Apply to Graduate

If you are in the last term of your program and expect to graduate, you must apply to graduate. Once you apply, the Degree Audit Office will evaluate your eligibility to graduate.

If you are unsure of your eligibility and would like to verify your graduation status prior to applying, make an appointment with your Faculty or program advising office to find out if you have met the requirements to graduate.

The deadline to apply to graduate in June 2021 has passed and the application is closed. Application to Graduate in October 2021 will be available starting May 3, 2021.

Information on Applying to Graduate with a Degree

Students from the following Faculties, must apply to graduate online:

  • School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design
  • Education (Bachelor of Arts, Educational Studies and concurrent only)
  • Environmental and Urban Change
  • Health
  • Lassonde School of Engineering
  • Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
  • Science

Note: Faculty of Education students in the full-time consecutive program do not need to apply to graduate. Students in the concurrent program are reminded that they must apply to graduate from both their BEd degree and their academic Faculty's degree.

Students from the following Faculties are strongly encouraged to apply online. For a contact list of these Faculties, click here.

  • Environmental and Urban Change
  • Glendon
  • Graduate Studies
  • Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Schulich School of Business

Late applications may be accepted but there is no guarantee that applications will be processed in time for convocation.

If you are registered in an Honours program but wish to graduate with a bachelor (90-credit) degree you must indicate this when you apply to graduate.

Information on Applying to Graduate with a Certificate

Students who expect to receive a certificate must complete and submit an Application to Graduate with a Certificate. Please note that this form is to be submitted to the academic unit that offers the certificate.

February, June and October 2021 Graduation

Once you apply to graduate, your eligibility to graduate will  be confirmed following an audit of your final grades, your status will be reflected on your grade report and transcript and your name will appear on YU Verify as having graduated.