Securing Your Diploma

Before the convocation ceremony, if you are attending

Diploma pick-up takes place at the Human Kinetics building (College Avenue - Main entrance) 90 minutes prior to Convocation start time.
Diplomas are held until all student fees are paid.
The “call card” is used to announce the name of the graduand as they cross the stage.

After the convocation ceremony, if you are not attending


Diploma pick-up begins on the Tuesday following Convocation.  Diplomas will be held for six (6) months following convocation.
Diplomas may be picked up in the Office of the Registrar, Room 1118, Chrysler Hall North. If you are unable to pick it up yourself, someone can pick it up for you. They will be required to provide photo ID and contact information for our records.
See Contact Us for office hours. 
Transcripts with the degree notation can be ordered online beginning on the Thursday following Convocation.
Diplomas are held until all student fees are paid.


If you paid for mailing your diploma at the time you applied to graduate, and all student fees have been paid, then your diploma will be automatically mailed. (Please ensure your mailing address on UWinsite Student is correct)
If you would like us to mail you your diploma the following fee needs to be deposited into your student account:
• Within Canada  - $25.00 
• US and International  -  $60.00

Payment may be made through the Finance – Student Accounts webpage.

Once your fees have been paid, please send an email to indicating that you have paid your mailing fee and the diploma can be mailed.