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2023 Vancouver Convocation

Vancouver Convocation

Saturday, May 11, 2024
3:00 p.m. PT

Vancouver Convocation

Saturday, May 11, 2024
3:00 p.m. PT

Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7, Canada


The ceremony is expected to last 90 minutes.

The ceremony will be livestreamed for all who are unable to attend.


Please join us in the Hyatt Foyer for refreshments and live music following the ceremony, approximately 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. There will be fabulous photo opportunities and time to celebrate with your fellow graduates and guests.

For questions about the Vancouver Convocation, please contact [email protected]


All degree candidates who complete their degree requirements in Vancouver between Fall 2023 through Summer 2024 are eligible to attend the Vancouver Convocation.

Students must first complete the Apply to Graduate process, then within 48 hours students will receive an email invitation to the Ceremony Registration platform, Marching Order.

In Marching Order you register to attend the ceremony, request guest tickets, and provide any accessibility or food restriction information. Marching Order registration closes on April 16th.

Deadlines for ordering Regalia have passed but we will have extra available.

Please email [email protected] if you have specific questions.


Each graduate can claim up to 4 guest tickets.

Students should receive instructions to claim tickets in their Northeastern email address early February.

To go back to your guest tickets, follow these instructions:
– Log in to using your Northeastern email address.
– Click “Print/Email Tickets”. You have the option to either print each ticket or email your tickets to your guests.

Ticket FAQ

Can I register for extra tickets?

Additional ticket requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. There is no guarantee that additional tickets will be available. First review and release of waitlist tickets will be March 21. This form will close on April 5, any remaining tickets will be released following the closing date. Submit Request for Additional Tickets.

Do children and babies need tickets?

Children 2 years or younger who are able to sit on an adult’s lap for the duration of the ceremony do not need a ticket. Please note that strollers are prohibited. Children older than 2 years must have a ticket. 

Student Speaker

Do you want to be a speaker at the Vancouver Convocation?

Each year, graduating seniors are invited to submit a speech to be considered for inclusion in the Convocation ceremony. Any student graduating in December 2023, May 2024, or August 2024, who is participating in the Vancouver Convocation ceremony on May 11, 2024 may apply.

Deadline: March 21, 2024.

2023 Vancouver Convocation
Speaker at the podium at the Vancouver Convocation.

Looking for more info on preparing for your graduation ceremony?

Find out everything you need to do (including applying to graduate) in the months, weeks, and days leading up to graduation—and tips for the day itself.

Memorabilia and Gifts

Click below to pre-order Northeastern merchandise for pickup only at the post ceremony reception:

All proceeds from these gift opportunities will support students in need through the We Care Emergency Fund. Click here to learn more about We Care at Northeastern.

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