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Ceremony Schedule and Instructions


Arrival and location
One hour before the ceremony, gather in the gowning area located in the Heritage Room, Bingemans Conference Centre.

Academic attire is provided by the college and consists of a knee-length gown (no cap/mortarboard).

Personal items
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.

Ceremony length
The ceremony lasts approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. The ceremony will be streamed live on the internet for those unable to attend.

Guests or graduates with disabilities
Those with a visual, hearing, mobility or physical disability should contact Jillian Grant at 519-748-5220, ext. 3436 or by email at

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 mailed to students who have met the requirements to graduate at the fall ceremonies. Documents are distributed to students at spring ceremonies. 


Ceremonies take place at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The ceremony schedule will be posted once finalized. 

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