Convocation

The First Nations University of Canada Convocation Grand Entry/Academic Procession is a unique ceremony, renowned for its integration of traditional and modern native content. You will feel the heartbeat of the drum and see pride on the faces of the academic participants as they are led by the Eagle Staff carrier, who is an integral part of the convocation ceremony. To be part of the convocation ceremony, you must apply for graduation. Click here to access an Application for Graduation Form. You may apply when you register for your final semester.

Your application will be reviewed by your faculty to ensure you have completed all classes and met all the grade point average requirements. Your faculty will inform you if you are missing any requirements.

Deadlines For Application:

Spring convocation: January 31

Fall convocation: July 31

Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to check their First Nations University of Canada/University of Regina email account regularly and to ensure your mailing address is up to date with the University.

Convocation Information for Prospective Graduate

Students should know that there will be no convocation packages mailed out. Updates will be sent to your official university email address. It is your responsibility to ensure your information is up to date. The link to access your webmail is as follows: Web Mail Login.

Graduation Portrait Photography is a wonderful memento for graduates and their families. Arrangements have been made with Cornerstone Photography to have your graduation portrait taken at the convocation ceremony.

Students are encouraged to attend both University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada’s convocation ceremonies. Details regarding the University of Regina convocation ceremonies can be found at the following link: University of Regina Spring Convocation Information.


Fall Convocation 2017

Event Details:

Date: Sunday October 22, 2017

Time: Reception starts at 4:00 pm, Opening Prayer is at 4:45 pm; and Banquet is at 5:00 pm

Location: Plaza 88, 888 Central Avenue, Prince Albert, SK

Banquet tickets will be available for purchase on September 27, 2017 and are $45.00 per adult and $25.00 per child (aged 2 -12). Graduates do not need to purchase a ticket as their ticket is complimentary (please note that graduates must register at the door to receive their ticket). Guests will not permitted to attend if they do not have a banquet ticket. Any person, over the age of two (2) years old, requires a ticket to attend the banquet and ceremony.

Tickets can be purchased at the following location:

Regina: Cory Gauthier at (306) 790-5950 ext. 2410

For more information, contact:

Amy Morris, Associate Registrar
(306) 790-5950, ext. 3109