Camp 11 Iron Ring



Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer - Saturday, March 23, 2024

The Wardens of Camp 11 are pleased to announce the 2024 Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer ceremonies will be hosted in-person on Saturday, March 23, 2024 in Alumni Hall at Western University.

All candidates have been notified with details. If you are a Western Engineering student graduating in 2024 and have not been contacted about the Iron Ring Obligation Ceremony and believe you are eligible, please contact the Undergraduate Services Office or your Academic Counsellor immediately.


Eligibility and Information Session Briefing

To register to attend The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, you must be an eligible Western University undergraduate engineering student. All eligible candidates have been contacted to attend an Information Session to learn and understand the Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, the registration process to attend, and prepare for the in-person obligation ceremony to receive their Iron Ring.

  1. Tuesday, February 13 at 4:30-5:30pm, NCB-101
  2. Thursday, February 15 at 12:30-1:30pm. SEB2200


Ring Payment & Sizing

Ring payments must be made online by February 28, 2024 via Estores.

Sizing of rings in-person on campus:

  1. Tuesday, March 5 at 3:00-5:00pm, CMLP Atrium
  2. Thursday, March 7 at 12:00-2:00pm, CMLP Atrium


Guest Ringers

There are criteria for an individual to be a guest ringer. Guest ringers must:

  1. Have been obligated a minimum of five (5) years;
  2. Wear their Iron Ring;
  3. Apply by filling out a Guest Ringer Application by March 8, 2024. This form will be provided after the information sessions and will require information about the guest ringer. The eligibility of the guest ringer will be verified and, once approved, the guest ringer will be notified via email by March 16, 2024. See additional Guest Ringer Information details.


If you have a question, please contact 


Other Candidates / Mature Candidates

Please see the eligibility criteria below. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2024.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for the iron ring obligation at Camp 11 in London, you need to meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Canadian Engineering Education - You have an engineering undergraduate degree from a University in Canada that has been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).
  2. Full Professional Engineering License (P.Eng) - You have a Professional Engineering Licence (P.Eng) and are accredited as a full member of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).
  3. Canadian Equivalent Engineering Education - You meet PEO's academic requirements for licensure, based on PEO's evaluation of your credentials.



After you provide evidence of satisfying one of the above criteria, you will be contacted with further details, and you will be added to the list of candidates for the March 23, 2024 ceremony.

Deadline: The application deadline is February 1st. Send your scanned information and contact information to


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I am an Engineer in Training (EIT) with PEO. Am I eligible to apply for the iron ring obligation?

A: Being an EIT does not satisfy any of the eligibility criteria so you cannot apply with an EIT membership. However, you may be eligible based on Criteria 1 or Criteria 3.


Q: How does the new PEO standard of cancelling their EIT program impact my application and would I have to meet the experience requirement before I can apply for credential assessment with PEO?

A: No. In order to apply for the Iron Ring Ritual of the Calling of an Engineering, you do not need to meet the experience requirement, but you do need to have your credential academic assessment confirmed. PEO completes your evaluation to determine if the candidate meets the academic criteria (accredited by CEB of equivalent). Once an applicant receives a letter confirmation from PEO that they meet the academic criteria, candidates must submit their letter to apply for the Iron Ring Obligation Ceremony.


Q: I am a limited licence holder with PEO, am I eligible to apply for the iron ring obligation?

A: No, limited engineering licensee holders are not eligible to take the iron ring obligation.  It is the view of the Corporation of the Seven Wardens that the qualifications required for limited licences are not equivalent to those required by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB), and thus do not meet the corporation’s eligibility criteria as set out in the Guidelines for Eligibility.


Q: If a licensing and regulating body for professional engineering from a Canadian Province that is not Ontario verifies my academic requirements for licensure, do I meet the eligibility requirements?

A: Yes.


Q: Can someone else submit my application, on my behalf?

A: No. If you are interested in participating, you need to apply yourself to take the iron ring obligation.


Replacing an Iron Ring

The cost to replace an Iron Ring is $33 – please see

Exchanging Rings

Candidates who have received rings and wish to exchange for a different size, please mail the ring back WITH a self-addressed stamped envelope and a note saying what size you want to:

Camp 11 Iron Ring
Western University Engineering
1151 Richmond St
London, ON N6A 5B9