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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.

Graduating from Early Childhood Education Programs?

For more information on graduating from Early Childhood Education or ECE Administrative Leadership Program please click one of the links below:

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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

Details on Graduation Ceremonies will be provided at a later date. Check your CNA webmail for updates.


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