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Conferring Attendance & Registration

Attendance at Conferring

The conferring of awards ceremonies will take place on Campus on 28 & 29 October 2021 in An Dánlann, Letterkenny Institute of Technology.
Confirmation of attendance is imperative to adhere to Government Guidelines. Please complete this form by clicking here


Seating Plan for Conferring Ceremony

To view your assigned seat please click here to get your block, row and seat number.

Invitations to the Conferring

This year our ceremonies will be live streamed. Due to Government Guidelines, guests are limited to two per graduand and you will be allocated two tickets which must be presented on the day. You will receive your invitations by post in the coming weeks. In the meantime please confirm your attendance at this year’s conferring by clicking on the link above.


If you are unable to attend the Conferring of Awards, you may collect your parchment from the Examinations Office or Registry Office at LYIT from 4 November 2021. Alternatively, your parchment will be posted to you following conferring.

Academic Dress

Each graduand will be required to wear academic dress. The cost to hire your gown is €28 per gown and hood, and there are several methods of booking -

  • Book and pay in advance https://www.armstrongandoxford.com/Pages/Public/AandO/StudentHire.aspx . Online booking will require a credit/debit card.
  • It is strongly advised that you book your gown online, otherwise it will cost €30 on the day. The gowning rooms are located on the ground floor in the Main Building and will be open for business at the following times:
    Wednesday 27 October 2021 – 2pm - 6pm
    Thursday 28 & Friday 29 October 2021 – 8am – 6pm

Seating Plan for Conferring

A Conferring Seating Plan will be available prior to conferring on our website, www.lyit.ie. We ask all graduands to check their seat allocation before the ceremony. Please ensure that you are seated in the hall 20 minutes before the commencement of your session for a brief rehearsal.


A professional photography service will be available in the Institute; however, graduands are not obliged to avail of the facility. Photography studios will be open before and after each ceremony. Save time on the day by pre-booking online at https://www.lafayette.ie/Graduation/Book to activate your online account, view packages and prices and ensure a prompt service