How to Apply for Graduation
Students must apply to graduate. Associate degree candidates are encouraged to submit their application one quarter before they plan to graduate to resolve any deficiencies. Certificate and degree applications must be submitted by the published deadline (see deadline section below).
Prepare to apply
How to apply
Get the necessary signatures.
Submit your application to the Cashier's Office with the application fee. See cost below.
Receive written notification of status a few weeks after the quarter end. See Awarded Diplomas and Certificates section below for more information.
- See application deadlines (below).
- Complete the appropriate Graduation Application.
$20.00 fee for the first degree (non-refundable)
$ 5.00 fee for each subsequent degree (non-refundable)
$ 5.00 fee for mailing diploma (optional)
$10 fee for the first certificate (non-refundable)
$5 fee for each additional certificate (non-refundable)
Note: These fees became effective July 1, 2011. Applications received after this date will be subject to these fees.
Application Submission Deadlines
- Summer Session 2013 - Aug. 1, 2013
- Fall Quarter 2013 - Oct. 18, 2013
- Winter Quarter 2014 - Jan. 31, 2014
- Spring Quarter 2014 - Apr. 16, 2014
Graduation Application Processing
Find out when your application process will be complete and how to receive your diploma or certificate. See the Graduation Approval Process page.