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Convocation Ceremonies

Vancouver Island University's upcoming graduation convocation ceremonies are:

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For general information about our upcoming ceremonies, please visit

For information on applying to graduate, please visit

All ceremonies are held at the Port Theatre, 125 Front Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Each ceremony is broadcast live over the web at

In addition to celebrating the achievements of our graduates, Vancouver Island University grants Honorary Degrees, awards Distinguished Alumni Awards, Outstanding Service Awards, and Teaching Excellence Awards, and recognizes the awarding of Academic Emeritus Designation.

A reception celebrating the achievement of our graduates will be held after each convocation ceremony. Please see Alumni Welcoming Receptions for more information.

Photos from the ceremonies are posted on VIU’s Facebook site (

Historical convocation information, including videos of past ceremonies, can be found at