Petition for Degree or Certificate 


Regular Semester Petition for Degree or Certificate

 During the semester you are completing your academic requirements for a degree or certificate you will apply using the InSite Graduation tile. See the deadlines under graduation policies

Degrees offered:

  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Associate of Arts Degree for Transfer
  • Associate of Science Degree for Transfer
  • Certificate of Achievement

NEW-Apply for Graduation through InSite!

  • Click on the Graduation Tile       Graduation Tile
  • Select Petition for Degree or Certificate and follow the steps through InSite.

Click on Graduation Policies for more information.

Early Graduation for Priority Registration

In order to give students who are close to graduation an advantage in registering for the remaining classes needed in their last semester, students may apply for an early registration appointment by submitting an early application to graduate in the semester before their planned graduation date.

Criteria to qualify for the early registration option:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 12 units in the district for an AA/AS or 3 units for a certificate of achievement
  • Have completed 30 units in the district or at a regionally accredited institution for an AA/AS or 9 units for a certificate of achievement prior to the date of application
  • Must currently have a 2.0 GPA
  • Have official transcripts on file if attended other institutions
  • No late applications will be accepted
  • The early registration appointment can only be utilized one time per student

Early Graduation Application  

APPLICATION PERIODS for Early Graduation for Priority Registration
(Application MUST be received by deadline date in order to qualify no exceptions)

  • Spring Graduation
    August 1-September 15 for an early appointment for Spring
  • Summer Graduation
    January 15-February 28 for early appointment for Summer
  • Fall Graduation
    March 1-April 15 for early appointment for Fall

College Skills Certificates

Los Medanos College offers a variety of occupational programs that require less than 18 units of coursework. To qualify for a Skills Certificate, all coursework must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Students completing a skills certificate are required to complete at least 50% of the coursework at LMC. No substitutions for coursework are allowed. Students may apply for the Skills Certificate upon completion of coursework (apply the semester you are finished).

Skills Certificate Application