Convocation
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February In Absentia 2016 Convocation

Graduate (School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies) Students
Online application for February In Absentia 2016 Convocation is open starting November 1 at student.uwo.ca. Students must apply before December 31.

Undergraduate, Continuing, Education and Professional Students
Online application for February In Absentia 2016 Convocation is open starting November 1 at student.uwo.ca. Students must apply before January 22.

Photography/DVD

Attending graduates will have their portraits taken at Convocation, and Western will provide each a 5x7 photograph free of charge after the ceremony. Students are required to pre-register online here where they can select their ceremony date and time.

Students who did not pre-register should visit the Photography/DVD page for details on how to obtain their free photo.

Students can preorder their 2016 June Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

Diploma Pick-up/Mailing

Missed Convocation? See Your Diploma for information on how to get your diploma.

Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!