Frequently Asked Questions about Graduation

How do graduation tickets work?

Only ticket-holders will be admitted to the Graduation ceremony.  The Graduation ceremony will be live streamed for those that cannot attend the ceremony.  Students choosing to attend the Graduation ceremony will receive 3 tickets and can request up to 2 extra tickets (the request is made on the Graduation Application in Self Service).  The extra tickets are given out on a lottery basis.

What time should I arrive?

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

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

Please contact the Kim Nash, in the Registrar’s Office, at knash@redeemer.ca 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!