Graduating and Convocation

Convocation 2024

Kingston Convocation

Our Kingston convocation happened on Thursday June 13th, 2024, and Friday June 14th, 2024 at Slush Puppie Place, Kingston, ON

Cornwall Convocation

Our Cornwall convocation happened on Friday May 31st, 2024 at the Aultsville Theatre, Cornwall, ON.

Brockville Convocation

Our Brockville convocation happened on Friday June 7th, 2024 at Brockville Memorial Centre.

Are you interested in applying for one of the most prestigious awards given by the College? The President’s List Award recognizes graduates who have rendered valuable and distinguished service to the College community.

Eligibility is based on academic excellence including graduating with distinction along with interest and activities involving leadership, citizenship, and community service.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Convocation team, by email

The Valedictorian is an outstanding student who is committed to St. Lawrence College and their academics. By standing up as the Valedictorian at your Convocation ceremony, you will have the opportunity to speak on behalf of your fellow graduates and be the first to welcome the next chapter of your lives.

If you have any questions, please email

Read about our 2024 Valedictorians.

SLC Convocation FAQs

Please follow the steps below to complete your Application for Graduation:


  1. Login to
  2. Scroll down past the Important Updates and select the Apply to Graduate  icon
  3. Click on the Academic Records tab.
  4. Choose the tab on the left side of the screen.
  5. Flip the switch beside “Select to Apply” to “Yes”, and then click the “Apply” button on the bottom right. 

  • Students registered in a Summer term course that finishes in May or later will be eligible for next year's convocation ceremony
  • Current Summer graduates will be eligible to attend next year's convocation ceremony

If you are attending Convocation in Cornwall,  the guest limit is four.

If you are attending Convocation in Brockville or the guest limit is four

If you are attending Convocation in Kingston, the guest limit is six.

Graduates cannot reserve more than the allotted amounts of guests for each ceremony.

Ceremony schedules for Convocation 2025 will be posted in Spring 2025.

On the Convocation Registration Form, there will be an accessibility section where you can request the accessibility requirements you would desire. Alternatively, you can email with your or your guest's accessibility requirements

SLC cannot provide Invitation Letters; however, you can contact your International Student Advisor for general information and guidance on the letter's requirements.

Visit the IRCC HERE for more information.

There will be a small after convocation celebration with photo opportunities with your peers and faculty and a few other surprises!

Yes, guests can bring cameras and recording devices but are asked to remain in their seats.

Ceremonies in Brockville and Cornwall run approximately one to one and half hours.  Kingston ceremonies run approximately two to two and a half hours.

Please visit your SLC bookstore to order your custom grad hoodie.

Learn more here.

Cornwall - there will be ample FREE parking on the day of the ceremonies at the campus

Brockville - there will be ample FREE parking on the day of the ceremonies at the campus

Kingston - Due to limited parking downtown, it is highly recommended that you use the FREE direct shuttle from the Kingston Campus to the Slush Puppie Place. For more info regarding the shuttle, click the linkFor a map of paid event parking at the Slush Puppie Place, click the link.


Gowns, Attire, and Photos

Graduates will be provided with regalia when they arrive at the ceremony. You must return the gown following your ceremony.

There will be a professional photographer at Convocation who will be taking photos of graduates. In order to avoid disruption during the ceremony, guests are asked to stay seated and only take photos from their seats.


In order to receive their photos, graduates will receive proofs to the email they provided as part of their registration. Students will only pay if they choose to order photos.

For all other information:

Please be sure to visit the Convocation section of the website by clicking here. If the information you require is not already posted on the website, you can email or phone the Convocation Team at 613-544-5400 extension 1848. (please note that this phone is only monitored during May and June. Voicemails left outside these months will be responded to via email if an email address is provided).


We are a network of over 125,000 St. Lawrence College graduates, living in over 75 countries around the world. St. Lawrence College alumni make incredible contributions to communities, industries, and individuals every day.

Check out the new alumni pages on the website to learn about the lifelong benefits of being part of the SLC alumni community, including:

  • Discounts and perks, including discounted insurance
  • Communications, including past issues of the Voyageur magazine
  • Programs and activities
  • Opportunities to support the College

Join Currents SLC, our alumni hub and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn for all the latest news and offerings.

Stay in touch; we love hearing from our grads. #SLC_Alumni

Past Recordings

Cornwall Recordings

Click here to download the 2023 program

Brockville Recordings

Click here to download the 2023 program

Kingston Recordings

Click here to download the 2023 program