Steps to graduate

Program completion in engineering

Students are required to ensure they have completed all of their program's degree requirements. For a complete list of your program's degree requirements you should consult the Graduate Academic Calendar for the term in which you were admitted.

Note: Collaborative programs (i.e. Nano, Water, and Quantum) may have different degree requirements so ensure you are reviewing the correct program.

Additionally, you should review the University regulations for your degree level;

If you have any questions regarding the degree completion process, you should contact your Program Coordinator/Advisor. 

Research programs

Instructions and guidelines for degree completion in research programs can be found below.

Course-based programs

  1. Review your program guidelines to ensure all courses and milestones have been completed. 
  2. At least one month before the end of your final term you will need to apply for graduation through Quest.
    • Navigate to My Academics > Graduation, and select Apply for Graduation for the next convocation


A complete list of the convocation deadlines, or the 100% and 50% refund deadlines for each term can be found in the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.

Minimum completion deadlines as well as information on holidays can be found on the degree completion deadlines page.