NSCECE wishes all graduates the best of luck, relax and enjoy, you have earned it! The graduation ceremony is coming up quickly; here’s some information to know:

Graduation Ceremony and Reception

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm Ceremony
Graduates to arrive by 6:30 pm

Location: Guild Hall, Atlantica Hotel Halifax
1980 Quinpool Road, Halifax, NS


A group photo will take place in the Guild Hall room immediately following the ceremony, before moving to the Reception.


Parking in the underground garage at the hotel is subject to availability at a flat rate of $5.75. Take your parking ticket to the graduation and it will be validated at the event. After your ticket is validated you can proceed to the ticket payment machine in the hotel lobby.


Graduates will each receive two (2) complimentary tickets for their guests which will be available for pick up as of April 14th
>>Pick up of tickets is in person as your signature is required to confirm attendance at the ceremony
>>Additional ticket(s) sign up list will be at the front desk on April 14th
>>Additional Tickets will cost $15.00 per ticket and may be purchased as of April 21st at the front desk during regular business hours (8:30 am – 4:30 pm).
>>Tickets will be required for admission ot the Graduation Ceremony.
>>Students who are not graduating may request a complimentary ticket on April 14th if the would like to attend the ceremony.


The ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm sharp. Graduates will be lined up by staff and, on cure, enter Guild Hall in the processional. During the presentation of the diplomas, graduates will line up one row at a time and move one persona at a time across the stage from right to left. Photographs are best taken from directly in front of the left side of the stage.

Arrival for Ceremony

While there is not a formal rehearsal for graduation, graduates are required to meet by 6:30 pm sharp and go immediately to The Cabinet Room on the 2nd Floor to check in and receive their gowns. We request that only graduates and staff come at this time. After the ceremony, graduates must return gowns before leaving the building. When you return your gown you will be given your transcript and T2202A for the 2014 tax year.


All graduates will be wearing gowns and caps over their appropriate attire.

Diploma Pick Up

Diplomas will be presented at the Graduation Ceremony. If you do not attend the ceremony, your diplomas may be picked up at the Office beginning May 12, 2014. Transcripts and T2202As will be inserted in your Diploma package.