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Graduating from your Program

Graduating from your College program is a significant achievement. We invite you to celebrate your accomplishments by participating in a College of the North Atlantic graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year at your nearest campus.

If you have completed all program requirements, you must submit an Academic Audit Request form and ensure you have paid the $50 Academic Audit fee (if not already paid). Please see the information below for details.

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Graduation Criteria

For criteria to graduate, refer to the Awarding Diplomas & Certificate policy

Academic Audit Request

Complete the Academic Audit Request form . Upon processing your application, a review of your academic record will be conducted to ensure you have met all requirements to graduate. If deemed eligible, your certificate/diploma/post-diploma will be sent via mail.

Graduation Ceremony

This year, CNA will be holding virtual graduation ceremonies. These ceremonies will highlight the great accomplishments of our students and be a time to come together virtually with family, friends and classmates. Graduation ceremonies will be held by Academic School once again this year instead of our traditional campus-based format. Please be sure to mark the following dates in your calendar as the virtual graduation dates:

Graduation Ceremony Dates

School Graduation Ceremony Date

School of Business and Information Technology

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

School of Academic, Applied Arts and Tourism

Tuesday, June 22 , 2021

School of Natural Resources and Industrial Trades

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

School of Health Sciences

Thursday, June 24 , 2021

School of Engineering Technology

Thursday, June 24 , 2021


When you graduate you become part of a growing network that includes thousands of alumni who all share a proud connection with CNA.

CNA's Alumni Office provides a wide range of services and benefits such as career services, continuing education opportunities, and more! For more information on becoming an Alumni member visit https://www.cna.nl.ca/alumni/

Job Search

The following are some of the resources available for pursuing job opportunities.

Career Beacon



LinkedIn Job Search



Student Loan Repayment

Repayment of student loans begin when you

  • have graduated from your program;
  • transferred to part-time studies;
  • have left school; or,
  • are taking a leave of absence from school for more than six months.

For information about repayment visit Repaying Full-Time Loans