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Woodsworth graduands walking towards Convocation Hall

Graduating Students

Steps to Graduation and Beyond:

1

Follow the instructions from the Faculty of Arts & Science

View the step-by-step instructions for graduating students on the Faculty of Arts & Science Fall/ Winter timetable page. These include:

2

Check your inbox for important notifications

You’ll receive an email from your college to let you know that your graduation request has been received. The email will contain important information relating to the procedures leading up to graduation, including information about how and when to sign up for graduation photos with Lassman Studios.

► WHEN? January for June graduation; August for November graduation.


You’ll receive an email from the Office of Convocation about gown rental and how to obtain tickets to the convocation ceremony.

► WHEN? March for June graduation; October for November graduation.


You’ll receive an email from each of the programs in which you are enrolled regarding your program assessment.

► WHEN? Spring for June graduation; summer for November graduation.


You’ll receive an email from the Faculty of Arts & Science to confirm whether or not you’ve met all your degree requirements.

► WHEN? This varies - please contact the Woodsworth College Office of the Registrar if you have questions regarding your degree requirements. 

3

Check your account balance

Check your account balance on ACORN. You’ll need to pay your fees in full by early April to ensure that your diploma will be available for the June convocation ceremony, and by early September for the November convocation.

If you have an outstanding balance, you will be permitted to graduate; however, you won’t be able to collect your University of Toronto diploma at the convocation ceremony.

4

Confirmation letters

If you need a confirmation of your eligibility to graduate prior to the convocation ceremony, you can request one from the Faculty of Arts & Science. Please note that you will need to pay off any remaining balance in your account before you can request such a letter.

5

Convocation ceremony

The Office of Convocation is your main point of contact for information relating to the convocation itself such as tickets, gown rentals, and where to assemble for the ceremony.

View a list of upcoming convocation events here

6

Transcripts

You can order a transcript using ACORN. Please note that you will need to pay off any remaining balance in your account before you can order a transcript.

If you encounter difficulties, please contact the University of Toronto Transcript Centre.

7

Upgrading a Previously Conferred Degree

Please note that students upgrading a degree that has previously been conferred are not eligible to attend the convocation ceremony.

Your relationship with the University doesn't end with graduation:

Alumni Association of Woodsworth College

After graduation you will automatically become a member of the Alumni Association of Woodsworth College (AAWC) and receive our quarterly newsletter, Window on Woodsworth. You will have access to the Woodsworth computer lab and you will benefit from privileges extended to all U of T alumni, including the U of T MasterCard, library access, and email for life. Woodsworth graduates are members both of the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) and AAWC.

Career Exploration & Education

As a recent graduate, you can access a wide range of in-person and online services at Career Exploration & Education around topics such as job search strategies, networking, getting to know your skills and pursuing further education. View the Career Exploration & Education hours and contact information.