U of A Convocation

Celebrate the Graduating Class of 2022

The University of Alberta is planning to return to in-person ceremonies for Spring Convocation 2022. The countdown is on and we look forward to celebrating with you in June!

University of Alberta convocation ceremonies are held at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, located at 11455 87 Ave. For the Augustana Faculty, ceremonies are held on Augustana campus at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, located at 4501-50 Street, Camrose.

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Prepare to Graduate

Learn all you need to know before, during, and after your ceremony.

Welcome to the Alumni Community 

You're joining a community of more than 300,000 grads. Learn how you can benefit from your newly minted alumni status.

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Life After University

Conference | May 30-June 3, 2022

Making the transition from campus to the working world is a big deal. But as exciting it is, it can also be a stressful shift. Get prepped for Life After University at this free, five-day conference.

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2022 Honorary Degree Recipients

A Canadian cultural icon, a respected advocate for Métis education and scholarship, and two Supreme Court judges are among a diverse group of 14 outstanding achievers who will receive honorary degrees from the University of Alberta this June.

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Fall 2021 Convocation

Join us in celebrating our 2,000 graduates in a virtual convocation ceremony.

Order of Convocation




Congratulations from the Deans

Read messages from the university's leaders to the class of 2021.

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Show your #UAlberta21 pride

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Explore #UAlberta21 on Instagram and add your own photos and memories. You can also find custom Instagram filters by clicking on the filter tab on our account (mobile only).

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Listen to the #UAlberta21 playlist, featuring songs chosen by the U of A community. And if you're feeling nostalgic, here are the songs that helped you through to graduation.

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Update your Facebook profile with a custom frame — available for graduates, parents, and supporters!

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Convocation Messages

Though we are doing it from a distance, we can still celebrate, encourage and inspire one another. Send your best wishes to the class of 2021 or thank someone who made your experience at the U of A one to remember.

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Congratulations to all graduates! I can't wait to see what the future holds under your leadership. Enjoy your celebrations.

— Breanne Fisher


Welcome to the Alumni Community

You're joining a community of more than 300,000 grads. Learn how you can benefit from your newly minted alumni status.

Learn about your benefits »

Convocation art print gift to graduating class

Each year, the University of Alberta Alumni Association commissions an original piece of art as a gift to graduating students.

In Opening Doors, the work of art commissioned for the Class of 2021, Edmonton artist Kathy Usher, ’00 BFA, showcases the entrances of some of North Campus’s most iconic buildings.

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This exclusive gift welcomes you to the alumni community and serves as a lasting reminder of your time on campus and your ongoing relationship with the university.

Virtual career support for new grads

Ask ASSET Anything

Hear from a panel of volunteers from the Alumni Student Support & Engagement Team (ASSET) in this recorded webinar focused on helping you make the transition from student to graduate. Hear personal perspectives on post-university topics such as stress management, job searching, maintaining connections, embracing failure and more!

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Careers Aren’t Linear

The experiences you have, the interests you pursue and the decisions you make — during and after your time at university — will impact your career, often in ways you can’t predict. But it’s not all up to fate. Join Tyree McCrackin from the U of A Career Centre to learn how to take a “planned happenstance” approach to managing your career that involves taking action and trying new things, even if you’re not sure of the outcome.

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On Saturday, June 26, the High Level Bridge will be lit green and gold in honour of the Class of 2021.

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You've officially joined a community of more than 295,000 grads. Learn how you can benefit from your newly minted alumni status.

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Convocation stories

Read stories about our graduates exploring their passions, overcoming obstacles and using their talents to uplift the whole people.

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