Graduation is a significant milestone. We strongly encourage family and friends of the graduands to attend and celebrate this memorable event.

Here you will find guest information for convocation ceremonies. Please note, some information may not be available until closer to convocation.

Convocation Schedule

To find a summary schedule of the ceremonies, click here. You will need to know the number of the ceremony you are to attend. If you do not know the ceremony number, you can search for the schedule by the graduandÂ’s program. To search by the graduandÂ’s program, click here.

Please note: we strongly recommend you confirm with the graduand which ceremony they were invited to and ensure that they provide you with a ticket(s). For more information on tickets, click here.


Fresh flowers will be available for purchase at Convocation or are available to pre-order and reserve at:

Location Information

Keele campus

June & October convocations will be held at the Convocation Pavilion, Aviva Centre, located at 1 Shoreham Drive, on the west side of 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.

Glendon campus

June convocation for the Glendon ceremony will be held on the Glendon campus, located at 2275 Bayview Avenue.

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

For information on parking, seating and more, click here.

Lost and Found

Any items found on the convocation grounds at the Aviva 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.

Please note: Convocation and related events are Webcast live, videotaped, photographed and recorded. Your use of a ticket to Convocation confirms your willingness to appear in Webcasts, videotapes, photographs and recordings, and releases York University from all liability in connection therewith.

Privacy: Personal information including images and recordings is collected under the authority of The York University Act, 1965 and will be used for promoting, publicizing or explaining York University and its activities and for administrative, educational or research purposes. Personal information may be disclosed to outside service providers for processing and production. If you have any questions about the collection of personal information by York University, please contact the Events and Ceremonials team: York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, tel. 416-736-5325, e-mail