The 2024 graduation ceremonies are held on the Okanagan campus in two key locations—the Gymnasium and Parking Lot M.

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Maps, Directions and Parking

  • For details on navigating campus, see Maps and Directions.
  • Guest parking (hourly or daily) is available. Check back for lot details.


See the gymnasium’s location on campus.

Where family and friends want to be.

  • Doors open 60 minutes before the start of your ceremony. We ask that guests are seated 15 minutes prior to the scheduled ceremony start time.
  • Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Please note: Pets are not permitted inside campus buildings, with exception to guide and service animals. For more information, see Pet Protocol at UBC Okanagan.

Parking Lot M

See Parking Lot M’s location on campus.

This is where students want to be 1 hour and 30 minutes before the start of your ceremony to pick up regalia.

Students will also receive their reader card and assemble according to their procession number in Parking Lot M.

  • The procession will leave the parking lot 20 minutes before the start of the ceremony

Parking Lot M is also where a reception will be held for students and guests immediately following the ceremony.

  • Various vendors will be onsite, including AlumniUBC.
  • Remember to return your gown at the designated tent in Parking Lot M or inside the Administration Building beside the courtyard.