2019 Spring Convocation

Convocation is a time of great pride for our University community as we collectively celebrate the achievements of our graduating students.

We truly wish all of our students the very best in this next phase of their life journey. We look forward to hearing the future stories of their continued success and accomplishment.

student receiving diploma

Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

All eligible participants (graduands, faculty, etc.) in the procession must gather at the west end of the Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion at 1:15pm sharp on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

Graduating students may request a maximum of 10 guest tickets to be made available at the Office of the Registrar between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm from May 21st – 31st. Depending on availability, additional tickets may be picked up beginning Monday, June 3rd.

If you indicated that you would not be attending Convocation, it is not too late to change your mind. Convocation is a special ceremony to recognize your achievements at Algoma University and your attendance is encouraged.  Please email regoffice@algomau.ca if you plan to attend.

  • Pick up your regalia (academic gown, hood and cap) available at the Office of the Registrar at Algoma University beginning May 21st until June 7th from 8:30am – 4:30pm.  There is a $30 fee for regalia – the academic hood must be returned immediately after the ceremony. Out-of-town students within the province can request tickets/regalia to be mailed to their home address by emailing regoffice@algomau.ca. There will be a courier fee of $10 for in-province delivery.

 

  • Participants in the procession must gather at the west end of the Roberta Bondar Park & Pavilion at 1:15 pm sharp on Saturday, June 8th (for registration, donning robes, lining up, etc.).  Late participants will not be part of the procession.
  • When you first stop on stage, you will be greeted by a member of the Algoma University faculty.  You will then proceed toward the center of the stage, where the President and Vice-Chancellor of Algoma University, Asima Vezina will offer her congratulations.  Before exiting the stage, you will be presented with your parchment by the University Registrar, Mr. David Marasco. Medals and other awards will also be announced and presented to the recipients during this part of ceremony.

Brampton City Hall, Atrium
2 Wellington Street West
Brampton, ON

Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1:00pm

All eligible participants (graduands, faculty, etc.) in the procession must gather at the Brampton City Hall, Conservatory (off of Queen Street) at 12:15pm sharp on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

Graduating students may request a maximum of 2 guest tickets to be made available at the Brampton office between 9:00am and 5:00pm from May 21st – June 7th, excluding weekends. Depending on availability, additional tickets may be picked up beginning Monday, June 10th.

If you indicated that you would not be attending Convocation, it is not too late to change your mind. Convocation is a special ceremony to recognize your achievements at Algoma University and your attendance is encouraged. Please email regoffice@algomau.ca by May 31st if you plan to participate during the ceremony.

Pick up your regalia (academic gown and cap) available at the Brampton office beginning May 21st until June 14th from 9:00am – 5:00pm, excluding weekends. There is a $30.00 fee for regalia – the academic hood must be returned immediately after the ceremony. Students who fail to return the academic hood will be charged $100.00. Out-of-town students within the province can request tickets/regalia to be mailed to their home address by emailing regoffice@algomau.ca. There will be a courier fee of $10 for in-province delivery.

  • Participants in the procession must gather at the Brampton City Hall, Conservatory (off of Queen St) on Saturday, June 15th at 12:15pm sharp (for registration, donning robes, lining up, etc.). Late participants will not be permitted to be part of the procession.
  • When you first stop on stage, you will be greeted by a member of the Algoma University faculty. You will then proceed toward the center of the stage, where the President and Vice-Chancellor of Algoma University, Asima Vezina will offer her congratulations. Before exiting the stage, you will be presented with your parchment by the University Registrar, Mr. David Marasco. Medals and other awards will also be announced and presented to the recipients during this part of ceremony.

Can be picked up in Room G130 on Thursday, May 23rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm or on Friday, May 24th from 7:30 am to 8:20 am (directly before the ceremony).

Please return your Gown and Hood to Emilene in G130 before you leave.

Friday, May 24, 2019 – Gymnasium @ 9:30am

You must be in at Quill Lounge (Pub) ONE hour before the ceremony 8:30am

Note: you will be given a name tag that you will hand to the MC before getting on stage, this enables the MC to announce your name.

You will be given your degree, then required to walk off the stage. Once all have crossed the stage, you will be asked to stand in front of the stage as a group to have your degrees conferred. This is when you may put your cap on.

Following the ceremony there is a reception in the Cafeteria where you can help yourselves to refreshments.

Room G130 is set up for you and your families to share your success and capture the moment with a few photos ~ please feel free to grab a refreshment/food in the Cafe and bring it with you.

Your guests must present their invitation/ticket in order to enter the ceremony.

Distinction at Graduation

Students graduating with an overall average of 80 per cent or higher on all courses completed at Algoma University and required for the degree, will be granted their degree cum laude (The overall average must be calculated on a minimum of 60 credits completed at Algoma University presented for the degree). Students admitted to Algoma University having a Community College Diploma with an A average, and who maintains an A in his/her studies at Algoma U, will be granted their degree cum laude.

How To Apply To Graduate

During their final year, all students wishing to graduate must file an application for graduation. Forms may be submitted online or obtained from the Office of the Registrar on or before the published deadline for receipt of fall or spring graduation applications.  Applications received after the deadline may be applied to the subsequent graduation date. Every graduating student is encouraged to attend this important event to receive his/her degree. Students unable to attend should request that their degree be conferred in absentia.

To apply for graduation, please fill out the application form below.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Registrar at Algoma University at regoffice@algomau.ca.

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