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Convocation & Graduation

To the class of 2024, congratulations! We are so proud of the determination and grit you have displayed in your education journey. Through your hard work you are about to achieve a major milestone -- convocation.

June 1, 2024

Morning Ceremony Start: 10 a.m.
Afternoon Ceremony Start: 2 p.m.
Location: Ralph Klein Centre Gymnasium

Register for the 2024 Convocation

Convocation Agenda

  • Graduates in the following programs will be recognized at Convocation 2024. Programs are subject to change until May 1, 2024.

    Werklund School of Agriculture Technology

    • Agriculture Technology Integration Post-Diploma Certificate
    • Post Diploma Certificate Programs - Agriculture, Agribusiness, Environment
    • Precision Agriculture - Techgronomy Diploma

    Life Science and Business

    • Animal Health Technology Diploma
    • Meat Processing Certificate
    • Veterinary Technical Assistant Certificate
    • Veterinary Medical Receptionist Certificate

    Trades and Skills

    • Agriculture and Heavy Equipment Certificate and Diploma
    • Apprenticeship Programs and Pre-Employment Programs
    • Hospitality and Tourism Certificate
    • Hospitality and Tourism Diploma
    • Post-Diploma Certificate - Hospitality
  • Graduates in the following programs will be recognized at Convocation 2024. Programs are subject to change until May 1, 2024.

    Werklund School of Agriculture Technology

    • Agricultural Management Diploma
    • Agriculture Communications Certificate
    • Bachelor of Applied Science - Agribusiness
    • Land and Water Resources Diploma

    Life Science and Business

    • Arboriculture Technician Certificate
    • Bachelor of Applied Science - Golf Course Management
    • Bachelor of Applied Science - Horticulture Major
    • Business Management Certificate
    • Business Management Diploma - General Management, Sport Management
    • Equine Care and Management Certificate
    • Equine Reproduction Technician Certificate
    • Horticulture Technologist Diploma
    • Turfgrass Management Diploma
    • Post Diploma Certificate - Horticulture

    Trades and Skills

    • Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management Diploma
    • Farrier Science Certificate
    • Transitional Employment Certificate Program

    Continuing Education

    • Agriculture Sales and Customer Support Certificate
    • Equine Massage Therapy Certificate
    • Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate

Convocation and Graduation

Convocation is an event whereby eligible students and graduates celebrate their achievement with family and friends in a formal cap and gown ceremony.

  • At Olds College of Agriculture & Technology, students that have fewer than 9 credits outstanding in their program are permitted to attend the Convocation Ceremony.
  • Convocation is typically held in the beginning of June.

Graduation is the successful completion of your program requirements as outlined in the Academic Calendar and the issuance of your credential. The credential is recognized on your official transcript or your parchment.

Show your OC Pride

Share your day with us using #OCGrad2024

Now accepting applications for the honourable title of Valedictorian 2024!

Being selected as your class Valedictorian is a great honour and achievement.  The student selected to represent the graduating class of 2024 will receive a $1000 award!

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Honourary Degree

To recognize excellence, Olds College is committed to acknowledging individuals and groups who make extraordinary contributions that support the mission, vision and outcomes of this organization.

Honourary Degree