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Due to continued government and public health protocols, the university will host fall 2021 convocation ceremonies virtually. Please refer to the Graduation and Convocation section of our central COVID-19 website as this situation continues to evolve.

Visit the convocation main page for information regarding virtual ceremonies this fall 2021.


From left: Mohamed Lachemi, Janice Fukakusa and a student using a selfie stick to take a photo on stage

Convocation Photos

A photographer from Lifetouch, external link, opens in new window will take a picture of each graduate as they cross the stage and also after they receive their award document. Graduates will be emailed login information to view proofs shortly after convocation. If you did not give your photo consent during the registration process you will not be sent proofs.

Class Composite

Grad photos and class composites, external link, opens in new window are a service provided by the Ryerson Students' Union.  Please contact them directly for more information. 

Composites are only available during spring convocation ceremonies. Students convocating in fall will be included in composites the following spring.

Click here to view video of past convocation ceremonies

Ceremony Videos

Watch past convocation ceremonies through the Ryecast convocation archives, opens in new window (2002-2019), or on YouTube (2020, external link, opens in new window or 2021, external link, opens in new window).

Click here to access past ceremony programs

Lists of Graduates

View graduate lists from past convocation ceremonies. In an effort to be more environmentally sustainable, all of our graduate lists are made available online before your ceremony.

Student dressed in convocation gown walks across an auditorium stage to receive his degree.

Gowns and Hoods

Visit the Harcourts website, external link, opens in new window to purchase an keepsake hood and gown. Note, this is not required to attend convocation; you will be given the opportunity to rent a gown and hood for your ceremony.

Learn more about convocation memorabilia from the Ryerson Campus Store

Ryerson Memorabilia

The Campus Store, opens in new window will be located on the fourth floor of the Mattamy Athletic Centre during your convocation ceremony. Ryerson memorabilia, including frames for your award documents, will be available for purchase at that time.

Learn more about floral arrangements

Floral Arrangements

Floral arrangements will be available for purchase on the day of your convocation ceremony. This service will be located at the main entrance of the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

If you would like to order your flowers in advance please visit the Commencement Group, external link, opens in new window.