News and Dates
Important Notification: Possible Canada Post Strike
In the event of a Canada Post strike or lockout, the Office of the Registrar has made arrangements for any admissions, convocation, enrolment services, financial aid, or transcript services that may be impacted. For more information, please visit: ucalgary.ca/registrar/canada-post.
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.
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
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.
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.