Events for grads of the Class of 2024

Each year, Mount Allison hosts a number of celebratory events and activities for graduates during Convocation Weekend.

Information on tickets for events will be available in April.

Friday, May 10

9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Registration
Windsor Grand Room, Windsor Hall

First stop, registration! Pick up your Convocation Weekend Bracelet and key to your on-campus accommodations.

The East Coast Lounge will be open until 5 p.m. Sit down and relax, play some cards, and catch up with friends and classmates.

4:00 p.m.

2SLGBTQ+ Social — for grads and alumni
The Pond Pub, Wallace McCain Student Centre

7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

East Coast Kitchen Pizza Party
Location TBD
Grab some pizza and garlic fingers before heading over to the Kitchen Party at Jennings.

9:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Doors open at 9 p.m.

East Coast Kitchen Party with Big Fish
Jennings Dining Hall

Bring your dancing shoes! Everyone is invited to this Friday night concert with Halifax's Big Fish.

Saturday, May 11

9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Registration continues
Windsor Grand Room, Windsor Hall

For late arrivals, registration remains open until 2:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

2024 Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition Opening
Owens Art Gallery

Presenting the work of BFA and BA major in Fine Arts students graduating from the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts — a culmination of their degree program.

3:00 p.m.

MtA Trivia!
The Pond Pub, Wallace McCain Student Centre

Everyone is welcome to test their trivia knowledge on everything MtA for a chance to win great prizes.

5:30 p.m.

Class of 2024 Class Photo
Convocation Hall

After the official class photo, the Class of 1974 will join the Class of 2024 to take a historic photo of the two classes together.

9:00 p.m.

Grad Ball Reception
Windsor Grand Room, Windsor Hall

10:00 p.m.

Grad Ball
Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts

Sunday, May 12

11:00 a.m.

Alumni Chapel Celebration
University Chapel

Join alumni in song, prayer, sacred text, and reflection — hosted by the Multi-faith Chaplain and Spiritual Care Coordinator. People of all faiths, spiritual, and philosophical paths are welcome.

12:00 p.m.

2024 Grad Family & Friends Luncheon
Jennings Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.

Convocation Weekend Recital
Brunton Auditorium

Performances by students from the Department of Music. Admission is free.

2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Grad Lawn Party & BBQ
Location TBD

7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Class of 2024 Welcome to Alumni Dessert Reception
Jennings Dining Hall

Monday, May 13

8:30 a.m.

Graduating students in BSc, MSc, BComm: gather for student procession
Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts

Students should have their cap, gown, and hood (folded) with them.

It takes time to organize students! Please arrive on time. A number of marshals will be available to direct you. Learn more about the student procession.

Guests of graduating students should go directly to Convocation Hall.

9:30 a.m.

Morning Convocation Ceremony — BSc, MSc, BComm
Convocation Hall

Guests should have their Convocation tickets ready at the door. Learn more about how to get here, parking, and tickets for guests.

If guests require accessibility accommodations, please email conferences@mta.ca before Convocation Day.

Can't make it in person? Watch live stream.

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Lunch for grads and guests
Jennings Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.

Graduating students in BA, BMus, BFA: gather for student procession
Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts

It takes time to organize students! Please arrive on time. A number of marshals will be available to direct you. Learn more about the student procession.

Guests of graduating students should go directly to Convocation Hall.

2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Convocation Ceremony — BA, BMus, BFA
Convocation Hall

Guests should have their Convocation tickets ready at the door. Learn more about how to get here, parking, and tickets for guests.

If guests require accessibility accommodations, please email conferences@mta.ca before Convocation Day.

Can't make it in person? Watch live stream.

Also on Convocation Day

  • DIPLOMA FRAMING, Gracie's Café, Wallace McCain Student Centre
    You’ve worked hard to earn your university degree. Show the world your accomplishment in a frame especially designed for Mount Allison graduates. Have your diploma professionally framed through the on-site program following your Convocation. Diplomas can be framed for no additional cost, and this service will be available for 2 hours following each Convocation ceremony.
     
  • BOOKSTORE, Wallace McCain Student Centre
    Get your garnet and gold merchandise through the Mount Allison Bookstore, open all through Convocation Weekend. Remember to return your academic regalia at the Bookstore following your ceremony!

What's open on campus May 10-13?

Location Hours
Bookstore
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Sat.: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Sun.: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Mon.: 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Owens Art Gallery
  • Fri.-Sun.: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Mon.: 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Colville House
  • Sat.-Sun.: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Chapel
  • Fri.-Mon.: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Athletic Centre/
Fitness Centre
  • Fri.: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Sat.-Sun.: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.