1. Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Ceremony 1
  2. Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Ceremony 2
  3. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Ceremony 3
  4. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Ceremony 4
  5. Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Ceremony 5
  6. Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Ceremony 6
  7. Friday, June 15, 2018 – Ceremony 7
  8. Friday, June 15, 2018 – Ceremony 8

Spring Convocation will take place on Tuesday, June 12 to Friday, June 15, 2018.

Please note that the schedule may be subject to change. Check for updates.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Ceremony 1

Morning Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

Faculty of Science

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Biology,
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry (Specialization in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology)
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • High Energy Physics
  • Medical Physics

Master of Arts– Human Computer Interaction

Master of Computer Science

Master of Science

  • Biology
  • Biology (Specialization in Data Science)
  • Biology (Specialization in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology)
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry (Specialization in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology)
  • Earth Sciences
  • Health: Science, Technology and Policy
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physics (Specialization in High Energy Physics)
  • Physics (Specialization in Medical Physics)
  • Physics (Specialization in Particle Physics)

Graduate Diploma in Health:  Science Technology and Policy

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours, Major)

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Science (Honour, Major, General) (All majors except Psychology, Geography, Physical Geography and Geomatics, which are in Ceremony 8)

Bachelor of Arts (Biology)


Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Ceremony 2

Afternoon Ceremony 2:00 p.m.

Faculty of Public Affairs

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Political Science (Specialization in Political Economy)

Master of Arts

  • Economics
  • Economics (Specialization in Data Science)
  • Political Economy,
  • Political Economy (Specialization in African Studies)
  • Political Science
  • Political Science (Specialization in African Studies)

Master of Social Work

Bachelor of Arts (Honours, General)  (Students who have Combined Honours in which one or both majors are in the Faculty of Public Affairs attend Ceremony 3 on Wednesday morning)

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics
  • Global Politics
  • Political Science

Bachelor of Economics (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Global and International Studies (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Social Work


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Ceremony 3

Morning Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

Faculty of Public Affairs

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Communication
  • International Affairs
  • Public Policy

Master of Arts

  • Communication
  • Communication (Specialization in Data Science)
  • European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
  • International Affairs
  • International Affairs (Specialization in African Studies)
  • Public Administration
  • Sustainable Energy

Master of Infrastructure Protection and International Security 

Master of Engineering – Infrastructure Protection and International Security

Master of Journalism

Master of Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership 

Master of Political Management

Master of Public Policy and Administration

Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration

Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation

Bachelor of Arts (Honours, General)  (Students who have Combined Honours in which one or both majors are in the Faculty of Public Affairs attend this ceremony)

  • Communication Studies
  • European and Russian Studies

Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Journalism 

Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management


Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – Ceremony 4

Afternoon Ceremony 2:00 p.m.

Faculty of Public Affairs 

Doctor of Philosophy – Law and Legal Studies

Master of Arts – Legal Studies

Bachelor of Arts (Honours, General)  (Note Students who have Combined Honours in which one or both majors are in the Faculty of Public Affairs attend Ceremony 3 on Wednesday morning)

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Law and Legal Studies

Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Ceremony 5

Morning Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

Sprott School of Business and Faculty of Engineering and Design 

Doctor of Philosophy – Management  

Master of Accounting

Master of Business Administration 

Master of Architecture 

Master of Architectural Studies

Master of Design

Graduate Diploma in Architectural Conservation

Bachelor of Architectural Studies 

Bachelor of Industrial Design

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of International Business 

Bachelor of Information Technology 

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting


Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Ceremony 6

Afternoon Ceremony 2:00 p.m.

Faculty of Engineering and Design

Doctor of Philosophy – Civil, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical

  • Civil
  • Electrical and Computer
  • Mechanical

Master of Applied Science

  • Aerospace
  • Biomedical
  • Biomedical (Specialization in Data Science)
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Computer
  • Electrical and Computer (Specialization in Data Science)
  • Environmental
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Technology Innovation Management

Master of Engineering

  • Aerospace
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Computer
  • Electrical and Computer (Specialization in Data Science)
  • Environmental
  • Mechanical
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Technology Innovation Management

Master of Entrepreneurship 

Master of Information Technology

Master of Arts – Sustainable Energy

Bachelor of Engineering

  • Aerospace
  • Architectural Conservation and Sustainability
  • Biomedical and Electrical
  • Biomedical and Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Communications
  • Computer Systems
  • Electrical
  • Engineering Physics
  • Environmental
  • Mechanical
  • Software
  • Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering

Friday, June 15, 2018 – Ceremony 7

Morning Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies
  • Canadian Studies (Specialization in Political Economy)
  • Cultural Mediations
  • English
  • History

Master of Arts

  • Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies
  • Art History
  • Canadian Studies
  • Canadian Studies (Specialization in Digital Humanities)
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • History
  • History (Public History)
  • Music and Culture
  • Philosophy
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Women’s and Gender Studies (Specialization in African Studies)

Master of Cognitive Science 

Graduate Diploma in Curatorial Studies

Bachelor of Arts (Honours, General). (Note: Students who have Combined Honours in which both majors are in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences attend this ceremony. Students who have Combined Honours in which one or both majors are in the Faculty of Public Affairs attend Ceremony 3 on Wednesday morning.)

  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies
  • Art History
  • Canadian Studies
  • Child Studies
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • Greek & Roman Studies
  • History
  • History and Theory of Architecture
  • Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Discourse Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Women’s and Gender Studies

Bachelor of Cognitive Science (Honours, General)

Bachelor of Humanities 

Bachelor of Journalism and Humanities

Bachelor of Music

Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language 

Certificate in American Sign Language

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Cognitive Science

Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Film Studies


Friday, June 15, 2018 – Ceremony 8

Afternoon Ceremony 2:00 p.m.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sociology (Specialization in Political Economy)

Master of Arts

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Master of Science – Geography 

Bachelor of Arts (Honours, General)  (Note: Students who have Combined Honours in which both majors are in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences attend Ceremony 7 on Friday morning.)

  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Geomatics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Bachelor of Science (Honours, General)

  • Geography
  • Geomatics
  • Physical Geography
  • Psychology