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Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply

Application for Degrees and Certificates

AA/AS Degree
AA-T/AS-T Degree

When to apply?

Students should apply for graduation during the term all requirements will be completed for the intended program of study, not before.  Before applying, students should meet with a counselor to ensure all requirements have been met.

Application Deadlines

The following dates indicate the deadline to apply in each term.  If the deadline is missed, students may apply for the following application cycle. 

Term Deadline to Submit Application Deadline to Submit Required Documentation Dates Award Mailed
Summer July 11, 2019 July 25, 2019 October
Fall September 12, 2019 September 26, 2019
Spring February 13, 2020 February 27, 2020


Transcripts from other institutions

Official copies of transcripts from other institutions must be received in the Admissions & Records Office prior to the graduation application deadline. Applications for graduation will not be processed if official transcripts are not on file. If final units will be taken at another college, please note this on the Application for Degree/Certificate.  Once coursework is complete and final grades are posted, official transcripts must be sent to Admissions & Records.  All units recorded on transcripts from other colleges are factored in with Mission College units for a total cumulative GPA.