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  • Fee Increase: Certified Copy of Degree

    As of September 1, 2016, the cost for a certified copy of your degree will increase to $10 per copy. Click here for the form.

  • Apply for Fall 2016 Graduation!

    Deadline: September 15, 2016

    The application to graduate in Fall 2016 is currently open. If you expect to complete all your degree requirements by the end of the Summer 2016 semester, you may be eligible to graduate. For more information, click here.

  • Book your Graduation Portrait

    Graduation photography sessions will be scheduled in MacKimmie Library Tower 118 from August 22 – September 1. Book now to confirm your spot!

  • Set Up Your UCalgary Email

    As part of the university's Electronic Communications Policy, the only way that we can communicate with you is through your UCalgary email account - please ensure you set-up your account before classes begin. Learn more...

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.

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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