At the Ceremony

Guest do not need formal invitations to attend Convocation. Each graduate is encouraged to invite only three guests to the ceremony.


Seating arrangements

Doors open approximately one hour prior to the ceremony. It is general seating. 

Auditorium seating is limited, and once the venue reaches capacity, addition guests will be seated in an overfull area where the ceremony will be live streamed.  


Special needs

Guests in wheelchairs or who have difficulty walking may be dropped off at the venue prior to driver’s finding appropriate parking. 

Special seating is available for those in a wheelchair. Please check with an usher or at the reception desk on the day of the ceremony. 

Guest with hearing impairments can contact Accessibility Services at 604 432 8434 to organize a sign language interpreter. 

If you have any additional requests or questions regarding special needs, please contact convocation@bcit.ca.


Dress code

Convocation is a semi-formal event. Guests are encouraged to wear business attire, and avoid jeans or shorts.