The Iron Ring is worn by Canadian-trained engineers on the little finger of their primary working hand as a symbol and reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with their profession. The ring, which reflects the moral, ethical and professional commitment made by the engineer who wears it, is presented to graduates in a closed ceremony known as The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer. This ceremony is private; only approved applicants and obligated guests can attend this ceremony.

Upcoming Ritual of the Calling of An Engineer Obligation Ceremonies

When will you be invited to attend an Iron Ring obligation ceremony?

Graduation FallĀ  2023 Winter 2024 Spring 2023
Last term of courses Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2023
Invitation Sent February 2023 October 2023 February 2023

If you are a recent graduate and have missed attending the obligation event you were invited to, please contact

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Ring Exchange

Please contact to request ring exchange contact information for Camp 12.

Replacement Rings

Carleton University is unable to issue replacement rings or ring exchanges, but we can re-direct your request to the Camp 12 secretary. To request a replacement ring, please email and include the following in your message: Full Name, Year of Graduation, and Name of the University, or the Camp Number.