Convocation Memorabilia

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Convocation is an exciting and memorable event that marks an important rite of passage for students and their families. Commemorate this special event with official convocation memorabilia.


The university has contracted a professional photographer, GradImages, to take your photograph as you are admitted to your degree on the day of your convocation. A passport-sized, full-colour proof will be emailed to you after the ceremony. There is no obligation to purchase. Please contact GradImages for further information.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Notification:

The University of Alberta will provide your contact information (name, email address, and mailing address) to GradTrak Graduation Images (the Contractor) provided you have completed and returned the consent form available from the Bookstore when you pick up your convocation package. In accordance with the University's agreement with the Contractor, the Contractor will not share your personal information with any other companies. The Contractor will use your information to contact you to market and sell photographs in accordance with their business practices. As GradTrak is an American company, your information will be stored in the United States and will be subject to applicable American law, including the Patriot Act. If you object to having your photograph taken or to the University providing your contact details to the Contractor, please contact the Convocation and Ceremonies Office at 780-492-1875.

Video orders

A DVD of your Convocation ceremony can be ordered by completing the Video Order form (PDF) and returning it with payment as indicated.

Bookstore Specials

The University of Alberta Bookstore is pleased to offer special discounts and products to graduates during Spring and Fall Convocation. For more information please visit or contact the University Bookstore.

Class rings

Jostens Canada, in association with the University Bookstore, has a complete selection of class rings for students interested in purchasing them.

Jostens offers a wide selection of general and faculty-specific designs to choose from and guarantees complete satisfaction for the lifetime of the ring.

For more information, visit Jostens Canada or contact Jan Grieve at or 780-569-1205 (1-800-567-6742).

Parchment frames

For your convenience, the University of Alberta Alumni Association will be selling degree frames at Augustana and the Jubilee Auditorium throughout convocation. Various frame styles are available, ranging from $76 to $295. Proceeds from the frame sales support the Alumni Association's student and alumni programs. Frames are also available for purchase year-round through the vendor, at the Office of Alumni Relations, and at the University Bookstore.