Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer
To foster ethical conduct as a lifelong obligation for engineers educated in Canada.
Dating back to 1922, the Ritual is administered by a body called The Corporation of the Seven Wardens Inc. The Corporation is responsible for administering and maintaining the Ritual and is organized into 28 regional branches, called camps, numbered by order of establishment.
Eligibility for the iron ring extends to all potential BEng graduates, however students in the BTech or Computer Science programs are not eligible.
BTech students, including those with MEng, MASc, or PhD degrees, must fulfill eligibility criteria by completing PEO challenge exams before being eligible to receive the iron ring.
For more information, please refer to the comprehensive guide for BTech students.
The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer – Camp 13 Iron Ring Ceremony will take place on Friday March 22, 2024 at McMaster University in the Burridge Gymnasium.
To receive your iron ring, attendance at the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer – Camp 13 Iron Ring Ceremony is necessary. If you are unable to attend, you may wait until the following year or explore participation in a ceremony at a different camp.
For details on other ceremonies please refer to the iron ring website.
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