Save the date: May 15, 2023
Full details will be available in Spring 2023!
1 — Order your cap, gown, and hood
ABOUT GOWNS AND HOODS
The Mount Allison academic hoods vary by colour according to degree. Gown rentals will be available at the Wallace McCain Student Centre during Convocation Weekend.
- Arts — edged with garnet silk with gold silk ornamentation
- Science — edged with old gold
- Commerce — edged with light grey
- Music — edged with royal blue
- Fine Arts — edged with green with orange ornamentation
Learn more about the history of Convocation and our academic regalia.
2 — Reserve your Convocation tickets for guests
Each member of the Class of 2023 will have have free guest tickets for their Convocation ceremony (graduating students do not require tickets to attend their own graduation ceremony).
Tickets can be picked up during Convocation Weekend when you collect your gown rental in Tweedie Hall.
What if I can't pick up my tickets in time? If special circumstances prevent you from picking up your reserved tickets, please e-mail email@example.com or call (506) 364-2269. Otherwise any tickets not picked up by 4 p.m. on Sunday will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis at Convocation Hall on Convocation Day.
Can I have more than two tickets? Extra Convocation tickets are no longer available.
Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 — Book your on-campus accommodations
Accommodations in our residences are available throughout Convocation Weekend.
Questions? Please e-mail email@example.com.
4 — Purchase your Convocation Weekend Bracelet
Mount Allison will host a number of celebratory events and activities for graduates during Convocation Weekend.
Details will be available in Spring 2023.
5 — Prepare for your Convocation ceremony
Find out what to expect at your ceremony, from where to meet for the student procession to how to cross the stage.
See the full Convocation Weekend schedule for times.
6 — Information for your family and guests
Share the details with your family and friends who will be joining you at your graduation so they can plan their day: from how and when to arrive to what to do after the ceremony to continue the celebrations.
7 — If you (or your guests) have accessibility needs
Any student or guest who requires accessibility accommodations at Convocation Hall should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org before Convocation Day.
8 — After the ceremony
Return your academic regalia rental
Diploma framing — Following the Convocation ceremonies, you'll have the opportunity to purchase diploma frames especially designed for Mount Allison graduates. Each matting option is emblazoned with the University crest and frames are made to fit and complement the Mount Allison diploma.
Bookstore — get your garnet and gold scarves, mittens, and shirts through the Mount Allison Bookstore, open all through Convocation Weekend!