Congratulations! Convocation is a significant event in your academic career. Please read the information in this section to learn more about what you need to know and do to be prepared for your Convocation.

For a printable PDF of these requirements, please click here.

To graduate, you must do all of the following:

  • Apply to graduate before December 2, 2016.  The deadline for Undergrads is December 2, 2016. The deadline for Graduate students is January 27, 2017. If you have missed the deadline, you may still apply to graduate; however, a $25.00 late fee will be charged.

  • Verify the name you would like to have printed on your degree and the name you would like to have read on stage.

  • Order regalia (cap and gown, $48.00 + tax) by April 27, 2017.  To order academic attire online, please click here.

  • Request your complimentary Convocation guest tickets.

  • Settle financial accounts.

  • Confirm that you have met all the requirements for completing your program.

For detailed information on the process, please click the links to the left.

Graduation Photos

Graduation is a special time in your lives that you’ll want to remember.  Graduation photos are a great way for parents, grandparents or that special someone to remember this important milestone.  

Light & Lens Photography has been chosen by the ASU to be their photography studio.  With this partnership, they will submit your image directly to the Acadia Yearbook.

 Light & Lens is conveniently located at 459 Main St. Wolfville. To book your session, please call (902) 542-0797 or email llphoto@eastlink.ca.  It’s never too late to get your grad photos taken.

What should I wear to Convocation?

As a general guideline, grads should wear semi-formal clothing under the academic gown:

  • For men, buttoned, collared shirts, dress pants, dress shoes. Wear a tie or jacket if you wish.
  • For women, dresses, dress pants/skirts and blouses. Extremely high heeled shoes are discouraged for safety  reasons while crossing the stage.