The next Fall Convocation at the Royal Military College of Canada will be held on Friday, 17 Nov 2017 and will commence at 1400 hrs in Currie Hall, Currie Bldg.
Dress for the Ceremony
For RMC ROTP-RETP Officer Cadets in attendance the dress will be Scarlets - 1M summer. For all other military graduands the dress will be 1A (with medals, no gloves). For civilian graduands semi formal attire (business suit or equivalent) is recommended.
All graduands will be issued a graduation hood. Civilian graduands will also wear a black academic gown over their clothes during the ceremony
Convocation Dress Rehearsal
A Convocation rehearsal for available graduands (dress of the day for military personnel - business casual for civilians) will be held on Thursday 16 Nov 2017 at 1330 hrs. All available participants are requested to be present at Currie Hall by 1320 hrs.
Graduation Hoods and Gowns
Graduation hoods and academic gowns may be signed out by all Graduands in room C200 in Currie Bldg from 1030 hrs until 1230 hrs on the day of Convocation. Faculty may also sign out black gowns at this time. All hoods and gowns are to be returned to C200 in Currie Bldg immediately following the Convocation Ceremony.
Assembly Area for Academic Procession
A short briefing for Graduands will be provided in C200 on the day of Convocation at 1300 hrs.
On the day of Convocation, all RMC Faculty members attending Convocation are asked to arrive at the assembly area in the hallway of McKenzie building just outside MK453 by 1300 hrs.
Guests for the Convocation Ceremony
Guests of all graduands are very welcome to witness the Convocation ceremony and should by seated by 1340 hrs in Currie Hall, Currie Bldg. Seating is limited and is on a first come first served basis. Currie Hall is fully accessible. Parking will be available on the RMC Parade Square directly in front of Currie Bldg.
Graduation Rings, Frames, Souvenirs and other mementoes are available at the RMC Club Gift shop .
A variety of Hotel, Motel and B&B establishments are available in the greater Kingston area. It is recommended that you make your reservations early as many other activities do occur at this time of year and availability may be limited.