Let's get ready to graduate!
To help you prepare for every step toward graduation, all students in 3A/3B General Science and 4A/4B Science degree programs will be sent an email series over the Fall and Winter terms. These email newsletters will capture important dates, highlight events, and suggest campus resources to support your transition to becoming alumni.
View the past newsletters here:
Newschool Photography is our exclusive photographer for graduating Science students. Grad photos are taken during the Fall term (November and December) to help prepare for class composites. Appointments are booked with Newschool Photography. Questions can be directed to Newschool Photography.
Submitting Intention to Graduate Forms
In your final academic term, you must complete the Intention to Graduate form (online). Please note the deadlines below:
Spring Convocation (June)
- October 15 - December 1: if requirements are completed during the fall term
- October 15 - March 1: if requirements are completed during the winter term
Fall Convocation (October)
- June 1 - August 1: if requirements are completed during the spring term
The position of Class Valedictorian is an honoured one, and we encourage members of the graduating class to nominate their colleagues. You will find more information about the role of Valedictorian and the nomination form on the Valedictorian website.
Interested in choosing your Valedictorian? Email Sandy Wong indicating your interest to be on the Valedictorian Selection Committee.
All graduating students in 2018 are invited to the Science Grad Reception held at Federation Hall on Monday, March 26, 2018. Details and formal invitations will be sent via the Graduation Newsletter.
Science and Waterloo Alumni Communities
The Centre for Career Action has created CareerHub which houses resources if you are considering further education, resume building techniques, interview preparation, career decision-making, and much more.