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2018 Winter Convocation

Convocation ceremonies are held at the Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

Dates

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Centre for Teaching Excellence, Innovation and Research
  • School of Construction and Engineering Technologies
  • School of Health and Community Services
  • School of Transportation, Aviation and Manufacturing
  • School of Indigenous Education

 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

  • School of Business and Applied Arts
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts

 

Winter Convocation Programs ›

Convocation Information 

All graduates and students eligible to graduate will receive emails with information regarding the ceremonies 8-12 weeks prior to the convocation dates. Please make sure your preferred email address is current in your WebAdvisor account.

If you choose not to attend your ceremony your parchment will be mailed to you within a few weeks after the ceremonies. If you have recently moved, please access your WebAdvisor account to change your address. For a name change, please visit one of our Student Service Centre’s with the appropriate documentation confirming the name change.

Application to Graduate

The Application to Graduate is used to advise the College that you have completed all program requirements and are now ready to graduate from your program. Every student, with the exception of Apprenticeship students, must complete an Application to Graduate by the deadline.

You can check your WebAdvisor account to confirm the Registrar’s Office has received your Application to Graduate (under Communication for Student > My Documents). Note that the “Due Date” is the date of your convocation ceremony.

Once your academic record has been reviewed and it is confirmed you have met the graduation requirements for your program, you will either receive your official Transcript of Academic Record or an email to your student email account indicating your transcript and parchment will be issued to you at the convocation ceremony.

If you haven’t received any information from RRC prior to one week before your convocation ceremony, please contact the Student Services Centre.

Cap and Gown Order
  • Order my Gown - Deadline January 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
  • In-Person Convocation Gown Order Form 

All graduates wanting to attend the RRC Convocation ceremonies are required to wear academic attire. Academic attire consists of a gown, hood, cap and tassel (the cap and tassel are souvenirs for you to keep). The cost of the academic attire is $35 (taxes included).

Please place your gown order online to confirm your attendance – Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

If you do not have a credit card and absolutely cannot place an order online, please visit a Student Service Centre.

If the deadline date has passed and you would like to attend your convocation ceremony, please arrive at the Centennial Concert Hall 90 minutes before the ceremony with $45 cash (no credit cards or debit cards accepted) to rent your academic attire directly through Gaspard.

The College will subsidize gown rentals for students in financial difficulties, however, funding is limited. Please visit a Student Service Centre if you require assistance.

Guests

Tickets are not required and there is no maximum number of guests per graduate. Doors open two hours before the ceremony start time and seating begins one hour before the ceremony start time. Designated seating is available for persons with disabilities and the Centennial Concert Hall provides additional Accessibility Services.

Parking

Visit the Centennial Concert Hall website for parking information.

Souvenirs
Your Personal Information

If you have recently moved, please login to your WebAdvisor account to change your address. For name changes, please visit a Student Service Centre with the appropriate documentation confirming the name change.

Information regarding graduation and awards may be made public. If you have any questions or concerns about the collection and use of this information, or if you would like your graduation or awards information not made public, please contact the Student Service Centre.

Overdue Accounts

To make sure you receive your parchment at Convocation, please have all financial obligations paid in full 10 days prior to the ceremony date.

Parchments will not be awarded at the ceremony if there are any outstanding amounts against your student number (e.g. tuition and parking fees, library books, computer equipment, etc.).

Honorary Degree/Diploma ›

Convocation Day ›