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THE TORONTO CONGRESS CENTRE North Building (Convocation Hall)
650 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario M9W 1J1
For additional details please visit: humber.ca/convocation
Alumni Relations As an official graduate of Humber College, you join a group of over 240,000 alumni worldwide. Stay in touch by sharing your career and personal milestones. Visit humber.ca/alumni for your college and alumni news, events and to access perks, on-campus services, and group insurance rates. Update your contact information and follow us on social media to keep you constantly engaged and connected.
Bookstore The bookstore offers rings, graduation frames and other memorabilia for sale on-site. Please contact them directly for purchase details at 416.675.5066 or visit their website humber. bkstr.com. Humber bookstore staff will be available at graduation to insert your new credential into the frame you purchase.
Career Services We add new jobs everyday, visit careers.humber.ca for career services and work related resources.
Graduation Gifts There will be flowers and t-shir ts for sale outside of Convocation Hall. Gifts can be pre-ordered on the Convocation website.
Photography Portrait Photography will be on-site before and after your ceremony. Please bring $10 for a cash deposit. For more information visit mygradphotoshumber.com. Grad Images will be taking your picture on stage. For more information visit gradimages.ca.
Accessible Requests The venue is fully accessible and wheelchairs are on-site and operated by our staff upon request. If you are using a wheelchair, or have other specific needs, please contact [email protected] so we can do our best to accommodate your needs.
Convocation IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR GRADUATES AND GUESTS
GRADUATES must arrive 1 hour prior to the ceremony time and proceed to the gowning area. GUESTS should plan to arrive together 1 hour prior to the ceremony
time and proceed to the ballroom to be seated no less than 15 minutes prior to the ceremony’s scheduled start time. Seating is on a first-come first-served
basis and each graduate is entitled to bring 2 guests. In the interest of all concerned, ushers will not permit seats to be held for late
arriving guests or personal belongings.
Once the capacity in the ballroom has been reached, all remaining guests will be seated in an overflow room to watch the ceremony via direct video stream. Guests in the overflow room will be provided a ticket and will be seated in the
ballroom should there be seats remaining. Due to the length and nature of the Convocation ceremonies, we strongly suggest that if possible, parents
should avoid bringing babies and young children with them.
PARKING AND DIRECTIONS
Parking Parking is ample and free.
Directions By Car (via highways)
• From HWY 401 - exit Dixon Rd. W., turn into The Toronto Congress Centre
• From HWY 427 N. - exit at Dixon Rd. E., follow until left turn into The Toronto Congress Centre
• From HWY 427 S. - exit HWY 409 E., follow until Martin Grove Rd., travel south on Martin Grove Rd., turn right on Dixon Rd., turn right into The Toronto Congress Centre
• From HWY 407 - exit HWY 27 S., follow until Dixon Rd. E., turn left into The Toronto Congress Centre
• From the Gardner Expressway - exit HWY 427 N., follow to Dixon Rd. E., turn left into The Toronto Congress Centre
From Toronto Pearson International Airport
Take Airport Road eastbound for approximately 5 km; turn onto Dixon Road. Continue eastbound past HWY 27 until the first set of traffic lights. Turn left into The Toronto Congress Centre. Please call 416.245.5000 for further directions.
By Public Transportation
TTC The Toronto Congress Centre is directly accessible by TTC. You can either travel to the Lawrence West subway station and transfer to the Malton #58 bus or travel to the Kipling subway station and transfer to the Martingrove #46 bus. Both of these buses will take you directly to The Toronto Congress Centre. For further Information visit: ttc.ca
GO Transit GO provides bus service to The Toronto Congress Centre via the Brampton bus service. Please call 1 888 GET ON GO for information or visit: gotransit.com for schedules.
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Convocation Hall BALLROOM
Gowning AreaENTRANCE North Building
The Toronto Congress Centre (North Building) CONVOCATION HALL - Ballroom 650 Dixon Road Toronto, ON M9W 1J1
TO: HWY 401 (E) HWY 27 (N) HWY 409
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN THE CONVOCATION CEREMONY
• Presentation of Honorary Degree.
• Awarding of the Credentials.
• The Convocation Ceremony typically lasts 1.5 hours. We ask graduates and guests to remain seated until the end of the ceremony.
• Graduates will need to bring a piece of photo ID to the gowning area to pick up their credential upon completion of the ceremony.