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Graduation Petition


  • If you have attended other regionally accredited colleges outside the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and need to use coursework toward an associate degree, certificate of achievement or GE certification, official transcripts must be on file with our College. This also applies to any coursework taken within our District prior to spring 1974. Transcripts from other institutions must be mailed directly to the Admissions & Records Office.
  • If you intend to use courses from colleges outside of our LACCD, you should make an appointment with a counselor for a transcript evaluation and develop an educational plan to determine which courses can be used towards your degree or certification. It is strongly recommended that students who start at LACC meet with a counselor to discuss their major and/or transfer goals.
  • See currently evaluated courses in our TES database.

Please log in to PeopleSoft Student Portal to fill out the appropriate application for the degree/certificate and submit it before the deadline.

Once in PeopleSoft, navigate to Academics menu > My Academics > Petition for Graduation and apply within the first 6 weeks of the current semester.  Applications submitted after the deadline may be reviewed and applied for the subsequent semester.


Click on Apply for Graduation and verify your academic program, degree and/or certificate are correct.  Please meet with your counselor for assistance. Please note, you can only submit one petition to graduate form until the initial form has been accepted or denied.

  • If you are applying for an Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T), please see a counselor.
  • You will be notified of your degree/certificate evaluation before the end of the semester in which the application is filed.
  • Your name will appear on the degree or certificate as it appears on our current records. Please go to the Admissions & Records to update any personal information changes such as name, address, etc.

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Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

E. Bird Song
Chair, Counseling
323.953.4000 ext 2062

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