Countdown to Fall 2021 Convocation

Fall 2021 convocation has been scheduled for Saturday, November 6th and Sunday, November 7th.

Step 1: SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO GRADUATE

If you are planning to graduate in Fall 2021, you must submit your Application to Graduate form (application is now closed for Fall 2021) along with your graduation fee to let us know that you want to graduate! Once the form has been completed, you will receive an email confirming that the Application has been successfully received.  If you do not receive an email confirmation, please contact the Registrar’s Office immediately.

Please note: If you are requesting special seating accommodations, please be sure to indicate if they are for yourself or for your guests

Deadline to submit: August 31, 2021

Please note:  The online Application to Graduate for Spring 2022 will be available in mid-November.  The deadline to submit an application for Spring is January 31.

Step 2: PAYMENT OF APPLICATION TO GRADUATE FEE

Once you have completed the Application to Graduate form, the $65.00 graduation fee will automatically be added to your student account with Financial Services. You will need to make arrangements to pay this fee as soon as possible.

You can pay your Application to Graduate fee online

Live Stream

Our Fall 2021 Convocation ceremonies will be available via live stream on the Mount’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. If you miss the live stream, please note that a recording of the Convocation ceremonies will be available for viewing on the University’s YouTube channel.

Watch on the Mount’s YouTube channel »

Watch on the Mount’s Facebook page »

If you would like to view a recording of the ceremonies and YouTube isn’t an option, a recording can be made available to you at a later date by contacting at DMZ@msvu.ca

Ceremonies by Program

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Afternoon Ceremony (2:00 pm*)

Certificate of Proficiency in French
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Arts (Child and Youth Study)
Bachelor of Arts (Child and Youth Study) Honours
Bachelor of Science Applied Human Nutrition
Bachelor of Science Applied Human Nutrition Integrated Internship Education Program
Bachelor of Science Applied Human Nutrition (Honours)
Bachelor of Science Applied Human Nutrition (Honours) (Integrated Internship Education Program)
Master of Applied Human Nutrition
Master of Family Studies and Gerontology
Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition
Master of Arts in Family Studies and Gerontology

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Morning ceremony (10:00 am*)

Certificate in Business Administration
Certificate in Marketing
Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership
Certificate in Tourism & Hospitality Mgt
Diploma in Business Administration
Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration Co-operative Education Option
Bachelor of Business Administration in Association with Bermuda College
Bachelor of Public Relations
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management Co-operative Education Route
Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management Practica Route
Master of Public Relations

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Afternoon ceremony (2:00 pm*)

Bachelor of Education
Master of Education
Master of Arts in Education
Master of Arts in School Psychology

*Note: Graduates will be required to arrive earlier for processional preparation

Schedule of Events

To be posted.

Convocation Awards

Student Awards

Senate Awards of Distinction – Undergraduate & Graduate

Pewter awards are presented by the Senate to recognize students who graduate “with distinction and with highest aggregate” in their diploma or bachelor program. These awards are presented at both the May and October ceremonies.

President’s Prizes

Special awards donated by the University President are given to members of the May and October graduating classes whose energy, generosity and commitment have enriched the University during their time as students, and who show promise that their commitment will continue as alumnae.

Kappa Gamma Pi

Kappa Gamma Pi is the National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society. Membership, is based on scholarship, leadership and service. Members are selected not only for recognition of past accomplishments, but also in anticipation of future service.

Governor-General’s Medal – Undergraduate

Donated by the Governor-General of Canada this medal is given once per year at the undergraduate level for the highest aggregate in the final three years (15 units) of a degree program

Governor-General’s Medal – Graduate

Donated by the Governor-General of Canada this medal is given once per year at the graduate level to the top graduating master’s student. Presented annually at the spring convocation. Students graduating the previous fall are equally eligible with spring graduands for this award.

Valedictorian Prizes

This prize is given to graduates who have made significant contributions to extracurricular activities at the Mount and/or community at large, as well as maintained a minimum grade point average of 2.7 in the most recent five units of coursework.


Faculty Awards

President and Vice-Presidents’ Advanced Career Teaching Award

This award is presented to a faculty member, librarian or laboratory instructor who has demonstrated teaching excellence throughout their career at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Alumni Early Career Teaching Award

This award is presented to an early-career full-time faculty member, librarian or laboratory instructor who has demonstrated commitment and promise in the first five years of their career at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Alumni Part-time Faculty Teaching Award

This award is presented to a part-time faculty member, librarian or laboratory instructor who demonstrates commitment, knowledge and skill as a university educator.

Early Career Research Award

This award, given to an early-career full-time faculty member, recognizes the individual’s commitment and achievement as a contributor to the research community and to the research climate at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Award for Research Excellence

This award is presented to recognize a faculty member’s contribution to the research community and to the research climate at Mount Saint Vincent University.

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