Be backstage 45 minutes before your ceremony commences. Each ceremony usually runs no longer than 2 1/2 hours. Parking is available in the mall parking lot north of TCU Place.

Program

9:00am University Language Centre, Arts and Science, Edwards School of Business, School of Environment and Sustainability and Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

2:00 pm Agriculture and Bioresources, Education, Engineering, Kinesiology, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Public Health and Veterinary Medicine

MSC and PhD students with a major in Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Health Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology and Physiology will graduate with the College of Medicine.

MSC and PhD students with a major in Toxicology will graduate with the College of Veterinary Medicine

Tickets

Tickets are required to attend the ceremony.  Students can order 7 guest tickets through the Convocation Information channel in PAWS beginning in September. The deadline for ordering tickets is TBA. Tickets will be emailed and are to be printed for entry at TCU. 

Graduates or guests with disabilities: if you or a guest require accommodations or special arrangements contact convocation@usask.ca or phone 306-966-4570.

If your guests require an invitation letter to secure travel documents, contact convocation@usask.ca.  Students graduating from the College of Arts and Science are to contact the College directly for a letter at blair.p@usask.ca.

Convocation is a public event where photographs will be taken and the ceremonies will be streamed live on the internet.  By attending convocation, you are giving the University of Saskatchewan permission to use any photos or other media in future promotional materials, programs, websites, etc.

Extra Tickets

If you require more than seven guest tickets, extra tickets may be available for your ceremony on a first come first serve basis. Extra tickets distribution will begin TBA through the Convocation Information channel PAWS.  You may be able to request up to 4 extra tickets.

Gowns

Graduands who attend the Convocation ceremony are required to wear proper academic dress. Graduands must obtain the hood for the degree they are receiving, not for a degree they may already hold. Be sure to obtain a gown and hood prior to the time of assembly. Gowns and hoods are available on a non-refundable rental basis.

Outstanding fees and transcripts

Outstanding Fees

Graduands should immediately settle all financial responsibilities with the University. 

Students who have holds on his/her account pertaining to the degree they are graduating with will be allowed to graduate and attend the Convocation ceremony, but will not receive the parchment or any other official documentation of the degree, receive transcripts or be eligible to reregister until the account is cleared.  The deadline to clear overdue accounts so that you may receive your parchment at the convocation ceremony is TBA.

Transcripts

Undergraduate graduands who have accumulated transfer credits from another post-secondary institution to satisfy the requirements for their program, but have not yet prearranged for an official transcript confirming these credits to be sent to the University of Saskatchewan, must arrange to have an official transcript faxed directly from the issuing institution to Admissions at (306) 966-2115, by TBA to be eligible for graduation.

Students who send a fax by the above deadline must then arrange to have the original official transcript mailed directly from the issuing institution to Admissions at the University of Saskatchewan, to be received by TBA in order to receive their degree at convocation. 

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Students with outstanding official transcript obligations will be allowed to graduate and attend the Convocation ceremony, but will not receive the parchment, any other official documentation of the degree or receive official transcripts from the University of Saskatchewan until the outstanding documentation is received.

To view holds against your account:

  1. Log into the Tuition & Fees Channel in
  2. Select View Holds Against your Account

StarPhoenix Convocation Feature

All graduate names will be listed in the souvenir edition of the StarPhoenix on October 28, 2017.  You can also place a photo announcement in this edition:

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Email:classifieds@thestarphoenix.com
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Cost $65.00 + GST
Deadline: TBA

Degree Frames

Four ways to purchase your degree frame:
1. Order Online: Order your degree frame online by TBA for pick up at TCU Place after your ceremony. Complimentary framing will be available onsite at TCU Place.
2. In person at TCU Place: Purchase your frame onsite at TCU Place on October 28 after your ceremony. Inventory may be limited. Complimentary framing will be available onsite at TCU Place.
3. Online for delivery: Purchase online any time for delivery directly to your home.
4. In Person, year-round: Purchase a frame at the Huskie Store at the Center Mall or the Campus Bookstore all year round.

Graduation Flowers

Fresh roses will be available for purchase at TCU Place on October 28. To reserve a bouquet, order online and pick it up when you get to TCU Place.

Photography

The Convocation Office will be coordinating graduation photography through Grad Images Photography.  A photo will be taken of you when you receive your degree at convocation.  Proofs will be sent to your PAWS account email a few weeks after convocation, where you will have the opportunity to purchase your photos.