Apply to Graduate

Apply to graduate

What do I have to do to graduate?

Once you have determined that you have met your program requirements and you are eligible to graduate, you must apply to graduate to be awarded your credential. The deadline to apply to graduate is Feb. 28. Please note there is a $50.00 processing fee for graduation applications received after the deadline.


How do I apply to graduate online?

  1. Login to MyMRU
  2. Click on My Program
  3. Go to Graduation and Convocation
  4. Click on Apply to Graduate
  5. Follow the instructions

How do I apply to graduate by fax, mail or in-person?

  1. Complete an Application to Graduate form, which can be picked up at the Office of the Registrar.
  2. Fax, mail or bring the Application to Graduate form to the Office of the Registrar.

How do I view a previously completed Application to Graduate?

  1. Login to MyMRU
  2. Click on My Program
  3. Click on Apply to Graduate
  4. Click on View submitted applications to graduate (top of page)

What happens after you submit your Application to Graduate?

Once your graduation application is received it will be reviewed by the Records area to confirm graduation eligibility. Once all program requirements are satisfied the request to graduate goes to the General Faculties Council for approval and your credential will be awarded.

How do I pay the late graduation application fee?

  1. Internet or Telephone Banking
    • All major banks and credit unions offer Internet and telephone banking where you can pay your fees 24 hours a day
    • Register with your bank to make online bill payments
    • Once you have registered with your bank, your student ID number (201XXXXXX) is the account number required to make payment
    • Allow 2-3 business days for bank processing
  2. Credit Card through Plastiq
    • Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, MasterCard and Amex.
    • Plastiq charges a platform fee of 2.85% to your credit card, (Visa, MasterCard and American Express) effective Sept.5, 2020.
    • Plastiq is an independent third party service provider that you can use to pay your tuition. Ensure that you understand Plastiq's Terms of Service before using their services.
    • Your payment may take up to 2-3 business days to process to your MRU account.
  3. Credit Card by calling the records department (Phone: 403.440.3435)
    • Acceptable forms of payment include Visa and MasterCard.

Plastiq is an independent third party service provider that you can use to pay your tuition to Mount Royal University. Mount Royal University is not affiliated with Plastiq and does not endorse or recommend its services. Disputes regarding Plastiq's services must be resolved directly between Plastiq and the payee/student. Mount Royal University does not guarantee Plastiq's availability or services and use of Plastiq may result in delays in Mount Royal receiving payment. Students remain responsible for any payments which Plastiq fails to submit on their behalf. Your use of Plastic is solely at your own risk and it is your responsibility to review its terms of use, privacy policy, security standards, and any other legal notices. In no event shall Mount Royal University be responsible or liable for any direct or indirect losses or damages whatsoever, arising from your use of, reliance on, or inability to use, Plastiq. Questions or concerns with these charges should be directed to Plastiq.

After making the payment, you are required to notify the records department by emailing


Where can I view the status of my Application to Graduate?

Your application status may be viewed online by viewing your unofficial transcript. The application status is located under the section header 'AWARDED' at the top of the online unofficial transcript, under the current program information. The following indicators will explain where the status of your application to graduate is currently.

  • Sought - Not yet under review
  • Pending - In process of being reviewed for eligibility to graduate
  • Program Requirements Met, pending General Faculties Council approval
  • Awarded from Sought - Credential has been awarded

What happens if you are ineligible to graduate after you have submitted your Application to Graduate?

If you are ineligible to graduate, the Records area will contact you and you will receive a letter notifying you of which requirement(s) you are missing. We recommend that you meet with an academic advisor to determine your options for the future. Once you have completed all program requirements, please re-submit your Application to Graduate.

When will you receive your parchment?

If you decide to attend Convocation you will pick up your parchment the day of the ceremony. If you have chosen not to attend Convocation your parchment will be mailed to you the first business day following the ceremony. The parchment will be mailed to the most current address we have on file for you. Please ensure you update your record with your most current address.