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Congratulations Class of 2017!

Convocation at Huron is a celebration of your academic accomplishments.  It involves a number of events, culminating in receiving your degree from Western University.

Please also review Western’s Convocation “Student Checklist”

  • Confirm You Are Graduating

  • Be sure to verify that you have successfully completed the academic requirements to graduate:  application to graduate.

  • List of Ceremony Dates

  • Huron University students graduate with a Western degree, click here for a list of ceremony dates.
  • Arts & Social Science Graduands

  • Guest Tickets for Arts and Social Science Graduands

    • Tickets are required to attend the Huron celebration on Huron's campus in the Kingsmill Room at 12:30 p.m. and each graduand will receive 4 tickets with their invitation, an RSVP is mandatory, with the number of guests (maximum of 4) planning to attend.
    • In the event that the Kingsmill Room is full, a video feed of the event will be streamed to an overflow room.
    • Once invitations are issued, please RSVP to Anne Turvey (either by email at aturvey3@huron.uwo.ca or by sending in your rsvp response card) by the stated deadline on the invitation.
    • Tickets are mandatory for the guest(s) of the Huron graduands who will be attending the Western Convocation ceremony at 3:00 p.m.. Do not miss the ticket deadline. 
    • Please RSVP to Western and request guest tickets (up to a maximum of 4).  Your guests must print their tickets and present them at the Western convocation event. It is recommended that guests arrive early to ensure their seats. Huron’s Convocation events will conclude in time to allow graduands and guests to meet Western’s schedule.

    You may request a maximum for two extra tickets to Western's Convocation.

  • Theology Graduands

    • Your May Convocation does not include any events at Western.  
    • No tickets are required to attend the Huron event, however, an RSVP is mandatory, with the number of your guests (maximum of 10) planning to attend. Once invitations are issued, RSVP to aturvey3@huron.uwo.ca by the stated deadline.
    • M.Div and MTS graduands need to order their regalia (gowns and hoods).  Please email aturvey3@huron.uwo.ca with your gown length (your height, in the shoes you will wear to the ceremony).  Also, indicate whether you would like to purchase your hood (the estimated cost is $110).
  • Regalia: Gowns/Robes & Hoods

  • Before the Huron and Western ceremonies, you will pick up your academic regalia, which is comprised of a black robe/gown and a hood at a the Book Store at Western University. It is strongly recommended that you pre-order your regalia.  Please note Western's deadline for online orders.
  • International Students

  • International students who would like their parents or other close relatives to attend need to complete the following form:

    International Guest Information Form.pdf

    The completed form should be submitted, in person, by fax, or by email, to Anne Turvey (room A110).  Please ensure it is legible.  A letter for each guest will be issued from the Principal, which will be required for the travel VISA application process for that guest.  The letter will be issued to the student and it will be their responsibility to ensure this letter reaches their guest, on time, to assist with their travel VISA.  
  • Graduation Photos

  • Information regarding photography at Western Convocation can be found here.

    Information regarding Huron graduation photos and class photos can be found here.

  • Campus Maps and Parking

  • Campus maps, directions, and parking information are available here.
  • Accessibility

  • If you or your guest require assistance with accessibility, please contact Anne Turvey at aturvey3@huron.uwo.ca for Huron events and Accessibility Services for Western events. We appreciate discussing your specific requirements prior to an event, to ensure that your needs can be met.
  • Honorary Doctorate

    • Theology Convocation: Honorary Doctor of Divinity: TBA 
    • Spring Convocation
      • Huron: Medal of Distinction: TBA
      • Western: TBA
    • Fall Convocation: TBA (at Western)
  • In Absentia

  • If you are unable to attend your Convocation ceremony, you may receive your degree here.
  • Alumni Resources

  • Congratulations! You are now part of the broader Huron community as one of our newest alumni. You can find out about alumni events and programs here, and learn more about everything the Alumni Association offers here.