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Graduation Office

Graduation, Certificates and Transfer

Admissions & Records
Contact & Hours

Student Services Center
(SSC) 1st floor  (The campus is currently CLOSED.)

How to Apply for Graduation:

Please meet with a Counselor to complete a Pre-Graduation Review Petiton Form.  Please do not submit a petition to graduate via the Student Information System (SIS)/Student Portal.

During your appointment:

  • the counselor will review your academic records and complete the Pre-Graduation Review Petition Form to update your major, educational goal, and the term you will be completing the requirements.
  • the counselor will submit the Pre-Graduation Review Petition Form for processing. 

Counseling Department:  CLICK HERE

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 submit a Pre-Graduation Review Petition Form and/or a Certificate Petition:

Spring 2020: April 15, 2020

Fall 2020: November 15, 2020

Spring 2021: April 16, 2021*

The deadline to file for graduation to meet the Fall 2021 CSU ADT Verification deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021.

* Students who want their names to appear in the commencement program, must petition to graduate no later than Friday, March 12, 2021. Students must meet with a counselor, and submit a Pre-Graduation Review Petition Form.  Spring 2021 Pre-Graduation Review Petitions will continue to be accepted through, Friday, April 16, 2021. Students, may participate in the commencement ceremony, regardless of whether their names appear in the program.  

Processing Time for Diplomas & Certificates:

The evaluation of Pre-graduation Review Petitions (approved by a counselor) and Certificate Petitions starts a few weeks after the end of Fall and Spring terms. Please allow approximately four months from the end of the semester for evaluations to be completed and certificates and degrees to be posted on your transcript.

Spring 2020: August 2020 

Fall 2020: May 2021

Diplomas and Certificates:

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

Spring 2020:  Diplomas/certificates have been delayed until the end of Winter 2021 Intersession due to Covid-19. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Fall 2020: June 2021


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