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New Grad Resources

Congratulations and Welcome to our Alumni Family!

The end of one journey is the start of another. You came to Humber to acquire the necessary skills to succeed in your field of choice. Now you join a talented and diverse network of over 278,000 alumni making a difference around the world.

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FAQs Related to Fall 2021 Convocation

The Fall 2021 convocation ceremony will be virtual and will broadcast on Monday, November 8, 2021 at 2 p.m. on

Students who have fulfilled all their academic requirements by October 1st, 2021 will be eligible to graduate. We will begin mailing out credentials the beginning of November. Credentials will not be available for pickup at the grad photo op event. If you have further questions regarding your credential, please email

Virtual convocation is your graduation ceremony where your credential is conferred and the Humber community formally celebrates your achievements. For Fall 2021, virtual convocation is November 8th at 2 pm EST.
The Grad Photo Op event is a brief, 15-minute opportunity for 2020 and 2021 graduates to commemorate their achievement by taking a photo in a gown in one of our mini grad booths.

Studio Nostalgia will be taking graduation photos at a temporary location by appointment. Please visit their website for dates, pricing, and location information.

Common FAQs

Absolutely! To invite family members to Convocation you will need to provide them with a letter of invitation. The letter of invitation is written by you, not Humber. For more information on what to include in the letter go to It is recommended that you include your convocation details in the invitation letter. The convocation schedule can be found at As part of the documentation for your situation, you should include a Confirmation of Enrollment. You can order this through your MyHumber account. The Confirmation of Enrollment letter will indicate your expected completion date. Please contact Citizenship and Immigration Canada at 1.888.242.2100 or for any further questions. You may also receive further assistance on how to invite your relatives by visiting the International Centre in the Learning Resource Commons, 2nd Floor, North Campus or H100A, Lakeshore Campus. Additionally, if your family is unable to attend, your convocation ceremony will be streamed live at

Graduates will be sent an email one month prior to the event date and are required to apply to attend convocation using their MyHumber account. Once we have verified that you have met all the academic requirements, your Convocation package will be mailed to you one week prior to the ceremony date. All outstanding balances on your student account must be paid in order for you to graduate.

Unfortunately, you can only attend the designated ceremony to which you are invited.

Yes, you can, an invitation to attend will be emailed one month prior to the event to the email address on your MyHumber account.

Yes you can, until approximately 2 months prior when we stop mailing credentials in preparation for the ceremonies.

Students who have successfully completed their program in the Summer term.

Students who have successfully completed their program in the Fall or Winter term of the current Academic Year.

Shuttle services are not provided. However, there is public transportation available. Please visit for information on bus routes and schedules.

If you have completed your program requirements and don't see your program listed, please fill out a request through the Records/Registration Enquires link on MyHumber with the following information; program you are graduating from, campus and your expected graduation date.

There is no specific dress code for convocation. However, we recommend business casual attire.

There are no additional fees to be paid in order to graduate. Gowns/regalia are provided free of charge on the day of the ceremony. If you wish to purchase your own gown/regalia please contact Gaspard and Sons Ltd, at or call 1.800.380.8214.

Your credential will be available to you after the convocation ceremony. Please bring your gown to the gowning area to exchange for your credential. Photo ID is required to pick up your credential. For graduates who leave the ceremony early or were not able to attend, their credential will be mailed 4-6 weeks after the ceremony. Please ensure your address is updated on MyHumber.

Graduates who complete the application form by the deadline date and present their name card prior to crossing the stage will have their official name displayed during the ceremony. Graduates can review their official name on MyHumber and contact the Registrar's Office for name change requests.

The venue is fully accessible. Additional assistance is also available for individuals who are visually or hearing impaired. Please contact two weeks prior to the ceremony.

Guests should plan to arrive together 1 hour prior to the ceremony time and proceed to the ballroom to be seated no less than 15 minutes prior to the ceremony’s scheduled start. Seating is on a first-come first-served basis and each graduate is entitled to bring 2 guests. In the interest of all concerned, ushers will not permit seats to be held for late arriving guests or personal belongings. Once the capacity in the ballroom has been reached, all remaining guests will be seated in an overflow room to watch the ceremony via direct video stream. Guests in the overflow room will be provided a ticket and will be seated in the ballroom should there be seats remaining. Due to the length and nature of the Convocation ceremonies, we strongly suggest that if possible, parents should avoid bringing babies and young children with them.

Is there a cost associated? Graduation portraits are available prior to convocation at all three campuses. For more detailed information, please visit or contact IGNITE at 416.675.6622 ext 5051. The portrait photography is also available on convocation day. There is a $10.00 sitting fee payable the day of pictures.