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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Regulations H. Graduation H.1 Applying to Graduate
H.1 Applying to Graduate

All undergraduate and graduate students who expect to receive a credential must complete an Application to Graduate (whether you are attending the convocation ceremony or not). The Application to Graduate is available through the Student Centre. Deadlines to apply to graduate are available at:

There are three conferrals per year: Fall Convocation, Winter Conferral, and Spring Convocation.

Credential 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; students are invited to attend the Spring Convocation ceremony.

Students granted a letter of permission or approval for a deferred examination in the Winter Term of their graduating year are eligible to apply for Fall Convocation. Students are responsible for obtaining official transcripts and submitting them to the Office of the Registrar not later than one month before any conferral.

Students must be approved by their Faculty to be eligible to graduate and to participate in a convocation ceremony. Students who are not approved will be required to submit another Application to Graduate for a future conferral date.