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Athabasca University

Admission, Registration and Evaluation

3.5 Graduation

AU approves and awards credentials every month. For consideration to graduate, all students must submit an Application for Graduation form to the Office of the Registrar. All requirements for the credential (final grades; including grades for courses on Letter of Permission) must be received and processed by the Office of the Registrar by the 15th of the month in order to be submitted for approval the following month. For example, students who complete all requirements by September 15th will have their names forwarded at the October meeting.

EXCEPTION: for Convocation in June 2017, Applications for Graduation must be submitted by April 30, and all requirements must be met by May 5, 2017.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017.

Updated July 21 2016 by laurab

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