Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
StFX X-Ring



Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from St. Francis Xavier University! 

Convocation is that magical moment when all that hard work pays off and you officially become a Xaverian, joining Canada's strongest alumni network -- a community of more than 45,000 around the world!

As a Xaverian, we expect big things from you -- creating opportunties for yourself and others and embracing your resonsibility to make a positive difference in the world. 

Our last piece of advice?  Stay connected. Leverage the Alumni network. As the President of the Alumni Association states

"Test the network. Stay connected. If you fall, we will be there to catch you. We are there to help you succeed." 


Parents FAQ

We understand parents of graduates may have questions regarding the Convocation ceremony events, as well as accommodations for the weekend. Please see the Parents FAQ for further details.


Gown Room

Gowns will be issued by Regalia Services at the StFX Store, located in the Bloomfield Centre. You will require a gown and the appropriate hood for the degree you are to receive. Candidates for diplomas will wear gowns with collars. If you already hold a degree from StFX, or another university, you may wear the hood for that degree. You must be on the official list of grad candidates and must provide your full name, student ID # and size.

Graduates who require special physical or time considerations should contact Regalia Services at the StFX Store at 1.902.867.2450.

Appropriate Dress: Semi-formal attire and comfortable shoes are recommended.

  • Friday, November 29, 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Saturday, November 30, 10 am - 6 pm
  • Sunday, December 1, 10 am - 6 pm (pick up then returns)
  • Monday, December 2, 9 am - 4 pm (returns)


Gowns and hoods must be returned to the StFX Store / Gown Room following Convocation, no later than 4 pm on Monday, December 2, 2019. After this time, a late rental fee of $8.00 per day, per item will be allocated to the student’s account (based on ID number.) Exceptions will only be considered when a prior arrangement has been made by the student in question, and accepted by Regalia staff, for late return. Items not returned by 4 pm Thursday, December 5, 2019, will be charged at full cost to the student’s account (based on ID number.) 

Looking for specific Convocation Information? Click below:

Fall Convocation

Spring Convocation

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