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Autumn 2016 Convocation

Click here to view your ceremony date/time and your hood colour.  to order guest tickets and to view your ceremony date/time and your hood colour.

Visit the Ceremony Dates page for the Order of Ceremony and Convocation dates and times.

Click here to watch a livestream of the Convocation ceremonies.


Attending graduates will have their portraits taken at Convocation, and Western will provide each a 5x7 photograph free of charge after the ceremony. Students are required to pre-register online here where they can select their ceremony date and time.

Students who did not pre-register should visit the Photography/DVD page for details on how to obtain their free photo.

Students can preorder their 2016 Autumn Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

Guest Tickets

Each graduate will be eligible to receive up to 4 guest tickets with the exception of those graduating in the October 28, 3pm ceremony, who will be eligible to receive up to 3 guest tickets. Visit RSVP/Guest Tickets for more information.

Academic Regalia

Graduates can pre-order their regalia by visiting

Early Bird ($50): Until October 15 (5:30pm)
Late Registration ($60): October 15 (5:30pm) - October 19 (5:30pm)
Onsite ($70)

Find more information in the Academic Regalia section.

Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!