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    Ceremony Dates

Watch a live webcast of the Convocation ceremonies here!

Spring 2015 Convocation

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

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

Online application for Spring 2015 Convocation is now closed. Students were required to apply by April 30, 2015.


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 2015 Spring Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

Guest Tickets

Online tickets for Spring 2015 Convocation will be available starting May 26. Most students are eligible to receive up to 4 guest tickets. Exceptions to this are graduates from King's University College and the Faculty of Education, who are eligible to receive up to 2 guest tickets due to the large size of their graduating classes. Extra tickets are available on a limited basis. Please see the RSVP and Guest Tickets page for more information.

Academic Regalia

Graduates must pre-order Regalia for Convocation before Thursday, May 28 at 5:30 p.m. Visit to order. Orders placed between May 28 at 5:35 p.m. and June 2 at at 5:30 p.m. are subject to late registration fees.

Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!