Welcome to Convocation


Cape Breton University!

Convocation is the culmination of years of serious academic dedication and hard work. It is also an event to celebrate your achievements. To assist you in your preparation, the Registrar’s Office has compiled information, important dates, times and locations for Convocation.

Please review dates and times carefully. As well, please review answers to frequently asked questions about Convocation. If you still have questions please contact

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Schedule of Events

Ticket Information

Convocation Ceremony

Frequently Asked Questions

Fall Convocation will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at CBU’s Canada Games Complex.

Potential Fall 2019 Grad List

If your name does not appear on this list please complete the application to graduate accessed through the link below.  Questions:

If you intend to graduate in May, 2020 you are required to complete the application to graduate.

**Deadline to submit an application to graduate for Spring 2020 Convocation is Friday November 1, 2019.

Spring Convocation

Convocation will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.




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Helen MacDonald
Assistant to Registrar & Director of Enrolment Services

Office: B108

Phone: 902-563-1650