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 if you have any questions.


Apply to graduate

Are you graduating this year? Apply before April 3, 2017.

Convocation 2016/17 happens Tues, June 6 and Wed, June 7, 2017 at the Abbotsford Centre. 

You are invited to celebrate your achievements at UFV's convocation ceremonies on June 6 and 7. Make sure you apply to graduate before the application deadline: April 3.

All students who wish to graduate are required to submit an application. All students completing their requirements from August 2016 through to April 2017 are eligible to graduate. Requests submitted by April 3 are $25. Requests submitted between April 3 and 22 are $75. 


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  
You will need to arrive 1.5 hours before your ceremony start time. Find your program at

Book your professional photos

The Artona Group is UFV's official convocation photographer. Online booking is now available for portrait sessions on select dates:

May 10 to 18 at Abbotsford campus in the Mobile Studio (South of Building C)

How to book your session:

1. Visit

2. Select "book session"

3. Select "University of the Fraser Valley"

Proceeds support Alumni Association student awards. 

Book now


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 as soon as possible. 


Reserve your regalia

Pre-order your gown with Gaspards and benefit from their early bird rate. The site is available for ordering at any time 24 hours a day/7 days a week until May 18. After this deadline, you may still order regalia at the AESC on the day of your ceremony, at full cost. Cap and tassel are included in your rental fee and are yours to keep as a souvenir. 

Have questions about regalia? View our regalia FAQs.

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