Convocation Ceremony

Graduation and Convocation

Spring Convocation: May 30 to June 5, 2024

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 30 to June 5, 2024

Fall Convocation:
November 13–14, 2024

March 31

Graduate application deadline
(Spring 2024)

April 29

Letter of Permission (LOP) transcript deadline
(Spring 2024)

Graduate application cancellation deadline
(Spring 2024)

May 3

Name change deadline
(Spring 2024)

May 13

Attendance notification deadline (by 11:59 p.m.)
(Spring and Winter Conferral 2024)

Sept. 15

Deadline to apply for Convocation

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