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VIRTUAL Conferring Ceremonies November 2020

These Ceremonies can be accessed at  and will run from Monday 2nd November to Friday 6th November 2020.

The Institute will hold a special event in June 2021, as circumstances allow, in order to provide the ‘Class of 2020’ with the opportunity to gather together on campus to celebrate their success.

We thank you for your continued co-operation and understanding.

Autumn Conferring Schedule 2020

 Monday 2nd November 2020
Time      Department
12.00 CIT - Cork School of Music
14.00 Department of Mechanical, Biomedical & Manufacturing Eng
16.00 Department of Process, Energy & Transport
18.00 Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Tuesday 3rd November 2020
10.00 Department of Physical Sciences
12.00 Department of Biological Sciences
14.00 Department of Computer Science
16.00 Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering
18.00 Department of Construction
Wednesday 4th November 2020
10.00 Department of Architecture
12.00 Department of Management & Enterprise
14.00 Department of Accounting & Information Systems
16.00 Department of Organisation & Professional Development
18.00 Department of Marketing & International Business
Thursday 5th November 2020
10.00 Department of Sport, Leisure & Childhood Studies
12.00 Department of Mathematics
14.00 Department of Tourism & Hospitality Studies
16.00 Department of Applied Social Studies
  Teaching & Learning Unit
Friday 6th November 2020
12.00 Department of Media Communications
14.00 Department of Arts in Health & Education
  Department of Fine Art & Applied Art
16.00 National Maritime College of Ireland



Please note that your Parchment will be sent, by registered post, following ceremonies. The process will take approximately two weeks to complete.  Your parchment will be sent to the address the Awards Office currently has on file. If your address has changed, and you wish to update same so that your parchment can be delivered to the correct address, it is imperative you contact to change your address. You will need to include your Student Number in this communication and please put Change of Address Request, in the subject line. The closing date to make this change is 17.00 on Friday 16th October 2020.  Please note any address changed after this date may result in a delay in receiving your parchment as your parchment will have to be reposted once returned by An Post to CIT.


Please note that all outstanding fees (and late penalties) must be paid in full to the Institute in order to be eligible to graduate.  While a fee remains unpaid it is not possible to have an award conferred by the Institute. Graduands can check their account balance and clear any unpaid fees online at Queries regarding outstanding fees should be emailed to stating your name and student number.


Phelan Conan Ltd have offered CIT graduands their academic gown hire service for the virtual graduation ceremonies. This will enable you to celebrate your achievement by holding your own graduation, while taking pictures in your gown and enjoying the day at home with your family and friends. If you wish to book this service, please visit and select ‘graduate gown hire’ to rent your gown (€35 which includes nationwide home delivery). The gown will then be delivered to your address or can be collected in store if preferred. The deadline for bookings is 5 working days before your ceremony, to ensure you get your gown in time for your virtual graduation. This Service will open on Monday 5th October at 12.00pm. *


Resolute Photography, who have done photography for previous CIT Conferring Ceremonies, have announced their photographic service for this year's Virtual Graduation Ceremonies. They have studios set up at the Kingsley Hotel Cork. If you wish to avail of this service, please log onto to book your Photography. *


* Please note that the Awards Office at CIT, nor CIT, are responsible for the Gown and Photography providers. All communication regarding gowns and photography must be directed to the relevant provider.