Convocation Cheat Sheet
Original document available for download here.
Ticket Orders: (Graduates do not need tickets for themselves, only for their guests):
□ Remember to request complimentary tickets for your guests*
Ticket allocation (per graduate):
Faculty of Theology and Faculty of Arts on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3 pm: 3 tickets*
Faculty of Pure and Applied Science on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 10 am: 2 tickets*
Faculty of Professional Studies on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 2:30 pm: 2 tickets*
* If you have any questions send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All graduates will receive an email alerting them when the ticket site is live.
Seating is limited in Convocation Hall; additional seating is available at the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Auditorium to watch the ceremonies (no tickets required for this space), and Acadia provides a live-stream video webcast of each Convocation ceremony.
Sunday May 13, 2018:
Baccalaureate Service 10:30 a.m. Convocation Hall (Grads and their guests)
This service of worship recognizes that graduates have a greater calling beyond themselves. The University equips its students to make a contribution to society, to be prepared to give an extra effort to the betterment of humanity. The Baccalaureate Service reminds the graduating class of this honourable responsibility.
Every student graduating at Spring Convocation will wear a traditional academic mortarboard cap, gown, hood, and tassel - order online at: www.bkstr.com/acadiastore/home/en (locate the Gaspard link on the main page) $48.00 plus tax includes rental of gown and hood; cap & tassel are yours to keep.
Deadline: April 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm AST. Please indicate if you plan to attend the Baccalaureate Service on Sunday morning to ensure your academic attire is available for pickup two hours before this service; if not attending the Baccalaureate Service, you may pick up your cap and gown two hours before your Convocation ceremony in the Hall of Fame Room.
Accommodations for Guests of Grads:
On-campus accommodations for your guests can be booked online at http://events.acadiau.ca/GUES/accommodations
Convocation Rehearsal: Tuesday, March 20 at 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) in Convocation Hall:
This will be the only rehearsal and will be a great chance for you to become familiar with the procession, seating arrangements, and the Ceremony itself. Please make every effort to attend.