Congratulations to all our upcoming graduates!

We’re excited to share some details about the Convocation Ceremony.


UCW Summer 2023 Convocation will take place on Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21.


Queen Elizabeth Theatre
630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Getting There

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre is easily accessible by public transit. The venue is a six-minute walk from the Granville SkyTrain Station on the Expo Line or a seven-minute walk from the Vancouver City Centre SkyTrain Station on the Canada Line.

Paid parking is also available at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre parkade. The entrance is off Cambie Street between West Georgia and Dunsmuir Street. Parkade parking is limited so we recommend arriving early.

For additional information, driving directions and parking information, please visit the Queen Elizabeth Theatre website.

Privacy Notice

As part of our convocation celebration, student names, program(s), degree(s), honours earned and year of graduation will be printed in a convocation program. We distribute these programs at convocation and online and consider the information within to be a matter of permanent public record. The convocation ceremony will be streamed live. You consent to your image being so captured, and its use by the University for administrative, historical and promotional purposes in print and online.

If you would prefer not to have your name appear in the program or your photo used, please contact [email protected] at least four weeks before the date of your ceremony.


More details on the ceremony times will be released in the coming weeks.

Each graduating student may bring up to two guests.

Yes, your guests will need tickets to attend the ceremony. Ticket details will be shared in the coming weeks.

Late students will not be allowed to take part in the ceremony, so please ensure you arrive on time.

Details on how to reserve your graduation gown will be shared in the coming weeks.

You will be able to arrange to pick up your degree parchment and graduation gift.

Only students who finished their course work in the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 terms are eligible to attend the summer ceremony.

There will be a Fall 2023 Convocation Ceremony for students finishing their courses in the Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 terms.