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CONVOCATION

 

Convocation Staffing:

In keeping with the Ryerson Convocation tradition, staff, faculty and administrators are encouraged to get involved in one of the most important events on campus.

 

Sign up to Staff Convocation

 

Please note that signing up to staff Convocation is a commitment. We rely on all of our staff to show up for their shifts. If you are unable to attend your shift you must let us know at least 24 hours in advance. You can contact Marija Urbanovica 416-979-5000 extension 3866 or by e-mail at marija.urbanovica@ryerson.ca




Dates and Times:

To help decide which ceremonies you can staff please refer to the following schedule.

The following roles are available:

 

Graduand Check-in & Check-out:

You will be checking graduands in at the Lower Gym and printing their reader cards. 

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 7:30 am to 8:45 am
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

 

Student Gowning:

You will be distributing regalia to graduands in the Lower Gym.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 7:30 am to 8:45 am 
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm 
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm 
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm 

 

Line up Marshal:

You will line up students in the hallway, outside the Lower Gym, before they process to the Ryerson Theatre.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:15 am to 9:15 am
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm

 

Theatre Marshal:

You will be processing graduands into the Theatre and organizing them in their seats. 

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:30 am to 11:30 am
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 12:00 am to 3:00 pm
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

 

Theatre Fire Marshal (open to staff and faculty only):


You will assist with exiting the Stage Party if the Theatre has to be evacuated for a fire alarm.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:15 am to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:45 am to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:15 pm to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:45 pm to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.

 

Theatre Stair Marshal (open to staff and faculty only):

You will make sure graduands are safe as they go up the stairs to the stage or that they are safe as they go down the stairs and leave the stage. You will ensure the aisle and stairs are clear of guests taking pictures.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:15 am to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:45 am to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:15 pm to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:45 pm to the end of the ceremony and guests have departed.

 

Document distribution (open to staff and faculty only):

You will assist with handing out parchments to graduating students during the ceremony. 

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

 

Faculty Gowning:


You will be distributing academic gowns to stage party members.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:30 am to 9:30 am and after the ceremony ends.
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and after the ceremony ends.
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm and after the ceremony ends.
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and after the ceremony ends.

 

Information Table:


You will be answering questions and assisting the event coordinator outside the Ryerson Theatre.

Please check in at Dressing Room KHW -164 (behind the Theatre, across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

For 9:30 am ceremony your shift will be from 8:15 am to 9:45 am
For 1:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm
For 2:30 pm ceremony your shift will be from 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm
For 6:00 pm ceremony your shift will be from 4:45 pm to 6:15 pm

 

Please sign up by March 17, 2017 so that we can forward additional information to make your staffing commitment easier.  

Can't join us? Then be sure to watch the live webcast!

Convocation ceremonies are available as live streaming live and are archived for later viewing. Please test your software before the event using the archive.

 

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