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Black Excellence Graduation Celebration

June 13, 2024
5:00 PM EDT - 7:00 PM EDT
6th floor, Student Learning Centre (341 Yonge St)
Open To
Students, faculty and staff
A diverse group of Black graduates in blue gowns, graduate caps and Kente stools smiling.

Toronto Metropolitan University students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the fifth annual Black Excellence Graduation Celebration! Join us in celebrating this year’s Black graduating students with live music, delicious food and supportive community.  

The event will include a private pre-celebration at 4 p.m. for Black graduating students followed by a celebration with friends and family at 5 p.m. in the Student Learning Centre. 

Are you a self-identified Black graduating student?

If you are a graduating student who self-identifies as Black, we invite you to register by May 29.

Graduating Black students who register will be provided with an exclusive Kente stole to commemorate their achievement courtesy of event organizers (with confirmation of graduation and while quantities last).  

Graduates will receive their Kente at the event.  

Please note that we will be celebrating students who graduated in fall (October 2023) as well as those graduating this spring (June 2024).

ASL interpretation will be provided

The university is committed to the accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities. If you require any additional accessibility accommodations to ensure your full participation, please let us know on the registration form or email     

This event is hosted by the Black Excellence Committee

The Black Excellence Committee is a collaboration between the Presidential Implementation Committee to Confront Anti-Black Racism; Office of the Vice-President, Equity and Community Inclusion; Office of the Vice-Provost, Students (Tri-Mentoring Program and Student Life Programs); and Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (Talent Management Centre of Expertise).


If you have any questions, please email the Black Excellence Committee at