Faculty and staff

All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession.

Borrow regalia

To borrow regalia from UNB Saint John’s inventory, email your name, height and degree information to facgown@unb.ca by Monday, April 30. A limited number of PhD gowns and hoods are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Rent regalia

To rent regalia, you can do so through Gaspard. The deadline to reserve through Gaspard is Monday, May 1.

Purchase regalia

To purchase regalia, specific to the university from which you graduated, you can do so through Gaspard at or by calling 1-800-380-8214.

If you have your own regalia, and plan on participating, please notify us at facgown@unb.ca by Monday, April 30 so we can ensure enough chairs are reserved at the ceremony.

Regalia pick up and drop off

Friday, May 18

If you have reserved regalia from UNB Saint John, you may pick it up from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Athletics Centre, room 112. Please return your regalia to this room after the ceremony.

If you have reserved regalia from Gaspard, you may pick it up from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in K.C. Irving Hall, room 106. Please return your regalia to this room after the ceremony.

If you are not able to attend convocation, you are most welcome to attend the reception immediately following the ceremony. Students always enjoy introducing their professors, and staff who assisted them along the way, to their families.