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    Ceremony Dates

Spring 2014 Convocation

Click Here to verify your degree and to view your ceremony date/time.

Graduate (School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies) Students
Online application for Spring 2014 Convocation is now open. Students must apply at by April 30, 2014.

Undergraduate, Continuing, Education and Professional Students
Online application for Spring 2014 Convocation is now closed. Students were required to apply by March 15, 2014.

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


    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 2014 Spring Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

    For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

    Academic Regalia

    Students may now pre-order Academic Regalia for their Convocation ceremony. See dates and rate information below:

    Early-bird Registration
    April 7 - May 29 (5:30PM), $45

    Late Registration
    May 29 (5:30PM) - June 3 (5:30PM), $55

    On-site Rental: $60

    Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!