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. 

Learn more about applying to graduate

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

Spring Convocation: May 29 – June 2, 2023

March 31

Graduation application deadline

April 28

Letter of permission (LOP) transcript deadline 

Graduation application cancellation deadline

May 3

 Name change deadline

May 12

Attendance Notification deadline

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Not attending convocation? Watch the ceremony live online