UPDATE: Due to concerns about COVID-19 and the goal of increasing social distance, Enrolment Services is currently closed to staff, students and visitors and the 2020 Convocation ceremonies have been postponed. As such, all parchments will be mailed out. Enrolment Services will be in touch with graduates after Senate meets in May 2020 with additional information. This includes Fall 2019 graduates who have not yet received their parchment.
Your official proof that certifies you have a Lakehead degree or diploma.
As part of graduating from Lakehead University, all graduates may receive a complimentary parchment at the time of their graduation. However, all potential graduates must inform Enrolment Services how you would like to receive your parchment.
If you are graduating in the Fall (November), you will be asked to submit a 'Parchment RSVP' through myInfo. As part of this, you will need to indicate whether you will pick up your parchment (either at the Thunder Bay or Orillia campus) or if you would like your parchment mailed to you. Mailing costs of $25.00 applies.
Note: Fall graduates are invited to attend the next spring convocation.
If you are graduating in the Spring (May), you will be asked to submit your 'Convocation RSVP' through myInfo which includes parchment information. If you decide to attend your Convocation ceremony, you will receive your parchment that day.
If you do not attend convocation, you will need to indicate whether you will pick up your parchment (either at the Thunder Bay or Orillia campus) or if you would like your parchment mailed to you. Mailing costs of $25.00 applies.
If you have not submitted your RSVP, your parchment will be held at Enrolment Services in Thunder Bay for one year following the date of Convocation. Any requests for parchments after the one year mark will have fees apply.