We are excited to share our convocation plans with you! This fall, our grads will experience a virtual convocation ceremony with opportunities for in-person interactions and celebrations. More details will be communicated throughout the month of October, but we look forward to celebrating you and your accomplishments online and in-person!
Please continue to monitor your @mcmaster.ca email. Don’t forget to follow @macstudentservices on Instagram to keep on top of our convocation updates.
- Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts & Science: Thursday, November 25 at 9:30 a.m.
- Health Sciences (including Nursing): Thursday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m.
- Engineering & Science: Friday, November 26 at 9:30 a.m.
As a potential graduate, you should see the “Graduation Forms” tile on your Mosaic homepage.
- Go through this tile by October 31 to confirm your name for your diploma, add your address and apply for a minor, Concurrent or Mohawk certificate (Social Sciences only).
- If you need to request a legal name change, please complete the Name Change Request form and submit a Service Request in Mosaic with the documentation attached.
- Can’t find your graduation tile? Please reach out to your faculty to confirm your eligibility.
There will be an opportunity to upload your photo for when your degree is awarded in the virtual celebration.
- Please be sure to upload your photo from October 15 to 30 to be included.
- More details to come via your @mcmaster.ca email!
- If you do not want to upload a photo, your name and program will still show up during the ceremony.
In order for your photo to be accepted, your photo:
- Must be a headshot
- Needs to be in portrait orientation
- Should be of you alone
- Can’t include writing or graphics
- Must be respectful and appropriate for an academic audience
- Can be a selfie
- Can have a maximum file size of 5 MB and be in .jpeg or .png formats
Once you graduate, you might need to request a transcript down the road. Learn how to do that as alumni on our website.
- The Lifetouch Graduation Photo studio is located in MUSC. Book your appointment online through their website.
- Questions? Reach out directly to their email or through 905-525-9140 ext: 26222.
- Note: COVID restrictions might impact or delay bookings.
- Choose McMaster University Grad sitting.
- Select McMaster University for the site.
- Choose McMaster – all Faculties for the faculty.
- Pick a day and time that is best for you.
Celebrate with your very own unofficial graduation keepsake bundle! The bundle includes a gown, cap and McMaster stole. Purchase from the Campus Store now to receive your bundle in time for your convocation.
Don’t forget to check out the Campus Store’s Class of 2021 diploma frames and other grad gifts.
Visit our website’s online chat to talk to our chatbot, MAC. Our team of Student Services Professionals are also available for live chat from Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Follow @MacStudentServices on Instagram to stay updated on all things convocation.