Graduation and Convocation Checklist

Graduation vs. Convocation

Graduation is the term used to acknowledge that you have completed your degree requirements and have been approved by Senate to graduate. Convocation is the ceremony where the Chancellor or his delegate confers the degree. 

You must apply to graduate and be faculty-approved for graduation in order to partake in Convocation. Learn more about Convocation.

Fall 2021 Graduation Deadlines (Spring 2022 Convocation)

Deadline Date

Deadline to apply to graduate for students completing graduation requirements at the end of Fall 2021 (Spring 2022 Convocation)

01-Dec-2021→ Missed deadlines FAQ

Deadline for verification of name on diploma and in convocation programs
Minerva > Personal > Name Change

29-Apr-2022

"Degree Granted" will appear on student's transcript for students completing graduation requirements at the end of Fall 2021 (Spring 2022 Convocation)

24-Feb-2022

Graduation approval details available in Minerva
Minerva > Student > Student Records Menu > Graduation Approval Query

02-May-2022

First day to book your academic regalia with Gaspard LP

02-May-2022
 

Last day to book your academic regalia with Gaspard LP

16-May-2022

Pick-up of academic regalia, and lineup card

Refer to Schedule

Winter 2022 Graduation Deadlines (Spring 2022 Convocation)

DEADLINES DATES
Deadline to apply to graduate for students completing graduation requirements at the end of Winter 2022 (Spring 2022 Convocation) 28-Feb-2022 → Missed deadlines FAQ
"Degree Granted" will appear on student's transcript for students completing graduation requirements at the end of Winter 2022 (Spring 2022 Convocation) 26-May-2022
Deadline for verification of name in convocation programs
Minerva > Personal > Name Change
29-Apr-2022
Deadline for verification of name on diploma and lineup card
Minerva > Personal > Name Change
29-Apr-2022
Graduation record and ceremony details available in Minerva
Minerva > Student > Student Records Menu > Graduation Approval Query > Convocation Details
02-May-2022
First day to book your academic regalia with Gaspard LP 02-May-2022
Last day to book your academic regalia with Gaspard LP 16-May-2022
Pick-up of academic regalia, and lineup card Refer to Schedule

Contact Information and Resources

For information about Convocation, contact convocation [at] mcgill.ca.
For information about graduation requirements and verification, contact your faculty advisor
For any issues concerning your graduation status, contact your faculty's Student Affairs Office.

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