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Faculty and Staff Information

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Faculty are marshaled for the Academic Procession on the third floor (MAC 3319) of the Mattamy Athletic Centre . Please arrive 45 minutes before the start of the ceremony. View the current covocation schedule to check your availability

Academic regalia is required for all Academic Procession participants.

If you do not have your own regalia, black academic gowns will be supplied by the university. On the day of your ceremony, these gowns will be available on the third floor (MAC 3319) of the Mattamy Athletic Centre .  Give yourself enough time to sign-out your gown and be in the marshalling area in time.

There will be coatracks provided, however, this is in an area that cannot be secured, so please leave all valuables in your office.

Academic hoods are the responsibility of the individual faculty member. If you would like to wear a hood you can purchase one at, external link or, external link. Wearing a hood is not required but does add to the “splendor” of the Academic Procession.

In keeping with the Ryerson tradition, any faculty or staff member who has a family member graduating is welcome to congratulate them on stage. This has created very special memories for many Ryersonians throughout the years. Please fill out the google formConvocation Family Presentation Sign-Up Form, external link by Friday, September 28, 2018.

If you register for a family presentation, you will be asked to join the Academic Procession and to sit on stage for the duration of the ceremony. Please see above regarding Regalia.

Academic Procession Sign-Up Form

Faculty members are encouraged to join the Academic Procession for their program’s convocation ceremony. If you are attending, it is important that you fill out the google formAcademic Procession Sign-Up Form, external link so we may plan accordingly.