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Commencement Reception & Ceremony

The commencement reception and ceremony was held on Friday, June 12, 2020. For more information, visit the Commencement web page.


Graduation Intents and Petitions For Certificates

Prior to filing the intent Graduate and/or the Petition for Certificate, it is highly recommended you meet with a counselor before your final semester/term at El Camino College. This will ensure that you on track for meeting the requirements for your degree and/or certificate. If you are applying for an AA-T/AS-T degree your application will be reviewed by a counselor before being submitted to Admissions for evaluation..  

The Filing period for Summer 2020 ended Thursday July 9.  

The Filing period for Fall 2020 is September 1, 2020 through October 15, 2020.

Please click here to access the IGETC/CSU certification form

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





  • 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 your evaluator.  Call 310-660-3593 and dial the appropriate extension (according to your last name):

A - C

Ext. 3423

D - H

Ext. 3425

I - Mora

Ext. 5427

More - Sanc

Ext. 3314

Sand - Z

Ext. 3424


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