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Applying to Graduate
Fall 2023 Application to Graduate
For students who plan on completing their program requirements in Summer 2023, you can complete the Application to Graduate on WebAdvisor from Tuesday, August 8, 2023 to Friday September 29, 2023.
Note: There is no ceremony for the Fall 2023 graduation, but graduates are invited to attend the ceremony in June 2024.
Winter 2024 Application to Graduate
The Application to Graduate will open on WebAdvisor on Monday, January 8, 2024, for students who plan on completing their program requirements in Winter 2024.
The deadline for applications is Friday, March 1, 2024. Applications submitted past this deadline will be subject to a $60 application late fee. Failure to complete this application will affect your ability to graduate.
Please be sure to complete Steps 1 to 5 prior to applying to graduate to ensure that you receive all relevant communication regarding your graduation status.
Your name will be displayed on your parchment exactly how it is shown on WebAdvisor. Please ensure your name is spelled correctly on WebAdvisor before submitting your Application to Graduate. Notice of legal name changes must be submitted to office GH108 along with the Notice of Change of Name form.
You must complete your Notice of Change of Address form prior to completing your Application to Graduate in order to receive all communication related to Convocation, including graduation tickets. Notice of Change of Address forms completed after an Application to Graduate will not be reflected on your student file and we cannot guarantee you will receive all relevant communication.
Complete this step to to ensure you will be meeting the program requirements by the end of the Winter 2023 semester. It will show you the credits you have completed to date and the courses you still need to take to graduate. Cross reference with your Program Plan or Schedule of Studies in the Academic Calendar.
If your program supports the choice of an Area of Emphasis, Specialization or Certificate, please complete a Declaration of Area of Emphasis form. The Area of Emphasis, Specialization or Certificate will be noted on your transcripts.
Please note that your Area of Emphasis, Specialization or Certificate will not show on your degree parchment from the University of Guelph.
Fall 2023 Application to Graduate is on WebAdvisor under “Academic Profile” and has a deadline of Friday September 29, 2023.
The Application to Graduate for Winter 2024 is on WebAdvisor under “Academic Profile” and has a deadline of Friday, March 1, 2024. Applications submitted past this deadline will be subject to a $60 application late fee.
Failure to complete this application will affect your ability to graduate.
Note: On the application to graduate, there is an option for your degree to be read as Baccalaureate. This is the Latin term for Bachelor’s degree. These terms mean the same thing. Please choose one as you would like it to appear on your degree.
Standing on graduation is noted for graduates from the honours programs as follows:
Degree with Distinction: Cumulative average of 80% or higher.
Degree with Honours: Cumulative average of 70-79%.
Degree with Standing: Cumulative average of less than 70%.
If you have any questions or concerns about your eligibility to graduate, please contact your Academic Advisor.
Please note: Your distinction will not appear on your degree parchment, but will be available on your official transcript.
Any graduating student who has an outstanding balance at the time of Convocation, will be placed on Financial Sanction and will not be issued the official degree or diploma parchment at the convocation ceremony. Parchments will be withheld until payment is made.
If you have questions not addressed above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Student Services office at 416-798-1331 ext. 6288.