Faculty/School Receptions and Celebrations (by invitation only)

November 2 and November 3

Event Schedule



REGALIA PICK UP: Gowns/Regalia pick up is at 12:30 pm on Saturday, November 3rd in Skidmore Hall Lounge at the Gaspard tables. 

Gowns are required for the Commencement ceremony.

REGALIA RETURN: Gowns/Regalia need to be returned to the Gaspard tables in Skidmore Hall Lounge after the ceremony. NOTE: Regalia that is not returned after the ceremony will be charged as a purchase by Gaspard, the regalia provider.

Graduates will keep their caps and tassels.


Graduands are required to check their personal items with the Coat Check in Skidmore Hall Lounge to be held during the Commencement ceremony.  NOTE: Coat Check is for graduands only.


The TWU Bookstore will be on site at the David Enarson Gymnasium foyer for the Commencement ceremony.  Degree frames and other TWU gifts will be on display and available for sale before and after the ceremony. 


The Artona Group Inc are the official graduation photographers for Trinity Western University.

Artona's professional photographers will capture your commencement. Each student will be photographed twice during the ceremony, once on stage while their name is being announced and once after exiting the stage. Previews of these photographs with order information will be emailed, and mailed to each student's home address, within one week. Photos can be viewed and ordered online at

Questions: Contact or 604-872-7272 ext. 0

Translation Services

The use of headsets for translation into Mandarin of the 2018 Fall Commencement ceremony will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for Graduand family members who do not understand English. We look forward to celebrating this significant achievement with you.

Alumni Association

The TWU Alumni Association is excited to get to know you and welcome you into the community. The Alumni Association has a gift for all graduations presented at graduation which is their small way of saying "Welcome to the Alumni community". To learn more about the TWU Alumni Association and the exciting new programs, events and benefits they provide for the community, check out the Alumni Association website here.