Convocation and Commencement
For students in programs other than those in Continuing Studies and Trades, in order to be considered for graduation, you will need to submit an application for graduation, whether or not you plan to attend the convocation ceremony. There is a $30 fee to attend a ceremony. This fee covers regalia rental, a souvenir grad cap and an Okanagan College parchment folder.
Deadline to applyTrades Commencement May 19, 2017
Spring Convocation March 31, 2017
Vernon Convocation April 30, 2017
Summer Convocation & April 30, 2017
Winter Convocation October 31, 2017
Trades CommencementTrades students who wish to attend must apply by clicking here for an application form.
Continuing StudiesContinuing Studies students can contact the Continuing Studies office for an application form or it can be downloaded here for the Vernon ceremony or the Kelowna ceremony.
If you have questions or require more information click the links to the right, contact Public Affairs or call 250-862-5473.
Graduating students should attend the Grad Fair to:
The Okanagan College Alumni Association provides graduates and guests the opportunity to pre-order their flowers online through Convocation Flowers for Trades Commencement and Spring Convocation ceremonies. Family and friends can purchase and reserve flowers for their special graduate ahead of time and have them available for pick up at the ceremony.