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Student convocation accommodation requests

Students in Convocation gowns hugging

Convocation accommodations

Congratulations on graduating from the University of Waterloo – what a significant milestone!

We want to ensure that convocation is accessible to you and that you feel safe and supported during your special day. Please complete the form below to let us know your accommodation needs.

Convocation ceremonies take place across multiple days, and are organized by Faculty. Please confirm your ceremony date and time before continuing.

Please visit the convocation website for more information.

If you need assistance completing this form, or require an Alternative Format, please email us at access@uwaterloo.ca.


  1. The University does not have wheelchairs for public use.
  2. A registered nurse will be on duty during the convocation ceremonies. The nurse's station is located at the rear of the gymnasium.
  3. Parents/guests with accommodations needs should complete this request form.

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.