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Steps to Apply for Graduation

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Steps to Apply for Graduation

Please fill out the following PDF for your degree and/or certificate:

When to apply?

Students should apply for their degrees/certificates 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

Applications for degrees/certificates are accepted during the term students expect to complete the requirement. The deadlines to apply are:


Term Deadline to Submit Application Deadline to Submit Required Official Documentation Dates Award is Mailed
Summer 2020 July 9, 2020 July 23, 2020 October
Fall 2020 September 16, 2020 September 24, 2020 March
Spring 2020 February 13, 2020 February 27, 2020 September
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(If the deadline is missed, students may apply for the following application cycle.)

*Transcripts from other institutions

If final units are in progress and/or will be taken at another college, please note this on the Application for Degree/Certificate and submit an unofficial transcript by the deadline.  Official transcripts must be sent to Admissions & Records immediately after coursework is complete and grades are posted.   Applications for graduation will not be processed if official transcripts are not on file. All units recorded on transcripts from other colleges are factored in with Mission College units for a total cumulative GPA.