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Ensure your Information is Correct
If you are graduating in the Winter Conferral and require a name change, submit your request by February 13. Please ensure that your name on file is correct. Learn more.
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.
How Do I Apply to Graduate?
You must verify the completion of your degree requirements, apply to graduate, and submit an attendance notification.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.