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 Regalia - 2018    

Both the collection and return will be from our pop-up shop in the Round Room in the Atrium, Massey University, Albany.

The only opening times are as follows.   

Monday

16 April

3pm – 8pm

Tuesday

17 April

8am - 8pm

Wednesday

18 April

8am - 8pm

Thursday

19 April

8am - 9pm

 

Ceremony

Collection Times

Return Times

1

Tues 10.30am

From 3pm Monday 16 April or

From 8am Tuesday 17 April

Until 8pm Tuesday 17 April

2

Tues 2.30pm

From 8am Tuesday 17 April

 

Until 8pm Tuesday 17 April

Until 11am Wednesday 18 April

3

Wed 10.30am

From 3pm Tuesday 17 April or

From 8am Wednesday 18 April

 

Until 8pm Wednesday 18 April

4

Wed 2.30pm

From 8am Wednesday 18 April

 

Until 8pm Wednesday 18 April

Until 11am Thursday 19 April

5

Thurs

10.30am

From 3pm Wednesday 18 April or

From 8am Thursday 19 April

 

Until 8pm Thursday 19 April

6

Thurs

2.30pm

From 4pm Wednesday 18 April or

From 8am Thursday 19 April

Until 9pm Thursday 19 April

Pasifika Celebration (Wed 18 April)

From noon Wednesday 18 April

Until 5pm Thursday 19 April

Māori Celebration (Thurs 19 April)

From 8am Thursday 19 April

Until 9pm Thursday 19 April

 

Please return regalia promptly.  Any returns after the stated deadline must be approved at the time of collection.

Please also note:

  • You must bring confirmation of your order with you when collecting your regalia.
  • Photographic appointments need to be arranged so there is no delay in the return of the regalia. If you have an appointment which makes the return difficult, contact the Round Room on 021 105 0767 or email as below.
  • Enquiries regarding gown hire - email info@albanyacademicdress.org.nz  
  • Cancellation Reminder: Regalia must be cancelled 2 weeks before the ceremony for a full refund to be made.

Both the collection and return will be from the Round 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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