Date : Monday 16th - Friday 20th October 2017
Time : 11am,  2.30pm and 5pm
Location : Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Leinn
Schedule: Draft Autumn Conferrings Schedule Updated
Information Card: Autumn Conferring Information Card

Link to Webcast  : Live Stream of Conferring Ceremony


Useful Information

Eligibility Criteria

Fees & Exams

There is no fee/charge for conferring.

All students must satisfy the academic requirements of their course as per Marks and Standards and they must pay all outstanding course fees by the stated deadline.  

Deadlines

DEADLINE for Autumn Conferring: Friday 1st September 2017.
All course fees must be paid and, if applicable,  all steps of the thesis submission process must be completed by this date. Please see process for submitting thesis on Exams Office Website for information. 

Name on Parchment

Please ensure your name is correct for the issue of parchments (this includes accents, apostrophes, etc) - check your Registration Statement and / or Transcript of Results to confirm.

Home Address

Please ensure your home address is correct. Your home address can be updated by clicking on the below link to the Student Information Desk: http://www.nuigalway.ie/sid/namechange.html

Unable to Attend Conferring Ceremony/ In Absentia

All parchments for graduates conferred In Absentia are posted to Home Addresses within 2 weeks of each respective ceremony

Robing

Students to be conferred must wear appropriate academic robes as directed by the National University of Ireland.  Please click here for more information on robing.

Robe booking deadlines:

Graduands - Wednesday 11th October 2017 / Staff - Friday 6th October 2017 

Gowns can be collected from  - Monday 16th October 2017.

Invitations

Invitations are posted to Home Addresses 3 weeks before - please ensure this address is correct.

All graduands are issued with a ticket which admits up to 4 guests, this is the maximum permitted due to the limited capacity of the Conferring Hall. Seating for guests is on a first come basis, we advise guests to come early. Please do not ask for extra tickets as all the sessions are full.

Deferrals (PhD only)

Deferral of Conferring: MD and PhD graduands may request to defer their graduation to the next session only.  Email conferring@nuigalway.ie with your request by Friday 3rd November to defer from Winter 2017 to Spring  2018 Conferring.