Students must apply for graduation by the deadline dates to obtain Associate’s Degrees. Associate’s Degrees are not automatically issued.

Refer to "Important Dates" for deadlines.

To ensure that all requirements are met, students are encouraged to see a counselor prior to filing a graduation application.

Graduation applications are available in the Admissions & Records Office, or online. There is no fee to submit an application for graduation.

Download the Graduation Application (.pdf)


Application Deadlines:

Fall 2017 Graduation - July 11, 2016 -- September 15, 2017
Spring 2017 Graduation - November 21, 2016 - February 24, 2017
Summer 2017 Graduation - May 2, 2017 - June 22, 2017

*refer to the Class Schedule of the current semester for exact deadline

Transcripts from other colleges must be on file at the Fullerton College Admissions & Records Office in order to complete the graduation evaluation.

Commencement ceremonies are held once a year at the end of the Spring Term.

Detailed commencement information is available online and will also be mailed to all graduation candidates prior to commencement. Information is also available through the Student Activities Office.

Diplomas are mailed to students approximately 12 weeks after the end of the term.










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