Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
June 28, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Information for Family & Friends


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.

Arrival time/Seating

The doors to the Sanderson Centre will open one hour prior to the start time for the ceremony.

Some convocation ceremonies may be ticketed. This information will be available in May and posted to the website. Please check back for full details then.


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


If you arelooking for a gift for the new graduate, the Stedman Community Bookstore offers a variety of items including; clothing, mugs, glassware, medallions and grad rings.


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

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.