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.
Please note that convocation ceremonies will be video recorded and photographed. Convocation ceremonies are public events that are recorded in various ways including webcast, video and photography. These images and recordings may be used for official purposes, such as promoting Trent University. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023 Graduates - Next Steps!
- 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.
- Undergraduate students must have applied by APRIL 11, 2023 for their names to appear in the convocation listings (printed program or document on the website).
- You must complete the RSVP form in order to attend your ceremony. Please ensure you have applied to graduate prior to completing the RSVP.
- Please review our Student Checklist for more information and helpful reminders as you prepare for Convocation.
Convocation 2023 Ceremony Schedule
Peterborough convocation ceremonies are held on the University Court outside of Bata Library in good weather (sunscreen and hats are strongly recommended for graduates and guests in Peterborough), they 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. Please see the '2023 Schedule' tab at the top menu of this screen to view the ceremony schedule.