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Apply to Graduate

Graduation refers to successfully completing the degree/diploma requirements of your program.  Convocation is a ceremony at which graduates are celebrated.

You are required to apply to graduate regardless of whether you intend to participate in the scheduled ceremony events.

How to Apply

  1. Check that your program requirements for your degree/diploma will be met. 
  2. Apply to graduate through LORIS under the "Student Services" tab.

Application Deadlines and Fees

Absolutely no applications are accepted after the final deadlines.

Spring Convocation

Spring applications are welcome from students that will have all degree requirements completed by the end of fall or winter terms.
  • Nov. 5 to Jan. 15: Application is available.
  • Jan. 16 to April 1: Late applications will be accepted – a late fee of $63.58 will apply.

Fall Convocation

Fall applications are welcome from students that will have all degree requirements completed by the end of the spring term.

  • June 30 to Aug. 1: Application is available.
  • Aug. 2 to Sept. 1: Late applications will be accepted – a late fee of $63.58 will apply.

What You Need to Know About Your Application

Confirming Your Degree

If all graduation requirements have been met, approximately two weeks before conferral day you will be sent an email to confirm the degree, program, date and time of conferral.

Confirmation of graduation letters can be requested through Enrolment Services.

If you require a certificate of degree standing (Pre-Convocation Certificate for Visa Purposes) prior to receiving your degree, contact convocation@wlu.ca for more information.