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Commencement Reception & Ceremony

The commencement reception and ceremony will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019. For more information, visit the Commencement web page.


Graduation Intents and Petitions For Certificates

Filing period for Summer 2019: 
June 10, 2019 - July 11, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Forms will be available online and in the Admissions & Records during the filing period. Intent to Graduate and Petition for a Certificate must be filed in Admissions & Records by deadline. Late requests will not be considered.   

If you are applying for an AA-T/AS-T Please see a counselor

Please Note: Prior to filing the Intent to Graduate and/or the Petition for a Certificate, it is highly advisable you meet with a counselor before your final term at El Camino College. This will ensure that you are on track for meeting the requirements for your degree and/or certificate.

AA/AS Intent to Graduate form           Petition for Certificate



  • Have all official transcripts from former college(s) on file at El Camino College. Failure to provide these transcripts can delay your graduation intent and prevent you from graduating in the semester you selected. 
  • Complete the form legibly, accurately, and completely. Missing or illegible information will slow the processing of your intent or petition.
  • Meet the published deadline as found in the class schedule. If you do not submit your request(s) in the Admissions & Records Office by the published deadline, your Intent or Petition will be delayed by a semester.

The graduation ceremony is always held on the last day of the Spring semester at 4 p.m.  Degrees for Summer, Fall, and Spring graduates for the current academic year are mailed in October.  An academic year consists of Summer, Fall, and Spring terms.  For example: Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 is the current academic year.



If you have further questions please contact us.
Call 310-660-3593 and dial the appropriate extension:
A - F
ext. 3423
G - L
ext. 5427
M - Q
ext. 3314
R - Z
ext. 3424

SLO: Students will be able to understand the graduation process and apply by the deadline.