Ceremony Schedule and Instructions
Graduates Celebrating at Bingemans
Graduates from all campuses, except Brantford, will convocate at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener.
Parking is available on site at Bingemans Conference Centre.
Spring Convocation at the Brantford campus will be held at the Sanderson Centre. This ceremony is for graduates who have completed their programs in Brantford.
Parking is available at City of Brantford municipal lots. It is recommended that graduates use the Market Street Parkade accessible from Icomm Drive. Other lots are available on Darling Street (between Market and Queen Street) and Dalhousie Street at King Street.
Instructions for all graduates
Arrival and location
Arrive at the registration desk to check in 90 minutes before your ceremony. After you register, please proceed to the gowning area.
Academic attire is provided by the college and consists of a knee-length gown (no cap/mortarboard).
Flowers, purses, cameras and other personal items should be left with a friend or family member. If this is not possible, a place is available in the gowning area to check such items.
The ceremony lasts approximately one and a half to two hours. The ceremony will be streamed live on the internet for those unable to attend.
Guests or graduates with disabilities
Graduates may indicate requirements related to mobility, hearing or vision when registering through the Student Portal.
Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage you to limit your guests to two, to avoid overcrowding.
Official academic documents
Documents are distributed to students who have met the requirements to graduate at the spring ceremonies. Those who do not attend Spring Convocation will receive their document by mail. Please ensure your current address is listed in the Student Portal.