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Convocation

Celebration of achievement

Convocation ceremonies are held at the Downtown campus in June and November each year. Gowning of the graduands takes place at the Downtown campus and ceremonies take place across the street at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Photos from past convocation ceremonies are available for viewing on Flickr.

Fall convocation ceremonies will be held on Thursday, November 23, 2017.


Convocation FormIf you are eligible to graduate and have received an invitation by email, you must complete the online Convocation RSVP form in order to attend your ceremony. You will be prompted to log in to myVCC to complete the form.

If you are not able to attend convocation, you do not have to complete this form. 

There is limited seating in the auditorium, so please ensure you complete this form as soon as possible and no later than Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST. Please note we cannot accommodate more than two guests per graduand. 

If you have any further questions regarding convocation, please email convocation@vcc.ca

Parking lots around VCC Downtown campus

Video - download video from your ceremony

Are your loved ones unable to attend convocation? VCC has hired a professional videographer to capture the ceremonies and stream the video live on the Internet. That means your loved ones can share your special moment from anywhere in the world.

Archived video of the ceremonies is available for viewing. 

You can also download the convocation archived videos using the following steps:

  1. Log in username: guestadmin || password: webevent
  2. Click on down arrow icon next to the title of the session and follow the steps.
  3. Save to location on your PC or Mac.
  4. Unzip or extract the resulting file
  5. Open folder and click on "player.html" to watch the session on your default browser‌

Note: Some web browsers may prompt you to add Silverlight (similar to Flash). This is a free add-in, takes 15 seconds to load, and only has to be done once. Please follow the prompts to complete. Watch the instructional video to ensure you can connect.

Photo and video consent

The convocation ceremony and related events may be recorded and photographed. These images may be used as part of promotional material including print, photography, online publication and video production, created, published and distributed by Vancouver Community College.

By attending the convocation ceremony you are giving permission for your image to be used as part of promotional material including print, photography, online publication and video production, created, published and distributed by Vancouver Community College. If you have any concerns, please contact the Registrar's Office.

Watch the Ceremony Live on Streaming Video

Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 1 p.m.
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Hospitality, Food Studies & Applied Business
  • School of Trades, Technology & Design
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Centre for Continuing Studies 
  • Division of Library and Teaching & Learning Services

 

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The stream will begin 10 minutes prior to the formal ceremony