Augustana Celebrate Together FAQs

BEFORE YOUR CEREMONY DAY

When and where is the Celebrate Together event on Augustana Campus?

The Augustana ‘Celebrate Together’ ceremony will take place on Saturday, July 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre on Augustana Campus in Camrose, AB.

I forgot to reserve my apparel. How do I do that now?

If you didn't reserve your apparel immediately after registering for your ceremony, contact the Augustana Student Academic Services office at augsas@ualberta.ca and we’ll do our best to assist you.

How will I know where and when to pick up my apparel and ticket?

Your ceremony packet - apparel, your own ticket and instructions - can be picked up in the Faith & Life Centre (Room F1-305) on July 23 in the early afternoon, prior to your ceremony. You will receive an email with more information in July. 

How will I get my guest tickets?
  • Guest tickets for the Augustana ceremony will be managed by the Box Office at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. Guest tickets will be provided with assigned seating.
  • In early July, contact the Box Office to arrange ticket pick-up and seat selection.
  • Additional seating, if available, will be released closer to the ceremony date. More information will be provided if this opportunity arises.

Day of ceremony

Where can my guests park?

Parking is free in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre parking lot on the day of the Celebrate Together event.

What if my guests need additional accommodations in the seating area?

Elderly guests and anyone with accessibility needs regarding seating should contact staff at the Lougheed Centre.

Will the Augustana ceremony be live-streamed?

Yes. Live streams will be available for each ceremony and will be available for viewing by visiting the Celebrate Together homepage.

Will there be graduation photos taken at the ceremony?

Yes. The university has contracted a professional photographer, GradImages, to take your photo as you cross the stage. A passport-sized, full-colour proof will be emailed to you after the ceremony. There’s no obligation to purchase. Please contact GradImages for more information.

What else is happening on campus on July 23?

More information will be provided closer to the event, but there will be plenty of opportunities to take pictures at your favourite places on campus and light refreshments will be available.

Can I ring the centenary bell?

YES! We know how much graduates enjoy the Augustana tradition of ringing the Centenary Bell at the conclusion of their degrees. Opportunities to do this will be available from 12:30 - 2 p.m. and 3:30 - 5 p.m. on July 23.