Academic apparel must be worn by all graduands participating in the ceremony and should be reserved in Bear Tracks at least three weeks prior to your Convocation date.
Your academic apparel consists of:
- Hood (in the ceremonial colour for the student's degree)
- Mortarboard / graduation hat (yours to keep)
To reserve your apparel, go to the Graduation Status page in Bear Tracks and click on the link for apparel reservation. Note that you must update your attendance prior to reserving apparel.
After the online apparel reservation site has closed (usually three weeks before the start of the ceremonies), academic apparel may still be rented from the University Bookstore during the time assigned to your Faculty as outlined in the Pick-Up Dates and Times table below.
The gown and hood must be returned to the University Bookstore during the times indicated in the Pick-Up Dates and Times table.
Academic apparel rental rates (includes 5% GST):
- Undergraduates and Masters $39.50
- Doctorates $43.00
For more information on the apparel requirements for each degree please visit Convocation Traditions.