Convocation

Fall Convocation 2021: announcement

monday september 13, 2021

This fall’s convocation ceremonies at #UofT, Ryerson, Seneca and York will not be in-person. U of T’s virtual ceremony is scheduled for 12pm EST on November 18. Details to follow.

Public health guidelines, and province’s physical distancing & capacity limits for non-instructional spaces and events led to this decision. Convocation is an important milestone in the lives for students, their loved ones and our community. Looking forward to one day celebrating in-person.

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Congratulations Graduates!

The University of Toronto will host a virtual ceremony to celebrate our graduates on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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

Parchments, the legal document embossed with the University seal and the graduate’s name and degree, will be couriered for free to Fall 2021 graduates' permanent address in the weeks following the virtual ceremony.

For June 2021 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.

Gown and Hood Rentals

Graduates wishing to rent regalia for at-home celebrations or photographs will be able to do so. Please monitor our website for future updates about rental rates and shipping costs or curbside pickup options.

Regalia rentals are optional and not a requirement for virtual ceremonies.

Please stay tuned for details regarding rentals for Fall 2021 Convocation.

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.

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Contact Us

The Office of Convocation will be closed to in-person visits until further notice.

Please visit our Contact Us page for more details on how to connect with us.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank everyone for their patience and support in working through this challenging time.