Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

June 2019


Class of 2019, this is your moment.

You've each faced different moments on your way here, but today you share an incredible accomplishment as our newest Western Alumni. #purpleandproud

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for our grads & guests

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for the gowns to arrive

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of flowers 💐

1,2,3 Graduate

1. Plan Ahead

Graduates must be at their designated line up location with their regalia already picked up, no later than 1 hour and 15 minutes prior to their ceremony start time.

Morning graduates: By 8:45 a.m.

Afternoon graduates: By 1:45 p.m.

2. Leave Behind

Ask a guest to hold your belongings (phone, purse, children, backpack, snacks) or leave these items in your line up location - as you will not be return to the same seat once you cross the stage.

3. Line Up

When you get to your location, look for the sign that has your Faculty, degree group, and the initials of your last name.

During the week of your convocation, your designated line up location and row information will be available here.

Alumni Hall front doors open for guests 1 hour and 15 minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Guests should have their tickets with them (printed or available on a mobile device). For more information visit the Convocation website.

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Your Official Class of 2019 Pin

Graduates, your official class pins will be waiting for you in the Mustang Lounge after your convocation ceremony (11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.). Welcome to the Western Alumni family 🎓💜

tag #purpleandproud

tag @westernuAlumni

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2019 grads

Our Convocation Stories

Anita Rooke

Award winner's education a long path to new experiences and perspectives

Anita Rooke’s journey to her degree was an interesting path that opened her eyes to new experiences and new perspectives. Rooke is graduating with an Honors Specialization in First Nations Studies, having completed her degree after more than a decade as a part-time student.

Cindos Barakat

Celebrating the Medicine Class of 2019 with Cindos Barakat

Reflecting on the past four years, Barakat has a hard time believing it will soon be over. On May 17, Barakat will cross the stage for her graduation and become a member of yet another family – the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University alumni family.

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A grad and guest celebrating outside Alumni Hall.

Western announces honorary degree lineup

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8 photos for your university graduation day

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Big screen helps capture small moments

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