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Athabasca University

Dates & Schedules

2017 Schedule of Daily Events                                     

Thursday, June 8 - Saturday, June 10           

Athabasca Regional Multiplex
2 University Drive
Athabasca, AB

9 am – 5 pm Student portraits (not available during ceremonies)
8 am – 5 pm Self-guided tours of the campus and displays
9 – 11 am Continental breakfast
9:30 – 11:15 am Gowning of ceremony participants
11:15 – 11:55 am Formation of academic procession
Noon Convocation ceremony (bottled water onstage for graduates sponsored by Buy-Low Foods)
Immediately following ceremonies Group photos
Post-ceremony Athabasca University Students Union and Athabasca University Graduate Students Association Luncheon

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The following academic degrees will be awarded:

  • Doctor of Education (Distance Education)                             
  • Master of Education (Distance Education)                      
  • Master of Arts (Integrated Studies)
  • Bachelor of Arts        
  • Bachelor of General Studies     
  • Bachelor of Health Administration                                
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations           
  • Bachelor of Professional Arts
  • Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science      

Honorary Doctorate - Dr. Michael G. Moore

Order of Athabasca University - Dr. Alvin Finkel

Friday, June 9, 2017

The following academic degrees will be awarded:

  • Master of Counselling  
  • Master of Health Studies  
  • Master of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing

Order of Athabasca University - Diane Davies


Saturday, June 10, 2017

The following academic degrees will be awarded:

  • Doctor of Business Administration   
  • Master of Business Administration    
  • Bachelor of Administration
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Management

Order of Athabasca University – Colette Miller

Future Dates

2018 - June 7, 8 & 9

2019 - June 6, 7 & 8

2020 - June 11, 12 & 13


Updated April 04 2017 by Events Office - Advancement CL

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