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Important graduation dates

Graduation ceremonies are a big deal at ECU. They take a lot of planning and organising.

And some of that planning is down to you.

Check the dates below so you don’t end up missing out on one of the biggest days of your life.

Cut-off Dates

Fines or fees

If you have any fines or fees to pay, e.g. parking fines, overdue library book fines, or unpaid fees, these must be paid by: Friday, 2 July 2021.

To check, login to SIMO.

Course completion

To be sure that you’ve completed your course by the cut-off date, go to the Course Details and Progress page on SIMO. Your record should say ‘completed’ by:  Thursday, 22 July 2021.

Register to graduate

You need to respond to the graduation invitation we email to you by accepting, deferring or declining the invitation.

Registration cut-off date is: Sunday, 8 August 2021.

Ordering your regalia

The cut-off date for ordering your compulsory academic regalia (the hat and robe) for your ceremony is:

  • Perth ceremonies – Monday, 23 August 2021

Ticket and Regalia collection

You'll need to collect your tickets and regalia before graduation day, see the collection day and time below.

Perth tickets and regalia

  • Date: Saturday, 28 August 2021
  • Time: 8am – 7pm
  • Building 1, ECU Joondalup Campus

More information is available on the Tickets and Regalia webpages.

Ceremony dates

Perth graduation ceremonies

Date: Saturday, 4 and Sunday 5 September 2021

Specific ceremony times for each School will be published in April/May 2021.


Edith Cowan University will always endeavour to adhere to the scheduled dates, times and venues for Graduation ceremonies. However, due to circumstances outside our control, ceremonies may be delayed, relocated to another venue or postponed to an alternative date. Where this occurs, ECU is not responsible for any inconvenience or costs that may be incurred due to the changes.

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