Proof of graduation
Third-party degree verification
For requests by prospective employers and academic institutions
To verify a student's current enrolment or program information, the student or an authorized third-party must request an Enrolment Verification. A student can also request a transcript and have it sent to the third-party.
The University of Manitoba has partnered with AuraData, a Canadian company specializing in secure online education verification. For fast, economical, and convenient education verification for the University of Manitoba email firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 416-406-0444 or 1-877-580-2872.
To verify information relating to Medical Internships, Residencies, and Fellowships or Undergraduate Medical Education, please refer to Max Rady College of Medicine forms and templates.
Confirmation of Degree Awarded document
Use for visa permits, post-docs and convocation invitation letters
A Confirmation of Degree Awarded document can be prepared for graduates to be used for visa permit, post-docs, and convocation invitation letters, for February graduates. This document includes the student's full name, the degree conferred and the date of graduation.
Convocation invitation letters include the dates of the upcoming Spring Convocation which February graduates are invited to participate at. The certificate is prepared on UM letterhead and bears a signature and the Registrar's Office stamp.
This document is $11.75 and can take five business days. The fee is subject to change.
This letter can be requested in person, by fax or by mail on the Confirmation of Degree Awarded form by the graduate themselves.
All requests to be sent to prospective employers, academic institutions and other third-parties must be referred to AuraData. If more information is required, the student can order an enrolment verification or transcript.
Confirmation of eligibility to graduate
A Confirmation of Eligibility to Graduate document is prepared for students who have declared their intent to graduate, but have not yet graduated.
This document includes the student's full name, the degree they are expecting to receive and the date of their expected graduation. This letter can be used as an invitation letter for convocation and includes the upcoming convocation dates.
This document is $11.75 and may take a minimum of two weeks to process. The fee is subject to change.
Students can request this letter in person with photo identification, or by fax or mail with a signature on one of the following forms:
Certified copy of degree
The Registrar's Office can provide a Certified Copy of Degree, but the University does not have duplicate parchments or any copies of parchments that have been issued to graduates.
Graduates are required to provide a clear copy of their own parchment for certification. The copy will be given a stamp along with a signature and date, and will bear the embossed UM seal over the signature.
These documents are $11.75 each and can take five business days. The fee is subject to change. Students can request these copies in person with photo identification, or mail with a signature on the Certified Copy of Degree form (PDF).
Parchment delivery request
A parchment delivery request can be made by a student who would like to pick up or have their parchment delivered by express post or courier. Parchments will be ready for pick up 2 weeks after the last Convocation ceremony (for May and October) or 2 weeks after the announced graduation date (for February). Students can submit the Parchment Delivery Request form (PDF) in person or by fax.
If your parchment has been lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, you may apply for a replacement parchment. Please note the replacement parchment looks similar to the original, and the wording certifies you have graduated, but it is NOT A DUPLICATE OF YOUR ORIGINAL parchment.
The fee for a replacement parchment is $75.00 and can take five business days. Fees are subject to change. This document can be requested in person with photo identification, or by fax or mail with a signature on the Request for replacement parchment form (PDF).
Change of degree designation from Bachelor of Laws to Juris Doctor
The University of Manitoba Senate has approved the change in degree designation from "Bachelor of Laws" to "Juris Doctor" for any past recipients of the Bachelor of Laws degree.
The Replacement Parchment looks similar to the original, and the wording certifies that you have graduated, but it is NOT A DUPLICATE OF YOUR ORIGINAL parchment. It will be printed on the same paper as current parchments are printed, including the University of Manitoba seal, using the same font as current original parchments use, in landscape format.
The fee for a Replacement Parchment is $75.00 and can take five business days. Fees are subject to change.
Your original parchment must be returned with your request. This document can be requested in person with photo identification, or by fax or mail with a signature on the Request for replacement parchment: Bachelor of Laws to Juris Doctor form (PDF).
For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office.