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.

All Spring Convocation 2023 ceremonies will be live broadcast onCapU'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.

Yes! Registration for Spring Convocation 2023 was open on April 6, 2023, and will be available for registration until May 12, 2023. 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.

All September 2022 and January 2023 graduates have had their credentials sent in the mail. If you did not receive your credential please reach out to gradapps@capilanou.ca 

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 convocation@capilanou.ca 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 two 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.

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