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Convocation

Convocation can be a busy and exciting time for students, and this information is intended to help enhance the celebratory experience of potential graduates, their families and friends, and the wider community.

Convocation ceremonies at Crandall University are held typically in the months of November and May. Degrees and certificates are awarded to students who successfully complete the program requirements as prescribed by the Senate of Crandall University. At Convocation, Crandall University will award degrees and certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels from a variety of faculties.

Apply by Oct. 31 for Spring Convocation

Spring Convocation 2024

Spring Convocation 2024 ceremonies are planned for Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4. These ceremonies will be held in The Court (gymnasium). Ceremonies are scheduled by program as listed below.

  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 1:30pm ADT
    • Master of Management
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 9:30am ADT
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts & Science
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Organizational Management
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Certificate programs
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 2:00pm ADT
    • Bachelor of Education
    • Bachelor of Technical Education
    • Master of Education
    • Master of Organizational Management

If you are unable to attend in person, you may tune in live at the time of the ceremony or any time after it airs. The ceremony will be posted below or watch on Crandall’s YouTube Channel.

Friday, May 3, 2024 – 1:30pm ADT

  • Master of Management

Saturday, May 4, 2024 – 9:30am ADT

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Undergraduate Certificates

Saturday, May 4, 2024 – 2:00pm ADT

  • Master of Education
  • Master of Organizational Management
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Technical Education

Pre-Ceremony Information

Application to Graduate

Apply to Graduate here

All students must apply to graduate, whether or not they plan to attend the ceremony. All potential graduates,  including those who are completing certificate programs, must complete the form and pay the $50 processing fee.

Grad List

The grad list will be posted at noon the day before Convocation on this page.

Grad Photo Composite

A photo composite is put together each year and is proudly displayed on the upper hallway of Murray Hall for years to come. All potential grads are encouraged to submit a grad photo for the composite. If you have questions, please contact alumni@crandallu.ca

Grad Rings

Proudly wear one of Crandall’s grad rings by Jostens. For more information on how to order your grad ring, contact Crandall’s Alumni Office at alumni@crandallu.ca.

Student Accounts

All fees must be paid in full before you can receive your degree parchment, transcript, or grades. If you have questions regarding your account, please contact the Finance Office (dawn.welner@crandallu.ca).

Mailbox Keys

Students who are graduating, or not returning to Crandall, should return mailbox keys to Darby Smith (Student Life and Transformation, Stultz Hall suite 115) to ensure that they receive their $50 refund.

Transcripts

If you require copies of your transcript, please fill out the online Transcript Request form.  All requests for official transcripts must be accompanied by a $10 processing fee. The online request form may be accessed here. Note that transcript requests will be processed after Convocation.

Flowers

Convocation Flowers will be selling merchandise before each graduation ceremony. An online pre-order service is available as well. Pre-order here.

Day of Ceremony Information

The Ceremony

Spring Convocation ceremonies are planned for Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4, 2024. These ceremonies will be held in The Court (gymnasium). Ceremonies are scheduled by program as listed below.

  • Friday, May 3, 2024 at 1:30pm ADT
    • Master of Management
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 9:30am ADT
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts & Science
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Bachelor of Organizational Management
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Certificate programs
  • Saturday, May 4, 2024 at 2:00pm ADT
    • Bachelor of Education
    • Bachelor of Technical Education
    • Master of Education
    • Master of Organizational Management

Grads need to arrive one hour before the ceremony begins to get gowned and placed in order for the ceremony. Instructions about the ceremony will also be provided at this time.

Academic Regalia and Convocation-Day Attire

All graduates must wear academic regalia for the ceremony. Regalia is signed out the day of the ceremony, and this is part of the reason why you are asked to arrive early for the ceremony. Grads are asked not to bring valuables with them on this day. Also, grads must ensure that phones are turned off before the procession as well as during the ceremony.

The Ceremonies

The ceremonies will take place in The Court, which is located on Murray Hall’s lower level.

Conferral of Certificates and Degrees

There is no grad rehearsal, but students are asked to meet in Stultz Hall room 117/127 an hour early to receive their instructions regarding how to line up and how the conferral of certificates and degrees will take place.

Issuing of Parchments

Parchments will be handed out during Convocation. For those who have requested that the parchments be mailed to them, parchments will be mailed the week following Convocation.

Exiting

After the ceremony, the participants will leave in the following order: stage party first; graduates next; and finally, the audience. Due to the large volume of people, grads are advised to plan to meet their guests far from the doors of the ceremony location.

After the Ceremony Information

Please return academic regalia to Stultz Hall room 117/127 after the ceremony. Please feel free to take a few minutes for pictures with family, friends, and faculty/staff members before returning the regalia, however.

The Chancellor’s Reception

After the ceremony, light refreshments will be served in the Stultz Hall Commons.

Parchment Frames

Frames bearing the Crandall University logo are available for purchase through the Crandall University Bookstore.

Souvenirs

The Crandall University Bookstore, which is located on the second floor of Stultz Hall, is open for the purchase of souvenirs. For more information email bookstore@crandallu.ca.

Want to speak with someone about convocation? Please contact us at: registrar@crandallu.ca

Office hours:

Monday-Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm (AST)

Location:

Stultz Hall
339 Gorge Rd.
Moncton, NB

Contact us:

Phone: 506-858-8970 Ext. 302
E-mail: registrar@crandallu.ca

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