About the graduation ceremony

Location and Time

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


  1. Arrive at the Convocation ceremony 45 minutes prior to the event start. Please note: the processional will begin 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

  2. Proceed to the Royal Bank Theatre and collect a robe, hood and Convocation program.

  3. The Processional Coordinator will arrange you in the order of the processional.

  4. Follow the processional to identified seating on the stage.

  5. Graduates will move across the stage being received by the platform party in this order:
    1. The Designated Reader will read the names of all the graduates
    2. The diploma or degree will be conferred.
    3. Greetings will be extended by the President and a Board of Governors representative
    4. The Program Coordinator extend congratulations along with the Dean and Associate Dean and present the Silver Medal (where appropriate).
    5. The Dean will introduce the Valedictorian

  6. Following the ceremony, please return the robe and hood (if applicable) to the Royal Bank Theatre.

  7. Sheridan hoods will be available in the Royal Bank Theatre. Faculty and/or staff who wish to purchase or rent academic hoods from their particular alma maters may do so by contacting:

    Harcourts Limited
    360 Adelaide St. W #300, Toronto, ON M5V 1R7
    (416) 977-4408