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2002-2003 Calendar

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Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Pure and Applied Science
Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies
Osgoode Hall Law School
Schulich School of Business
Courses of Instruction
Glendon College


A student obtains a degree for satisfactory completion of his or her academic program on the condition that all University debts have been paid. Students of all Faculties and colleges with the exception of Environmental Studies, Glendon College, Graduate Studies, Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business, must apply for graduation by completing an "Application to Graduate Form", available from the Office of the Registrar's Web site (http://www.registrar.yorku.ca), at least four months prior to the convocation ceremony (i.e. January for spring convocation and July for fall convocation). The deadlines to apply are announced each year. Graduates of the Faculty of Graduate Studies may confirm their status with the Graduate Program Office. Graduates from the Faculty of Environmental Studies should apply to the Office of Student Programs of FES. Graduates from Glendon College should apply to the Office of Student Programs of Glendon. Graduates from the Schulich School of Business should apply to the Office of Student Programs of the Schulich School of Business. Osgoode students need not apply to graduate. Students must ensure that the University has on file the correct style of their full names so that diplomas are prepared accurately.

Ceremonies are scheduled for June, for those students who complete their course work in the fall or winter terms and in November for those who complete their course work in the summer term. The ceremonies in June are scheduled by Faculty groupings for all students. In June, the Keele campus ceremonies normally occur out of doors at the Convocation Site, east of the Centre for Film and Theatre. Glendon's spring ceremony takes place outside on the West Quadrangle Lawn at the Glendon campus. In the fall, students from all Faculties are graduated in ceremonies usually held on the first weekend in November. The Tait McKenzie Physical Education Centre is used for the November events for all Faculties and colleges including Glendon.

Diplomas and alumni association memberships are normally distributed at the convocation ceremonies. For those students who are either unable to attend, or who did not receive their diploma at the ceremony, diplomas may be picked up from the Convocation Office (104 Central Square) on an official date after convocation has taken place. Students who are unable to attend and wish to have their diplomas mailed to them may do so by making these arrangements with the Convocation Office. A nominal fee will be charged for packaging and mailing. For more information, contact the Convocation Office at 416-736-5325 or visit the convocation Web site at http://www.yorku.ca/convo/. Diplomas that have not been picked up or mailed will only be kept on file for three years after which time they will be destroyed. As such, student are advised to pick up or arrange to have their diplomas mailed as soon as possible.

Graduation photographs are arranged through the college or Faculty offices (or by the appropriate student government) once a year (twice a year for Atkinson Faculty students). Potential graduates can expect to receive information from their college or Faculty inviting them to arrange their sitting time with the photographer. Information regarding photography sitting is normally posted on the convocation Web site.

Detailed information about the schedule of ceremonies, robe rental, guests and receptions are sent out to all prospective graduates several weeks before the ceremony by the college or Faculty or may be accessed online at http://www.yorku.ca/convo/.

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