Convocation

Ceremony Dates and Times

Location

University of Alberta convocation ceremonies are held in the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium located on 114 Street and 87 Avenue (except Augustana Faculty which is held in Camrose in the spring).

Please plan to allow for extra time to get to Convocation. Campus will be busy with many other students and their families heading to Convocation.

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Dates and times

As outlined in the tables below, all Convocation ceremonies begin at either 10 a.m. or 3 p.m. (except Augustana Convocation, which has a ceremony start time of 2:30 p.m. in the spring).

Guests and graduates must be seated at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony in preparation for the Academic Procession.

Ceremonies are approximately two hours long. You can find your convocation ceremony date and time in the list below.


Spring Convocation 2018

The dates for Spring Convocation 2018 are June 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, and 14.

A list of the Spring Convocation 2018 honorary degree recipients is posted on the Honorary Degrees page.

Ceremonies by faculty:

  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

    Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m.:

    All ALES degrees (Bachelors, MAg, MFor, MSc, PhD)

  • Arts

    Wednesday, June 6, at 10 a.m.:

    Departments A – L

    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MDes, MFA), PhD

    Wednesday, June 6, at 3 p.m.:

    Departments M – Z

    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MMus), PhD, DMus

  • Augustana

    Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m.:

    This ceremony is held in Camrose. For additional information please visit Augustana Convocation.

    All Bachelors degrees

  • Business

    Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m.:

    Masters (MBA, MFM), PhD degrees

    Thursday, June 14, at 3 p.m.:

    Bachelors degrees

  • Education

    Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m.:

    Elementary Education only

    Bachelors, Masters, PhD, EdD, Diplomas

    Tuesday, June 12, at 3 p.m.:

    Secondary Education and all other departments except Elementary

    Bachelors, Masters (MEd, MLIS), EdD, PhD, Diplomas

  • Engineering

    Wednesday, June 13, at 10 a.m.:

    Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mining Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Petroleum Engineering

    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), PhD

    Wednesday, June 13, at 3 p.m.:

    Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, and Mechanical Engineering

    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), PhD

  • Extension

    Wednesday, June 6, at 10 a.m.:

    Masters (MACT)

    Friday, June 8, at 3 p.m.:

    Certificates & citations only

    For more information please visit the Faculty of Extension Graduation web page.

  • Faculté Saint-Jean

    Wednesday, June 6, at 10 a.m.:

    Baccalauréat, Maîtrise (MA, MEd)

  • Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

    Please select the name of the faculty under which your department falls to view ceremony dates and times.

  • Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

    Wednesday, June 6, at 3 p.m.: 

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)

  • Law

    Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m.:

    All degrees (Juris Doctor, Masters, PhD)

  • Medicine & Dentistry

    Friday, June 8, at 10 a.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, MD, Masters, PhD)

  • Native Studies

    Wednesday, June 13, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters)

  • Nursing

    Tuesday, June 5, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)

  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Friday, June 8, at 10 a.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, PharmD, Masters, PhD)

  • Public Health

    Thursday, June 7, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (MPH, MSc, PhD)

  • Rehabilitation Medicine

    Tuesday, June 5, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Masters, PhD)

  • Science

    Thursday, June 7, at 10 a.m.:

    BSc General degrees only

    Thursday, June 7, at 3 p.m.:

    BSc Specialization, BSc Honors, Masters, PhD


Fall Convocation 2018

The dates for Fall Convocation 2018 are November 20 and 21.

Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony will be announced in the fall.

Ceremonies by faculty:

  • Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

    Wednesday, November 21 at 3 p.m.:  

    All ALES degrees (Bachelors, MAg, MFor, MSc, PhD)

  • Arts

    Wednesday, November 21, at 10 a.m.:

    Bachelors, Masters (MA, MDes, MFA, MMus), PhD, DMus

  • Augustana

    Wednesday, November 21, at 3 p.m.:

    All Bachelors degrees

  • Business

    Wednesday, November 21, at 3 p.m.:

    Bachelors degrees, Masters (MBA, MFM), PhD degrees 

  • Education
    Wednesday, November 21, at 10 a.m.:

    Bachelors, Masters (MEd, MLIS), PhD, EdD, Diplomas

  • Engineering

    Wednesday, November 21, at 3 p.m.:

    Bachelors, Masters (MSc, MEng), PhD

  • Extension

    Wednesday, November 21, at 10 a.m.:

    Masters (MACT)

  • Faculté Saint-Jean

    Wednesday, November 21, at 3 p.m.:

    Baccalauréat, Maîtrise (MA, MEd)

  • Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

    Please select the name of the faculty under which your department falls to view ceremony dates and times.

  • Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

    Wednesday, November 21, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)

  • Law

    Wednesday, November 21, at 10 a.m.:

    All degrees (Juris Doctor, Masters, PhD)

  • Medicine & Dentistry

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, MD, Masters, PhD)

  • Native Studies

    Wednesday, November 21, at 10 a.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters)

  • Nursing

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, Masters, PhD)

  • Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Bachelors, PharmD, Masters, PhD)

  • Public Health

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (MPH, MSc, PhD)

  • Rehabilitation Medicine

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    All degrees (Masters, PhD)

  • Science

    Tuesday, November 20, at 3 p.m.:

    BSc General degrees, BSc Specialization, BSc Honors, Masters, PhD