Graduation and Convocation

In consideration of your safety and public health best practices during pandemic, the fall 2020 convocation ceremony will be virtual.

Convocation ceremony details

  • A convocation video will be available online starting at 10 a.m. on October 26, 2020.
  • The video will remain available until the end of December 2020.
  • You can watch the ceremony at mitt.ca.
  • We will also create a convocation booklet and it will be available for viewing/download at mitt.ca.

2020 Graduation Photos

Thank you for completing the survey and providing your feedback regarding graduation photos. Many of you expressed an interest to have graduation photos taken and MITT is happy to provide you with two options:

Option 1: Professional portrait and selfies

With this option you will receive a 15minute professional portrait session and be provided with 15 minutes at one of the selfie stations for you to snap your own photos.

Use the MITT backdrop in one of the selfie stations to take photos on your phone or personal camera with family or classmates. You can have a maximum of five additional people with you for this session. Please note that if classmates want individual photos they must book their own session.

Note: If you would like to have a cap and/or gown for these photos, you can order both through Gaspards (see link below).

All costs for the cap and gown rental and the professional photos are the responsibility of the graduate, and must be paid in advance when booking.

Option 2: Selfie only

If you want to come and take photos on your phone or personal camera, we will provide you with an MITT backdrop. You do not need to book an appointment for these photos, but you many have to wait in line, until a backdrop becomes available. You can have a maximum of five additional people with you for this session.

Note: If you would like to have a cap and/or gown for these photos you can order both through Gaspards (see link below).

All costs for the cap and/or gown rental are the responsibility of the graduate, and must be paid in advance when ordering.

There is no charge for the selfie station.

You can only book one of the two options, there are a limited number of bookings available.

Graduation photos will take place on Thursday October 15, Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17, 2020 at MITT’s English Language Institute, 67 Scurfield Blvd.

If you would like to bring family members to include in your photos, please note that we can only accommodate an additional five people (beyond the student) due to current public health orders. Due to contact tracing requirements, we must have the name, phone number and email of each person who will be attending a photo session. (Professional photos and selfie booth photos).

To take part in this opportunity you must complete all the steps.

Step 1: Book the photo session of your choice:

Option 1: Professional photography session and selfie booth *

https://booking.edgeimaging.ca/

School code: MIF

Book your photo session by October 11, 2020

With this booking, you receive 5 minutes to take selfies with family/friends prior to your portrait session.

Note: All costs for professional photos are the responsibility of the graduate and must be paid in advance when booking the session

Option 2: Selfies only

No booking required but you must fill out the Graduate and Guest information form by October 11, 2020.

With this booking, you will received 15 minutes to take selfies with your family/friends in front of an MITT backdrop.

Step 2: Cap and gown rental (optional)*

https://www.buildagrad.com/mitt

If you want a cap and/or gown for your photos (portrait and/or selfies) you must place your order by Oct 11, 2020.

Your cap/gown will be waiting for you at your photo session, you do not have to pick up or return your rental.

Note: All costs for the cap and/or gown rental are the responsibility of the graduate and must be paid in advance when ordering.

Step 3: Graduate and Guest information form

No matter what photo option you chose; professional photos or selfie only, all graduates attending must complete this form.

You must complete the Graduate and Guest information form by 4 p.m. on October 11, 2020.

* Please note, clicking on the links provided takes you away from mitt.ca to a supplier’s website. This supplier is collecting your information for the sole purpose of your convocation photo session. They may contact you specifically for the purpose of your rental/purchase.

Photo session details:

Location

Graduation photos will take place at MITT’s English Language Institute, 67 Scurfield Blvd.

When arriving for your photo session

Signage will indicate where to enter the building and all grads and their guests must check-in together and have completed the Graduate and Guest information form.

You must arrive on time for your booked photo session.

If you or any of your guests are running late, we cannot wait for you and we cannot guarantee fitting you back into the schedule. If you arrive early, please wait in your vehicle or outside until your scheduled time.

You and your guests must pre-screen

You and any guests attending, must complete the COVID 19 Screening Tool. If you or any of your guests answer yes to any of the questions, you cannot attend.

You and your guests must wear masks

Masks are required and should only be remove when you are having your photograph taken.

When your photo session is over you must exit the premise

You cannot gather inside with friends or wait for another graduate to complete their session.

You and your group cannot mingle with other groups on site

You cannot gather inside with friends or wait for another graduate to complete their session.

You and your group cannot mingle with other groups on site.

You and your group must remain together, separated from other groups and individuals. All public health guidelines must be followed.

Outside photos

If you would like to take some photos outside, you will be able to wear your cap and gown and leave the building for a short period of time. It will be your responsibility to return your gown or you will be charged an additional fee.

If you have any questions, please contact Janice Manson janice.manson@mitt.ca

This is not a convocation ceremony; this is an opportunity for graduation photos only.

Contact us today and we will be more than happy to help you with any questions or concerns you have.

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