Spring Convocation 2022

Spring Convocation 2022

The University of St. Michael’s College looks forward to celebrating the Class of 2022. At this time, we plan to welcome our graduating students in-person to Spring Convocation being held June 20 at Convocation Hall, subject to any changes in public health guidance.

 Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 and welcome to the University of St. Michael’s Convocation hub. This is your home for everything you will need to plan for a memorable day with family and friends. Please check back frequently for updates.

This spring’s conferral ceremony for our Faculty of Arts & Science undergrads will be held in-person on June 20 with two ceremonies for the St. Michael’s College graduating class at Convocation Hall (31 King’s College Cir, Toronto)


Baccalaureate MassJune 19 @ 6:00 p.m.

Time: 6:00 pm

Location: St. Basil’s Parish, 50 St Joseph St, Toronto

The Baccalaureate Mass honouring the graduating class of 2022 will be held on Sunday June 19 at St. Basil’s Parish, leading off with an academic procession.

Please RSVP if you or your family plan to attend.

Staff and faculty members interested in participating in the procession will be requested to arrive 15-20 minutes early to dress in your robes and assemble for the procession.  If you are interested in taking part, please email the office of the president at usmc.presidentsoffice@utoronto.ca

June 19, 2022Awards Ceremony & Reception

Time: Reception 7:00, Awards Ceremony: 7:15 pm

Location: Sam Sorbara Auditorium, Brennan Hall 200

The Baccalaureate Mass will be followed by an awards ceremony honouring graduands recognized for their outstanding achievements at St. Michael’s College. You are invited to attend as Principal McGowan and President Sylvester honour these students in the Sam Sorbara Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP if you or your family plan to attend.

June 20, 2022Faculty of Arts & Science Convocation

Time: 10:00 am (Arts) & 2:30 pm (Science & Commerce)

St. Michael’s alumnus Michael Salvatori will be speaking at the morning ceremony and

alumna Samantha Peters will be speaking at the afternoon ceremony.

Location: Convocation Hall

Graduation Checklist

Faculty of Arts & Science information

Frequently Asked Questions

The ceremonies will be live-streamed on St. Michael’s campus in Charbonnel Lounge and Sorbara Auditorium (Brennan Hall 200). Limited seating will be available.

Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to participate in the Academic Procession and can sign up here: https://governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/graduation-and-convocation/governors-faculty-and-staff 

Graduate & Family BBQ– Hosted by St. Michael’s College Alumni Affairs

Time: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Location: In front of Brennan Hall

The BBQ, catered by Beretta Farms, is free to attend for all graduates and their families, prior to or after their Convocation. Please RSVP below before 5:00 on Wednesday, June 15th if you or your family plan to attend.

Pick up your new grad gift and class photo, buy a yearbook, and take advantage of the many great photo opportunities on campus while at St. Mike’s for the BBQ. Not only will there be a photo booth, but St. Mike’s campus has many beautiful spaces to capture photos with your family (and you might be able to snag a picture with our mascot Basil the Bulldog).

Please note that the University of St. Michael’s and the University of Toronto continue to require all those coming to campus to wear a face mask in all indoor spaces, and strongly recommends face masks in outdoor settings where distancing cannot be maintained.

Graduating students will also be asked to wear face masks while in the Student Procession, both indoors and outdoors, as physical distancing may not be possible.
 The University continues to recommend the use of medical-grade masks where possible . You should be prepared to meet this requirement, and any further guidance as directed by Public Health.