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Spring 2017 Convocation

Online application for Spring 2017 Convocation is now closed. Students were required to apply before April 30.

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


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 2017 Spring Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

Convocation Date/Time

Log in by selecting "CLICK HERE" above to view your ceremony date and time. Students who choose to attend their Convocation must participate in the ceremony on their assigned date, as hosted by their home Faculty. See our FAQs for more information. 

Guest Tickets

Each graduate will be eligible to receive up to 4 guest tickets, with the exception of King’s grads who will be eligible to receive up to 2 guest tickets due to the large size of their graduating class. Extra tickets will available on a first-come, first-served basis. Extra tickets can be requested here starting May 1. Visit RSVP/Guest Tickets for more information.

Academic Regalia

Graduates can pre-order their regalia by visiting


Early Bird ($50): March 1 –  June 1 (5:30pm)

Late Registration ($60): June 1 (5:30pm) – June 6 (5:30pm)

Onsite ($70)
Find more information in the Academic Regalia section.
Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!