Graduation ceremonies and celebration dates and application deadlines
To graduate you need to apply to graduate by the application deadlines.
|Graduation ceremony||Māori celebration||Pacific celebration||Applications open||Applications close*|
|Auckland||25-27 May 2021||28 May 2021||28 May 2021||Mid-January||1 March|
|Palmerston North||3-5 May 2021||6 May 2021||4 May 2021||Mid-January||1 March|
|Palmerston North||26 November 2021||Not applicable||Not applicable||Mid-August||1 September|
|Wellington||20 April 2021||21 April 2021||20 April 2021||Mid-January||1 February|
*Late applications may be accepted up to 5 working days after the closing date. However, there is no guarantee that they will be able to be accepted. For details, please contact us.
Graduating via an Academic Board meeting
You can apply to graduate via an Academic Board meeting throughout the year.
|Academic Board meeting dates||Applications close|
|24 February 2021||1 February 2021|
|24 March 2021||1 March 2021|
|28 April 2021||1 April 2021|
|23 June 2021||1 June 2021|
|28 July 2021||1 July 2021|
|25 August 2021||1 August 2021|
|22 September 2021||1 September 2021|
|27 October 2021||1 October 2021|
|24 November 2021||1 November 2021|
Academic dress hire deadlines
Deadlines are available on the Academic dress hire website.