Frequently Asked Questions about Graduation

How do graduation tickets work?

Only ticket-holders will be admitted to the Graduation ceremony.  The graduation ceremony is being live streamed for those that cannot attend the ceremony.

What time should I arrive?

The auditorium doors will open at 10am for all ticket-holders.  The ceremony will start promptly at 11am.

As per the City of Hamilton, the “link” will be closed both directions the weekend of May 27-30.

I’d like more information about accessible seating at the graduation ceremony.

Please contact the Kim Nash, in the Registrar’s Office, at for more information about accessible seating.

Where should I meet my graduate after the ceremony?

After the ceremony, all graduates, faculty and guests will gather in the front quad (weather permitting) for a reception including hors d’oeuvres, cake and beverages.

Are cameras and video recorders allowed at the Convocation ceremony?

Yes! We welcome you to bring along a camera or video recorder and capture this special day.

Is there a lost and found for items lost during Convocation?

Items lost during Convocation can be picked up at the Security office on campus.

Does Redeemer offer university-specific graduation gifts?

Redeemer’s bookstore – 21Five – has frames for degrees are available for purchase.  On Saturday, May 28 only, the bookstore will be open 1pm-4pm and offering 15% off frames.  The bookstore also has Redeemer branded apparel, and grad gifts in store!