Event Information

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY

Convocation Schedule Fall 2022
Friday, October 14
10:00 a.m. All schools and faculties of 2022

Accommodations

Off-campus accommodations are available, many close to the university. For a listing of accommodations in the area, visit Tourism Kamloops.

Disability accommodations

The university, upon request, will provide accommodation services for convocating students with disabilities.

Students with disabilities who are convocating or persons with disabilities who are a member of the convocating student’s family should email ceremonies@tru.ca.

Parking

Free parking is available in Lot N (see map below) for graduates and guests on convocation day. Shuttles will run between Lot N and the convocation venue, the Tournament Capital Centre Fieldhouse.

Please enter campus via the West Gate and take University Drive to Lot N.

The map below also includes recommended pedestrian routes from the TCC to the Horticulture Gardens and other points on campus.

» Convocation Map

Ceremony duration

The ceremony is approximately 90 minutes.

Limited seating

Tickets are required to attend and seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Arrive early to ensure you're seated.

Accessibility

There is reserved seating for disabled, elderly and other guests who have mobility impairments and one or two accompanying guests. Arrive early to find suitable parking and seating.

Live video

All Convocation ceremonies are broadcast live online for those unable to attend.

  • Broadcasts normally begin 5 or 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • We list all times in Pacific Standard Time (PST).
  • Recordings of the live broadcast are available shortly after each ceremony.

Reception

Graduands and guests are welcome to light refreshments immediately following the ceremony. There is no charge for the reception.

Memorabilia

The Bookstore in the Campus Activity Centre carries rings, frames, and a wide array of memorabilia.

Roses for grads

During the June ceremony only fresh roses are available for purchase on the day of the Ceremony. The TRU Alumni & Friends Association uses the proceeds from the sale of roses for student programs, particularly mentorship programs for matching potential employers with students interested in their field. If you would prefer to pre-order roses, you may do so at The Commencement Group.

Convocation frames

Frames for credentials and convocation photos can be purchased online or at convocation. To browse and buy online, check out the Convocation Frames on the TRU Bookstore website.

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