The University of Toronto will host a virtual ceremony to celebrate our graduates on:
The University of Toronto is pleased to announce the date of our Spring 2021 virtual convocation ceremony. We understand the importance of celebrating your remarkable achievements and hard work in reaching this significant milestone, even at a time when our traditional convocation ceremonies are not possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Diploma Release Schedule
Parchments, the legal document embossed with the University seal and the graduate’s name and degree, will be couriered for free to Spring 2021 graduates' permanent address in the weeks following the virtual ceremony.
For 2020 graduates, diplomas with complete address information have been shipped. If your diploma has been returned to our office, you will have received an email from us with next steps.
If you have not received your 2020 diploma, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to include your student number and month of graduation.
Gowns and Hoods for Photos
Graduates wishing to rent regalia for at-home celebrations or photographs can do so with Gaspard. Please click on the link below for more information on rental rates and shipping costs/curbside pickup.
TO NOTE: Orders will be fulfilled as they are received and you keep the regalia for a three-week period.
Regalia rentals are optional and not a requirement for the virtual ceremony.
Virtual Convocation Photo Booth
Capture and share this special moment in our free virtual photo booth! Choose from eight different backgrounds which showcase the University’s beautiful campuses and take a new photo or upload an existing one. Don’t forget to share on social media and tag #UofTGrad21 or email a copy to yourself.
SPRING 2021 CONVOCATION: ANNOUNCEMENT
TUESday February 2, 2021
As public health concerns continue with COVID-19, #UofT, Centennial, George Brown, Humber, Ryerson, Sheridan and Seneca will unfortunately not be holding in-person spring convocation ceremonies. U of T’s virtual ceremony is scheduled for 12pm ET on June 23. Details to follow.
Have questions about Convocation 2021?
Convocation will look differently for 2020 and 2021, and you probably have questions. We are updating our Frequently Asked Questions often to give you the latest information.
Fall Convocation 2021
Due to the ongoing public health situation around the COVID-19 pandemic, the dates around Fall Convocation are on hold. Please check back in late August 2021 for updates.
August 2nd, 2021
September 6th, 2021
The deadline to request name changes/corrections/accents on diplomas for the Fall 2021 Convocation period is September 15, 2021
September 15th, 2021
October 11th, 2021
The Office of Convocation will be closed to in-person visits until further notice.
The Office of Convocation will be available by email (email@example.com) only.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank everyone for their patience and support in working through this challenging time.