How to File for Degree

Deadline Dates

  • Winter Quarter: March 1st
  • Spring Quarter: June 1st
  • Summer Quarter: September 1st
  • Fall Quarter: December 1st

Spring Graduates

If you plan to graduate this spring, file for your degree by June 1st to participate in the commencement activities at the end of Spring quarter.

To meet the deadline, please allow yourself enough time to complete the application process.

  1. Download and fill out the Graduation Application for an Associates Degree PDF form online. Then print and sign it.
  2. Do a degree audit through DegreeWorks in MyPortal.
  3. Print out your degree audit report and attach to application.
  4. Submit to the Admissions and Records Drop Box, located outside the south entrance of the Registration & Student Services building. See map for location.

If you need assistance doing your degree audit and/or completing your degree application, make a drop-in appointment in the Counseling and Advising Center.

Summer Graduates

Students completing their degree requirements in the summer may participate in the ceremony.

However, if you would like to participate in the commencement ceremony, you will need to submit your graduation application in person by June 1st. Otherwise, you have until September 1st to file for a Summer degree.

Printed Commencement Program

June 1st is the deadline to file for graduation to have your name included in the printed commencement ceremony program.

Building: ADM 150
Contact: Paula Joseph
Phone: 408.864.8758

Last Updated: 12/9/16