Convocation 2023 | Additional Tickets Now Available for Booking

Ticket Orders - Release #2

You can now add up to four (4) additional tickets to your booking through the Box Office website:

Tickets must be booked by the student that is graduating and need to be booked using their Acadia email address.

Please note, graduating students do not themselves require a ticket to their convocation – but guests (family and friends) do.

Due to limited seating in Convocation Hall, ticket release #2 will allow you to reserve up to six (6) tickets in total. Please ensure you select the correct ceremony when booking your tickets:

  • May 14, 2023, at 3 p.m.
    Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Theology, and the School of Education

  • May 15, 2023, at 10 a.m.
    Faculty of Pure and Applied Science

  • May 15, 2023, at 2:30 p.m.
    Faculty of Professional Studies (School of Kinesiology, Community Development, School of Music, Business Administration)

If you need more than six (6) tickets, a final ticket release (Release #3) will go live on Monday, April 10, and will allow you to reserve up to ten (10) tickets in total. Additional tickets will be available on a first come first served basis. If you require more than ten (10) tickets, you can make a special request by emailing Any ticket orders received after April 10 will be processed based on remaining tickets.

There will be an alternate viewing location on campus where the ceremonies are being streamed live. Guests can view the ceremony in the K. C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Auditorium and meet their graduate for the reception in Fountain Learning Commons following the ceremony. Tickets are not required for these locations.

A live stream will also be available to view online in real-time, and the ceremony will be uploaded to the convocation website after convocation takes place.

If you have any questions related to tickets, please email the Box Office directly at or call (902) 542-5500. The Box Office is open 12-6 p.m. Monday – Friday, and 1-4 p.m. Saturday.

For other convocation-related questions, please email or call the Convocation Hotline: 902-585-1083.


If you or your guests have any accessibility requirements, please email and we will be happy to accommodate.

Academic Attire

Every graduand wears a traditional academic mortarboard cap, gown, hood, and tassel. The rental price is $52.00 plus tax. Online ordering is available now at The deadline to place your order is April 23, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. AST. Gowns and hoods must be returned at the end of your graduation ceremony to the Athletics Complex.

Grad Class Events

For information on Grad Class events and updates, please follow the Instagram page: acadiaclassof2023/.

Accommodations for Guests

On-campus accommodations are also available for guests. Please email to make a booking.

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