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  • Apply to Graduate

    Deadline: March 31, 2017

    If you anticipate completing your degree requirements in the Winter 2017 term, you may be eligible to graduate in the Spring Convocation. If you need to change your program, be sure to contact your faculty first before applying to graduate. Apply to graduate online in your Student Centre.

  • Ensure your Information is Correct

    If you are graduating in the Spring Convocation, please ensure that your degree information, name, and address on file is correct. Learn more.

  • Grad Photos Available on Campus

    Want a graduation photo? The Artona Group Inc. will be doing portrait photography sessions by appointment in Dining Centre 107 during March 14 - 25 and May 24 - June 3. Book your appointment today.

  • Keep your UCalgary IT Account

    Graduating soon? Keep your UCalgary email and IT account by logging in at least once per 12 months.  This will enable you to access your email, Student Centre, request transcripts and more.

    If you want to change your password or recover your account, check out this IT page for support.

  • Need a change of program before graduation?

    If you require a change of program (i.e. add/change a minor, concentration etc), contact your faculty advising office first before applying to graduate.

  • Volunteer for Convocation

    Our upcoming convocation ceremonies will be held from June 5 - 9, 2017 and we need your help. Assistance is required to make the ceremonies successful for our graduates.

    Register online by Friday, May 12.

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