Unable to attend your ceremony?

If you are unable to attend the ceremony you have been invited to please email us to let us know and we will remove you from our mailing list.

Cancelled registration

If you have registered for a Ceremony but are unable to attend, please contact us immediately to cancel your registration.

If you cancel prior to the registration deadline and have purchased guest tickets we will be able to process a refund. If you cancel after the deadline, we will not be able to offer a refund.

Defer your invitation

If it is your first invitation to a ceremony, you can defer your invitation once to the next ceremony period. To do so you must complete a deferral request form.

If you are unable to attend a ceremony in December 2022, you can request to attend a ceremony in September 2023 by completing this survey by the deadline December 19th, 2pm UK Time. September ceremonies take place at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire.

Graduation Invitation Deferral Request Form

Successful submission will result in a confirmation email sent to the address provided. If you do not receive this confirmation email, your deferral request has not been submitted and you will not be able to attend a future ceremony. Please contact us awards@herts.ac.uk before this deadline if you submit a deferral request and do not receive this email.

If you have an eligible award, and have successfully submitted the above form before the deadline, you will be contacted by the Exams & Awards Office with further information nearer to the time of your deferred ceremonies.