A student having their photo taken at convocation

It's time to graduate. Congratulations!

It's a long journey to convocation and there are a few steps you need to take before you can get there. Review the following information and the University of Waterloo's Convocation website to make sure you cover all of your bases and get to graduation without any last-minute problems. 


Before you graduate...

1. Check the graduation checklist 

Visit the Registrar's Office Graduation and Convocation website to review the graduation checklist.

2. Take your graduation photos

Graduation photos are held in October and February for students graduating the following year:

I'm convocating in... I should take grad photos in...
October 2019 October 2018 or February 2019
June 2020 October 2019 or February 2020
October 2020 October 2019 or February 2020
June 2021 October 2020 or February 2021
October 2021 October 2020 or February 2021

Graduating AHS students must sign-up online with New School Photography to make an appointment for their grad photos. Please note that students must have their photo taken by New School Photography in order to be included in their class composites.

Grad photos are located in BMH 1035, in the Undergraduate Student Lounge. Grad photo dates will be communicated to graduating students once they are available. 

3. Celebrate at Grad Formal

Help plan and/or attend your grad formal.

If you are interested in helping out with the Grad Committee, watch for announcements around BMH or contact the Student Relations Officer. The AHS Grad Formal is held during your 4B (winter) term.


Plan for your future

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AHS Graduate Studies

Discover an exciting Master's degree in Public Health and Health Systems, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Public Health, Health Informatics or Health Evaluation. With research or course-work options and offered online, in-class or blended – our Master’s programs offer a wide variety of study options.

Visit our future graduate students page to learn more. Not sure what career you might want to pursue? Check out the Graduation Statistics page to see what alumni from your program are doing.

Alumni Relations

Alumni Relations provides a variety of services to help you continue learning, save money, and connect with each other.

The UWaterloo alumni advantage gets you access to networking events, discounted travel and services, professional development opportunities and more.

The Alumni WatCard offers you access to UWaterloo online resources, appointments, and events.

Career development services

Alumni Career Advisors are available for appointments in person and by telephone.

CareerHub, an online career development guide, is available to all UWaterloo alumni.

As a UWaterloo alumnus, you can receive a discount on many of the non-credit courses and certificates offered by University of Waterloo Professional Development.

Employers seeking to hire UWaterloo graduates may post jobs on WaterlooWorks. To log on, use your WatIAM username and password.