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AU support services are available Mon to Fri from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MST). It is now 02:59 am (MST). See important calendar dates
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, AU has temporarily closed telephone services.
Office Hours at all locations:Mon to Fri from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m (MST)
Parchment frames, rings, clothing, gifts and other AU merchandise can all be found at the AU store.
For your convience Jostens will be onsite and there will be a selection of AU merchandise and parchment frames available for purchase.
New Light Photography will be available daily at the Exhibit Hall in Westerner Park to take individual and family studio portraits. Sitting fees are payable in cash at the time of your appointment. Graduation gowns and hoods will be available. Sessions can be booked online with New Light Photography.
Fresh flowers will be available for purchase at Convocation and are available now for pre-order online at: www.ConvocationFlowers.ca/AthabascaUniversity
AU uses a traditional graduation hood in place of a graduation cap. In medieval times, the hood was one part of a garment worn by scholars to cover their shoulders or head to protect them from inclement weather. Today, the hood is worn down the back and is kept in place by a neckband that is placed over a graduate's head to rest on the shoulders. Click here to view the hoods.
Graduation hoods cost $100 including GST and will be available for purchase in the merchandise area after the Convocation ceremony. If you are unable to attend Convocation you may order one for purchase or borrow one to have portraits taken.
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Updated December 06, 2019 by Events Office - University Relations