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Apply for your degree/certificate

Are you earning a degree/certificate at Mesa? 

If you are earning a Degree and/or Certificate, it is required to submit an application for graduation.

Applying to graduate is the process of developing an educational plan with a counselor, completing your course requirements, and submitting an Application for Graduation. 

Step 1: Apply for Graduation - view the step-by-step tutorial below.

NOTE: Deadlines are final. If you are earning a Degree and/or Certificate, you are required to apply for graduation. "Graduation" is a multiple step process of developing an educational plan with a counselor, completing your course requirements, and submitting a Application for Graduation.  

2021-2022 Graduation Deadlines:

October 1, 2021  - Deadline to Apply for Graduation ONLY for students transferring to a CSU in Spring 2022 who are completing an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T). Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).
 

November 15, 2021 - Deadline to Apply for Graduation and be a Fall 2021 graduate. Students filing after this date will be a Spring 2022 graduate.

February 15, 2022 - Deadline to Apply for Graduation for students transferring to a CSU in Fall 2022 who are completing an Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or an Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T). Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT).

March 15, 2022 - Deadline to Apply for Graduation and ensure your name will be included in the commencement program. **Students filing after this date, but before April 30, 2022 will still be Spring 2022 graduates, but their name may not be in the Commencement Program.**

April 30, 2022 - Deadline to Apply for Graduation and be a Spring 2022 graduate. Students filing after this date will be a Summer 2022 graduate.

July 31, 2022 - Deadline to Apply for Graduation and be a Summer 2022 graduate.  Students filing after this date will be Fall 2022 graduates.

For a printable flyer, please click here.

Apply for Graduation - view the step-by-step tutorial here!

Not sure if you're ready to graduate? Click here to learn more.

Attention to all grads: Please refer to the chart below based on the term you are graduating and when you can expect your degree to be posted to your transcript and the timeline for diplomas to be mailed. 

Term

Diploma/Certificates Posted to Transcript

Diploma Orders Placed

Approximate time diplomas are shipped to students

Spring

End of June

First week of July

End of July – Beginning of August

Summer  

End of September

First week of October

End of October – Beginning of November

Fall

End of January

First week of February

End of February – Beginning of March


Step 2: View Graduation Status

Once you submit your Application for Graduation, you may view your graduation status in the My Academics section, located on the left-hand side of your student portal.

  • Make sure your email address is up to date, in case your evaluator needs to contact you for any reason. You can update your email address through your student portal.
  • It will take up to 3-4 months to receive your graduation status online.
  • If you have trouble understanding your graduation status, please contact your counselor.