Graduate Celebration - Northwest campus (Terrace, BC)

Group of graduates Terrace

Schedule Of Events
Professional Photography
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Date:  May 29, 2023
Ceremony Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  R.E.M. Lee Theatre (4920 Straume Avenue)

Schedule Of Events

Cohort Group Photos
Time:  11:45 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Location:  R.E.M. Lee Theatre - Back Field

Check-In Students Assembly & Processional Line-Up
Time:  12;20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location:  R.E.M. Lee Theatre - Main Floor Lobby

Procession & Northwest Campus Graduate Celebration Ceremony
Time:  1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location:  R.E.M. Lee Theatre - Main floor lobby

Time:  4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location:  UNBC Northwest Campus (4837 Keith Avenue)

Parking - Ceremony

  • Parking is limited at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre.  It is a "first come, first serve" basis.  Carpooling is recommended.

Ticketing - Ceremony

  • Guest tickets are not required for the ceremony at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre.
  • There will not be any guest number limitations for the ceremony.

Ticketing - Refreshment Gathering

  • Graduands attending the Northwest Campus Refreshment Gathering will be able to bring four (4) guests to the Refreshment Gathering.
  • An invitation will be sent via email to graduating students with a reply email to the Northwest Campus, so grads can advise if they require all four guest tickets, or wish to donate some back.  In the reply email, if grads require more than the additional guest tickets they can request a waitlist for an additional two (2) guest tickets. These will be considered if venue capacity permits.

Professional Photography

Below are 2 photographers that are able to do grad photo sessions in Terrace.  Please contact them directly at the email addresses listed below or contact a photographer of your choice.

*Regalia rentals will be available starting May 1st
**It is suggested to book your photo sessions from mid-May onward
***Regalia will be needed for photo session

NOTE:  Grads can also book a photographer of their choice.  If you choose this option, regalia rental (hood, gown) is required with an option to purchase a mortar board cap and tassel.  Regalia rental/purchase information will be coming soon.

Cara Devaney Photography
  • Single grad packages:  $289.99  unlimited images - 30 minute photo session with images on a flash drive ready the next day.  Grads can book together back-to-back appointments and have free classmate poses included. 
  • Family grad packages:  $489.99

Rates do not include GST

Cara Devaney
Cara Devaney Photography

Derek Flynn Photography
  • Full Portrait:  $360.00  20+ images - Full hour which allows ample time for dress changes, family to be involved or an additional location to shoot from.
  • Half Hour Session:  $200.00  10-13 images - This package offers a bit more personalized time than in the mini session and can include family.
  • 10 Minute Mini Session:  $80.00  5 images - This package will get you a few amazing images.  Once sessions are booked a location and date will be determined.

All photos will be accessible on a downloadable link.

Booking Days:  Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Rates do not include GST

Derek Flynn
Derek Flynn Photography


When do I get an invitation for the Northwest Graduate Celebration?
An email will be sent to all graduands when the invitations are available for pick up at the Northwest campus.

When should the graduand arrive at the ceremony?
Graduands are requested to arrive at 12:30 p.m. and line up outside the R.E.M. Theatre for the academic procession.

How do I get the Schedule of Events?
The schedule of events is listed at the top of this page.  Each graduand will receive an email with details of the Northwest Campus Graduate Celebration.  If you do not recieve this email please contact

As a guest, who do I contact to get information on the Class 2023 Northwest Campus Graduate Celebration?
Please ask your graduand.  In accordance withe the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy regulations we are not permitted to give out personal information about any students.

What if I, as a guest, have access/mobility needs and require assistance/seating accommodations?  Who do I contact?
Please have your graduand contact to discuss requested accommodations.

When should guests arrive at the ceremony to get a good seat?
Guests are permitted to arrive 30 minutes prior to the ceremony.  There are no assigned seats for guests at the R.E.M. Theatre.  There will be UNBC staff inside the theatre to give out invitations.

Can I take photos during the ceremony?
Photos are not permitted during the ceremony.  Graduates can take photos with their friends and family after the ceremony has ended.

What does the front entrance of the R.E.M. Theatre look like?
R.E.M. Lee Theatre Entrance

For more information, please email