Convocation and Commencement


Convocation and Commencement
 

For students in programs other than those in Continuing Studies and Trades, in order to be considered for graduation, you will need to submit an application for graduation, whether or not you plan to attend the convocation ceremonyThere is a $30 fee to attend a ceremony. This fee covers regalia rental, a souvenir grad cap and an Okanagan College parchment folder.

   

Trades Commencement

Date: Friday, June 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Courtyard at the Kelowna Campus

REGISTER HERE

Spring Convocation

Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
(1:30 ceremony is for grads in Business programs only)
Location: Courtyard at the Kelowna Campus
Spring Graduation Programs

 
Vernon Convocation

Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Location: Vernon and District Performing
Arts Centre
Vernon Graduation Programs



 

Summer Convocation & Commencement
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 7 p.m.
(Continuing Studies grads only)
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7 p.m.
(Diploma and Certificate grads)
Location: Courtyard at the Kelowna Campus
Summer Graduation Programs




Deadline to apply

Trades Commencement May 12, 2017Photo of grads
Spring Convocation March 31, 2017
Vernon Convocation April 30, 2017
Summer Convocation & April 30, 2017
Commencement
Winter Convocation October 31, 2017

Trades Commencement

Trades students who wish to attend must apply by clicking here for an application form.

Continuing Studies

Continuing Studies students can contact the Continuing Studies office for an application form or it can be downloaded here for the Vernon ceremony or the Kelowna ceremony.

If you have questions or require more information click the links to the right, contact Public Affairs or call 250-862-5473.

Graduation Fair

Graduating students should attend the Grad Fair to:
- Apply to attend Convocation and pay your fees
- Purchase class rings and document frames
- Sign up for grad portraits with the photographer
- Find out everything you need to know about Convocation

Date: The next Grad Fair will be held in January 2018
In the atrium of the Centre for Learning, Kelowna Campus


Flowers

The Okanagan College Alumni Association provides graduates and guests the opportunity to pre-order their flowers online through Convocation Flowers for Trades Commencement and Spring Convocation ceremonies. Family and friends can purchase and reserve flowers for their special graduate ahead of time and have them available for pick up at the ceremony.

To place your order visit Convocation Flowers.Convocation Flowers Logo

Flowers will also be available for purchase at the ceremony. To find out about other services for graduates visit the graduates page.