Graduation checklist

For all seating enquiries, please call 0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739), 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Make arrangements for family and friends to look after your wallet, handbag, camera until after the ceremony.

Relax and enjoy the celebration! Congratulations and best wishes for the future.

If you have any concerns regarding graduation please ring 0800 MASSEY (0800 627 739) for assistance. On graduation day a helpdesk is located in the Bruce Mason Centre foyer one hour prior to each ceremony to assist with graduation enquiries and seating requests.

Important reminders

  • Remember to bring your numbered Graduand ticket with you to your Graduation Ceremony
  • Make sure you check the date and time of your Graduation Ceremony
  • Ensure you have ordered your Academic Regalia and check the collection and return times
  • Your Graduation Ceremony is a formal occasion, so please ensure you are dressed appropriately and have the correct Academic Regalia. 
  • See the map for the location of the parade assembly point and the Bruce Mason Centre. The walking distance from the parade assembly point to the Bruce Mason Centre is less than 1km
  • Your guests need to be seated in the Bruce Mason Centre Theatre at least 15 minutes before the Graduation Ceremony commences. For all seating enquiries please email: campuslife.auckland@massey.ac.nz

Collection and return of academic regalia

Ceremony

Collect Academic Dress
Auckland Campus
Atrium Round Room

Graduation Celebrations
Held at The Commons

Parade Starts
From The Commons

Return Academic Dress
Auckland Campus
Atrium Round Room

Ceremony One
Massey Business School A

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
at 10.30am

Monday 24 April
3pm – 6pm or

Tuesday 25 April
2pm - 4pm or

Wednesday 26 April
From 8am

8:30am – 9:30am

9:45am

Until 4pm
Wednesday 26 April

Ceremony Two
Massey Business School B

Wednesday 26 April 2017 at 2.30pm

Tuesday 25 April
2pm - 4pm or

Wednesday 26 April
From 8am

12:30 – 1:30pm

1:45pm

Until 8pm
Wednesday 26 April or

Until 11am
Thursday 27 April

Ceremony Three
College of Sciences

Thursday 27 April 2017
at 10.30am

Wednesday 26 April
3pm – 8pm or

Thursday 27 April
From 8am

8:30am – 9:30am

9:45am

Until 8pm
Thursday 27 April

Ceremony Four  
Professional and Continuing Education
New Zealand School of Music
College of Creative Arts
College of Health

Thursday 27 April 2017
at 2.30pm

Thursday 27 April
From 8am

12:30 – 1:30pm

1:45pm

Until 8pm
Thursday 27 April or

Until 11am
Friday 28 April

Ceremony Five
College of Humanities and Social Sciences A

Friday 28 April 2017
at 10.30am

Thursday 27 April
3pm – 8pm or

Friday 28 April
From 8am

8:30am – 9:30am

9:45am

Until 8pm
Friday 28 April

Ceremony Six
College of Humanities and Social Sciences B

Friday 28 April 2017
at 2.30pm

Thursday 27 April
4pm – 8pm or

Friday 28 April
From 8am

12:30 – 1:30pm

1:45pm

Until 8pm
Friday 28 April

Adherence to the scheduled times is essential as regalia is required for other ceremonies

Māori and Pasifika Celebrations

Collect Academic Dress
Auckland Campus
Atrium Round Room

Return Academic Dress
Auckland Campus
Atrium Round Room

To honour Pasifika Graduands/Graduates
Wednesday 26 April

From 12pm
Wednesday 26 April

Until 5pm
Thursday 27 April

To honour Māori Graduands / Graduates
Thursday 27 April

From 8am
Thursday 27 April

Until 12pm
Friday 28 April

Collection & Return of Academic Regalia

By now you should have ordered your Academic Regalia. If you have not done so, please contact the gowning room immediately by phoning 021 105 0767.  Both the collection and return will be from the Gown Room within the Atrium Building, Massey University, Auckland Campus. Please adhere to the collection and return times shown on the charts above. You must bring your confirmation of order with you when collecting your regalia.

Graduation Processions

Subject to fine weather, there will be a Graduand procession prior to each ceremony. In preparation for the procession please to report to:
The Commons, (In the McKenzie Precinct) 21 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna 

Bring your numbered Granduand ticket and report at the times shown on the chart above.

If the procession is cancelled due to bad weather an announcement will be made on the Massey University website homepage at approximately the following times: 

Ceremony 1: 8:00am
Ceremony 2: 12:00pm
Ceremony 3: 8:00am
Ceremony 4: 12:00pm
Ceremony 5: 8:00am
Ceremony 6: 12:00pm

Reporting times to Bruce Mason Centre (The Promenade, Takapuna, Takapuna Beach) if the parade is cancelled:

Ceremony 1: 10:00am
Ceremony 2: 2:00pm
Ceremony 3: 10:00am
Ceremony 4: 2:00pm
Ceremony 5: 10:00am
Ceremony 6: 2:00pm

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