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Convocation

Congratulations Class of 2020! 

For students who plan to graduate in spring 2020: 

Here's what you need to know:

Deadline to apply to graduate is January 15, 2020.


Apply to graduate

Application opens Nov. 1 with a submission deadline of Jan. 15, 2020.

Apply through Memorial Self-Service by submitting an Application to Graduate found under the Graduation and Convocation menu.

Graduation eligibility confirmed

Your application will be reviewed by the Registrar's Office and you will be notified if you have any missing requirements. 

Notification of eligibility letters are normally sent out 10-12 business days after official grades are released in April and in the weeks following. At the same time, your graduation status in Memorial Self-Service will be updated.

Formal convocation ceremony

You will be assigned to the upcoming Spring 2020 convocation ceremonies but have the option to postpone attendance until the following Fall 2020 convocation ceremonies.

Don't forget to use Memorial Self-Service to register to attend your convocation. Spring 2020 convocation opens in late-February/early-March. Fall convocation registration opens in late-August.

Transcript updated

Your transcript will be updated in the week following the completion of spring convocation ceremonies.

Graduation parchments

You will receive your parchment if you attend your spring convocation ceremony.

If you do not attend your spring ceremony, it will be mailed to you.




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Borrow Academic Dress from Grenfell Campus for Photos

Grenfell Campus is pleased to offer an academic dress borrowing service for photography outside of the regular Spring Convocation date (held in May of each year). This service is intended for photography purposes only, is available year-round except during convocation, and is free of charge. The service includes one gown, one hood (based on the degree you are graduating with) and one mortarboard cap. We only have hoods for degrees that are obtained from Grenfell Campus. If you require a hood for a degree obtained at St. John’s campus, please contact the Bookstore in St. John’s at 709-864-8084 to reserve your academic dress.

All academic dress is due back on the date that you indicate on the form below and in the same condition as it was received. Note: if you happen to get something on the hood (makeup, dirt, etc.), please do not wash the hood as they are meant to be dry-clean only. If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Giles at dgiles@grenfell.mun.ca.


 Book Your Dress

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Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS234
Phone: (709) 637-7329
Email: marcomm@grenfell.mun.ca