Convocation - Summer 2008

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June 9 to 12

Gryphon Dome

 

 

Ceremonies and Dates

Monday, June 9, 2008 ~ 10 am

College of Arts

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (History, Literary Studies and Theatre Studies in English, Philosophy)
Master of / Magisteriate in Arts (Drama, English, European Studies, French Studies, History, Philosophy)
Master of / Magisteriate in Fine Arts (Creative Writing, Studio Art)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Art History BAH.ARTH
Classical Languages BAH.CLAL
Classical Studies BAH.CLAS
Drama BAH.DRMA
English BAH.ENGL
European Studies BAH.EURS
French BAH.FREN
History BAH.HIST
Music BAH.MUSC
Philosophy BAH.PHIL
Spanish BAH.SPAN
Studio Art BAH.SART
Theatre Studies BAH.THST
Women’s Studies BAH.WMST
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: General Program for the following specializations:
Bachelor of Arts General BAG.ARTS
Drama BAG.DRMA
English BAG.ENGL
French BAG.FREN
History BAG.HIST
Philosophy BAG.PHIL
Spanish BAG.SPAN
Women’s Studies BAG.WMST
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts and Science

Monday, June 9, 2008 ~ 2:30 pm

College of Biological Science

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Biophysics, Botany, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics)
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Biophysics, Botany, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Zoology)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Microbiology (Co-op Major) BSCH.MICR:C
Biochemistry BSCH.BIOC
Biological Science BSCH.BIOS
Ecology BSCH.ECOL
Marine and Freshwater Biology BSCH.MFB
Microbiology BSCH.MICR
Molecular Biology and Genetics BSCH.MBG
Plant Biology BSCH.PBIO
Plant Biotechnology BSCH.PBTC
Wild Life Biology BSCH.WLB
Zoology BSCH.ZOO
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: General Program for the following specializations:
Biological Science BSCG.BIOS

Monday, June 9, 2008 7 pm

College of Biological Science

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Human Biology/Health and Nutritional Sciences)
Master of / Magisterate in Science (Human Biology/Health and Nutritional Sciences)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Biomedical Toxicology (Co-op Major) BSCH.BTOX:C
Biomedical Science BSCH.BIOM
Biomedical Toxicology BSCH.BTOX
Environmental Toxicology BSCH.ETOX
Human Kinetics BSCH.HK
Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences BSCH.NANS

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 ~ 10 am

College of Management and Economics

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Economics)
Master of / Magisteriate in Arts (Economics, Leadership Studies)
Master of / Magisteriate in Business Administration (Food and Agribusiness Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management)
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Marketing and Consumer Studies)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Economics BAH.ECON
Mathematical Economics BAH.MAEC
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: General Program for the following specializations:
Economics BAG.ECON
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Commerce for the following specializations:
Hotel and Food Administration (Co-op Major) BCOM.HAFA:C
Housing and Real Estate Management BCOM.HREM
Human Resources Management BCOM.HRM
Management Economics in Industry and Finance (Co-op Major) BCOM.MEIF:C
Marketing Management (Co-op Major) BCOM.MKMN:C
Hotel and Food Administration BCOM.HAFA
Housing and Real Estate Management BCOM.HRM
Management Economics in Industry and Finance BCOM.MEIF
Marketing Management BCOM.MKMN
Tourism Management BCOM.TMGT

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 ~ 2:30 pm

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Geography, Psychology)
Master of / Magisterate in Arts: (Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy, Geography, Political Science, Psychology)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Criminal Justice and Public Policy BAH.CJPP
Geography BAH.GEOG
International Development BAH. ID
Political Science BAH.POLS
Psychology BAH.PSYC
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Commerce for the following specialization:
Public Management BCOM.PMGT
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Earth Surface Science BSES.ESS
Psychology BSCH.PSYC

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 ~ 7 pm

College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, Rural Studies)
Master of / Magisteriate in Arts (Public Issues Anthropology, Sociology)
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Family Relations and Applied Nutrition)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts and Science for the following specializations:
Applied Human Nutrition BASC.AHN
Child, Youth and Family BASC.CYF
Gerontology BASC.GERN
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Anthropology BAH.ANTH
Rural and Development Sociology BAH.RDS
Sociology BAH.SOC
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: General Program for the following specializations:
Anthropology BAG.ANTH
Criminal Justice and Public Policy and Philosophy BAG.CJPP
Geography BAG.GEOG
International Development BAG.ID
Political Science BAG.POLS
Sociology BAG.SOC
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: General Program BAG.CSAHS

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 2:30 pm

College of Physical and Engineering Science

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Biophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics)
Master of / Magisteriate in Engineering
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Applied Computer Science, Biophysics, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: Honours Program for the following specialization:
Mathematics BAH.MATH
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Arts: General Program for the following specialization:
Mathematics BAG.MATH
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Computing: Honours Program BCH
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Computing: Honours Program (Co-op Major) BCH:C
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Computing: General Program BCG
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Engineering for the following specializations:
Biological Engineering (Co-op Major) BENG.BIOE:C
Engineering Systems and Computing (Co-op Major) BENG.ESC:C
Environmental Engineering (Co-op Major) BENG.ENVE:C
Water Resources Engineering (Co-op Major) BENG.WRE:C
Biological Engineering BENG.BIOE
Engineering Systems and Computing BENG.ESC
Environmental Engineering BENG.ENVE
Water Resources Engineering BENG.WRE
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science in Technology for the following specialization:
Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Co-op Major) BSTC.APPC:C
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Co-op Major) BSCH.APMS:C
Biochemistry (Co-op Major) BSCH.BIOC:C
Chemistry (Co-op Major) BSCH.CHEM:C
Computing and Information Science (Co-op Major) BSCH.CIS:C
Physics (Co-op Major) BSCH.PHYS:C
Biochemistry BSCH.BIOC
Biological Chemistry BSCH.BCHM
Biophysics BSCH.BIOP
Chemical Physics BSCH.CHPY
Chemistry BSCH.CHEM
Computing and Information Science BSCH.CIS
Mathematics BSCH.MATH
Physical Science BSCH.PSCI
Physics BSCH.PHYS
Statistics BSCH.STAT
Theoretical Physics BSCH.THPY
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: General Program for the following specialization:
Physical Science BSCG.PSCI

Thursday, June 12, 2008 ~ 2:30 pm

Ontario Agricultural College

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Agricultural Economics and Business, Animal and Poultry Science, Environmental Biology, Food Agricultural and Resource Economics, Food Science, Land Resource Science, Plant Agriculture, Rural Studies)
Master of / Magisteriate in Landscape Architecture
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Agricultural Economics and Business, Animal and Poultry Science, Environmental Biology, Food Agricultural and Resource Economics, Food Safety and Quality Asurance, Food Science, Land Resource Science, Plant Agriculture) 
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Planning) (Rural Planning and Development)
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Commerce for the following specializations:
Agricultural Business (Co-op Major) BCOM.AGBU:C
Agricultural Business BCOM.AGBU:C
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Landscape Architecture BLA
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science in Agriculture in the following specializations:
Agricultural Economics BSAG.AGRS
Agricultural Science BSAG.AGEC
Agroecosystem Management BASG.AGMN
Agronomy BSAG.AGRO
Animal Science BSAG.ANSC
Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science: Honours Program for the following specializations:
Food Science (Co-op Major) BSCH.FOOD:C
Animal Biology BSCH.ABIO
Environmental Biology BSCH.ENVB
Food Science BSCH.FOOD
Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management DTM

Faculty of Environmental Sciences (C.B.S. : C.M.E. : C.P.E.S. : C.S.A.H.S. : O.A.C.)

Bachelor of / Baccalaureate in Science in Environmental Sciences for the following specializations:
Ecology BSES.ECOL
Earth and Atmospheric Science BSES.EEP
Environmental Economics and Policy BSES.EEP
Environmental Geography BSES.GEOG
Environmental Monitoring and Analysis BSES.EMA
Environmental Protection BSES.ENVP
Natural Resources Management BSES.NRM

Ontario Veterinary College

Doctor of / Doctorate in Philosophy (Biomedical Sciences, Pathobiology, Population Medicine)
Doctor of / Doctorate in Veterinary Science (Clinical Studies, Pathobiology, Population Medicine)
Master of / Magisteriate in Science (Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Studies, Pathobiology, Population Medicine)
Graduate Diploma (Clinical Studies, Pathobiology)
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

 

*Guests of the graduands are requested to be seated 30 minutes prior to the ceremony.

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Logistical Details

Parking
Parking is available in Parking Lots P14 and P15. Signage on campus will provide directions or click here for the map of parking lots.

Guests
In order to ensure that all our guests can be seated, we limit the number of guests to THREE (3) per student.

Receptions
A light reception will follow each of the ceremonies in the Main Gym.

Special Access and Facilities
The Gryphon Dome is wheelchair accessible. Handicapped parking is available. There will be sign language interpreters on stage at every ceremony and reserved seating is available. To make arrangements for special parking or reserved seating please contact Leslie LaCelle.

Photographs
As a service to graduands, a personal photo will be taken of each graduate on stage with the Chancellor. A second photograph will be taken offstage.
These photographs will be available on a website at www.orderphotos.ca. You may view the photographs and order on-line following each ceremony.

Flowers
A flower vendor will be in attendance in the retail area outside the Gryphon Dome. If you would like to preorder flowers, please click here
( www.convocationflowers.ca )

Framing of Degrees
There will be a framing service available in the retail area located outside of the Gryphon Dome.
PLEASE NOTE: It is recommended that the degree parchment NOT be heat sealed as the text may be damaged. The cost of a replacement parchment is $50.00.

University Memorabilia
This will be available in the retail area outside of the Gryphon Dome.

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Important Information for Students

In order to graduate, each student must have applied to graduate and have received a “Congratulatory Letter” giving the time and date of their ceremony.

To apply for graduation, Undergraduate students should go to WebAdvisor and login under the link Application for Graduation. Please check the Undergraduate Calendar for the schedule of dates and deadlines for application.

Graduate students apply for graduation at Graduate Program Services, Level 3, University Centre. Graduation applications are available on-line at http://www.uoguelph.ca/graduatestudies/forms/gradapp.pdf. Please check the Graduate Calendar for deadlines.

Arrival Time and Location
Students should arrive not less than ONE HOUR before the commencement of their ceremony. Gowning for all students will take place in the West Gym.

Dress Code
Recommended dress code for the ceremonies and receptions is “smart casual.”

Articles in Procession
Flowers, purses, and other articles MAY NOT be carried in the procession.

Lining up Procedures
Staff will line up graduands in the order of appearance in the program and instructions regarding the procedures during the ceremony will be given to them at that time. The graduands will parade from the West Gym to the reserved seating section at the front of the Gryphon Dome.

The Gryphon Dome is wheelchair accessible, however there are stairs involved in the graduand procession. Should you require assistance or wish to avoid stairs completely, please email Sue Desautels, Convocation Clerk, Undergraduate Program Services, at desautel@registrar.uoguelph.ca to obtain information about the special arrangements in place to overcome this.

A wheelchair lift is installed on stage to allow all students to cross the stage.

University Responsibility
While supervision of the gowning area will be provided, the University does not accept responsibility for articles lost, stolen, or removed in error.

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Gown Return
ALL GOWNS AND HOODS/COLLARS MUST BE RETURNED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING ANY CEREMONY. Your name must be checked off by the Staff. If the gown, and hood/collar are not returned, the graduate will be notified by letter following the ceremonies that they will be responsible for the replacement cost of the gown and hood/collar. The cost of replacement is $100. The graduate will be placed on sanction until the matter has been resolved.

Degrees In absentia
If you are unable to attend your Convocation ceremony, as long as your account with Student Services has been paid and there are no sanctions against you, your diploma parchment will be sent via priority courier within two weeks following the ceremonies.

For Undergraduate students, the address used will by the address on the “Congratulatory Letter.” If that address is incorrect or you have changed your address, please FAX the change of address to the attention of Sue Desautels, Convocation Clerk, Undergraduate Program Services at 519-766-0143.

For Graduate students, degree parchments will be sent to the address provided on the Application for Graduation. If that address is incorrect or you have changed your address, please FAX the change of address to Graduate Program Services at 519-767-5743.

The University cannot be held responsible for diplomas lost in the mail. A fee of $50.00 is charged for a replacement diploma.

Other Information

Notarization of Degree/Diploma
Graduates of the University who may be offered employment outside of Canada or even within Canada may wish to have their original degree photocopied and notarized by a lawyer as a true copy of the original prior to framing. The notarized copy is usually acceptable for immigration purposes. The University does not keep extra original copies on file. If your degree/diploma parchment is lost or damaged you will have to request a reissue copy. This is produced in-house for a fee and will bear the date of reissue.

Outstanding Accounts
Graduands who are on sanction for outstanding accounts will not receive their degree/diploma parchment until the outstanding account has been paid. All accounts can be paid at Student Client Services, Level 3, University Centre.

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For Convocation Winter 2008 Information, visit http://www.uoguelph.ca/secretariat/convocation_winter2008/

For Convocation Summer 2007 Information, visit http://www.uoguelph.ca/secretariat/convocation_summer2007/

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