HOW TO APPLY FOR GRADUATION
Students must speak to a Counselor to verify that they meet all the requirements (or will meet all the requirements within the petitioning semester) in order to petition for an Associate's degree. Petitions need to be submitted through a Counselor. We currently are not accepting Graduation Petitions through the student portal.
Delay in submitting supporting documents (i.e. official transcripts, petitions for credit, etc.) will defer the review process. All official transcripts must be submitted, whether or not it is being used for the major.
After graduation petitions are submitted, the Graduation Evaluators have a review deadline of up to 10 weeks after the semester ends. If students submit their petition at the beginning of the semester, that does not guarantee that they will receive a degree before the rest of the students. Degrees will not be posted until the end of the semester. Evaluators will contact students through their LACCD student email if they need additional documents to complete the review process.
Degrees will be officially posted on student's transcripts before diplomas are ready. If students need proof of graduation/degree, official transcripts can be used as proof.