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Graduation Degree

Irvine Valley College has started an automatic degree awarding process. If you qualify for one or more degrees, you may receive a notification that you are being awarded with a degree(s).  

However, to ensure that the degree or certificate is awarded and posted, students are encouraged to apply through MySite for conferral of the award during their final semester. Official transcripts for any prior work must be on file, at the time you apply for your degree or certificate, for the coursework to be considered.

Semester (Your Last Term) Filing Submittal Deadline Process Begins Estimated Completion
Fall ​September 15 ​January 10 March 10
Spring ​February 1 ​June 5 August 15
Summer ​June 1 ​August 20 October 20

You are eligible to participate in Commencement if you meet any of the following conditions during the academic year:

  • Completed or will complete an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts for Transfer or Associate of Science for Transfer degree program
  • Completed or will complete a Certificate of Achievement program
  • Completed or will complete a full IGETC or CSU Certification program for a Certificate of Achievement

Students completing a Certificate of Proficiency or a Certificate of Competency are not eligible to participate in Commencement.