Flowers, Frames, Rings, Photos


Flowers are a wonderful way to say congratulations!  Flower bouquets will be available for sale at ceremonies held in the Halifax Convention Centre and can be pre-ordered.

Frames and parchment framing  

In partnership with the Dalhousie Bookstore, we are pleased to offer a variety of frame styles for purchase. Frames are available for purchase at the Dal Bookstore location in Jenkins Hall on the Agriculture Campus and in the Halifax Convention Centre during and after each Convocation ceremony.

Bookstore staff in Halifax and Truro will be on hand to provide complimentary framing service.

If you prefer, frames can also be pre-ordered. For more details, please visit

Graduate rings  

The Dalhousie Bookstore will host a graduation ring table at theHalifax Convention Centre during and after all Convocation ceremonies. Learn more about Dalhousie's graduation rings.

For graduates from the Faculty of Agricultural who wish to purchase a Barley Ring, please refer to the Order Information page for full details.


Dalhousie offers graduates the opportunity to have professional photographs taken during Convocation.  A professional photographer will take candid capping photographs and a seated photograph after each graduate crosses the stage.  

A link to the digital proof and photography package information will be available from LifeTouch shortly after Convocation.  Please touch base with LifeTouch to gain access to your proof. There is no obligation to make a purchase.

If you wish to NOT have your photograph taken while greeting the Chancellor, you must contact at least one week prior to the ceremonies.

In addition, LifeTouch staff will set up a portrait studio for family or individual portraits during and following the ceremonies. Portrait sessions are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Portrait session location:
Halifax Convention Centre, Convention Hall Level, Room 101
Hours: To be announced

Please direct inquiries about photography to:
Lifetouch Photography
(902) 405-7287

On-Campus Accommodations (Halifax Campus)

Various accommodation options are available on campus.  Touch base with Conference Services & Summer Accommodations (902) 494-8840 for information.