Apply for Graduation
Graduation occurs when a student officially and successfully completes all of the graduation requirements for a particular degree or certificate. Students must apply to graduate and are responsible for ensuring they have met all program-specific and general College requirements.
2019-2020 Application Deadlines
- Fall Quarter Graduates: October 18, 2019
- Winter Quarter Graduates : February 14, 2020
- Spring Quarter Graduates : April 15, 2020
- Summer Quarter Graduates: July 15, 2020
Professional/Technical Graduation Application
Students completing a professional/technical degree or certificate should follow these steps. (If you are completing more than one degree or certificate, submit a separate graduation application for each).
Step 1: Consult with your faculty advisor in your program to schedule a 30 minute appointment.
Meet with your faculty advisor to review your academic progress, finalize the required paperwork, and sign off on your planning guide.
Step 2: Fill out the degree or certificate graduation application form:
Step 3: Have the dean sign off on your planning guide, keeping all documentation together.
Step 4: Submit your completed application and signed planning guide by the above deadline to Enrollment & Financial Aid Services (FOSS Building 5000).
Transfer Graduation Application
Students completing a transfer or major related program associate’s degree should follow these steps. (If you are completing more than one degree or certificate, you will need to submit a separate graduation application for each one).
Step 2: Fill out the Application for Degree (graduation application). List all colleges from which credits are to be used to complete degree requirements.
Step 3: Submit your completed application to Enrollment & Financial Aid Services (FOSS Building 5000) by the deadline, or email the completed application to email@example.com.
Diplomas for degrees and certificates are awarded once a final graduation evaluation has occurred to confirm all requirements have been satisfied. Diplomas are mailed to graduates 10-12 weeks after the end of the quarter in which they graduate.
Commencement is the annual ceremony that celebrates the completion of a degree or certificate. Learn how to participate in Commencement.
For questions about graduation applications, contact Cecily Sherritt, (206) 546-5841 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.