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Congratulations! You are approaching the final step of your study. Thesis-based and course-based students will need to complete different tasks in order to graduate, ensure that you have completed all the requirements listed below for your degree.
Course-based Students
  1. Complete an Application for Degree through your student centre via myUofC portal.
  2. Ensure you have a successful completion of all required courses with an overall GPA of 3.0 and any other exit requirements specific to your program.
  3. Make sure your student account has no overdue fees. You will not receive a diploma or be able to order transcripts if you have any outstanding fees.
  4. If you are a Haskayne MBA student you need to declare a specialization (Word).
Thesis-based Students
  1. Complete an Application for Degree through your student centre via myUofC portal.
  2. Complete and submit to the Faculty of Graduate Studies all forms required for electronic submission of your thesis .
  3. Submit your thesis.
  4. Make sure your student account has no overdue fees. You will not receive a diploma or be able to order transcripts if you have any outstanding fees.
Frequently Asked Questions

What is the deadline to complete all degree requirements for Fall Convocation?

All degree requirements and thesis submissions must be completed by the Fall session fee payment deadline (as listed in the academic schedule) in order for you to graduate in November.

What is the deadline to complete all degree requirements for June Convocation?

All degree requirements and thesis submissions must be completed by April 29 to be able to apply for June Convocation.

What is the deadline to complete all degree requirements for February Convocation?

All degree requirements and thesis submissions must be completed by December 31 in order to graduate in February.

What if I do not meet the deadline?

You must stay registered and pay applicable tuition and general fees until the end of the term in which your degree requirements are met.

Where do I get information about convocation?

Visit the Convocation office for more information.

How do I obtain confirmation of my degree?

If you have met all of your degree requirements, you can get confirmation indicating that your degree will be officially conferred!
Please fill out a Request for Confirmation of Degree Completion form and submit it to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (graduate@ucalgary.ca).
Submission of this form will enable you to:
  • Print a Grad Degree Completion Letter through your Student Centre.
  • Request final official transcripts through Enrolment Services showing the date your degree will be officially conferred.
Please note: Grad Completion Letters can only be generated up to one year after your degree has been awarded. You will not be able to print a letter from your Student Centre if you have a hold on your account.