Apply to Graduate
Deadline to apply to graduate!
- Grande Prairie campus is Friday, April 8, 2016
- Fairview campus is Friday, February 1, 2016
If you are currently registered in the courses required to complete your certificate, diploma or apprenticeship program at Grande Prairie Regional College, please complete an Application for Convocation and/or Parchments as soon as possible. You should do this through your myGPRC account for the current Academic year.
For other Academic years, see Application forms.
If you have successfully completed the required courses in your curriculum, are in good standing with the college, and met all graduation requirements for the program, you may be eligible to receive a certificate or diploma parchment.
Your eligibility to graduate will normally be considered in accordance with requirements shown in the calendar of the year in which you first enrolled and were admitted into the program.
For Grande Prairie campus, if you believe you qualify for a certificate or diploma, you need to complete an Application for Convocation and/or Parchments through your myGPRC account. There is no cost to complete the application form to have your academic record reviewed and your graduation status evaluated. For Fairview campus, there is no need to apply for a parchment (however, you may also complete your request through your myGPRC account). Once your grades are entered in the system, the Registrar's Office is advised of your potential graduate status and your transcript will be evaluated automatically.
If you qualify for a college certificate or diploma, your official college transcript will be updated.
You may transfer credits from another institution, accumulate credits from advanced standing or challenge procedures in order to fulfill curriculum requirements. In order to graduate, you must complete 50 percent of the curriculum requirements of your program at Grande Prairie Regional College.
Grade Point Average Requirement
A minimum grade of D is required in any course considered for graduation. Some programs may require more than this minimum requirement and may require you to present an overall grade point average that exceeds 1.0. Additional graduation requirements are detailed in the program description section of the GPRC College calendar. You are advised to review these requirements with your program advisor and/or with the department chairperson concerned.
Notice of Financial Hold
If you have applied to graduate and have not cleared outstanding accounts, you will not be allowed to participate in Convocation ceremonies and you will not receive graduation documents.