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Graduation & Convocation

It's graduation time!!

An Application to Graduate must be submitted if you are enrolled in your final course, semester or year of study. You must submit an Application to Graduate in order to determine if you are eligible to graduate.

How to Apply to Graduate 

Your application to graduate is submitted online via RAMSS For a step-by-step guide, go to How to Apply to Graduate

You can track your application status through your Student Centre in RAMSS:

Student Center in RAMSS>Academics>My Academics>Graduation>View my Graduation Status

When to Apply to Graduate

There are two convocation ceremonies at Ryerson University: Spring (June) and Fall (October). 

You must apply by the deadline date for either Spring or Fall Convocation, in order to be considered for graduation.

For more information on application dates and deadlines:

Graduation with a Minor

To graduate with a Minor, you must add the Minor to your Program AFTER you have submitted your Application to Graduate. 

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

If you wish to declare more than one Minor for graduation, you will need to email to add the second, third, etc. Minor you wish to apply for.

Graduating "With Distinction"

Students graduating with an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher will graduate "With Distinction" and will have this academic distinction recorded on their transcript and graduation award. 

For detailed information on Applying to Graduate visit Curriculum Advising.


Convocation ceremonies at Ryerson University are held typically in Spring (June) and Fall (October) at the Ryerson Theatre. 

Convocation Tickets and RSVPs 

Convocation tickets are only available to students who have received written confirmation of their eligibility to graduate from Curriculum Advising. Each graduating student is eligible for FIVE guest tickets for the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Extra tickets for Theatre seating are not available for any Convocation ceremony. 

All applicants who are eligible and graduating will receive instructions on how to obtain guest tickets through Convocation Administration & Ticketing System (CATS). Convocation Administration & Ticketing System (CATS) will be opened for students to RSVP in Mid-May for Spring Convocation and Late September for Fall Convocation. The deadline to RSVP is one week before the start of the first Convocation Ceremony. 

 Day of Ceremony Information

For all information related to the day of the ceremony, such as the schedule of events and students’ responsibilities on graduation day, visit the student information page on the Convocation Website.

Refer to the Convocation Website for all information related to convocation and graduation ceremony dates