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- After Graduation
- Frequently Asked Questions
The Office of Convocation and Convocation Hall are located on the St. George Campus, on King's College Circle. Both are conveniently located in the heart of Toronto.
Office of convocation
The Office of Convocation is responsible for the logistical details of the student and guest related elements of over 40 convocation ceremonies annually. The office is also responsible for the reissue of degrees and diplomas as well as the verification of the graduation status of University of Toronto alumni.
Office of Convocation
University of Toronto
Simcoe Hall, Room 102
27 King’s College Circle
Toronto, ON M5S 1A1
General Inquiry: (416) 978-3629
Convocation Hotline: (416) 978-5940
The Office of Convocation will be open to graduating students during ceremonies.
* please note that the Office of Convocation is closed for Statutory, Civic, and University holidays
The accessible entrance is to the left of the Simcoe Hall entrance, directly between Convocation Hall and Simcoe Hall. The elevator is approximately 20 feet inside the entrance (turn right through the glass doors). Proceed up to Level 1, where you will exit the elevator vestibule, turn right, proceed straight for approximately 10 feet, turn right, and proceed another ten feet until you reach the wickets for the Office of Convocation.
Ceremonies are held in Convocation Hall at 31 King’s College Circle located 2 blocks west of University Avenue, 1 block north off College Street, and right beside the Office of Convocation.
The accessible entrance is to the left of the Simcoe Hall entrance, directly between Convocation Hall and Simcoe Hall. Dark wood door between collonade and Simcoe hall entrance
- faces north towards the field
- has designated parking directly in front
- entrance at grade, with more power doors inside
- accessible washroom to right inside this entrance
- leads to main rotunda (turn left once inside) and accessible seating on floor level of the main hall. There is no interior elevator in the hall and no accessible seating in the main hall tiers or in the balconies
Convocation Hall is located on Line 1 of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) subway system, with the closest station being Queen's Park. It is also accessible via the 506 Carlton Streetcar route.
The elevator at Queen's Park station is on the southeast corner of University and College. Escalators can be found at the southwest and northeast station entrances.
Parking on campus is limited. Public transit is recommended if possible. However, space is usually available at the parking garage at 107 St. George Street (across from Robarts Library) (see map).
This parking garage is a gated, pay-on-foot system. Payment is made when leaving the garage, either at one of the pay stations in the elevator lobby of the building, or at the exit gate. Payment can be made by cash, Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.
IMPORTANT! - Construction projects throughout the GTA are slowing traffic flow throughout the city. When attending convocation, please allow yourself extra time to ensure that you arrive on campus in a timely manner and are able to park your vehicle.