Convocation

Convocation

Congratulations class of 2016/17! 

You are invited to celebrate your achievements at UFV's convocation ceremonies on Tues, June 6 and Wed, June 7. 

You will be receiving a graduation information package in the mail in early May with detailed instructions.

Not sure what to expect on that day? View a day in a life of a UFV grad to get a glimpse of what happens behind the scene at UFV convocation. Review Convocation FAQ's or contact us at convocation@ufv.ca if you have any questions.

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Check the schedule

The convocation ceremony schedule is as follows:

Tues, June 6 at 9:30 am — Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies, Faculty of Access and Continuing Education
Tues, June 6 at 2:30 pm — College of Arts
Wed, June 7 at 9:30 am — Faculty of Professional Studies
Wed, June 7 at 2:30 pm — Faculty of Science, Faculty of Health Sciences  
 
Find your program at ufv.ca/convocation/schedule
 
Please arrive 1 hour before your ceremony. Doors will open for grads and guests 1.5 hours before ceremony start times. 
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Get involved with the UFV Alumni Association

When you graduate, you automatically become a member of the UFV Alumni Association.

You will receive an alumni membership card at convocation. 

Membership entitles you to perks and privileges. There are also opportunities to get involved and develop your professional network.

To stay in touch with UFV on LinkedIn and join a network of more than 8,000 professionals, list UFV in your education profile. Visit alumni.ufv.ca for more information. 

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Join the Class Gift campaign and help future students

Can you help a student in need finish their studies and make it to their graduation too? 

Donate today and your gift will be matched 7:1 by your UFV Community. Challenge your parents, friends, and professors to do the same. Your donation of $20.17 becomes $161.36 to help future students.

#UFVgradshelp

Grads and guests can also support future grads by purchasing Alumni wear, Commemorative wine, flowers, frames, or by ordering Artona photographs. Alumni merchandise supports student bursaries and awards. 

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Invite family & friends

Feel free to invite as many friends and family members to your UFV convocation as you wish. The Abbotsford Centre, located a 33800 King Road in Abbotsford, features over 2,500 seats, which are available entirely free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis for each ceremony.

Flowers and UFV wear will be available for purchase on the concourse if your loved ones would like to mark the occasion with a gift. They can also review gift options and pre-order if they prefer.

If you or your guests require special assistance, please contact us at convocation@ufv.ca as soon as possible. 

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Connect with us

Share your magic moments on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram:

@goUFV
@UFVAlumni
#UFVConvo17

New this year! Snapchat from the venue and check out our free filters. 

Stay in touch with UFV and the Alumni Association at alumni.ufv.ca

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