2023 SJU Graduation Ceremony

St. Jerome's University
Sunday, Jun 11, 2023 at 2:30 PM EDT 
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Event Details

St. Jerome's University's Graduation Ceremony is a celebration of your achievements as a graduate from the SJU community. The University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts Convocation takes place in the Physical Activities Complex (PAC) and is where your diploma will be given to you as your degree is conferred. We strongly recommend your participation in both of these celebrations!

The following ticket order form will confirm your participation in the  St. Jerome’s University Graduation Ceremony only, taking place on  Sunday, June 11, 2023 | 2:30 p.m. | St. Jerome's University, SJ2/Academic Centre Atrium. 


SJU graduates using this ticket order form will be asked the following questions:

  1. Name and email address to ensure our contact records are up-to-date.
  2. Phoenetic spelling of your name - Help us to ensure we announce your name correctly before you walk across our stage by providing us with a phoenetic spelling of your name.
  3. Gown size -  Complementary gowns are provided to graduates to wear during this event.  Size options will be noted on the registration form.
  4. Image release - A professional photographer will be on site for this event. All images will be owned by St. Jerome's University. If you prefer not to be featured in any photographs, please let us know.  To read more about Image Release Permission please see below.
  5. Accessibility - Please let us know if you have an accessibility requirement associated with your participation in this event. 

We Welcome Your Guests!
We welcome our 2023 SJU Graduates to invite two guests to join them at the Graduation Ceremony. Space is limited in the SJ2/Academic Centre, so please ensure that you order your guest tickets using the following link. General admission seating will be available to guests, who will be seated by ushers on a first-come, first-served basis. 

We will be processing graduate requests for additional seats following the May 19th registration deadline. If additional guest seats are available,  graduates that identified that they would like additional seats will be notified using the contact information provided during registration. 

Please note that while the majority of our guest seats have clear views of the entire stage, some guest seats may have some sightline obstructions due to the building layout.


Limited complimentary parking will be available in the St. Jerome's University's parking lots. Please refer to the parking information on the University of Waterloo website to determine parking options for this event, should the SJU lots be full on June 11th when you arrive. 

1:30 p.m.        Welcome Table opens at the SJ2/Academic Centre main entrance.
                              Registered graduates will be directed to go to the Residence Gymnasium to pick up their gown, take                                            photos in the Photostars photo booth, connect with friends and prepare for the ceremony procession.
                              Registered guests will be guided by ushers to general admission seating in the SJ2/Academic Centre                                             Atrium.

2:15 p.m.         Gowning area closes.  Graduates will line up for procession.

2:25 p.m.         Graduate and Academic procession into Atrium begins.

2:30 p.m.         Graduation Ceremony begins.
                              A group photo with graduates will take place on the steps outside of SJ1 following the ceremony.
                              Graduates are welcome to invite their guests to take photos on campus and in the photo booth located                                   in the Gymnasium,  before returning their gown and enjoying light refreshments in the Doug Letson                                         Community Centre on campus. 

Image Release Permission

By indicating AGREE in the form included in this registration, you irrevocably consent to and authorize the use by St. Jerome’s University, its officers and employees, of your image, voice and/or likeness. The University shall have the right to photograph, publish, adapt, exhibit, perform, reproduce, edit, distribute, display or otherwise use your image, voice and/or likeness in connection with any product or service in all materials, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for University’s products or services, as long as there is no intent to use the image, voice and/or likeness in a disparaging manner. You waive any compensation or recourse against the use of these images.

University of Waterloo Convocation

Degrees and diplomas will be conferred across a total of 14 convocation ceremonies taking place at the University of Waterloo in June 2023. For information about how to register for your ceremony, order your gown, and to find out more information about the Convocation Schedule, visit the University of Waterloo's Convocation Frequently Asked Questions website page using the following link.  


St. Jerome's University
290 Westmount Road North Waterloo, ON N2L 3G3 CA


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