Graduation and Convocation

Degrees are awarded at Acadia University in May and October. The Convocation ceremony for all graduates is held in the Spring (May).


Applying to Graduate

You can apply to graduate through Acadia University Self-Service. Under Academics, select Graduation Overview.

The upcoming graduation term should be listed.
(Fall 20XX is for the October graduation. Winter 20XX is for the May Convocation.)

1. Click "Apply".
2. Complete the questions on the application as prompted.
*If you are not attending the convocation ceremony and you would like your parchment shipped, please provide us with the shipping address. Please make sure your updated address is reflected on Self-Service> User Options> User Profile Acadia University Self-Service.


Dates and Deadlines
Period Date Application Name Application Deadline Last Day to Receive Grades
Spring Convocation May 16-17, 2024 Winter 2024 January 10, 2024 May 2, 2024
Fall Graduation
(no ceremony)
October 9, 2024 Fall 2024
(application will be available after the Spring Convocation).
September 6, 2024 September 27, 2024


Graduation Lists


Congratulations to our May 2024 graduates!

Convocation Website

The following information and more can be found on the Convocation Website.

  • Updates
  • History
  • Preparing for Convocation
  • Convocation Webcast