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The invitation is sent approximately two months prior to the Convocation ceremony by mail (postal address in your HEC en ligne) and by email to your HEC address.
Letters of congratulations, not diplomas, are given during the Convocation ceremony. All diplomas will be sent by mail (address in your HEC en ligne account) six to eight months after the end of your program.
No. You receive only one invitation per diploma.
Yes, during the registration period. Without registration, no seat will be assigned to you.
You will receive an automatic email from email@example.com a few minutes after your registration.
If you also pay online, you will receive a second automatic email confirming your payment.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Send an email to email@example.com with your student identification number and your program specifying the information to correct.
To obtain payment information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your student identification number and program.
Inform Student Services as soon as possible by sending an email with your student identification number and program to email@example.com .
You have to complete the registration form specifying the number of guests and make the payment. Three weeks prior to the ceremony, the tickets will be sent by mail to the address indicated on the registration form.
The graduation ceremony tickets are free and guest tickets cost $40 each. Children under 2 years can attend for free.
You can indicate this information on your registration form if you know in advance. If not, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
After the registration period, if there are still places available, we will attribute them on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you know in advance, you can indicate this information on the registration form. If not, send an email to email@example.com.
Remember there are no child care facilities on site. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult other than the graduate as graduates will not be seated with the guests.
You will not be able to enter the Convocation venue without the tickets. When you arrive, go to the welcome desk to obtain duplicates.
Guests will have to mention the graduate's name to obtain the duplicates.
Yes, places are assigned for both graduates and guests (except for the MBA and the EMBA graduation ceremony; please note that guest seats will not be assigned or reserved and will be attributed on a first-come, first-served basis).
Graduate seats are assigned based on the program and on the sequence in which graduates go on stage. In the case of a graduate exchanging a ticket, he or she will not be allowed to appear on stage.
Any guest tickets which are exchanged (due to loss of a ticket) after having been mailed out, will not be duplicated.
No. The logistics involved in such a ceremony, as well as the limited size of the room, make approaching the stage problematic; however, guests may film or take photos from their seats.
HEC Montréal hires a professional photographer to capture the passage of each graduate on stage. All pictures will be available for purchase a few days after the ceremony.
Upon your arrival at the Convocation, you will be directed to pick up your cap and gown upon presentation of your graduate ticket. Remember that the gown is open, so what you wear will show.
Please remember to return your gown before you leave or you will be billed for the full value.
The coat check does not accept bags of any type and bags cannot be carried during the ceremony. They must be left with your guests.
Out of courtesy to all the graduates, we ask that you and your guests remain seated for the entire ceremony.