Convocation Ceremony

Graduation and Convocation

Fall Convocation: November 16, 2023 

Congratulations, you’ve nearly finished your degree! The information on this website will take you through the final steps required for you to apply to graduate, convocate and receive your parchment. 

Graduation and Convocation

Graduation is the process of officially finishing your degree. Convocation refers to the ceremony associated with your awarded degree. You are required to apply to graduate through your Student Centre. 

When do I apply to graduate?

Find out when the application to graduate opens and closes, based on when you'll be completing your program requirements. 

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How do I apply to graduate?

You must verify the completion of your degree requirements, apply to graduate, and confirm your mailing address. 

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What is convocation at UCalgary all about?

Find more information about our convocation ceremonies, from dates and times to traditions and photography. 

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Important graduation dates and deadlines

Fall Convocation: November 16, 2023

Sept. 15

Graduation application deadline

Oct. 10

Letter of Permission (LOP) transcript deadline

Graduate application cancellation deadline

Name change deadline

Oct. 23

Attendance notification deadline

Our amazing graduates

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