Graduation requirements for all programs

Students must satisfy all program requirements, including:

  • Admission to the program
  • Completion of the number of hours required for the program
  • Attained a minimum of a C (or CR) in all courses used to meet program requirements

Note: In the case that a student attains a grade of "C-, D+ or D" in ONE course, the Program Director and Lead, Registrarial Services have the discretionary authority to approve a student for graduation. It will be the student's responsibility to contact Registration Services at conted@ucalgary.ca to request such approval.

It is the student's responsibility...

  • To ensure that all requirements for graduation are fulfilled in a timely fashion. Student service specialists are available to review student's status and determine outstanding requirements.
  • To initiate the process to receive their credential by submitting a Graduation Application.

Graduation Application

You are eligible to apply for graduation once you have final grades in the final course(s) needed to fulfil your program requirements.

  • Your application cannot be approved until your last course is completed and your grade has been finalized.
  • Your application may be denied or cancelled if your course(s) are not completed by the graduation submission deadlines below. If you miss a deadline you may apply again once your program and grades are completed.
  • The name on the official credential will be the student name associated with your student profile (unless otherwise specified).
  Apply for Graduation

Applications are reviewed for approval four times a year...

To have your credential... Application Submission Deadline
Issued at the beginning of November 2022 September 30, 2022
(Final grades must be in by Oct 6, 2022)
Issued at the beginning of March 2023 January 31, 2023
(Final grades must be in by Feb 3, 2023)
Issued at the beginning of June 2023 April 30, 2023
(Final grades must be in by May 5, 2023)
Issued at the beginning of September 2023 July 31, 2023
(Final grades must be in by August 5, 2023)

Application Review and Issue

  • While your application is under review for approval, the status of your program will display as Completed in your account under My Programs.
  • Once approved, the program status will change to Issued.
  • Transcripts will not show that a program is completed until it has been approved and issued.
  • Official credentials will be mailed to the address in student profile. Make sure your name and address are correct.

Note: If you require supporting documentation for your employer or another institution before your credential is issued, you can request a letter of program completion from Registration Services at conted@ucalgary.ca.

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