Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Spring 2020 convocation ceremonies scheduled for Corner Brook (May 14) and St. John’s (May 26-29) will be postponed until Fall 2020.

Further details, including information on transcripts, parchments and gown rentals can be found on the COVID-19 FAQ page for convocation.

Undergraduate and graduate degree parchments are awarded during convocation.
Diploma and certificate parchments are issued immediately following each convocation period.

ConvocationDate conferredParchments available for pick upParchments mailed
Spring 2020See COVID-19 FAQ page for convocation.
Fall 2020Oct. 22, 2020Oct. 26 - 30, 2020Beginning Nov. 2, 2020
In-absentia 2021*No ceremonyDates to be announced.

*There is no formal ceremony in February. Students will graduate during that month’s University Senate meeting.

To authorize another person to pick up your parchment, send an email to from your email account confirming the person’s name. An ID is required for any person picking up a parchment in person.

Graduates are normally issued only one copy of their parchment in their lifetime.

Your Memorial transcript reflects each credential that has been awarded to a person along with the date of the award.

Mailing Address

If you expect to receive your parchment by mail, check your Personal Information in Memorial Self-Service to ensure that your address and phone number are active and valid. You should update your personal information if necessary. International addresses require a clear and complete physical address and contact phone number.


Office of the Registrar

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000