Graduation timeline

Find dates for upcoming graduation, as well as important deadlines for students preparing to graduate.

May graduation dates and times

All ceremonies in May are held at the Michael Fowler Centre.

Faculty parade
Old Government Building to Civic Square 
Tuesday 15 May, 12pm

Ceremony 1
Tuesday 15 May, 1.30pm

Ceremony 2
Tuesday 15 May 6pm

Ceremony 3
Wednesday 16 May, 1.30pm

Ceremony 4
Wednesday 16 May, 6pm

Preparation deadlines

1 January

  • Academic dress orders are now open though Grad Gear.

1 March

  • Final day to apply for graduation at all May ceremonies.
  • You should order your academic dress from Grad Gear by this date.
  • Deadline for PhD graduands to submit your abstract.

5 March

  • This week the Graduation Office will advise you of your ceremony allocation.

11 March

  • Last day that you can hire academic dress from Grad Gear without incurring a late fee. Late fees will be applied to orders placed after midnight Friday.

19 April

  • Last day you can withdraw from your ceremony—this must be done in writing by emailing the Graduation Office.
  • Last day to submit documentation if you need to update your legal name.
  • Last day to request extra guest tickets. You’ll be emailed in early March with details of how to submit your request.

10 May

11 May

15 May

16 May

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