How to Prepare to Petition for Graduation

Steps to Petition for Graduation
  • Prior to petition for graduation, all official transcripts (sealed by the issuing institution and unopened) must be on file in Admissions & Records or attached to the Petition for Graduation.
  • One quarter prior to your estimated graduation date, meet with a counselor to go over the degree requirements and to fill out the Petition for Graduation.
  • Schedule a counseling appointment.

Important Associate Degree Deadlines:
Quarter Degree Awarded Term Student Is Transferring Deadline To Submit Petition Graduation Status Email Sent Student Receives Diploma (Approximately)
Summer August 1 October November
Fall-Transfer Degree Winter Quarter or Spring Semester of the same academic year. October 1
(May vary per CSU)
February March
Fall December 1 February March
Winter March 1 May June
Spring-Transfer Degree Fall Quarter or Semester of the following academic year. March 1
(May vary per CSU)
September November
Spring June 1- Name appears in Commencement Program September November
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