Congratulations, you are almost finished your degree! To prepare for graduation you must inform UBC. We have two convocations, one in May and one in November.

  • Apply for graduation required whether you expect to attend the ceremonies or not. Why is that? Applying to graduate also initiates the creation of your personalized graduation diploma.
  • Not sure if you should apply? You can apply to graduate before completing your degree requirements. Check with the Graduate Coordinator.
  • There are 2 degree conferral dates: May and November
  • Check the deadlines for completing your degree requirements in time for graduation. Usually there is a February application deadline for the May ceremony and an August deadline for November.
  • If you are a doctoral student, prepare your doctoral citation and review it with your supervisor
  • Find out the date of your graduation ceremony