Graduation and Convocation

Please visit our Convocation website for the latest updates.


Dates
Period Date  
Spring Graduation/Convocation May 9-10, 2021 For more information, please visit the Convocation website.
Fall Graduation* October 6, 2021  

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 6, 2021, qualified graduating students may request the shipment of their parchment.

October graduates are invited to participate in the following Spring Convocation ceremonies.

 

Application Deadlines for Upcoming Graduations

Deadline for applying to graduate for Spring 2021 was January 18, 2021.
Late applications for Spring 2021 convocation can be made via the HUB.  Please note a $25 late fee applies.

Applications for Fall 2021 Graduation will open late Spring 2021

Applying to Graduate

Deadline for applying to graduate for Spring 2021 was January 18, 2021.
Late applications for Spring 2021 convocation can be made via the HUB.  Please note a $25 late fee applies.

Parchments (Degrees)

Graduating students receive one parchment (degree) upon graduation. Generally, this is received during the convocation ceremony (Spring only).

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, the preferred method of delivering parchments to graduates is by mail or express delivery.  If you are a recent graduate and have not yet received your parchment, please provide your preferred delivery method and address here https://hub.acadiau.ca/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=198.

If you would like to pick up your diploma, an appointment is required. Please request your appointment here.

Please NOTE:

Pick up by graduate - An ID and a signature is required at the time of pickup.

Pickup by third party - Permission must be granted in writing by the graduate for third party pickups. The name of the designate must be included; ID and signature are required at time of pickup. 

Parchment (Degree) Re-Issue

Please complete the Parchment Degree Re-Issue Form. The re-issue fee is $50.00.

Parchment (Degree) Framing

A parchment (degree) framing service is available. Framing can be done at the post-graduation reception, or throughout the year by emailing diplomaframes@acadiau.ca. More information is available here.

Graduation Lists

Congratulations to our Fall 2020 graduates!

Congratulations to our Spring 2020 graduates!

Convocation Website

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

  • Updates
  • History
  • Preparing for Convocation
  • Convocation Webcast