When do I apply to graduate?

Near the end of your program, you must complete an Application to Graduate to start the graduation process (whether you're attending the convocation ceremony or not).

Program requirements completed:

  1. By end of summer term

    Eligible conferral: Fall convocation

  2. By end of fall term

    Eligible conferral: Winter conferral*

  3. By end of winter term

    Eligible conferral: Spring convocation


* There is no graduation ceremony connected with the Winter conferral. As an eligible student, you're invited to attend the Spring ceremony or you can request to have your degree mailed.


Important Convocation dates and deadlines

Application opens: November 1, 2019

  1. Application deadline

    January 15, 2020

  2. LOP Transcript deadline

    January 24, 2020

  3. Grad App cancellation deadline

    February 7, 2020

  4. Name change deadline

    February 11, 2020

  5. Attendance notification deadline

    May 14, 2020

Application opens: November 1, 2019

  1. Application deadline

    March 31, 2020

  2. LOP Transcript deadline

    May 1, 2020

  3. Grad App cancellation deadline

    May 15, 2020

    Undergrad students can cancel their graduate application via the Student Centre self-service portal up until their application is approve or denied.

    Grad students must contact convinfo@ucalgary.ca.

  4. Name change deadline

    May 15, 2020

    Students should carefully review their degree name and program when applying to graduate. Requests for legal name changes after the deadline date will incur a $75 fee for the degree reprint.

Application opens: April 28, 2020

  1. Application deadline

    September 15, 2020

  2. LOP Transcript deadline

    October 6, 2020

  3. Grad App cancellation deadline

    October 9, 2020

  4. Name change deadline

    October 9, 2020

  5. Attendance notification deadline

    October 23, 2020