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    Ceremony Dates

Autumn 2014 Convocation

Click here to view your ceremony date/time and to check your hood colour. to order guest tickets, to view your ceremony date/time and to check your hood colour.

All graduates attending the Autumn 2014 ceremony are eligible to receive up to 4 guest tickets, with the exception of students graduating in the 3pm ceremony on October 24. Students in this ceremony are eligible to receive up to 3 guest tickets due to the large size of the graduating classes. For more information on guest tickets, please visit the RSVP and Guest Tickets page.

Click here to watch a livestream of the Autumn Convocation ceremonies.


    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 Autumn Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

    For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

    Academic Regalia

    Gown and Hood rental is now available online at

    Dates and Rates:

    Early-bird Registration
    September 12 - October 13 (5:30pm), $45

    Late Registration
    October 13 (5:30pm) - October 16 (5:30pm), $55

    On-site Rental: $60

    Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!