Convocation

Convocation 2024

May 15, 16, and 17, 2024

Baccalaureate Service (optional)
Wednesday, May 15, 2024
10 a.m.
Manning Memorial Chapel
Watch the livestream on May 15th

Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Arts
Thursday, May 16, 2024
10 a.m.
Convocation Hall
Watch the livestream on May 16th

Faculty of Pure and Applied Science
Thursday, May 16, 2024
2:30 p.m.
Convocation Hall
Watch the livestream on May 16th

Faculty of Professional Studies*
Friday, May 17, 2024
10 a.m.
Convocation Hall
Watch the livestream on May 17th

*The School of Education will convocate at the Faculty of Professional Studies ceremony on Friday.

View the Spring 2024 Grad List

Welcome to the Alumni Association Receptions

Each convocation ceremony will be immediately followed by a Welcome to the Alumni Association Reception in the Athletics Complex. Graduates and their guests are encouraged to join us. Times listed are approximate.

  • Thursday, May 16, 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17, 12:30 p.m.

Follow the Class of 2024's Instagram page for the latest grad-related news.

Read through the Preparing to Graduate page to ensure you're ready for May!

Honorary Degree Recipients

The Reverend Dr. J. Peter Holmes – Doctor of Divinity (’06, ’24)

Rev. Dr. J. Peter Holmes joins Acadia University's Class of 2024 as a Doctor of Divinity. This honorary degree celebrates his leadership and his accomplishments in community service.

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Leonard Paul - Doctor of Humanities (’91, ’24)

Leonard Paul joins Acadia University's Class of 2024 as a Doctor of Humanities. This honorary degree celebrates his accomplishments as an Indigenous artist.

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Dr. John Smol – Doctor of Science (’24)

Dr. John Smol joins Acadia University's Class of 2024 as a Doctor of Science. This honorary degree celebrates his accomplishments as one of the leading environmental scientists of our time.

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Dr. El Jones – Doctor of Letters (’24)

Dr. El Jones joins Acadia University's Class of 2024 as a Doctor of Letters. This honorary degree celebrates her accomplishments as an artist and activist.

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Convocation Week Events

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