Graduation Application

Graduation Application

Application Filing Periods

The Electronic Application for Graduation must be submitted in accordance with the following schedule. The fees for applying to graduate are due 48 hours after you submit your online application. Failure to apply in accordance with the schedule below could delay your degree past your intended graduation date. Also, there will be additional fees assessed for submitting the graduation application and/or fees after the regular deadline.

Degree Conferral TermApply for GraduationApply for Graduation with Late Fee
Fall SemesterJanuary 1 - July 1July 2 - September 15
Spring SemesterJune 1 - October 1October 2 - Last day of fall semester
Summer SessionNovember 1 - February 1February 2 - April 15

Please note that if the above dates fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will be the following business day.

Graduation Applications Submitted Before or By the Deadline

The Degree Checks (Graduation Evaluations) for students who submit the Application for Graduation by the published deadlines are reviewed in date received/filed order. The timely filing of the Application for Graduation will insure the degree checks will be processed prior to the last day to add classes for the term of anticipated graduation. Graduation Applications submitted before or by the deadline require a $85.00 processing fee. Once you have submitted the electronic application for graduation, the fee will appear in your student account. This fee must be paid within 48 hours and prior to the regular deadline, otherwise an additional $15 fee may be applied. 

Graduation Applications Filed After the Deadline

Applications and/or fees submitted after the regular deadline require an additional $15.00 fee applied to the $85.00 graduation processing fee. These fees must be paid within 48 hours.

Bachelor Degree Candidates

Each prospective undergraduate student must file for graduation. A student is eligible to apply for graduation if fewer than 10 courses are needed to complete the degree and after completion of 90 semester units. Please direct all questions regarding graduation procedures to the The Registrar's Office at (310) 243-3645 or by email at

Master Degree Candidates

Each prospective graduate student must file for graduation. For further questions, please contact your major department or the The Registrar's Office at (310) 243-3645 or by email at