrees, diplomas and certificates are available at Convocation or online. Frames will be delivered directly to your home.

Lifetouch Canada Inc will be on site to photograph you once you have received your credentials. Should you wish to receive proofs after your ceremony, you MUST check the consent box while completing the online Convocation Ceremony RSVP form. If you have consented, Lifetouch Canada Inc will email graduates directly with details on how to view your proofs, following convocation.

A Sheridan Information booth will be located in the lobby of the Living Arts Centre for any additional information you may need.

Accommodations

Overnight accommodations are available at the Sheridan Residence in Brampton or Oakville for $76.46/suite. For reservations, please call our toll-free number 1-877-225-8664 and ask to be transferred to your preferred location.

When making your reservation, please ask for the Sheridan Convocation rate.

 

Convocation Frequently Asked Questions

Ticket FAQs

Ticket FAQs

Do graduates require a ticket?

Graduating students do not require a ticket. Tickets are issued with no charge for your guests.

How do I get my tickets?

Login to myStudent Centre and complete the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form. Indicate the number of guest tickets you require. Instructions on how to print your tickets will be emailed to your Sheridan email account approximately one to two weeks before your Convocation ceremony. If you have not received ticket information about your ticket allocation by the beginning of June please email convocation@sheridancollege.ca.

Why are students only allocated two guest tickets?

This is due to limited seating at The Living Arts Centre. All Convocation ceremonies are live streamed. Visit www.sheridancollege.ca at the start time of your ceremony to watch the proceedings.

Is it possible to request additional tickets?

For the June 2019 convocation additional tickets are not available for most ceremonies. Occasionally, some additional tickets become available for some ceremonies. Additional tickets are distributed to students, based on the date and time they completed the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form. Availability will not be known until approximately one week prior to each Convocation ceremony. Please note: that additional seats will not be located near your assigned two guest seats.

Can children attend the ceremony? Are there any age restrictions?

Anyone over the age of 3 is required to have their own ticket. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Note that strollers are not allowed inside Hammerson Hall. Children are not permitted to sit with graduates.

I have lost my tickets, what should I do? Can I reorder them?

If you have misplaced your tickets you should be able to reprint them from your email. If not, please have your guests check in at the Sheridan ticket booth at the Living Arts Centre on the day of your ceremony and we will re-issue them to you. (Your guests will require your student number for this).

Why are students only allowed two guests?

This is due to limited seating at The Living Arts Centre. All Convocation ceremonies are live streamed. Visit www.sheridancollege.ca at the start time of your ceremony to watch the proceedings.

Ceremony FAQs

Ceremony FAQs

What time do I have to be at the Living Arts Centre on the day of my convocation?

Graduating students must be checked in 1 hour prior to the start of the ceremony for Graduand Check-In. Check-In takes approximately one hour (select gown, register for Marshalling Card, receive instructions for Procession, etc.). Please note that the processional will start 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. If you are late, you may not be able to cross the stage with your classmates.

When should my guests arrive?

Guests must be seated 20 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Guest arriving after this time will be seated during an appropriate break in the ceremony.

I am unable to attend convocation. Can my diploma be mailed to me?

If you have changed your mind about attending Convocation after you have already registered to attend Convocation, go back into the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form and change your choice to 'Not Attend'. Your Diploma will be mailed to you after Convocation is complete.

What should I wear?

We suggest business or business casual attire. However, it can be quite warm under the gown so we suggest something cool.

How do I order my gown? How do I know what size to order?

Gown size is determined by your height. There is a sizing chart on the Convocation Ceremony RSVP online form that will help you to determine the size you need. You will pick up your gown on the day of your ceremony at the Living Arts Centre.

Can I keep my gown and/or hood?

No. Robes and/or hoods must be returned at the end of the Ceremony. Items removed from the Living Arts Centre will be charged to the graduate.

Are drinks allowed during the ceremony?

No food or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed in the Auditorium. There will be a reception after the ceremony where light refreshments will be provided.

What can I purchase at convocation?

What can I purchase at convocation?

Visit the Atrium of the Living Arts Centre to purchase:
Fresh Flowers and Commemorative Convocation T-Shirts will be available for purchase at the ceremony and are available now for pre-order online at:www.convocationflowers.ca

Show off your hard-earned degree, diploma or certificate with a customized Sheridan frame.

All frames are Canadian-made with high-quality wood and include a mat with the Sheridan logo stamped in silver. Click here to view the Sheridan frames. Order online today and get your frame delivered directly to your home. Prices start at just $65.00, and shipping is free. Order now and get $10 off during our pre-convocation sale.

Rings and memorabilia from the Sheridan bookstore.

Is there a photographer on site the day of convocation?

Friends and family are welcome to photograph graduates during the convocation ceremony from their seats. During Convocation a professional photography company (lifetouch.ca) will be on site to photograph you once you have received your credentials.

Should you wish to receive proofs after your ceremony, you MUST check the consent box while completing the online Convocation Ceremony RSVP form. If you have consented, the photography company will email graduates directly with details on how to view your proofs, following graduation.

Graduate FAQs

Graduate FAQs

What should I do if I've forgotten my user name and/or password?

If you have forgotten or misplaced your user name or password, Sheridan's Contact Centre can assist you. Please call 905-845-9430 and select option #3 for Continuing and Professional Studies or option #4 for Postsecondary.

My name and/or address has changed from what Sheridan has on file, how can I update my information?

If you need to change your address or your name on your file, please contact the Office of the Registrar.

How can I stay connected to Sheridan after graduation?

Upon graduation, you will automatically join the Sheridan Alumni Association. There are no fees and, as a member, you will receive our monthly e-newsletter, exclusive event invitations and benefit offers from affinity partners. For more information about the benefits and services available to you as an alumnus, please visit the Sheridan Alumni website.

There are many ways to stay connected with Sheridan following graduation, including:

Convocation Guest FAQs

Convocation Guest FAQs

Can I get a letter confirming my convocation so my parents can get a visitor's VISA?

If you require a letter confirming your eligibility to attend convocation for Visitor VISAs, please contact the International Centre.

Are there hotels near by where guests can stay?

There are several hotels within walking and driving distance of the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga. Overnight accommodations are available at the Sheridan Residence in Brampton or Oakville for $76.46/suite + tax by using the promo code “Prefer”. For reservations, please call our toll-free number 1-855-782-9722 and ask to be transferred to your preferred location. When making your reservation, please ask for the Sheridan Convocation rate. Check out the Residence and Conference Centre website for more information www.stayrcc.com, use the promotional code “Prefer” to get 10% off our preferred rate for all Alumni.

Convocation Checklist

  • Apply to Graduate
    If you intend to graduate at the end of your current semester, you will be required to apply to graduate.
  • Register for Convocation
    If you want to attend your Convocation ceremony, complete the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form
  • Request guest tickets
    In the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form indicate the number of guest tickets you require. Graduating students do not require a ticket. Tickets are issued with no charge for your guests.
  • Order your gown
    You will order your gown through the Convocation Ceremony RSVP form. Enter your height in feet and inches.
  • Request a Convocation confirmation letter (where applicable)
    If you require a letter confirming your eligibility to attend convocation for Visitor VISAs, please contact the International Centre.
  • Confirm/Edit your personal information.
    If you need to update your name please contact the Office of the Registrar and present official documentation supporting your name change.
  • Print your tickets
    Instructions on how to print your tickets will be emailed to your Sheridan email account approximately one week before your Convocation. If you have not received your tickets please email: convocation@sheridancollege.ca
  • Arrive at least one hour before your ceremony for Graduand Check-In. If you arrive late, you will not be able to participate fully in the ceremony or sit with your classmates.
  • Bring your Sheridan onecard or Government issued photo ID.
  • Once you arrive at the Living Arts Centre proceed immediately to the Robing Room to check-in.
  • There is underground parking in the Living Arts Centre and on the streets nearby. Parking fees apply.
  • As there is no space to hold your personal belongings, please leave them with your guests.
  • Children are not permitted to sit with graduates. Children over the age of 3 must have their own guest ticket and must be supervised by another adult. Please note that strollers are not allowed inside Hammerson Hall.
  • The theatre will open 20-30 minutes before the ceremony for guests.
  • The ceremony will be streamed live and displayed via a link on the Sheridan homepage. DVD copies of the ceremony will be available for purchase.