Physical Activities Complex

Ceremonies are held in the main gymnasium of the Physical Activities Complex (PAC) at the University of Waterloo campus. See maps and parking for more information.

Washroom facilities

Washroom facilities are located on the second floor of the PAC. A wheelchair accessible washroom is located at the west entrance of the PAC, room 1005.

Exiting the main gymnasium

Participants will leave the main gymnasium down the centre aisle in the following order:

  1. Platform party (the chancellor, the president, and the faculty procession)
  2. Graduates (in the same order as they entered)
  3. General audience

We share the air

The University of Waterloo is a scent-free environment. Please avoid the use of perfume, scented hairspray, cologne and other scented products. Scented products can aggravate health problems for some people, especially those with asthma, allergies and other medical conditions.

Your eligibility


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A live Twitter feed will be displayed before the ceremonies in the Physical Activities Complex and on the webcast.