Encaenia information for friends and family

Tickets

A paper copy of your e-ticket is required for admission to the ceremonies. Graduates must request tickets for their guests. Learn more about encaenia tickets.

Live streaming

Each ceremony will be live-streamed the day of the ceremony.

Special seating & hearing assists

Please contact Judith Currie at judith.currie@unb.ca or (506) 453-4836 if you require accessible seating, as space is limited.

A limited number of hearing-assist sets are available. To reserve a set in advance, please contact David Saad at dsaad@unb.ca or (506) 453-4876. The hearing-assist sets will be available for pick up at the ticket window at the box office on the 4th floor of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Borrowers will be required to leave a photo ID as security. It will be returned to the borrower when the set is returned at the end of the ceremony.

Encaenia Tea

Friends and family of graduates are invited to celebrate graduation at the Encaenia Tea, immediately following the graduation ceremony. Light refreshments will be served.

Programs

Complimentary souvenir programs will be distributed to graduates and guests.

Parking

Family, friends and other guests can park at the BMO field parking lots and the Student Union Building parking lot free of charge. Parking lots will be identified with "Encaenia Parking" signs.

Flowers

Flowers can be pre-ordered and picked up at the graduation ceremony, or purchased on site.

Pre-order your bouquet

Accommodations on campus

UNB Conference Services invites graduates to stay in residence during encaenia week. A single room is offered free of charge, for up to two nights, to any graduating student.

For family and friends wanting to stay on campus, we have single and double rooms as well as two and three-bedroom suites available.

  • Single room - 1 single bed: $41.25 +HST
  • Double room - 2 single beds: $64.50 +HST
  • 2 bedroom suite: $85.00 +HST
  • 3 bedroom suite: $115.00 +HST

Space is very limited – book early to ensure a room is ready for you. For more information, or to book a room, email stay@unb.ca or call (506) 447-3227. Weekly rates are also available for stays of seven nights or more.