Graduating & Ceremonies

Faculty of Arts and Science


Students in the Faculty of Arts and Science who expect to graduate at the end of a given session, must indicate their intent to graduate through Student Web Services (ACORN/ROSI). Prospective graduands can find Instructions for Graduating Students on the Faculty of Arts and Science website.

University of Toronto Mississauga


Students at the University of Toronto Mississauga can find Graduation and Convocation information on the University of Toronto Mississauga website.

University of Toronto Scarborough


Students at the University of Toronto Scarborough can find Graduation information on the University of Toronto Scarborough website.

School of Graduate Studies


Please visit the School of Graduate Studies website for details.

Professional Programs


Please contact the Registrar’s Office in your program for details.

Students should verify their eligibility to graduate with their Registrar.

Important: make sure to update your contact information online using ACORN/ROSI. The way your name appears in ACORN/ROSI, is the way it will appear on your degree.

Your name as it appears in Student Web Services (ACORN/ROSI) is the name that will appear on your diploma. To view your name on ACORN/ROSI, just visit the ACORN/ROSI web-site and select the “GRADUATION” option.

Once you have seen your name as it will appear on your diploma:

Is your name missing accents or you want to remove a period (.) after an initial? If so, please download and complete the Name on Diploma (June Form) or the Name on Diploma (November Form) and return the form to the address provided.

Please follow the instructions on the form. Please note that this form is only for accents.

The DEADLINE to return the form:

For the November 2019 Convocation:  September 17, 2019.

For the June 2020 Convocation:  March 19, 2020.


Due to publication deadlines, forms received after this deadline cannot be processed.

For any other changes to your name, please visit your College or Faculty Registrar’s Office to complete the necessary forms and provide proper documentation to support the desired change.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (416) 978-5940 or email convocation.office@utoronto.ca (please be sure to include your student number if emailing).

Please note that there is no charge for convocation tickets.


Fall 2019 Convocation ceremonies will be held in Convocation Hall from November 4-7, 2019. Please see ceremony dates for details.

Please note that the deadline to request name changes/corrections for the Fall 2019 Convocation period is September 17, 2019.

The Office of Convocation will begin sending information to potential graduates, including details regarding gown rental and ticket ordering, for the November 2019 Convocation at the end of September 2019.

Attending the convocation ceremony is a simple two-step process. You will first need to arrange for Gown and Hood Rental. RSVP and guest ticket orders are the second step in the process. Please visit the Preparing for Graduation portion of this page to ensure that you have completed all of the steps necessary for a successful ceremony.

Note: as e-tickets can only be ordered and printed through ACORN, graduating students must have ACORN access. ACORN access requires a valid UTORid as well as a valid UTmail email address.

The University of Toronto respects your privacy. Convocation ceremonies and related events are public and recorded in various ways including webcast, video and photography. These images and recordings may be used for official purposes, such as promoting the University of Toronto. If you have any questions, please contact samantham.smith@utoronto.ca
 

If you did not attend Convocation, you may obtain your diploma in person at the Office of Convocation or you can arrange to have your diploma delivered. Please visit our webcast page to see an archived webcast of your convocation ceremony.