Convocation 2020

Applying to Graduate


All students must apply to graduate whether you plan on attending your Convocation Ceremony or not. 

Fall Convocation:

To apply to graduate, please log on to UWinsite Student.

Deadline to apply to graduate for Fall 2020 Convocation:  September 1, 2020
All late fees have been waived due to the current situation.

The application to graduate process is completed in UWinsite Student. For complete instructions, please read this ask.UWindsor article.

NOTE: you will choose “InterSummer2020 as your Expected Graduation Term as this is the term in which you will complete your degree requirements.

After you have applied to graduate, it is recommended that you check your graduation eligibility status in UWinsite Student regularly, as applications are being evaluated on an ongoing basis.

For instructions on how to monitor your graduation eligibility status, please refer to the is ask.UWindsor article.

Note:  Your graduation eligibility status will be "Approved" or "Conditionally Eligible" if you have been deemed eligible to graduate.
- "Approved" indicates you are approved to graduate
- "Conditionally Eligible" indicates you are conditionally eligible to graduate based on the successful completion of your courses.


How will my name appear on my diploma/certificate?  How can I change it?

Your diploma/certificate parchment will display your full legal name, as show on your primary name in UWinsite Student.  To make changes to your official name, you must request the change by emailing the Convocation Coordinator at along with a scanned copy of the appropriate supporting documentation (ie. birth certificate, passport).

For your correct name to appear on your diploma/certificate and in the Convocation program, it must be received by May 1st for the Spring Convocation and by September 15th for the Fall Convocation.  If you send your request after the deadline date, you will have to order and pay for a replacement diploma.


Double Major:  What Ceremony will you attend?

Students who are graduating with a double major will select the ceremony of their first major.  Concurrent Education students usually attend the Education ceremony.  If you wish to change this, please email the Convocation Coordinator at and advise her of your choice.