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Applying to Graduate

By submitting an Application to Graduate, you are advising the university that you expect to complete your program by the date you select to do so.

An Application to Graduate must be submitted if you are enrolled in your final course, semester or year of study. You must apply by the deadline date for either Fall or Spring Convocation, in order to be considered for graduation.

You may submit an Application to Graduate even if you have a Hold (for unpaid fees or other obligations owed to the university) on your account. If eligible, you will still be able to  graduate and attend Convocation ceremonies.

How to Apply to Graduate

Your application to graduate is submitted online via RAMSS my.ryerson.ca.

Go to How to Apply to Graduate for step-by-step instructions.

Go to Graduation and Convocation for Important application to graduate dates and deadlines.

Don't have access to RAMSS? Please contact Curriculum Advising at gradinfo@ryerson.ca for assistance.

Eligibility

You must successfully complete all program requirements as prescribed by Senate in order to graduate with a degree, diploma, or certificate. You must submit an Application to Graduate in order to determine if you are eligible to graduate.

If you are eligible to graduate, you will be invited to attend Convocation (graduation ceremonies). Convocation is held in the Spring and Fall of each year. Convocation information is available at www.ryerson.ca/convocation.

When and How to Apply and Application Fees

Are You Ready to Graduate?

Review your academic progress-to-date to determine if you are nearing completion of all of the requirements for graduation from your program. Your Academic Advisement Report will provide complete details of your progress. View your AA Report before you submit an Application to Graduate.

An Application to Graduate must be submitted if you are enrolled in your final course, semester or year of study. Do not wait for final grades of your final program courses to apply to graduate. You must apply by the deadline date for either Fall or Spring Convocation, in order to be considered for graduation. See How to Apply to Graduate for step-by-step instructions.

Spring 2018 Convocation  

 SPRING 2018

Application Deadlines

Important Notes

Online Application to Graduate via my.ryerson.ca

Fee: $0

Nov. 1, 2017

to

March 15, 2018

No applications will be accepted after April 15, 2018 for Spring 2018 Convocation. If you have missed this deadline, please submit an Application to Graduate for Fall 2018 Convocation.

Online Late Application to Graduate via my.ryerson.ca

Fee: $50 late fee

March 16, 2018

to

April 15, 2018

If you are planning to graduate for SPRING 2018 CONVOCATION - select the last available term to complete all courses prior to graduation: WINTER TERM 2018.

Fall 2017 Convocation

FALL 2017

Application Deadlines

Important Notes

Online Application to Graduate via my.ryerson.ca

Fee: $0

Jun. 1, 2017

to

Jul. 31, 2017

No applications will be accepted after August 31, 2017 for Fall 2017 Convocation. If you have missed this deadline, please submit an Application to Graduate for Spring 2018 Convocation.

Online Late Application to Graduate via my.ryerson.ca

Fee: $50 late fee

Aug. 1, 2017

to

Aug. 31, 2017

If you are planning to graduate for FALL 2017 CONVOCATION - select the last available term to complete all courses prior to graduation: SPRING/SUMMER TERM 2017.

Graduation with a Minor

If you are an undergraduate student who intends on graduating with a Minor, you must add the Minor to your Program and Plan AFTER you have submitted your Application to Graduate.

Go to How to Select a Minor for step-by-step instructions. You must follow these instructions in order to be considered for graduation with the Minor.

Please note: If you wish to graduate with more than one Minor, you will need to Select a Minor in RAMSS and then email gradinfo@ryerson.ca to add the second, third, etc. Minor you wish to apply for.  

Completion of a Minor is noted on the academic transcript, not on the award document.

Important information: If you are eligible to graduate from your program (Major) but it is determined that you are not eligible to graduate with your choice of Minor, you will still be eligible to graduate from your program (without the Minor).

Graduation Name Information

Your name, as it appears on your student record, is the name that will appear on your graduation award document.

To make a change to your name, go to the ServiceHub Podium 150.

Graduation name changes must be submitted no later than the published deadline for each Convocation.  

Cancellation of an Application to Graduate

Why Cancel Your Application to Graduate?

If you wish to upgrade your program graduation CGPA or continue in your program of studies, you must cancel your application to graduate.

Cancel your application to graduate by submitting an (PDF) Application to Graduate - Cancellation Form.

Go to Graduation and Convocation Dates for deadline dates to cancel an application to graduate.

NOTE: Cancellation of application is automatic for students who do not meet graduation requirements.

IMPORTANT: If you do not cancel your application to graduate, you will be approved to graduate if you are eligible. Your graduation CGPA is final and cannot be adjusted once you graduate.  

Tracking your Application to Graduate Status

To confirm that your application has been received for the right Convocation (Fall or Spring) ceremony, and to monitor the status of your application, go to your Student Center in RAMSS>Academics>My Academics>Graduation>View my Graduation Status.

Graduation Status Definitions

Application Received: Application Received. Graduation audit is in progress.

Pending Final Assessment: Confirmation of eligibility to graduate is conditional upon successful completion of all program graduation requirements, including review of final grades.

Not Eligible - Check Ryerson Email for Details: Ineligible to graduate. You have not successfully completed all program graduation requirements. Check your Ryerson email for details.

Application Cancelled: Your request to cancel your Application to Graduate has been received. Thank you.  Please re-apply in the future.

Eligible - Program Requirements Satisfied: Eligible to graduate. You have successfully completed all program graduation requirements. Congratulations.

After Applying to Graduate


Acknowledgement of the receipt of your application to graduate will be sent to your Ryerson email within 24 hours of submitting the application online.

Confirmation of your eligibility to graduate will be sent to your Ryerson email address approximately two weeks prior to the convocation ceremony for which you applied. 

Check your Ryerson email account regularly to ensure that you will receive time sensitive graduation and convocation ceremony information.

Also, check your email account filters, spam folder and ensure your email account does not reach over quota.   

To view important communications regarding your application to graduate, go to your Communications page in your Student Center in RAMMS>Communications>View My Communications.

 

Graduating ‘With Distinction’

Based on an undergraduate degree program student’s graduation with an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.50 or higher. This high level of academic achievement is recorded on the student’s transcript and graduation award document, in recognition of their having graduated ‘with distinction.’

Getting Your Document

Graduation award documents will be presented to students who attend their convocation ceremony. If you do not attend the ceremony, you may pick-up your document on campus or arrange to have it couriered to you. Please see Graduating in Absentia for more information.

Office Hours & Location

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Mailing Address:

Ryerson University, POD 355
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5B 2K3

Hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:

Phone: 416-979-5151
Fax: 416-979-5207
email: gradinfo@ryerson.ca

Significant Dates and Deadlines

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