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After careful consideration, given the ongoing public health concerns resulting from COVID-19 and the restrictions on public gatherings, York University has made the difficult decision not to hold in-person spring 2021 convocation ceremonies. Please read the full statement from York President Rhonda Lenton.

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Graduation Celebration

When it is once again safe to do so, we will be sending all graduates whose ceremonies have been impacted by COVID-19 an invitation to a future in-person celebration. In the meantime, all February and June 2021 graduates will be invited to the Spring 2021 Online Graduation Celebration on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, to celebrate your achievements and success. Invitations to the Online Graduation Celebration will be sent in May.

Click here to view the Online Graduation Celebration Schedule. Event times will vary by Faculty.

Graduation Packages & Diplomas

To help you celebrate your graduation, you will receive a package with your diploma, mortarboard cap and tassel, alumni pin, and other fun items in the summer. For students graduating in February, diplomas have now been mailed and packages will be sent in the summer.

In order to ensure that you receive your package on time, please confirm that your email address and permanent mailing address are up to date on your student record by Thursday, May 20.