Trent University Convocation
Convocation is the formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees, diplomas and certificates, and a time-honoured tradition that celebrates every student’s academic accomplishments. It is a commemoration of your life at Trent and an opportunity to share this significant milestone with your family and friends.
The detailed ceremony schedule (which will detail what program/degree will convocate on what day) will be confirmed and posted on this website by the end of February, 2023.
Trent University Durham convocation ceremonies will occur on Friday, June 16, 2023 at the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa. The Peterborough ceremonies are June 6-9 and 12-13, 2023 and are held on the University Court outside the Bata Library in good weather. Sunscreen and hats are strongly recommended for graduates and guests in Peterborough.
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Convocation 2023 Schedule
Peterborough convocation ceremonies are held on the University Court outside of Bata Library in good weather, and are scheduled for:
- June 6, 2023 (2 p.m. ceremony only)
- June 7, 2023 (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
- June 8, 2023 (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
- June 9, 2023 (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
- June 12, 2023 (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
- June 13, 2023 (10 a.m. ceremony only)
Durham convocation ceremonies are held at the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, and are scheduled for:
- June 16, 2023 (10 a.m. & 2 p.m.)
Both the Peterborough and Durham ceremonies will be grouped by degrees and specific programs. The detailed ceremony schedule will be posted on this website by the end of February, 2023.
2023 Graduates - Next Steps
Graduates: you must complete the Application to Graduate or you will not receive your degree/diploma/certificate. This application must be completed to graduate from Trent, whether you are able to attend convocation or not.
Please visit our Student Checklist for more information on this step, and other helpful reminders as you prepare for Convocation.