Convocation is the ceremony where you, your family and your friends celebrate the successful completion of your academic credential.

Students attending Convocation ceremony

Convocation 2023

After close consultation with our President, Chancellor and CapU community, we've made the difficult decision to postpone the Winter 2023 Convocation Ceremonies, previously scheduled for February 2023.

We will welcome all students who graduate in September 2022, January and May 2023 to the Spring Convocation Ceremonies 2023.

The Spring Convocation will happen on June 7, 8 and 9, 2023 at the Centre for Sport and Wellness.

Apply for Graduation

In order to officially graduate and be able to register for Spring Convocation, you MUST submit an Application for Graduation. Please visit Graduation for more information and deadlines.

All grads will receive an email to register for the Spring Convocation sent to their myCapU email address. The registration for the June Convocation will open at the beginning of April 2023.

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About the Ceremony

Find about the traditions of the convocation ceremonies at CapU, including academic dress, gonfalons, our coat of arms, regalia and more.

Learn about convocation
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Dean's Award

The Dean’s Award of Excellence is presented to the graduate who achieves the highest GPA in each degree program at Capilano University.

See dean's award recipients
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Honorary Degrees

The honorary doctorate degree is the highest form of recognition granted by Capilano University.

Honorary Degrees

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