Nipissing University Virtual Convocation 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Congratulations Class of 2020

Graduates, today is your day. Countless hours of reading textbooks, writing papers, and preparing for exams has led you to this moment - and now it’s time to celebrate! Your time at Nipissing will always be part of your story. The lessons you learned inside and outside of the classroom, the friends you made, and memories you shared, will all go with you on the next leg of your journey.

Today, on this momentous occasion, we hope you feel pride for all that you have accomplished, and excitement for all that lies ahead. Congratulations to the Class of 2020! The Nipissing University community is proud of you.

Virtual Convocation Proceedings

Click below to watch the virtual convocation ceremony with speeches from Chancellor Dr. Paul Cook, President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Mike DeGagné, and Provost and Vice-President, Academic and Research, Dr. Arja Vanio-Mattila as they address the class of 2020.

2020 Honorary Degree Recipients

This year, Nipissing University will award six individuals with Honorary Degrees, the university’s highest distinction. The chosen honorees have made significant contributions to Nipissing University, their profession, and society at large. Enjoy these video messages from our 2020 Honorary Degree recipients:

Virtual Convocation Snapchat Filters Preview
Nipissing University Convocation Snapchat Filters

#NUConvocation Celebration Toolkit

To help you share this significant milestone with your friends and family, we’ve created a celebration toolkit full of #NUConvocation themed downloads.

Share your Lakers pride and support for the graduating class using the hashtags #NUConvocation and #NipissingUniversity.

Supporters! Show us how you are celebrating your Nipissing graduate at home using the hashtag #ProudOfMyLaker to be featured on our social media channels.


Snapchat Filters

Got the Snapchat app? Use one of the following filters to take your own selfie "wearing" your convocation hood and gown! Select your program and click on one of the links below. Don't forget to share with us on social media - we'd love to see them! #ClassOf2020 #NipissingUniversity #NUConvocation

Education Degrees / Indigenous Education Programs 

Click here for a filter with the following Education program hoods and Indigenous Stoles or scan the SnapCode below:

Virtual Convocation Snapchat Filter SnapCode - Education and Indigenous
  • BEd
  • Concurrent BEd / BA
  • Concurrent BEd / BBA
  • Concurrent BEd / BFA
  • Concurrent BEd / BPHE
  • Concurrent BEd / BSc
  • BEd / Indigenous Education
  • Indigenous Education Programs

Bachelors Degrees

Click here for a filter with the following Bachelor Degree program hoods or scan the SnapCode below:

Virtual Convocation Snapchat Filter SnapCode - Bachelors
  • BA
  • BA with Criminal Justice Honour Society
  • BBA
  • BComm
  • BFA
  • BPHE
  • BSc
  • BScN
  • BSW

Masters Degrees

Click here for a filter with the following Masters Degree program hoods or scan the SnapCode below:

Virtual Convocation Snapchat Filter SnapCode - Masters
  • MA
  • MEd
  • MES/MESc
  • MSc
  • MScKin

Printable Lawn / Window Signs

We know you and your supporters are proud of your accomplishments and want to share it with the world so we’ve created signs that can be printed for use at your graduation celebration, placed on your lawn, or taped to a window. Click the thumbnails below to download PDF versions of the signs for printing:

Facebook Profile Photo Frame

Virtual Convocation - Facebook Profile Photo Frame

Facebook Profile Photo Frame

How to add our profile picture frame:

  1. Go to
  2. Click your profile picture in the bottom left and select your Page
  3. Search for a frame by entering Nipissing University and select the Class of 2020 frame
  4. Click Use as Profile Picture

Zoom Backgrounds

We've put together a collection of campus images and instructions to help you customize your background. Click the linked image below to take a look at our selection of campus images available for download.

Welcome to the Nipissing University Alumni Family

Welcome to the Lakers Alumni Family

As a Nipissing University graduate, you join a growing network of over 40,000 Nipissing University alumni worldwide.