Are You Ready to Graduate?

Application for Graduation

All students must apply for graduation during their last term of studies regardless of whether they will be attending the formal ceremony.  Applications for graduation are available on WebAdvisor under your Academic Profile.

Diplomas will automatically be mailed to those students who graduate "in absentia".  Please ensure that your mailing address is up to date on WebAdvisor.​


Deadlines for Graduation

The deadline for June 2018 Convocation is May 1, 2018.

Distinction at Graduation

Students graduating with an overall average of 80% or higher on all Nipissing courses which are required to complete the degree, will be granted their degree "with distinction". The overall average must be calculated on a minimum of 60 credits completed at Nipissing and presented for the degree.​

Note: There is no "with distinction" designation for graduates of the Schulich School of Education.

Residency Requirements

To be considered for a Nipissing University degree, students in the Faculty of Arts and Science must successfully complete at least 30 credits at Nipissing.

Students who apply to graduate with a three-year General degree must include at least 18 Nipissing credits in each major.

Students who apply for a four-year Honours degree must include at least 30 Nipissing credits in each major.

Students who apply for a three-year Liberal degree must include at least nine Nipissing credits in each declared sequence.

Replacement of Graduation Diplomas

Graduates may apply in writing to the Office of the Registrar for a replacement of their graduation diplomas. The fee for this service is $35.


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