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  • Check your Application to Graduate

    By October 20, your faculty will have reviewed your application to graduate. A decision on your application will be posted in your Student Centre under 'Convocation Status.' 

  • Submit your Attendance Notification for Fall Graduation

    Deadline: October 26, 2016

    Please indicate if you are attending your convocation ceremony or if you would like your degree mailed to you by submitting your attendance notification in your Student Centre.

  • Use your UCalgary email account

    Set up your UCalgary email account in a few simple steps. According to the University’s electronic communications policy, we can only correspond to you via your UCalgary email address.

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

This year's convocation ceremonies will be held from June 6-10 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