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Location and Parking Details

All convocation ceremonies will take place at York University. Below you will find specific information on the location, parking and shuttle bus, as well as information on seating and the reception.

ExpandCeremony Location

Ceremonies take place at the Convocation Pavilion located at the Rexall Centre, 1 Shoreham Drive, York University - Keele campus.

Please note: The Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA ceremony will take place in the McEwen Auditorium, Seymour Schulich Building which is also located at Keele campus.

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Keele Campus

The main convocation parking lot is the Arboretum Parking Garage. Additional parking is available in the Founders Road East and West Lots.

Accessible parking will be available, for those with a vaild accessible parking permit, at the Shoreham Drive North parking lot.

For Keele campus parking information, please see this parking map.

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Each convocation ceremony guest must present a valid ticket in order to enter the convocation grounds. Children under the age of three (3) do not require a guest ticket, provided they are accompanied by an adult and will share that person's seat, i.e. sit on their lap. Each ticket is unique and will only admit one. For more information on tickets, click here.

The Convocation Pavilion will be open for seating approximately two hours prior to each ceremony. There is no reserved seating and seats are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Accessible seating is available upon request; graduands are required to note the special seating requirements of their guests when submitting their RSVP.

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Graduates and their guests are invited and encouraged to attend their Faculty reception. The exact location of Faculty receptions will be in the convocation program.

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Any items found on the convocation grounds at the Rexall Centre will be returned to the York University lost and found. These items will be available for pick up one week after the completion of the last ceremony. For more information on lost and found items, please click here.

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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 2014 Convocation, held from October 15-17, 2014. Interested candidates can fill out an application online.

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