Graduation

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There are important tasks you have to complete in order to graduate. Requirements vary depending on your degree program. Please click your program’s heading for program specific details.

Program requirements for all degree programs must be fulfilled prior your graduation period.

  • Spring graduation in May: degree requirements must be completed by the end of April
  • Fall graduation in November: degree requirements must be completed by the end of October

 

MASc and PhD students also have the option of Rolling Graduation and may chose to graduate in September and November. Please see Graduate Studies Deadline Centre for detailed information on deadlines.

  • Summer graduation in September: degree requirements must be completed by the middle of August
  • Winter graduation in February: degree requirements must be completed by the middle of January

  1. Apply to graduate. This is mandatory for your degree to be conferred.
  2. Make sure that your thesis or dissertation has been submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
  3. Make sure that all courses you have taken have a grade entered for them.
  4. Make sure your UBC financial account is settled. You will not receive a diploma or be able to order transcripts with an outstanding balance of fees.
  5. If you are a doctoral student, submit your doctoral citation.
  6. Check the SSC under Graduation to see the status of your application
  7. Once your graduation has been approved, send an abstract and recent photo of yourself to the BME Program Office to be featured on the BME front page.

Most of your graduation processes will be initiated and processed by the Faculty of Graduate Studies with follow-ups from our BME Admin.  Follow the links below for more information from the Faculty of Graduate Studies website:

  1. Apply to graduate. This is mandatory for your degree to be conferred.
  2. Make sure that all courses you have taken have a grade entered for them.
  3. Fill out the BME Program Requirements Checklist - MEng and send to students@bme.ubc.ca for review
  4. Make sure your UBC financial account is settled. You will not receive a diploma or be able to order transcripts with an outstanding balance of fees.
  5. Check the SSC under Graduation to see the status of your application