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Volunteer Information

All Ryerson faculty and staff are encouraged to get involved in one of the most important events on campus.

View the Fall 2017 Schedule

Available Roles & Descriptions:

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

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony  - Your shift will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

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

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

You will be lining up graduates in the hallway outside the Lower Gym before they process to the Ryerson Theatre.

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

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

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 12:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

You will assist with handing out award documents to graduates during the ceremony. 

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

You will be distributing academic gowns to members of the Academic Procession.

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.              
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

You will be answering questions and assisting the Guest Services representatives outside the Ryerson Theatre.

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

9:30 a.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
6:00 p.m. ceremony - Your shift will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Convocation Volunteers

Please google formsign up by August 31, 2017 so we can forward information that will make your volunteer commitment easier.

Refer to the PDF fileschedule to see which ceremonies you are available for.

 Please note that signing up for convocation is a commitment. We rely on all of our volunteers to show up for their shifts. Please check in at Dressing Room external,KHW-164 (across from the Medical Centre) 15 minutes before your shift. 

If you are unable to attend your shift you must let us know at least 24 hours in advance. You can contact Marija Urbanovica at 416-979-5000 x3866 or by e-mail at marija.urbanovica@ryerson.ca