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Ceremonial Matters and Protocol

The Secretariat is the headquarters for ceremonial matters and advice on protocol.

 Convocations:
McGill University traditionally celebrates Convocations twice a year: once in the Spring (usually at the end of May or first week of June) and in the Fall. All information regarding Convocation is made available on-line through the convocations website.

Use of the McGill University Name or Insignia:
McGill University's name and insignia are registered trademarks owned by McGill University and are protected by copyright.

Failure to use trademarks correctly may result in loss of exclusivity in use of the mark.

Any use of the name and insignia requires approval of the University Secretariat.

Policy on the use of the Wordmark and Insignia of McGill University [.pdf]

The University flag:
The University flag is flown from the mast on the Arts Building.

Honorary Doctorates:
Information pertaining to Honorary Doctorate nomination(s).