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Information for Faculty

Convocation ceremonies for Keele campus will be held at the Convocation Pavilion, Aviva Centre, located at 1 Shoreham Drive, on the west side of campus.

The Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA ceremony will take place in the McEwen Auditorium, Seymour Schulich Building.

Select the headings below to get information on tickets, shuttle bus schedule, robing locations and regalia.

ExpandTicket Information

Faculty members who are part of the platform party do not require a ticket to convocation, but are asked to RSVP online by going to and entering event code F15.

Faculty members who are not robing and wish to attend convocation may obtain a ticket from the box office approximately one hour before the scheduled ceremony start time. Tickets are not available in advance.

ExpandFaculty Shuttle Bus Schedule

A shuttle will be provided for each ceremony between the home Faculty and the Aviva Centre. The shuttle will run continually in the time indicated for the period both before and after the ceremony.

For the Faculty Shuttle Schedule, click here.

ExpandFaculty Robing Locations

Faculty robing for ceremonies at Keele campus will occur one hour prior to the ceremony and will take place in the Chancellor's Robing Room (Player's Lounge, Aviva Centre).

Faculty members can wear their own regalia or can reserve regalia when completing the online RSVP using event code F15.

ExpandAcademic Regalia

Faculty members can wear their own regalia or can reserve regalia when completing the online RSVP (event code F15).

Faculty members interested in purchasing their own academic regalia may contact one of these official York regalia suppliers:

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Events & Ceremonials in the Division of Advancement is looking for students interested in working with the Events & Ceremonials team at Fall 2015 Convocation, held from October 14-16, 2015. Interested candidates can fill out an application online by Monday, Sept. 21 at 4pm.