February 2024 In Absentia Convocation

February 23, 2024

No in person ceremonies are held for the February convocation, all graduates are invited to attend the June in person celebrations.

If you would like to receive your degree prior to the June dates you can pick up your degree in person at Student Central 3 business days following the conferral date, alternatively you can request to have your degree mailed to you via Student Center -> Diploma Mailing by following the steps listed below:

  1. Login to your Student Center with your Western credentials
  2. Click on Academics > Graduation > Diploma Mailing
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen

June 2024 Convocation

June 10 - 21, 2024

Students who attend the June convocation celebrations in person will receive their diploma at their respective ceremony. View the June Order of Convocation here.

Graduating students who cannot attend their ceremony in person can come to Student Central to pick up their degree 3 days following their confer date OR they can order the diploma mailed to them through Student Center or have Western hold the diploma until they attend a future convocation ceremony (within the next 2 years). A transcript will NOT show the degree conferred until your convocation date has passed.

For those students who graduated in In Absentia, you can download this statement to use with any VISA applications to attend the ceremony.