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  • Welcome Back! Here's your Winter Term Checklist

  • Winter Conferral 2017

    February 17, 2017

    There is no graduation ceremony connected with the Winter conferral. If you're approved to graduate in the Winter Conferral, you're invited to attend the Spring ceremony or you can request to have your degree mailed. Learn more.

    If you want your degree mailed and would like to attend the spring ceremonies, please contact us at

  • Spring 2017 grad Applications Open

    Deadline: March 31, 2017

    If you've completed your degree requirements in the Winter 2017 term, you may be eligible to graduate in the Spring Convocation. Apply to graduate online in your Student Centre.

Upcoming Graduation Dates


How Do I Apply to Graduate?

You must verify the completion of your degree requirements, apply to graduate, and submit an attendance notification.

Apply to Graduate

When Do I Apply to Graduate?

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

Learn more


Dates and Locations

Convocation ceremonies are held at the Jack Simpson Gymnasium. For details on the dates and times of each ceremony, please click on the link below.

Dates and Locations

Attendance Notification

Confirm your attendance or request to have your degree mailed be to you through your Student Centre. You may change your attendance status any time prior to the attendance notification deadline.

Attendance Notification

Attending a Ceremony

The convocation ceremony will take place at the Jack Simpson Gymnasium and will last approximately 3 hours. Please arrive at the graduand meeting point one hour before your ceremony.

Attending a Ceremony

Photography and Memorabilia

The Artona Group Inc. are the official graduation photographers for the university. You'll have three opportunities for graduation photos: portrait photography prior to convocation, twice during the ceremony, and individual and family portrait sessions before and after each ceremony.

Convocation Photography

Family and Friends

Convocation ceremonies occur every June and November in the Jack Simpson Gym, located on the University of Calgary campus. The following information will help you and your graduand prepare for the ceremony.

Family and Friends