1. Chan Centre
Where family and friends want to be. Doors open 30 minutes before the start of your ceremony. Ticket holders should be seated at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony. Once the ceremony commences, any unclaimed seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. (see map)
2. Buchanan Courtyard (Tent)
Where students want to be 1 hour and 30 minutes before the start of your ceremony. Procession will leave the tent 20 minutes before the start of the ceremony.
Students, be sure to read through the General Ceremony Instructions for further details.
3. Flagpole Plaza
4. Rose Garden Parkade, Fraser River Parkade and North Parkade
The closest parkades to Thea Koerner House and Chan Centre are Rose Garden Parkade and Fraser River Parkade. Pay parking is in effect during congregation. For more information , please visit https://parking.ubc.ca/. If you plan on attending activities at the Robert H Lee Alumni Centre, please use North Parkade.
5. Robert H Lee Alumni Centre
Where a reception is held for students and guests immediately following the ceremony. Also where the gown return tent and various vendors are located. (see map)
Celebrate your graduation at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, the home of UBC alumni for life. A festive spirit will surround the sparkling new Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre with welcome receptions, entertainment, and an interactive alumni wall. We suggest parking at the North Parkade when attending any of the graduation festivities at the alumni centre.
The University of British Columbia and the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts provide accessible entrances and seating for each ceremony for students and guests.
Chan Centre staff are available at the entrance to the Chan Centre, and are also available to assist guests to accessible seating.
A map displaying a Footprint Map (Entrances and Accessibility Information) of the Chan Centre is also available online, courtesy Wayfinding at UBC.
Sign Language Interpreters
Please contact Access & Diversity for information on sign language interpreters.