For information about attending convocation as a guest or viewing ceremonies online, visit the friends and family section.
Before the Ceremony
Apply to Graduate
You must confirm your graduation by completing the intent to graduate form. Let Student Services know if you need assistance or require special arrangements crossing the raised stage.
Verify Your Name
Check MyNSCC to ensure your name appears correctly on your credential, transcript and in the convocation program. If it needs updating, please contact Student Services. Name changes require presentation of government issued ID such as a driver's license or passport.
Start Celebrating #NSCCGrad
On your big day, stop by the photo booth to grab a pic with family and friends. Be sure to smile for our Alumni photographer – all photos taken in front of our "NSCC is Me" backdrop will be posted to the NSCC Alumni Facebook page.
Use the hashtag #NSCCGrad to share your Convocation photos and messages.
Also, look for our 2017 Convocation Snapchat geo filter.
Get Your Alumni Ring
Be proud and celebrate your achievements with an NSCC Alumni Ring. You can purchase a ring at any Charm Diamond Centre store location across Nova Scotia or buy online. Representatives from Charm Diamond Centres will be onsite taking ring orders at most convocations.
Locations and Dates
NSCC has 18 ceremonies. View the schedule to find yours.
Be at your ceremony at least one hour early. Parking can be limited so give yourself extra time.
You must wear an academic gown and stole, unless the following situations apply:
- Indigenous students and African Canadian students may wear items of cultural significance.
- Active military personnel may wear their dress uniform.
- Clergy/members of religious orders may wear their religious apparel.
Any additional exceptions must be approved by the Office of the Registrar.
Your campus will let you know when to pick up your robe.
Become an Alumni
When you graduate you become part of a growing network that includes tens of thousands of alumni who all share a proud connection with NSCC. During the ceremony, your faculty will provide you with a card displaying your current contact information. This is how Alumni Relations will keep you in the loop about exclusive benefits, professional development, college news, social events and other perks offered exclusively to our graduates.
After the Ceremony
Grab your friends and family and stop by the photo booth to capture memories. Share them with your social network by using #NSCCGrad.
Connect with friends, family and fellow grads after the ceremony. Your campus will provide details.