Detailed Map

Detailed Map

Map Key

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. Thea Koerner House

Where students want to be 1 hour and 30 minutes before the start of your ceremony. Procession will leave the ballroom 20 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

Students, be sure to read through the General Ceremony Instructions for further details. (see map)

3. Flagpole Plaza

During Spring Congregation: Following your graduation ceremony, the festivities continue at the Flag Pole Plaza. Here you can enjoy a complimentary Cap and Gown photo sitting, light refreshments and meet new alumni.

This is also where the gown return tent and various vendors are located. (see map)

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 If you plan on attending activities at the Robert H Lee Alumni Centre, please use North Parkade.

5. Robert H Lee Alumni Centre

Following your graduation ceremony and the festivities at the Flag Pole Plaza (Spring Congregation only); a reception is held at the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre for students and guests to celebrate graduation.  The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre is the home of UBC alumni for life. A festive spirit will surround the 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.


Accessibility Information

Building Access

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.