University COVID-19 update

The University of Waterloo is constantly updating our most Frequently Asked Questions.

Questions about buildings and services? Visit the list of Modified Services.

Please note: The University of Waterloo is closed for all events until further notice.

Preparing to graduate

Preparing to graduate

The student needs to ensure their thesis has been accepted into UW Space as well as ensure that they have applied to graduate approximately one month prior to the completion of their degree requirements. 

The student may be eligible for a refund of their fees according to the UWaterloo tuition fee schedule upon degree completion. 

After all degree requirements are completed by the student, the following statement will appear on the student's transcript:"degree completed and will graduate at the [date] convocation ceremony" . 

For more information regarding convocation, please go to the GSPA convocation page.