Steps to Graduate

Steps to Graduate

You're finally on your way to becoming a Marine Institute graduate and alumnus!

Apply to Graduate

Apply for Graduation online through Student Self Service. Graduation requirements differ for each program. For most programs, you must successfully complete all of your program courses and have an average of 60%.

You must also have completed the required sea time for:

Your sea time must be logged with Transport Canada. You must submit an official document from Transport Canada demonstrating your sea time to the Registrar’s Office.

Check your Graduation Status

Check Student Self Service to see your status for graduation.

The Student Self Service will indicate:

  • your application is pending


  • you have been approved to graduate

Please ensure you have paid all your fees. You will not be able to receive your diploma if you have any outstanding fees. All fees must be paid by noon on June 14, 2019.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please let us know if you are able to attend graduation so we can order a cap and gown for you. If we are not notified, we cannot guarantee that a cap and gown will be available for you.

Graduation invitations will be available from Cashier's Office on June 10 after 1:00 pm. You will need to sign for your tickets, however, you can arrange for another person to pick up your tickets.

Each graduate receives three tickets. Graduates do not require a ticket.

Graduates may also request additional tickets. There is a limit of two (2) extra tickets per graduate.

Pick up Your Academic Dress

Gowns and caps can be picked up on Graduation Day, June 14 from 11 am - 1:30 pm in room W2048. Once the ceremony is over and you've taken your pictures, please return the academic dress to room W2048. Your official diploma will be available once your return your academic dress.

Attend Graduation

The graduation rehearsal begins at 10:00 am on June 14 in the Gymnasium. All graduates and heads of schools must attend. Graduation takes place Friday, June 14 at 2:00 pm in the Marine Institute Gymnasium. The ceremony is approximately one hour and 30 minutes in length.

Congratulations. You’re on your way!