Do you have questions about the ceremony, graduation, or anything else relating to Convocation? Get your answers here.
A graduand is someone eligible to graduate but has not yet graduated. Once your credential has been conferred by the Chancellor in the ceremony, you become a graduate.
Spring Convocation 2022 will be held in-person. As the university has returned to in-person academic activities, we are moving forward with plans for in-person convocation ceremonies from June 7 - 10, 2022 for the graduates who have fulfilled all of their requirements as of Summer 2021, January 2022 and all the graduands who will fulfill all requirements by May 2022.
All attendees will be required to follow provincial and university event safety protocols. We will keep graduates and graduands informed through regular updates on the convocation website and via myCapU email. Please check back regularly for updated information.
All Spring Convocation 2022 ceremonies will be live broadcast on CapU's YouTube channel to accommodate family, friends, and the university community who are unable to attend in person. The ceremonies will also be available on-demand for viewing following the ceremonies.
Due to the pandemic, I did not have a traditional ceremony. When will there be a ceremony that I can attend in person?
All graduates from June 2020 – June 2021 that did not experience a traditional ceremony have been contacted and asked to fill out a survey indicating their participation in the Spring Convocation ceremonies.
If you have not received this survey and would like to attend the convocation ceremonies in June 2022, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. There will be no additional make-up ceremony.
Yes! Registration for Spring Convocation 2022 was open on April 5, 2022, and be available for registration until May 13, 2022. This registration is where you will book your regalia, register your guests, add a personalized picture/quote to your graduation slide, and ensure your name is pronounced correctly.
I am unable to attend the Spring Convocation 2022 ceremony in person – how will I get my credential?
All September 2021 and January 2022 graduates have had their credentials sent in the mail. If you did not receive your credential please reach out to email@example.com.
For all May graduands that cannot attend the in-person ceremony, your credential will be mailed out after the Spring Convocation ceremonies.
Only certified service/guide animals may accompany graduands and guests with disabilities to convocation.
Each graduate/graduand will be able to invite up to four (4) guests to the ceremony.
The graduands can check with their colleagues if they will use all four tickets. Another option is to email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add your name to a waitlist Capilano University will evaluate the space and the ability to host more guests before the ceremony.
Children aged 2 and under do not count as a guest as long as they are seated on the lap of a registered guest.
Capilano University is following the public health guidelines set by the B.C. Provincial Health Officer and WorkSafeBC.
- Masks: mask-wearing is optional on CapU campuses.
- Hand hygiene: practice good hand hygiene. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the campus.
- Enhanced cleaning: Capilano University is conducting enhanced cleaning of high-touch places.
- Close monitoring: Capilano University is working with our partners in public health, WorkSafeBC, and higher education to monitor, evaluate and respond quickly to changes in the pandemic.