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Graduation Office

Graduation, Certificates and Transfer

Admissions & Records
Contact & Hours

Student Services Center
(SSC) 1st floor 

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


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Deadline to submit a Pre-Graduation Review Form: 

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

Fall 2021: November 12, 2021 - Academic Calendar

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.


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.

Spring 2021: September 2021 (subject to change)

Fall 2021: April 2022 (subject to change)


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).

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Spring 2021: October 2021 (subject to change)

Fall 2021: May 2022 (subject to change)

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

Commencement:

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