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2017 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, May 26, 2017 at 9:00a.m.
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Graduation celebrates all the hard work, time and effort that each student invests in order to make it to this grand event! Join us in celebrating the class of 2017!

link is external)The submission deadline for the petition for a degree (diploma, certificate or certification) is March 1st, 2017. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT DEGREE PETITION. Any petitions submitted after March 1st will still be processed and the graduate is invited to walk at the graduation event but their name will not be included in the program.  

Students submitting petitions for a degree or certificate by the deadline date will be entitled to have a graduation date for the spring semester posted on their transcripts. Petitions received after the posted deadline will be processed with those for the following semester and the graduation date posted on the transcript will be for the summer or fall semester. 

All official transcripts of previous college work must be on file in the Office of Admissions and Records before applying for a degree or certificate.

Click here to petition (apply) for a Degree, Certificate, or Occupational Skills Award

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Candidate Information

Candidates for graduation submitting a Petition for Degree or Certificate before or after March 1st:

  • may participate in the commencement/graduation ceremony

Candidates submitting a Petition for Degree or Certificate after March 1st:

  • may participate in the commencement/graduation ceremony, however,
  • will not have their names appear in the 2017 commencement program
  • will not receive an honors tassel at graduation (if eligible)
  • will not have their records evaluated until late summer or early fall
  • will receive an August 2017 graduation date posted to their transcript

If you have questions regarding the process, please call (949) 582-4555

For more information, please visit the Admissions and Records website

Graduation Program

Follow this link to view the program tentative outline for graduation. 

To RSVP for Graduation, visit

Live stream the commencement ceremony here

Graduates: Please do not bring personal items to the ceremony as there will be no place to keep them, including your original seat (as you change seats during the ceremony).