Applying for Graduation
An Associate in Arts Degree or a Certificate of Achievement is not automatically awarded. Students are required to petition for graduation at the beginning of the semester in which they will be completing their final requirements. The petition to apply for graduation is available online or in the Admissions and Records Office during the graduation petitioning periods below.
Submit the completed petition form to: 11460 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley CA. 92708 Attn. Graduation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax 714-241-6288.
Important! Please be sure to have official transcripts from all the colleges you have attended on file in the Admissions and Records Office before you submit your Petition to apply for graduation form.
If you are not currently enrolled you will need to meet the current catalog degree requirements for the current academic year.
Military students may obtain a graduation petition online at military.coastline.edu.
|Semester||Application Period Begins||Deadline to Submit Application|
|Summer 2019||June 10, 2019||July 14, 2019|
|Fall 2019||August 26, 2019||November 15, 2019|
|Spring 2019||January 28, 2019||April 5, 2019|
Diplomas will be mailed two months after the end of the semester in which the application was filed.
Commencement exercises are held once a year at the end of the Spring Semester.
Please Note: The commencement ceremony will be held during the month of May. Detailed information will be mailed to all graduation candidates beginning in mid-March.