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Graduation Office

Graduation, Certificates and Transfer

Admissions & Records
Contact & Hours

Student Services Center
(SSC) 1st floor


Monday - Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM


To Earn a Certificate or Graduate:

1. Meet with a counselor to complete a Pre-Graduation Review Form. 
During your appointment, the counselor will:

  • review your academic records and complete the Pre-Graduation Review Form to update your major, educational goal, and the term you will be completing the requirements.
  • submit the Pre-Graduation Check to Admissions & Records for processing. When the form is processed, you will be able to submit your Graduation Petition online from your student portal. You will receive an email notification to your LACCD student email account letting you know when the form has been processed and when you are able to submit your petition.

2. Submit a Petition to Graduate online from your student portal.
You will receive an email notification when your petition has been received.

Degrees and Certificates:

Associate of Art/Science (AA/AS)
Associate of Art/Science for Transfer (AA-T/AS-T)
Certificate of Achievement
Skills Certificate
Certificate of Completion

Deadline to Petition:

Fall 2019: November 15, 2019
Spring 2020: April 15, 2020


All notifications about your petition will be emailed to your LACCD Student Email account. Please check it regularly.

Processing Time:

Petitions are evaluated at the end of the term. Please allow 3 months from the end of the semester for evaluations to be completed and certificates and degrees to be posted on your transcript.

Fall 2019: March 2020
Spring 2020: August 2020

Diploma and Certificates:

Diplomas and certificates will be mailed to the mailing address on file with the college.

Fall 2019: April 2020
Spring 2020: October 2020


The commencement ceremony takes place in June. For more information about the ceremony, check the Commencement Webpage