This is your graduation journey. Use these resources as your roadmap to the memories you’ll soon be making with friends and family on your big day. Share your graduation stories and view your classmates’ pictures, messages and cheers at #UBCgrad.
Your journey starts with a formal application for graduation through Enrolment Services.
Graduation ceremonies are held annually in May and November at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.
Use the Graduation Checklist to help you complete the journey and enjoy the ceremony and your day to the fullest.
April 3, 2017
Gown rental opens online. Order your gown early to take advantage of the early booking rate.
April 4, 2017
Online registration for guest tickets for Spring graduation.
May 24-26 , 2017 and May 29 to June 1, 2017
UBC hosts twenty six ceremonies during Spring graduation.
Share the day with your family and guests
Share this day with the loved ones who helped get you here. You can request up to three (3) guest tickets online between Tuesday, April 4 and Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Extra tickets are available starting Tuesday, May 17, 2017.
Family and friends who cannot join you at your graduation ceremonies may watch the live webcast to virtually cheer you on.
UBC hosts nearly 32,000 graduates and their guests each year for the Fall and Spring graduation ceremonies. These resources will help your guests easily find their way to graduation, receptions and more.
Prepare for the Graduation Ceremony
The band has practiced, the mace has been polished. All that is left is the moment when you make your way to the stage to accept your degree.
Once you have finished your photo sessions, please remember to return your gown and hood.
Preserve this moment
All ceremonies are webcast live, photographed and available for purchase following graduation.
Check the live webcast schedule and and purchase a downloadable copy of your ceremony video.