It’s time to celebrate all of your hard work! 

Save the date! On the weekend of June 8-9, 2018 we will be celebrating your achievements with convocation and a Faculty of Business gala dinner and dance. Events will take place in both Edmonton and Athabasca and we hope you will be able to join us as we gather together with family, friends, classmates, and Faculty of Business faculty and staff to celebrate your accomplishments.

Visit Countdown to Convocation to start planning!

June 8, 2018

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton
Connections Cafe

Welcome Reception

On the Friday evening before Convocation day, a welcome reception provides a special opportunity for you to meet and mingle face-to-face with the professors and fellow grads you have come to know so well online.  Some of our alumni will also be in attendance to welcome you to their ranks!

June 9, 2018

12:00 noon
Athabasca Regional Multiplex, Athabasca

Convocation Ceremony

This is the main event! You and your fellow graduates will gather in Athabasca with your professors to cross the stage and receive your parchment.

June 9, 2018

6:30 pm
The DoubleTree Hotel Grand Ballroom

Gala Dinner and Dance

After all the excitement of the day, you and your family can wind down with a lovely dinner followed by a dance with a live band. Kids and adults alike love this event!

Convocation Day Timetable
8:00 am - 9:30 amShuttle buses transfer from The DoubleTree Hotel
to Athabasca Regional Multiplex in Athabasca
9:30 am - 10:30 amGowning of ceremony participants
10:30 am - 11:00 amFormation of academic procession
11:00 am - 11:30 amGroup photos
12:00 noonConvocation ceremony
Post CeremonyCandid photo opportunity; return gown to gowning room
3:30 pm (approx.)Shuttle buses transfer from Athabasca to The DoubleTree Hotel
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmGrad photos at DoubleTree Hotel (by appointment)
6:30 pmCocktail reception, Grand Ballroom Foyer
7:30 pmDinner in the Grand Ballroom
9:00 pmDance