Find the answers to many common questions about this special day.

If you don't find your answers here, please email convocation@lethbridgecollege.ca 

 

When will the ceremony be held?

Saturday Oct. 15 from 1:30 till approx. 3 p.m.

*times subject to change

A livestream feed will be available on October 15 through social media and will be available on the Ceremony page. Full access details will be provided on that page.

Do I have to wear a mask?

Masks are recommended but not required in all indoor public spaces on the Lethbridge College campus, unless otherwise noted.

Vaccinations and booster shots are strongly encouraged for all members of the Lethbridge College community and their guests.

The ceremony will adhere to all relevant AHS guidelines.

What if local cases continue to rise?

Lethbridge College will be working closely with AHS throughout the weeks ahead, and the college will adhere to any guidelines or restrictions that may be imposed closer to the event dates.

If you feel ill on the day of the event, please remain home. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe and healthy. 

 

When and where do I pick up my cap and gown?

Gown packages can be picked up at the back of the Bookstore Oct. 11 through the 14 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. till Noon. Follow signage. 

You can pick up a gown for a family member or friend. 

Can I bring guests?

YES! Convocates can invite a maximum of five (6) guests to attend. Guests do NOT require tickets. Doors will open for guests 1 hour prior to the start of the ceremony. 

College will adhere to any guidelines or restrictions that may be imposed closer to the event dates.

A livestream feed will be available on October 15 through social media and will be available on the Ceremony page. Full access details will be provided on that page.

What’s in my gown package?

Our friendly Bookstore staff will give you a package with your souvenir gown, cap, and tassel.

If you identified as Indigenous in our system, you will also receive a LC Indigenous Services Buffalo stole to wear over your academic centre stole.

If you are graduating with Academic Honours With Great Distinction (President’s List with a 4.0 Cumulative Program GPA) you will receive a gold cord which signifies your academic achievement. If you are graduating with Academic Honours with Distinction (Dean’s List with a 3.75-3.99 Cumulative Program GPA) you’ll receive a silver cord, signifying your academic achievement.

If you are graduating from a degree program, you will be provided with your degree hood. THIS DEGREE HOOD MUST BE RETURNED after the ceremony. A $200 fee will be assessed if a student fails to return the degree hood. Communications will go out to our Degree Convocates with details about when/where you will receive your hood and where to return it following the ceremony. 

Where do I park?

Parking is free on campus Convocation Day. It is recommended that Convocates park in Lots E and F and enter through the Founders Square doors. 

Will they pronounce my name correctly?

If people are constantly saying your name wrong and you’d like to avoid that before you cross the stage, please email your name, program, phone number and phonetic spelling of your name to convocation@lethbridgecollege.ca before August 1.