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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. If you are interested in volunteering, it is important that you google formfill out the sign-up form, external link, opens in new window so we may plan accordingly. RSVP by Monday, May 11, 2020.

 Please note that signing up for convocation is a commitment. We rely on all of our volunteers to show up for their shifts.

If you are unable to attend your shift, please advise us five business days in advance. Contact Marija Urbanovica at 416-979-5000 ext. 3866 or by email at marija.urbanovica@ryerson.ca, opens in new window.

View the current convocation schedule, opens in new window.

Available Roles & Descriptions:

In this role, you will  assist with handing out award documents to grads.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC, opens in new window) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In this role, you will distribute academic gowns to members of the Academic Procession.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC, opens in new window) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 2:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

In this role, you will be part of  the first volunteers to greet and check-in grads outside the Coca-Cola Court. You will also print their reader cards.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

In this role, you will distribute regalia to grads in the Coca-Cola Court.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

In this role, you will process grads into the Convocation Arena and organize them in their seats.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In this role, you will answer questions and assist guests outside of the Convocation Arena on the fourth floor of the MAC.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 1:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

In this role, you will be a team lead for a group of Graduand Seating Marshals and in charge of grads inside the Convocation Arena.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 1:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In this role, you will process late grads into the Convocation Arena and organize them in the late seating area.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

In this role, you will line up grads in the Coca-Cola Court before they process and are seated in the Convocation Arena.

Please check-in at the Volunteer Lounge located on the third floor in the Blue & Gold Room (MAC) 15 minutes before your shift.

10:30 a.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
3:30 p.m. ceremony – Your shift will be from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Volunteering Sign-Up Form
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Sign-up for spring convocation! RSVP by Monday, May 11, 2020.