Important Ceremony Information: Masks are required by all graduates and guests when inside a campus building. For more information about U of G’s COVID protocols, please visit COVID-19: Safety Measures and Practices.

Registering For Your Ceremony

All grads planning to attend a ceremony must first register. Please visit the Register for Your Ceremony section of the Students page. When you enter the respective registration site you will be provided with the ceremony options available to you.

Please note there are separate registration processes for Winter 2022, Summer 2022 and Class of 2020 & 2021 alumni grads.

Schedule of Ceremonies

All convocation ceremonies will be held in the Event Centre of the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

Class of 2022

9:00 AM - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • All Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD graduates
  • Bachelor of Engineering

12:30 PM - College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts

4:00 PM - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Computing
  • Bachelor of Science

9:00 AM – College of Biological Science

  • Bachelor of Science

12:30 PM – Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce

4:00 PM – College of Biological Science

  • All Masters and PhD graduates
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

7:30 PM – Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

  • All Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD graduates
  • Bachelor of Commerce

9:00 AM – Ontario Agricultural College

  • Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

12:30 PM – College of Arts

  • All Masters and PhD graduates
  • All Undergraduates

4:00 PM – Ontario Agricultural College

  • All Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD graduates
  • Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

7:30 PM – College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

  • All Masters and PhD graduates
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

9:00 AM - College of Biological Science

  • Bachelor of Science

12:30 PM – College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

  • Bachelor of Arts

12:30 PM – Ontario Veterinary College

  • All Graduate Diploma, Masters and Doctoral graduates
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

2020 & 2021 Alumni Grads

  • 9:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm
  • 7:00 pm
  • Ceremony times will be posted at a later date.

Future Ceremony Dates

The dates of convocation will take place within the following parameters:

  Winter Convocation

Effective February 2020, senate approved a motion to end the practice of holding winter (February) convocation ceremonies. This decision only affects the ceremony. Students who finish their studies in the fall semester will still be able to receive their degree parchment in the winter semester and will be welcome to attend the summer (June) convocation ceremony and formally cross the stage at that time.

  Summer Convocation

During the week of the second Monday of June.

  Fall Convocation

On the Tuesday immediately following Thanksgiving Monday in October.