Convocation

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The 2020 Northern Lights College Convocation Dates are:
  • Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge: Friday, June 5, at 2pm, AME Hangar, Dawson Creek
  • Fort St. John: Friday, June 12, at 2pm, Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre, 11308 Alaska Road
  • Fort Nelson: Thursday, June 25, at 2pm, Aboriginal Gathering Space, Fort Nelson Campus


Application to Graduate

All students completing their programs must apply to graduate through the Office of the Registrar.
The Request to Graduate form is located on the Graduation page.

Register for Convocation

Academic, Vocational & Trades Foundation Programs 

To be eligible to participate in convocation the following requirements must be met:

  1. You must apply to graduate through the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar will verify your eligibility to receive your credential.
  2. You must submit a Convocation Registration Form along with a $30 + GST ($31.50) convocation registration fee to Campus Services. The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    Convocation Registration will open on March 2, 2020, for Academic, Vocational and Trades Foundation Students.
  3. You must have successfully met your program outcomes in the prior term or expect to successfully meet your program outcomes before August 31, 2020.
Apprenticeship Level Trades Programs

To be eligible to participate in convocation the following requirements must be met:

  1. You must submit a Convocation Apprentice Registration Form along with a $30 + GST ($31.50) convocation registration fee to Campus Services. The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
    2. You must have successfully met your program outcomes in the prior term or expect to successfully meet your program outcomes before June 1, 2020.

The College reserves the right to establish eligibility for convocation. If you have missed a deadline, or have questions regarding convocation please contact us at convocation@nlc.bc.ca.

Nomination of Valedictorians

Nominations open March 2, 2020 and close on April 3,2020. Online Nomination form.

Graduation Photos and Degree Frames

Individual Portrait Sessions for Graduation Photos will be available at each campus leading up to Convocation.

  • Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, and Tumbler Ridge:
    Thursday June 4, 2020, CCET, 9am–3pm. Sign-up available at Student Services (tba).

  • Fort St. John:
    Thursday, June 11, 2020, Atrium, 9am–3pm. Sign-up available at Student Services (tba).

  • Fort Nelson:
    Thursday, June 25, 2020, Fort Nelson campus, 1 pm sharp. First-come, first-served basis.

Northern Lights College Degree Frames

Northern Lights College Degree Frames will be available for purchase from our bookstores and online through

link to //www.leaderframes.com/Leader Frames.