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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
April 23, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Information for Family & Friends

Please visit the Laurier Nipissing Concurrent Education Convocation Portal for specific information regarding the June 17.

Parking is available in municipal lots. It is advised that graduates use the Market Street Parkade, or one of the Municipal Lots (No. 2 - Harmony Square, between Colborne and Dalhousie, No. 3 - Darling Street, between Market and Queen Street, or No. 4 - Dalhousie Street, at Dalhousie and King Street.)

Accessibility and Special Accommodations
Please contact complete the online request form to reserve accessible seating or contact Jeanette Wilson (  or 519.756.8228 ext. 5665)  to make a request.

Arrival time/Seating

The doors to the Sanderson Centre will open between 30 and 45 minutes prior to the start time for the ceremony. Seating is not assigned so guests are encouraged to arrive early.  Guests may find seating anywhere in the theatre, with the exception of rows marked reserved. 


Flowers will be available for purchase in the foyer of the Sanderson Centre.

If you are looking for a gift for the new graduate, take a look at the Stedman Community Bookstore. Possible gifts include mugs, glassware, medallions and grad rings.

A reception will be held for all graduates following each of the ceremonies in the Research & Academic Centre Courtyard.

Photographer at Convocation
A photographer from GradTrak Graduation Images will be taking on-stage photos of all graduates. Proofs will be sent to the graduates home address. Visit  or call 1-800-424-3686 to order.

Degree Frames
Frames may be pre-ordered or purchased day-of from the Alumni Association.

Convocation ceremonies will be streamed live via UStream. 

**Please note: Participants in Laurier's Convocation are consenting to Wilfrid Laurier University recording, altering, broadcasting, reproducing and using their visual and/or aural likeness from any still images, video recordings and/or audio recordings, in any medium, for any purpose, for perpetuity.  Wilfrid Laurier University is the copyright owner of the recorded materials, and reserves all rights.