About to graduate

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It's time to graduate. Congratulations!

To begin, please review the following information and the Registrar's Office Graduate and Convocation page to make sure you cover all of your bases and get to graduation without any last-minute problems. Follow the steps below for a carefree walk across stage…

Check that you have met all degree requirements
You can review your program requirements on the Undergraduate Calendar. Make sure you are following the correct calendar year. Previous calendar versions are listed under "List of Undergraduate Studies Archived Calendars"

Go through your unofficial transcript before your last year and make sure your fourth-year courses will fulfil your remaining requirements. If you have any questions be sure to speak to an undergraduate advisor.

Complete an Application to Graduate form by the deadline.

Verify your name, home address and email in Quest
It is important to confirm that your mailing and home address, as well as your current email address, are accurate on Quest.

Services that will help you plan for the future:

University of Waterloo Alumni Services

  • Alumni Relations provides a variety of services to help you continue learning, save money, connect with each other and UWaterloo.
  • The UWaterloo alumni advantage gets you access to networking events; discounted travel and services; professional development opportunities and more. 

Alumni Watcard

  • Having an Alumni Watcard offers you access to UWaterloo online resources, appointments, events and more. 

Centre for Career Development

  • There are a variety of career resources available for alumni through the Centre for Career Development. Alumni Career Advisors are available to meet with you in-person or by phone. 

Other Benefits

  • Receive exclusive Alumni discounts through our Waterloo Affinity Programs.
  • For those interested in entrepreneurship join the Be A Star Program or Velocity. Recent graduates and new alumni creating new startups can apply AC JumpStart for support.