Are you getting ready to graduate?

Before you cross the stage, there are a few things you need to know. That’s why the Durham College (DC) Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is inviting 2024 graduates to the Countdown to Grad events.

  • Wednesday, March 6 FROM 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Whitby campus, Main building, atrium
  • Thursday, March 7 FROM 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Oshawa campus, Centre for Collaborative Education, Rotary Global Classroom

Registration is open until Friday, March 1.

Drop in to enjoy a free pizza lunch and learn everything there is to know about Convocation. You’ll be able to apply to graduate with the Office of the Registrar and book your graduation photos with Lassman Studios.

Representatives from the Career Development Office will be on hand to help prepare you for your entry into the job market.

You’ll also learn about the benefits that come with being a DC alumnus from the Durham College Alumni Association (DCAA). A number of DCAA partners will be at the event to tell you about the services they can offer you, including TD Insurance and Manulife, who will be offering discounts on insurance to graduates.

If you’re interested in continuing your studies, DC’s student recruitment team will be on hand to discuss your options, whether you’re applying to a diploma, degree, graduate certificate or fast-track option.

Ontario Tech University will be also be there to discuss the many transfer programs that are available to you as a DC graduate.

Attendees will receive a gift and be eligible for some great prizes, including a Nespresso machine from Manulife, a $100 Uber gift card from TD Insurance, complimentary photo sitting and a $200 voucher towards a print order from Lassman Studios, and a Convocation flowers prize pack (flowers and signature grad t-shirt).

For more information, contact the DCAA.