Convocation

Thunderbirds and the entire AU community look forward to celebrating with you!

Convocation is a very special milestone for students and the Algoma University Community. Graduation gives students the opportunity to be recognized for their accomplishments by their families, friends, peers, staff and faculty.

We are celebrating the Class of 2021 and the Installation of Algoma University’s second Chancellor through virtual ceremonies and processions that will premiere on Saturday, June 12, 2021. We invite all graduates and their families, friends, peers along with all members of the Algoma University community to tune in for the following premieres on this webpage:

  1. Start with the Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation & Chancellor Installation video below which will premiere at 1:00 PM (EST) on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The official program will also be posted at this time.
  2. Next, locate the Graduate Procession video of your choice to celebrate the graduates from your discipline, or celebrate each and every graduate by watching all five Graduate Processions! All videos below will premiere at 1:45 PM (EST) on June 12, 2021 (after the Convocation & Chancellor Installation premiere).
Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation & Chancellor Installation

Premiering at 1:00 PM (EST) on June 12, 2021

Watch the Spring 2021 Virtual Convocation & Chancellor Installation below, featuring:

  • the installation of our second Chancellor
    Mr. Mario Turco;
  • presentation of an honorary degree recipient and prestigious awards; and
  • messages of inspiration and encouragement.

The Spring 2021 Convocation and Chancellor Installation Program will be posted at 1:00 pm (EST) on Saturday, June 12, 2021.

 

Graduate Processions

Premiering at 1:45 PM (EST) on June 12, 2021

It’s your moment to shine, graduates!

Click the videos below to watch the virtual Graduate Processions.

Graduates will be sent their Individual Recognition StageClip videos to save and/or share on social media to celebrate with their communities. All Graduate Processions and Individual Recognition StageClips (searchable by graduate name) can also be found at https://algoma.stageclip.com/

School of Business and Economics

Graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Business Administration
  • Finance and Economics
  • Economics
  • Graduate Certificates in Business, Human Resources Management

School of Computer Science and Technology

Graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Computer Science
  • Graduate Certificates in Information Technology, Mobile Software Development

School of Life Sciences and the Environment

Graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Psychology
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Science

School of Social Work

Graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Social Work

Arts and Social Sciences

Graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Anishinaabe Studies
  • Anishinaabemowin
  • Community Development
  • Community Economic & Social Development
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law and Justice
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Fine Arts
  • Certificate in Community Economic and Social Development

How to Apply to Graduate [Fall 2021 and Spring 2022]

Applications received after the deadline may be applied to the subsequent graduation date. Every graduating student is encouraged to attend this important event to receive his/her degree. Students unable to attend should request that their degree be conferred in absentia.

To apply for FALL 2021 graduation, please fill out the application form below before August 27, 2021.

To apply for SPRING 2022 graduation, please fill out the application form below before January 28, 2022.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Registrar at Algoma University at regoffice@algomau.ca.

 

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Distinction at Graduation

Students graduating with an overall average of 80 per cent or higher on all courses completed at Algoma University and required for the degree, will be granted their degree cum laude (The overall average must be calculated on a minimum of 60 credits completed at Algoma University presented for the degree). Students admitted to Algoma University having a Community College Diploma with an A average, and who maintains an A in his/her studies at Algoma U, will be granted their degree cum laude.