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Preparing to graduate? When it's time to celebrate your academic achievements, the information below should provide you with everything you need to know about applying for and preparing for graduation. See the Graduation requirements, Graduation events and the Graduation fees below.

The Registrar's Office also offers services beyond graduation as well! We can provide you with an official transcript, assist in transferring to another university or help you apply for graduate studies. We're here to help. Students intending to receive any degree, diploma or certificate will need to fill out the graduation application form prior to the deadline for which they wish to graduate. Graduation Application.

  • Fall Conferral: This form must be submitted before October 1 for Fall Conferral
  • Winter Conferral: This form must be submitted before February 1 for Winter Conferral

Graduation applications submitted after application deadline cannot be considered for graduation in that year.

Graduation Fees

Please take note of the following graduation fees and which apply to you.

Certificate, Diploma, Graduation-in-Absentia
$65
Degrees
$110*
Hood Purchase: Bachelor
$100**
Hood Purchase: Master
$150**
Hood Purchase: Doctoral
$200**
Degree Parchment Reprint
$50

*Students who apply to graduate with a Bachelor or Master's degree AND a certificate pay $150 in graduation fees.

** Fee subject to change based on supplier.

Students who have applied for graduation but wish to withdraw must inform the Registrar's Office at registrar@prov.ca or 204-433-7488.

Students who need a degree parchment reprinted must fill out a Degree Parchment Release Form. Additional charges apply for express post or courier fees.

Graduation Requirements

Degrees are granted to students who have satisfactorily completed a particular program of study as set forth in the Academic Catalogue and who have met all their financial obligations to the school. 

Seminary Graduation Requirements

Applicants for graduation are considered by the Faculty Senate which recommends them to the Board of Governors based on scholastic achievement. Students with a 3.75 cumulative GPA are recommended to graduate with honours. The Faculty Senate recognizes that particular ministries require certain gifts, character traits and levels of maturity beyond what can be gained in a short time at Seminary. Therefore, the Senate’s recommendation to the Board implies only that the student has adequately fulfilled course requirements in terms of skills and knowledge, not that they are now qualified for a particular ministry. Members of the Faculty are available to give ministry references for individual students. Applications for graduation submitted after the February board meeting cannot be considered for graduation in that year. Attendance at the commencement ceremony is required of all graduates unless application is made and special permission is granted to graduate in absentia.

 University College Graduation Requirements

Attendance at the commencement ceremony is required of all graduates unless application is made and special permission is granted to graduate in absentia. The graduation class is approved by the Board of Governors upon the recommendation of the Senate. In the programs of study at Providence certain requirements are made of each prospective graduate. They are as follows:

    1. Candidates for graduation are expected to maintain a satisfactory level of proficiency in their oral and written use of the English language.
    2. Each student is expected to satisfactorily complete Field Service units as specified in Academic Regulations for Bachelor Degrees.
    3. All financial obligations to Providence are to be satisfactorily settled before a student will be granted the graduation certificate. In the event that a satisfactory settlement is not reached, the student will be permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony, but the certificate or degree will not be conferred until all financial obligations are settled.
    4. At least 30 credit hours of study must be completed at Providence for graduation. For all graduating students, 15 of the last 30 hours toward a degree must be completed at Providence University College.
    5. Students must have satisfactorily completed all the academic requirements in their programs* and have attained an accumulated grade point average of at least 2.00 to receive any certificate, diploma, or degree.

Graduation Banquet: April 20, 2018

The Seminary Graduation Banquet is a special event planned for the Seminary graduates as well as those receiving diplomas and/or certificates. This event is open to all Seminary students, family and friends of the gradautes as well as faculty, staff and the Board of Governors. The banquet is complimentary for graduating Seminary students. Fees apply to all other guests. Please RSVP before April 11.

Ceremony: April 21, 2018

10:00am | Hanna Centre - Jubliee Auditorium

Graduation Banquet: April 21, 2018

The University College Graduation Banquet is a special event planned for the University College graduates as well as those receiving diplomas and/or certificates. This event is open to all UC students, family and friends of the graduates as well as faculty, staff and the Board of Governors. The banquet is complimentary for graduating and full-time University College students. Fees apply to all others. Please RSVP before April 11.

Ceremony: April 22, 2018

2:00pm | Hanna Centre - Jubliee Auditorium

Graduation and Banquet: April 18, 2018

Reimer Student Life Centre - Howison Room

The Mile Two Graduation Banquet is a special event planned for the Mile Two graduates which honours each students' achievements throughout the academic year. Mile Two student tickets are complimentary. All other guests are $25. Please RSVP before April 11.