GUESTS

  • Confirm the time and date of your graduate's ceremony.
  • Plan to arrive at least ½ hour prior to the ceremony start time.
  • You will not be admitted without your tickets.
  • There are seats reserved for graduates. Please do not occupy the seats marked as "reserved".
  • Grads and guests should plan to stay for the entire convocation and reception, approximately 3 hours in duration.

WEB STREAMING

  • If you are unable to attend the ceremony, it can be viewed live on George Brown's website at the Convocation page.

ACCOMMODATIONS FOR GRADUATES & GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES

  • Meridian Hall is wheelchair accessible. Each ceremony will be close-captioned & have ASL interpreters.
  • Any further accommodation requests can be submitted by the graduate by completing the information on the RSVP form or emailing convocation@georgebrown.ca
  • At the ceremony, staff members will be there to assist you. Please report to the Customer Service Kiosk upon arrival at Meridian Hall.

RECEPTION

  • All graduates and their guests are cordially invited to a reception following the convocation ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

LOCATION & PARKING - PLAN YOUR VISIT TO MERIDIAN HALL

  • For information on parking, public transportation, and local restaurants please visit the Meridian Hall website

GRADUATE GIFTS

GUESTS REQUIRING TEMPORARY RESIDENTS VISA (TRV)

Follow these steps if you want to invite a family member from overseas to convocation:

  • Write a Letter of Invitation: Citizenship and Immigration Canada has a guide for you to follow. This is only a guide, you must write the invitation yourself and your letter must be written in English (In some cases, the letter may need to be notarized).

International Students – May request an optional Letter of Enrolment from the International Office
Domestic Students – May request an optional Letter of Enrolment by emailing convocation@georgebrown.ca

  • Send the letters to your invited person. The person requesting the Temporary Resident Visa (RTV), must include the invitation letter with their application to their local visa office.

See more information on how to write the invitation letter at Citizenship and Immigration Canada