Convocation Week Schedule

In the weeks leading up to Convocation, UPEI graduates plan a week of activities in combination with official University-organized Convocation events. Please check back on this page often as key dates and events are added for the most up-to-date schedule. 


SUNDAY, MAY 6

12:00 - 6:00 pm
Grad Pack Pick-Up
Central Field Ball Park

12:00 - 6:00 pm
BBQ & Softball Tournament
Central Field Ball Park
 

MONDAY, MAY 7

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Invitation Pick-Up (Each graduate is allowed 4 invitations and student ID is required)
Registrar’s Office, Kelley Memorial Building
Please note: no extra invitations will be issued due to fire regulations

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grad Pack Pick-Up, Coffee House and Food Drive
Concourse, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Biology Reception for students graduating from these programs: PhD, MSc, BSc/Honours, BWC and BSc in Biotechnology and Paramedicine
The Alley

9:00 - 11:00 pm
Grad Bowling Night
The Alley


TUESDAY, MAY 8

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Invitation Pick-Up (Each graduate is allowed 4 invitations and student ID is required)
Registrar’s Office, Kelley Memorial Building
Please note: no extra invitations will be issued due to fire regulations

2:00 - 5:00 pm & 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Grad Pack Pick-Up
Concourse, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

6:00 pm
Department of Chemistry Graduate Banquet and Reception
Outriders Cookhouse and Restaurant

9:00 pm
Trivia and Pizza
Marketplace Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall
 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Invitation Pick-Up (Each graduate is allowed 4 invitations and student ID is required)
Registrar’s Office, Kelley Memorial Building
Please note: no extra invitations will be issued due to fire regulations

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grad Brunch & Grad Pack Pick-Up
McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

6:00 pm
Bachelor of Education Grad Banquet
Memorial Hall, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Richmond Street, Charlottetown

8:30 pm - 2:00 am
Grad Hop 2018


THURSDAY, MAY 10

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Invitation Pick-Up (Each graduate is allowed 4 invitations and student ID is required)
Registrar’s Office, Kelley Memorial Building
Please note: no extra invitations will be issued due to fire regulations

2:00 - 5:00 pm
Grad Pack Pick-Up
Concourse, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

2:00 - 5:00 pm
Grad Carnival
UPEI Quad, in front of Main Building

4:30 - 8:00 pm
Faculty of Nursing Class of 2018 Annual Pinning Ceremony
Fox Meadows Golf Course
Cost: $40/person
RSVP to Julie Grant (jugrant@upei.ca) or Molly Tingley (mtingley@upei.ca)


FRIDAY, MAY 11

8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Gown and Hood Pick-Up
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, 128A

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Invitation Pick-Up (Each graduate is allowed 4 invitations and student ID is required)
Registrar’s Office, Kelley Memorial Building
Please note: no extra invitations will be issued due to fire regulations.

9:30 am
Convocation Mass
The UPEI community is invited to join our 2018 graduates with their families and friends at a Mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate their accomplishments and to wish them well. His Grace Richard Grecco, Bishop of Charlottetown, will preside.
UPEI Chaplaincy Centre

11:00 am
Convocation Rehearsal
Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

12:00 pm
Senior Class Awards Ceremony
Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall
By invitation only

1:30 - 3:00 pm
Grad Pack Pick-Up
Student Centre Day Lounge, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

4:00 pm
AVC White Coat Ceremony
MacDonald-Coles Ballroom, PEI Convention Centre, 4 Queen Street, Charlottetown

4:30 – 6:00 pm
Faculty of Business Reception for Graduates and their Families
PEI Brewing Company, 96 Kensington Road, Charlottetown
RSVP by Tuesday, May 8th (business@upei.ca)
Dress: Business Attire

5:00 – 8:00 pm
Kinesiology Reception for Graduates, Families, and Friends
Mark’s Lounge, Sydney Street, Charlottetown

6:00 – 8:00 pm
Foods and Nutrition Reception for Graduates, Families, and Friends
Hopyard, Kent Street, Charlottetown


SATURDAY, MAY 12 (Convocation Day)

8:00 am
Gown and Hood Pick-Up begins
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, 128A

9:00 am
Graduate Assembly for the Academic Procession
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering building - RBC Concourse

10:00 am
Convocation Ceremony
UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre
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12:00 pm
UPEI Post-Convocation Reception for all Graduates and Guests
McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

12:00 – 6:00 pm
Gown and Hood return
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, 128A

12:30 pm (approximate)
AVC Post-Convocation Reception
The McCain Foundation Learning Commons

1:30 pm
Graduate Assembly for the Academic Procession
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering building - RBC Concourse

2:30 pm
Convocation Ceremony
UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

4:30 pm
UPEI Post-Convocation Reception for all Graduates and Guests
McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre

4:30 pm (approximate)
Department of Applied Human Sciences Graduate Reception
Lobby, Health Sciences Building

5:00 pm
Sustainable Design Engineering Convocation Reception
Learning Commons on the second level of the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering building

6:00 pm
Gown and Hood Return closes
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, 128A

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