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 Filing Deadline:

Fall 2015 - Tuesday, July 14 - Friday, September 11
Spring 2016 - end of second week of the term*
Summer 2016 - end of second week of the term*

*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.

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










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