Gowns and Tickets

Student Gowns

The deadline has now passed.  If you haven't reserved your regalia, you will still be able to attend and participate in convocation, but you will be charged a late fee of $33.00 plus a service fee, payable directly to the gown provider on the day of your  convocation ceremony.

Guest Tickets

Two (2) guest tickets are made available for each graduate to be reserved.

You will be sent an email with a link for you to reserve two guest tickets. Please do not contact the Graduation Unit or Student Enrolment Services to see if more than two tickets may be reserved.  

Each graduate is eligible for two (2) tickets for their convocation ceremony if reserved by February 9, 2024.  Graduates that do not reserve their guest tickets by this date are not  guaranteed that tickets will be available for your guests in round two.  These tickets will be put into the pool of tickets for extra ticket requests.

Extra Guest Tickets

If you would like to have more than 2 guest tickets you will be able to request up to 4 additional tickets and you will be contacted to let you know if you will be getting additional tickets. 

Only guests with a ticket will be granted admittance to the auditorium.


Guest tickets are Hard Copy tickets and are required to be picked up beginning on Monday, February 12, 2024 at the Surrey Main Campus, Student Enrolment Services during regular hours:

     * Monday - Thursday - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

     *  Friday - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You will need to bring your student ID to pick up the tickets or if you have a 3rd party picking up your tickets for you they will need to bring Government Issued ID and the Third Party Authorization Form.

Any tickets that are not picked up prior to Convocation Week, tickets will be available to be picked up from Will Call 90 minutes prior to each ceremony.

Seating Policy

Only guests with a ticket will be granted admittance to the auditorium. All attendees, including any small children taking a seat, require a ticket for admission. Seating is first-come, first-served. The audience seating area will be open to guests with tickets 90 minutes prior to the ceremony. Guests must be seated at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.   The ceremonies can be viewed via the live online broadcast of the ceremony (link to follow).  All guests and graduates are invited to the reception in Surrey Main Atrium immediately following the ceremony.

FEBRUARY 2024 CONVOCATION CEREMONY SCHEDULE (for graduands who graduated between June 2023 and January 2024).

MONDAY, February 26, 2024 – 10:00 AM

     Melville School of Business


                General Business Studies

                Marketing Management

                Public Relations

MONDAY, February 26, 2024 – 2:30 PM

     Melville School of Business


                Entrepreneurial Leadership

                Human Resource Management

                Legal Administrative Studies

                Operations and Supply Chain Management

TUESDAY, February 27, 2024 – 10:00 AM 

     Melville School of Business

                Computer Information Systems

                Information Technology

     Faculty of Science

                All Programs in the Faculty

TUESDAY, February 27, 2024 – 2:30 PM

     Melville School of Business

                Business Administration

                Business Management

                Global Business Management

                Green Business Management and Sustainability

                Technical Management and Services

WEDNESDAY, February 28, 2024 – 10:00 AM 

     Wilson School of Design

                All Programs in the Faculty

     Faculty of Academic and Career Preparation

                BC Adult Graduation Diploma (Adult Dogwood)

                Employment and Community Studies

     Faculty of Health

                All Programs in the Faculty            

 WEDNESDAY, February 28, 2024 – 2:30 PM 

     Faculty of Arts               


                Applied Geography

                Creative Writing


                Double Minor





THURSDAY, February 29, 2024 – 10:00 AM 

     Faculty of Arts               

                General Studies (Last name beginning A-J)*

THURSDAY, February 29, 2024 – 2:30 PM 

     Faculty of Arts

                Education Assistant

                General Studies – (Last name beginning K - L)*               

FRIDAY, March 1, 2024 – 10:00 AM 

     Faculty of Arts

                 3D Animation & 3D Modelling


                 Asian Studies  

                 Double Major

                 Fine Arts

                 Foundation in Entertainment Arts

                 Game Development

                 General Studies – (Last name beginning M - R)*



                 NGO & Nonprofit Studies

                 Policy Studies

                 Political Science

                 VFX (Virtual Production)

     Faculty of Trades and Technology

                Appliance Service Technician

                Automotive Service Technician

                Construction Electrician

                Farrier Science

FRIDAY, March 1, 2024 – 2:30 PM 

     Faculty of Arts

                General Studies (Last name beginning S - Z)*