Schedule of Events

Friday     |     Saturday     |     Sunday     |  

*Departmental receptions will be added in the coming months

Friday, May 3

Event

Details

Time & Location

Indigenous Pin Ceremony

Graduating Indigenous, Inuit and Metis students are invited to receive their pin, designed by StFX Elder in Residence Kerry Prosper ’09 to signify and celebrate their achievements.

Reception
4:30 pm – 5 pm

Ceremony
5 pm – 6 pm

Xaverian Farewell

An evening to gather with the graduating class and celebrate the transition from student to graduate, from campus life to the pursuit of excellence and service in the world.

Class of 2024 Life Officers will build the class time capsule. Followed by a reception with family and friends.

Viewing rooms will be open in Mulroney Hall.

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

STUDENT LINEUP – foyer of 2nd Floor Mulroney (by the Art Gallery) 
FACULTY LINEUP – Scholars Walk MULH

Grad Night at the Inn

Ticket Limit – 1/graduate

Tickets go on sale at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, April 16th – link to purchase tickets will be emailed directly to the graduates by the StFX Students’ Union.

8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Saturday, May 4

Event

Details

Time & Location

Class of 2024 StFX Education Encaenia Ceremony Ceremony for all graduating BEd students. 10 am
Schwartz Auditorium

Grad Brunch

Brunch for grads and their family & friends.

Tickets on sale: Graduation Brunch - Saturday May 4th at 10am

10 am – 11:30 am
Morrison Hall

Gerald Schwartz School of Business Grad BBQ All BBA graduates and families are invited. 12 pm – 1 pm
Schwartz School Courtyard (in front of main entrance)
Chemistry Dept. Convocation Celebration   2 pm 
President's Reading Room - Physical Science Centre 

Convocation Mass

Graduates, family, friends, and alumni are welcome to come together at St. Ninian Cathedral to celebrate Mass. 

4:00 pm 
St. Ninian Cathedral

Chancellors Reception: Celebrating Academic Excellence StFX Chancellor John Peacock will celebrate Academic Excellence, recognizing our Academic Medalists, Award Winners, Honourary Doctorate recipients and their families. This reception is free for all to attend.

7 pm – 8:30 pm
Scholars Walk, Mulroney Hall

End of the Road Supersub  

DJ Shadow playing at the Inn & Special Performance in MacKay Room

Tickets $20 + tax & service charge

Ticket Limit – 3/graduate

Tickets go on sale at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, April 16th – link to purchase tickets will be emailed directly to the graduates by the StFX Students’ Union.

MacKay Room
8:00 pm – 1:00 am

Sunday, May 5

Event

Details

Time & Location

Procession Lineup   

7:30 am
STUDENT LINEUP – COACH K COURT 
FACULTY LINEUP – Keating Centre Classrooms 

2024 Morning Convocation

Each graduate is given 4 tickets. Tickets are handed out when you pick up your gown on Convocation weekend.

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies, Master of Education, Master of Adult Education, Bachelor of Education, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Business Administration, Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Enterprise IT Management

9:00am Main Arena, Keating Centre (Doors open at 7:30 am)

HKIN Brunch  

10 – 11:30 am
TBD

Nutrition Reception   11 am – 2 pm
Nutrition Lab JBB
Sociology Reception   11:30 am 
6th Floor Nicholson Tower 
Physics Reception   12 – 3 pm
Sobeys Reading Room
Physical Science Centre
Biology Reception  

12:30 – 3:00 pm
JBB 305

Friends and Family of the Diversity Engagement Centre reception The Black Student Advising Office, Gender and Sexual Diversity Student Advising Office, and International Student Advising Office are hosting a reception for the family and friends of the 2024 Graduating Class. Please join the DEC advisors for refreshments and mingling to celebrate this important milestone.

12:30 pm - 3 pm
MacNeil Gallery - Schwartz School of Business 

Procession Lineup  

1:30 pm 
STUDENT LINEUP – COACH K COURT 
FACULTY LINEUP – Keating Centre Classrooms 

2024 Afternoon Convocation

Each graduate is given 4 tickets. Tickets are handed out when you pick up your gown on Convocation weekend.

Master of Science, Master of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics, Bachelor of Arts in Human Kinetics, Bachelor of Arts and Science in Climate and Environment, Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health, Diploma in Engineering, Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence

3 pm Main Arena, Keating Centre (Doors open at 1:30 pm)
Public Policy & Governance Reception Graduates of the Public Policy & Governance and Political Science programs, along with their families, are invited to celebrate following the afternoon convocation ceremony. 12 pm
4th Floor Mulroney Hall
Master of Adult Education Reception Light snacks and drinks

Immediately following Convocation
Xavier Hall, Room 120E

History Reception   Immediately following Convocation
8th floor, Nicholson Tower

Maritime Buffet

A maritime themed buffet dinner for Graduates and their families. Tickets will be on sale soon.

6pm Morrison Hall