Graduation Application Priority Filing Deadlines

Apply for graduation for the term in which you will complete all degree requirements and coursework.

Seniors who apply to graduate by the filing deadlines below, and have 18 units or less to complete their degree, will receive enrollment priority for their final regular semester.  Graduate (Master's) students who apply by the filing deadlines will also receive enrollment priority.  Students may continue to submit their Graduation Application after the filing deadlines but will not be eligible for enrollment priority.  See our Enrollment Appointment Distribution webpage for more information.

Please Note: Students in the Credential program do not apply to graduate, as they are not obtaining a degree from the University, but rather a Credential from the State of California.

TermUndergraduateGraduate
Fall 2021March 1, 2021March 1, 2021
Spring 2022October 1, 2021October 1, 2021
Summer 2022October 1, 2021October 1, 2021

How to Apply for Graduation

The Application for Graduation is available online through your myCI Student Center in CI Records. Once your application has been processed, the status in the top section of your CI Academic Requirements Report (CARR) will change from "Not Applied" to "Applied". Be sure to pay the $50 application fee that should populate within 24 hours.

How to Guide: Apply for Graduation (PDF, 229KB)

How to Apply for Graduation Video (4MB)

Information for Summer 2021 Graduation Applicants

Registrar's Office Evaluators will begin reviewing Summer 2021 graduation applicants on September 7, 2021, with a goal of completing all initial reviews by September 20, 2021 . You will receive official communication regarding your degree to your myCI email address.

If you are missing documents (official transcripts from other institutions, approved course substitutions, etc.) you must submit this final and approved documentation to the Registrar's Office as soon as possible, but received no later than October 4, 2021 by 5:00pm.

Student Success Tools

Progress toward your degree by using Student Success Tools. Student Success Tools are online resources that will allow you to review completed coursework, graduation requirements, generate a plan to complete your degree, and even help generate your schedule each semester. To learn more about each tool, please refer to the links below:

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