A New Beginning
Without a doubt, convocation is a meaningful time for graduating students. We acknowledge your achievements and celebrate your successes. At Waterloo Store, we do our best to make this special day as hassle-free and meaningful as possible. Here are services and products we offer to ensure an exciting and enjoyable day for everyone.
Reserve your gown for June convocation online:
The online reservation site is now closed. Please go to the PAC, small gym on convocation day to rent your hood and gown. Doors open at 8am.
Hood and Gown Rental
Gowns are available in the small gymnasium in the PAC starting at 8:00am on convocation day. More information, including pricing is available here.
Renison College Graduates
You may pick up your gown in the morning on convocation day. It will be available at the PAC, small gym any time after 8am.
Graduation and Degree Frames
Don’t leave your certificate in its envelope forever. Show it off! To order University of Waterloo graduation and degree frames, visit the Office of Alumni Affairs website.
University of Waterloo Rings
Celebrate your achievement with a distinguished symbol of your uWaterloo pride, a school ring. You can order your ring on convocation day at the PAC (Physical Activities Complex), Red South entrance – or any other time it’s convenient. We take orders all year long. Visit the jewellery counter in Waterloo Store to see our selection.
Waterloo Store has just the right graduation gift for everyone on your list. Our crested items are a perfect way to commemorate all great achievements on this special day. Browse some of our gift ideas online or visit us in South Campus Hall to see the whole selection.
Say ‘Congratulations!’ to the tech-savvy graduate with an iPod or new computer from Campus Tech.
Not sure what to buy? Retail Services offers Gift Cards in any denomination that can be used at all of our stores. A great alternative!
Complete the graduate's day with a beautiful convocation bouquet! Choose from a large selection, available at the PAC (Physical Activities Complex), Red South Entrance. Bouquets are available on convocation day only.
Still have Convocation Questions?
For frequently asked questions about convocation, such as ceremony dates, times, and parking, visit the Registrar’s Office website.