Check if you are eligible to graduate

You are eligible to graduate when you have completed all of the requirements for your program. Log into UM Achieve to check you progress.

Consult with your faculty's academic advisor before graduation to ensure you are eligible to graduate. 

UM Achieve      Contact an Advisor


Ensure that you have claimed your UM email address. All graduation and convocation information will come to your UM email address.

Apply to graduate

Applying to graduate is different depending on your student type. Please see the declariation directions below for both Graduate and Undergraduate students.

Undergraduate students

Must declare their graduation on Aurora. If your desired graduation term is not listed on Aurora or you have missed the deadline, contact your advisor as soon as possible. Undergraduate students can declare their graduation by following these steps:

  1. Log in to Aurora
  2. Select Enrolment & Academic Records
  3. Select Declarations
  4. Select Declare Graduation Date
  5. Enter your Graduation date from the drop-down menu

Login to Aurora

Graduate students 

Graduate students (diploma, master and Ph.D. programs) are not able to declare their intent to graduate through Aurora. The faculty of graduate studies will determine when students have completed their requirements.

Contact a Graduate Studies Advisor


Confirming your Declaration of Graduation

If you have already declared your graduation and would like to review your declaration:

  1. Login to Aurora
  2. Select 'Enrolment and Academic Records'
  3. Select ' Student Records
  4. Select 'View Student Information'
  5. If you have successfully declared your graduation, you will see your expected graduation date, term and year will be listed here.

Settle all outstanding fees

Before your graduation, you will need to ensure you have no outstanding fees or fines with the university.

You will need to confirm that you have nothing outstanding, these may include:

  • Library fines
  • Tuition fee balances
  • Parking tickets

Outstanding fees will cause a hold to be placed on your account.

Holds and Convocation

If your account is on hold for any reason you can still graduate and participate in convocation.

If the ceremony is in person, the parchment folder you will be given at the ceremony will contain a congratulatory note and a reminder to pay your account. 

If the ceremony is virtual, your degree will not be sent until you have settled the outstanding balances on your account.

You can pick up your parchment or it will be mailed to you when your account is settled in full, and no holds exist on your account.

More Information on Hold Status

Send in all transcripts from other institutions

If you have a letter of permission to take courses at another institution you must submit a transcript from that institution to the Registrar's Office.

In order to graduate, please ensure that your transcript is received by the Registrars Office no later than:

  • May 15 -  for spring graduation.
  • Sep. 15 - for fall graduation.
  • Jan. 15 -  for February graduation.

More Information on Letter of permission


LOP Transcripts are to be sent to:

Registrar's Office - LOP
Room 400 UMSU University Centre
75A Chancellor’s Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg MB  R3T 2N2 Canada

Contact us

In-person – If you are visiting in-person, you are required to check in to our virtual queue.

Registrar's Office - Graduation and Convocation
Room 400 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellor's Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

1-877-474-9420 (Toll-free)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.