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Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation Celebration

Three students in graduation gowns smiling

Join us on Tuesday, June 29 at 4:00 pm for the virtual convocation ceremony, followed by a  live reception hosted by Alumni Services at 6:00 pm. A link will be shared to your Gryph Mail to view the Spring 2021 virtual Convocation celebrations closer to the date, along with additional graduation details.

This celebration will allow us to mark the accomplishments of both our Fall 2020 and our Spring 2021 graduates. To mark your Convocation, you will receive a package with your degree and diploma parchments, mortarboard and other keepsake/commemorative items closer to the virtual celebration.

Please review the Graduation FAQ or email if you have questions.

Convocation Checklist

Apply to Graduate

Whether you plan on participating in your Convocation ceremony or not, you must apply to graduate. For more information on applying to graduate, visit the Application to Graduate page.

Before Virtual Convocation Ceremony

Update your address

Have you updated your contact information? Your convocation box and parchments will be sent to your address on file in WebAdvisor. 

Update now using this step-by-step guide.

Pay outstanding University accounts

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.

Personalized Graduate Card

You will have the opportunity to create a graduate card that can be personalized with your photo and a message. You will also be able to provide a recording of how to pronounce your name in order to hear your name announced as you view the card.

An email with information and access to upload your photo and record your name pronunciation will be sent graduands on May 25. Please check your Gryph Mail account. Deadlines to upload photos and record your name will also be included.

Graduate cards are downloadable and may be shared as a digital keepsake.

Pre-register for the Convocation Reception

The live reception will be hosted by Alumni Services on June 29 at 6:00 pm virtually on Hopin. Graduands will receive an email to their Gryph Mail account from the events platform Hopin to register and create a profile for the reception on May 26.

Explore UofGH Memorabilia

The University of Guelph-Humber works with a number of vendors to provide a memorable experience for graduates and their guests. Purchase a gown or hood, book an appointment for your graduation photos and explore commemorative keepsakes available for purchase on our memorabilia website.

Update your contact information with Alumni Services

Stay connected with the University of Guelph-Humber after graduation!

To receive information about alumni events, perks & benefits, and other news, make sure you submit an Alumni Contact Information Update Form with your personal email address.

Note: Your UofGH Gryphmail email address will expire one year following your graduation date. We recommend you use this time to transfer any information you’d like to keep to a personal email account.