Convocation 2024


Convocation will be held at the Lac La Biche Campus on June 6 & 7, 2024.

Convocation will be held over two days to accommodate increased numbers of students & guests. The ceremonies will be livestreamed for students and family members who cannot attend in person.

All eligible students will receive an email invitation in March.

Portage Grads 2023

Convocation will be held at the Lac La Biche Campus. Ceremonies will be scheduled by program and grouped to create an equal split between the three events.

Thursday, June 6, 2024
Afternoon Convocation Ceremony 1:00 PM - Gymnasium

Friday, June 7, 2024
Morning Convocation Ceremony 10:00 AM - Gymnasium
Afternoon Convocation Ceremony 2:30 PM - Gymnasium

Students who are eligible for graduation and whose program of studies will be completed in the 2023-2024 academic year (by June 29, 2024).

Invitations will be sent in March to students who are eligible to attend. If you don't receive an email, you are most likely not eligible to attend. Or you email may have been held in your "Junk Mail" folder.

The Registrar’s Office will remove the names of students that withdraw prior to May 1st from the eligible student list.

If you wish to know more about convocation pleas contact Student Services at 1-866-623-5551.

All students participating in the ceremony are expected to wear the cap, tassel and gown. There is no cost to the student as Convocation is a gift from the College to the Student.

Students will be required to register so that the College can order the cap, tassel and gown. The cap and tassel are yours to keep after the ceremony. The gown and stole must be returned at the end of the day.

No, you will receive a letter at the ceremony. Your certificate (or diploma) will be mailed to you at a later date.

No, there is no childcare available on convocation day, there is an outdoor play area that adults can bring children to if they are getting restless during the ceremony.

There will be refreshments available throughout the day. Food will not be provided, but there is the onsite Voyageur Grill located on the Lac La Biche campus where you can purchase meals, snacks and beverages.

Thursday June 6, 2024

Practical Nurse Pinning Ceremony - 10:00 AM McGrane Theatre
Afternoon Convocation Ceremony - 1:00 PM Gymnasium

Friday June 7, 2024

Morning Convocation Ceremony - 10:00 AM Gymnasium
Honour Ceremony - 12:30 PM McGrane Theatre
Afternoon Convocation Ceremony - 2:30 PM Gymnasium

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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