Summer 2022 Graduation

We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at our Summer 2022 graduation ceremonies. There are steps you need to take in order to attend your graduation ceremony, so please follow the checklist below carefully. You will also find a full schedule of ceremonies at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions, please contact convocation@douglascollege.ca.

Graduation Checklist

A $20 fee is required to confirm your attendance and rent your regalia (gown) for your ceremony. To get started, please click here. Don’t wait, the deadline to confirm your attendance is May 18! 

  • Information regarding guest tickets will be sent to graduates in May, after you have confirmed you have paid your registration fee and reserved your regalia.
  • Each graduate may RSVP for up to two guest tickets for their assigned graduation ceremony.
  • Guests under the age of 2 do not count towards the two-guest maximum. Please note: these guests will be required to sit on a parent or guardian’s lap.
  • A livestream of the ceremonies will be posted online for guests who are unable to attend.

If you require special accommodation (i.e., sign language interpretation or wheelchair access), please contact us at convocation@douglascollege.ca at least two weeks before your ceremony.

Parking at the New Westminster Campus will be complementary between June 14–17. For directions to the parkade, click here.

Please arrive at the Douglas College New Westminster Campus 1.5 hours before your ceremony begins. To check in, graduates are required to bring their student ID card and Gaspard order confirmation.

  1. Coat check for graduates 
    • Coat check is available in the Future Students’ Office located on the second floor in room S2740.
  2. Pick up your regalia 
    • Graduates will check in and receive their regalia on the third floor in the Dance Studio, room N3260. Your Gaspard order confirmation is required.
  3. Pick up your credential 
    • Graduates will pick up their credential in their designated pre-procession room (look for signage on the day of the event). Your student ID card is required.
  4. Prepare for the procession 
    • Instructions and an overview of the ceremony will be provided to you on the day.  
  5. Attend the reception 
    • After the ceremony, all graduates and their guests are invited to a light reception at the Level 4 North Plaza.
  6. Drop off regalia 
    • After the reception, graduates can drop off their regalia in the Future Students’ Office located in room S2740.

 

Graduation Convocation Schedule

Tue
Jun 14

1:30PM – Convocation 1

Faculty of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing
Certificate in Community Mental Health Worker
Certificate in Health Care Assistant
Certificate in Medical Office Administration
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health Information Management

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre 

Wed
Jun 15

9:30AM – Convocation 2

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology 
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology (Honours) 
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Criminology 
Diploma in Criminology 
Diploma in Legal Studies 

Convocation 3 has merged with Convocation 2. If you RSVP'd for Convocation 3, your new event time is now 9:30am.

Associate Degree in Arts 
Certificate in Academic Foundations 
Diploma in General Studies 
Diploma in Liberal Arts 

Faculty of Applied Community Studies 
Diploma in Youth Justice 
 

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre 

Wed
Jun 15

5:30PM – Convocation 4

Faculty of Science and Technology 
Associate Degree in Science 
Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching 
Certificate in Engineering Foundation 
Certificate in Computing Science 
Diploma in Engineering and Fabrication Technologies 
Diploma in Veterinary Technology 
Diploma in Computing Science 
Diploma in Dispensing Optician 
Diploma in Sport Science 
Graduate Diploma in Math and Science Teaching 
Diploma in Hearing Instrument Practitioner 

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre

Thu
Jun 16

9:30AM – Convocation 5

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration 
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 
Certificate in General Business 
Certificate in Marketing Management 
Diploma in Business Management 
Diploma in General Business 
Diploma in Management 
Diploma in Marketing 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in International Supply Chain Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Project Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Supply Chain Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Business Law 
Post-Degree Diploma in Marketing 
Post-Degree Diploma in Sales 

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre 

Thu
Jun 16

1:30PM – Convocation 6

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration 
Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Services 
Diploma in Computing Studies and Information Systems 
Diploma in Financial Services Management 
Diploma in Hospitality Management 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Advanced Human Resource Management 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Computing Studies and Information Systems 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Hospitality Services Management 
Post-Degree Diploma International Business Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Financial Analysis 
Post-Degree Diploma in Human Resource Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Financial Planning 
Post-Degree Diploma in Hospitality Marketing 
Post-Degree Diploma in Hospitality Management 
Post-Degree Diploma in Information and Communication Technology 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Finance 

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre

Thu
Jun 16

5:30PM – Convocation 7

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration 
Associate Degree in Arts (Economics) 
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting 
Certificate in Basic Office Skills 
Certificate in Legal Office Admin 
Certificate in Accounting 
Certificate in Office Admin 
Diploma in Accounting 
Diploma in Commerce & Business Administration 
Post-Degree Diploma in Global Bank & Economics 
Post-Degree Diploma in Data Analytics 
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting Studies 
Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting 
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting 
Veterinary Office Animal Care

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre

Fri
Jun 17

9:30AM – Convocation 8

Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts
Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language 
Certificate in Basic Musicianship 
Certificate of Proficiency in Academic College English 
Certificate in Communications 
Certificate in Music Technology 
Diploma in Music Technology 
Diploma in Performing Arts in Music 
Diploma in Performing Arts in Stagecraft and Event Technology  
Diploma in Performing Arts in Theatre 
Diploma in Performing Arts in Foundation for Music Therapy Studies 
Associate Degree in Arts 

Faculty of Applied Community Studies 
Certificate in Customer Service & Cashier Training 
Certificate in Performance & Fine Arts 
Certificate in Career & Employment Preparation 
Certificate in Basic Occupational Education 
Certificate in Post Basic Early Childhood Education 
Diploma in Early Child Education

Location 
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre 

Fri
Jun 17

1:30PM – Convocation 9

Faculty of Applied Community Studies 
Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care 
Bachelor of Social Work 
Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation 
Certificate of Program Completion in Career Development Practice 
Certificate in Behaviour Intervention 
Certificate in Educational Assistant and Inclusion 
Diploma in Classroom and Community Support - Behavioural Intervention 
Diploma in Sign Language Interpretation 
Diploma in Class and Community Support 
Diploma in Child and Youth Care 
Diploma in Therapeutic Recreation 

Location
New Westminster Campus 
Laura C. Muir Theatre