2021 Virtual Conferring of Degrees — May 17

Mount Allison will be hosting a virtual Conferring of Degrees ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2021, with an in-person Convocation scheduled at a later date in 2022.

The hour-long virtual ceremony will feature remarks from Mount Allison Chancellor Lynn Loewen, President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau, Class of 2021 Valedictorian Angelica Whiteway, and special performances of the Mi'kmaq Honour Song and the Alma Mater Song.

The Conferring of Degrees and Certificates will include: Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, Honours Certificate in Science, Bachelor of Arts, Honours Certificate in Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, Undergraduate Certificates, and October grads.

The virtual ceremony will be available on two social media channels:

To watch the ceremony, tune in to your preferred platform starting at 2 p.m. (ADT) on Monday, May 17. The event will be live streamed, allowing Allisonians around the world to collectively join and celebrate the Class of 2021 as they receive their degrees in absentia.

Although leaving comments in real time require you to have either a Facebook or YouTube account, you will be able to watch the ceremony live on either platform without having an account.

If you join the ceremony after it begins streaming at 2 p.m. (ADT), you will view the video at its live position.

Diplomas and diploma frames

Following the virtual ceremony, the Class of 2021 will receive the traditional hand-printed diplomas, printed by Mount Allison research professor and renowned artist Thaddeus Holownia. If you have not already done so, be sure to submit your mailing address to the Registrar's Office.

Diploma frames especially designed for Mount Allison graduates can be purchased online and shipped to your home. Each matting option is emblazoned with the University crest and frames are made to fit and complement the Mount Allison diploma.


Class of 2020 — Conferring of Degrees 

Mount Allison conferred degrees for the Class of 2020 virtually on May 25, 2020. The broadcast saw approximately 400 graduands receive their degrees in absentia.  

The in-person Convocation ceremonies scheduled for May 11, 2020 will be scheduled at a later date.

Following the virtual ceremony, the Class of 2020 will receive the traditional hand-printed diplomas, printed by Mount Allison research professor and renowned artist Thaddeus Holownia.