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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 Form to request a degree, a certificate and/or certification (IGETC, CSU-GE).  Please do not submit an Online 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 Form to update your major, educational goal, and the term you will be completing the requirements.
  • the counselor will submit the Pre-Graduation Review 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

Fall 2021 - Nursing Cohort Announcement

Due to the continuing impact of Covid-19, the Nursing Program will not be accepting applications for Fall 2021.

Deadline to submit a Pre-Graduation Review Form: 

The counselor will submit the Pre-Graduation Review Form for processing.

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 Form.  Spring 2021 Pre-Graduation Review Forms 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 Degrees & Certificates:

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

Fall 2020: May 2021

Spring 2021: August 2021

Diplomas (Degrees/Certificates):

Diplomas (degrees and certificates) will be mailed to the mailing address in the Student Information System (SIS).  Please update your mailing address in the LACCD Student Portal (SIS).

Spring 2020:  Diplomas and certificates are delayed due to Covid-19; they will be mailed throughout the Spring 2021 semester.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Fall 2020: June 2021

The diploma is not legal proof of graduation.  Official proof of degree or certificate completion is presentation of the Official College Transcript showing conferral of the degree or certificate.  Transcripts may be viewed on the Student Information System (SIS) by going to "Academic Records."  

Information on Ordering Official Transcripts


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