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When do I apply to graduate?

As you near the end of your program, you must complete an Application to Graduate to start the graduation process (whether you're attending the convocation ceremony or not).

There are three conferrals per year

Program requirements completed Eligible conferral
By end of summer term Fall convocation
By end of fall term Winter conferral*
By end of winter term Spring convocation

* There is no graduation ceremony connected with the Winter conferral. As an eligible student, you're invited to attend the Spring ceremony or you can request to have your degree mailed.

Important Convocation Dates and Deadlines

Winter Conferral: February 17, 2017
Application opens November 2, 2016
Application deadline January 15, 2017
LOP Transcript deadline January 23, 2017
Grad App cancellation deadline February 10, 2017
Name change deadline February 13, 2017
Attendance notification deadline May 19, 2017
Spring Convocation: June 5–9, 2017
Application opens November 2, 2016
Application deadline March 31, 2017
LOP Transcript deadline May 5, 2017
Grad App cancellation deadline May 8, 2017
Name change deadline May 12, 2017
Attendance notification deadline May 19, 2017
Fall Convocation: November 10, 2017
Application opens April 15, 2017
Application deadline September 15, 2017
Name change deadline October 5, 2017
LOP Transcript deadline October 5, 2017
Grad App cancellation deadline October 10, 2017
Attendance notification deadline October 25, 2017