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Graduation & convocation

This is your comprehensive guide for everything you need to know about graduating, convocation and transitioning from students to alumni.

Congratulations graduates!

I remember the mix of excitement, apprehension and pride as I embarked on the next phase of my life. And today, I stand as proof that the education and experiences Concordia offers can lead to great things.

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Graduation followed by convocation

Important dates and deadlines

Convocation ceremony Completion of studies Application for graduation Registration for convocation
Spring convocation
(June 4, 5 and 6, 2024)
Fall 2023 or Winter 2024 term

September 1, 2023 - January 15, 2024

April 8, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Fall convocation
(October 15, 2024)
Summer 2024

May 1, 2024 - July 15, 2024

Opens in summer 2024
Spring convocation
(June 2025)
Fall 2024 or Winter 2025 term Opens on January 15, 2025 Opens in spring 2025

The Faculty of Fine Arts ceremonies are held once per year at the spring convocation.

Medals, awards and nominations

The deadline to submit nominations for medals and awards is April 7 each year.

Black Graduation

The Black Student Graduation Celebration is a moment to recognize and celebrate Concordia’s Black graduates for their hard work, contributions and achievements, and to usher them into a strong network of fellow graduates, faculty, staff and alumni. 

Indigenous Graduation

Are you First Nations, Inuit or Métis and graduating? The Otsenhákta Student Centre (OSC) hosts an annual Indigenous Student Graduation Celebration, where you will be able to celebrate your achievements with friends, family and Concordia community. Graduating students must be registered with the OSC in order to participate.

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