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.
The graduation regalia rental portal will open on April 1.
If you haven’t rented your gown in advance, you can rent your regalia on-site:
- Please arrive at the Student Marshaling Tent in the Buchanan courtyard 1.5 hours before your ceremony to rent a gown.
- The cost to rent your regalia is $70 (cash, debit or credit)
Need help along the way?
Check out the Frequently Asked Questions.
If you have a question that isn’t covered, please contact us and we will respond to you within 24 hours.
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 two (2) guest tickets online starting Tuesday, April 4 at 12:00 pm (PT).
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 spring and fall graduation ceremonies. These resources will help your guests easily find their way to graduation, receptions and more.
Join in the excitement by tweeting, posting and sharing your #UBCgrad stories.
Preserve this moment
GradImages picture proofs from the procession and your complimentary sitting will be sent to you one week following graduation. See photography packages
Select your graduation memorabilia
Download the official program in pdf format