Convocation 2022

  • May. 05, 2022 – May. 07, 2022
  • All-Day
  • Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Due to ongoing public health measures, all Convocation attendees will be required to follow the health and safety requirements of the Jubilee Auditorium, including masking and vaccination requirements or proof of negative test result. Learn more about  Jubilee's safety measures. 

Let's celebrate your success!

This is a defining moment in your academic journey. As such, each of the NAIT Schools will be part of an assigned ceremony where we get to celebrate you.  During these special celebrations, you will hear from NAIT’s President and CEO, Laura Jo Gunter plus many honoured guests, alumni, faculty and staff as they recognize your many achievements.

Together with your classmates, we will look back on your time at NAIT and celebrate your academic success.

Event schedule

Convocation 2022 ceremonies will be held in-person from May 5-7, 2022 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Each ceremony will be livestreamed and a recording will also be available after the ceremony so you can share it with family and friends.  

Thursday, May 5

 Time Program
3 p.m.

School of Applied Sciences and Technology
Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management 

3 p.m.

JR Shaw School of Business  
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Technology
Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management

Friday, May 6

Time Program
9 a.m.

School of Health and Life Sciences
View list of programs included in this ceremony  (pdf)

1:30 p.m.

JR Shaw School of Business  
View list of programs included in this ceremony  (pdf)

Saturday, May 7

Time Program
9 a.m.

School of Skilled Trades
View list of programs included in this ceremony  (pdf)

9 a.m.

School of Applied Sciences and Technology
View list of programs included in this ceremony  (pdf)

1:30 p.m.

School of Applied Sciences and Technology
View list of programs included in this ceremony  (pdf)

Graduation gown packages

Ordering your package

You’ve put in the hard work and now it’s time get dressed in your grad best! Unlike previous years, this year graduates who order a gown package ($49.99 plus tax) will get to keep the gown as a keepsake.  

Order your grad gown package

Graduation gown packages can be ordered through Shop AT NAIT in-store  until Saturday, March 12 for $49.99 plus tax. Gowns ordered after March 12 will be $59.99 and are subject to size availability.  You will also be provided with a  hood rental which signifies the program you are convocating from; these hoods must be returned after the ceremony.

*Please note that all students attending Convocation must purchase a graduation gown package. 

Package pickup options 

When you order your graduation package, you can have your package shipped directly to you or select the curbside pick-up option. Stay tuned for more details on curbside pick-up options, including appointment dates and times. 

Shipping
The cost of shipping will be added to your grad package purchase upon checkout. Grad packages will be mailed out mid-April. Please allow for 5-14 business days for your graduation package to arrive. NAIT is not responsible for any lost, stolen, damaged or delayed packages. Shipping charges apply*

Graduation Photos

Commemorate your experience

Graduation photography sessions are available on the following appointments dates:

  • March 21 – April 1 (weekdays only)
  • April 19 – April 29 (weekdays only, closed on Easter Monday)

Professional photographers will help tell your grad story with unique lighting, background and pose options designed to let your achievement and personality shine through.  

How to book your graduation portrait appointment 

Online bookings will open in February and sessions will be done by appointment only. Please stay tuned for booking instructions! 

Graduation Rings

If you are looking to celebrate your experience at NAIT and commemorate your achievements, you can order a customizable Jostens graduation ring.

Shop rings on campus

On March 8 and March 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jostens will have NAIT rings on display at shop AT NAIT. You can customize your perfect graduation ring, have your finger sized, and place your ring order!  

Graduation Rings

You can also shop and personalize these wearable keepsakes online.

Order your grad ring
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