Graduation and Convocation
Convocation is the formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees and diplomas. While degrees are awarded for both the Fall and Spring terms, Acadia University holds graduation ceremonies for all graduates at the Spring Convocation only.
|Spring Convocation 2018||May 13-14, 2018||For more information, please visit the Convocation website.|
Haven't met your program requirements in time for Spring Convocation?
Although Acadia does not hold a Fall Convocation ceremony, students may apply to graduate in October.
Following the Senate meeting on October 9, 2018, qualified graduating students may pick up or have their parchment mailed to them.
October graduates are invited to participate in the following Spring Convocation ceremonies.
|Period||Undergraduate Deadline||Graduate Deadline|
|Spring 2018 Graduation/Convocation||December 1, 2017||January 26, 2018|
|Fall 2018 Graduation||August 31, 2018||August 31, 2018|
Graduating students receive one diploma upon graduation. Generally, this is received during the convocation ceremony. If you are unable to attend, your diploma can be
- picked up at the Registrar's Office (with appropriate ID),
- mailed (upon request)
Convocation List - Spring 2018
The following information and more can be found on the Convocation Website.
- The History
- Preparing for Convocation
- Convocation Webcast