Your eligibility to graduate will be assessed using your current courses on the assumption that you will be successful in them and will meet your degree and program requirements. You can check your degree and program requirements on Degree Explorer.
Degree Request / Graduation Cancellation
The Degree Request/Cancellation form can be used for the following reasons:
- You are unable to request graduation on ACORN
- You wish to cancel your graduation request
- You wish to upgrade your Bachelor (3-year degree) to a Honours (4-year degree)
Once the form is complete, either email the form to email@example.com or drop it off in person at the office.
To request Spring 2024 graduation, please email us the completed form before April 30, 2024.
Your name as it appears on ACORN is the name that will appear on your diploma.
You may wish to update your legal name if you want to include your middle name, have recently had a legal name change or have special characters that you wish to be shown on your diploma.
The deadline to submit name change requests for June 2024 graduation is April 23, 2024. If changes are not made prior to convocation, you will be required to order a replacement diploma.
If you want to add accents or special characters to your name or remove the period after an initial in your name, please complete the Name on Diploma Form and return it to the Office of Convocation no later than April 23, 2024.
Note: Name change requests must be submitted in person to the Academic Advising & Registrar’s Office at UC, along with valid government-issued photo identification to be processed.
Attention Spring 2024 University College expectant graduates! Grad photo dates have just been added for University College students.
Students who wish to appear in the Graduating Class Composite must have their photo taken with Lassman Studios. Photos from external studios will not be accepted for inclusion into the composite.
Click HERE to sign up or follow these 2 easy steps:
1. Visit http://www.lassmanstudios.com/dcs_sched/
2. Enter uc24 in the "school ID" to access the schedules.
Find a time that is convenient for you and book it.
Spring 2024 graduates are welcome to attend the sessions. New sessions get added weekly as the schedules fill up so please check back to the site if you cannot find an appointment that works with your schedule. Alternatively, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to book at another Lassman Studios location.
As per school tradition, professional attire is recommended. This may include either a bow-tie, a flat print tie, a white shirt or a white blouse.
You can request a letter from the Faculty of Arts & Science confirming your intent to graduate, your eligibility to graduate or to confirm graduation.
Degree Drop-Down Form
If you complete all the degree requirements of the Honours degree except the minimum cumulative GPA requirement of 1.85, you can request a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree (BA or BSc). Please submit the completed form to UC's Academic Advising & Registrar’s Office.
Not Attending Convocation
If you're unable to attend your Convocation ceremony, you may obtain your diploma by picking it up in person at the Office of Convocation or arrange for it to be delivered.
Applying to Graduate School
Are you thinking about applying to graduate school? The School of Graduate Studies at U of T offers on-campus information sessions, online chat sessions and webinars to provide you with further information.
Our office hosts workshops for graduating students to help you prepare for life after graduation. Stay tuned for upcoming workshops!