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Petitioning for Graduation

 

 

Commencement Ceremony

鶹ӳ awards four types of associate degrees. 

An Associate of Arts Degree is earned in general areas of study that provide students with a liberal arts foundation such as natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities. They are often awarded to students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution. 

Please refer to the or make an appointment with a counselor to inquire about the graduation requirements.

An Associate of Science Degree is earned in occupational programs that provide students with skills and training for immediate entry into the workforce such as health occupations, business, and various technical fields. 

Please refer to the or make an appointment with a counselor to inquire about the graduation requirements.

California Community Colleges offer Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT) to the California State University (CSU) campuses. These degrees are specifically called the Associate in Arts (AA-T) or Associate in Science (AS-T) degrees. These degrees are designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an AA-T or AS-T degree are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system and given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus or to a program that is deemed similar to their community college major. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses.

Students who have been awarded an AA-T or AS-T are able to complete their remaining requirements for the 120-unit baccalaureate degree within 60 semester or 90 quarter units.

To view the most current list of 鶹ӳ Associate Degrees for Transfer and to find out which CSU campuses accept each degree, please check the website www.adegreewithaguarantee.com.  Current and prospective community college students are strongly encouraged to meet with an NVC Counselor to review their options for transfer and to develop a comprehensive educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Please refer to the or make an appointment with a counselor to inquire about the graduation requirements.

California Community Colleges offer Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT) to the California State University (CSU) campuses. These degrees are specifically called the Associate in Arts (AA-T) or Associate in Science (AS-T) degrees. These degrees are designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an AA-T or AS-T degree are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system and given priority admission consideration to their local CSU campus or to a program that is deemed similar to their community college major. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses.

Students who have been awarded an AA-T or AS-T are able to complete their remaining requirements for the 120-unit baccalaureate degree within 60 semester or 90 quarter units.

To view the most current list of 鶹ӳ Associate Degrees for Transfer and to find out which CSU campuses accept each degree, please check the website www.adegreewithaguarantee.com.  Current and prospective community college students are strongly encouraged to meet with an NVC Counselor to review their options for transfer and to develop a comprehensive educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Please refer to the or make an appointment with a counselor to inquire about the graduation requirements.

All candidates for graduation must file a petition in the Admissions and Records Office by the ninth week of the semester they wish to graduate. The specific date is listed in the course schedule. During the summer, students must file during the fifth week if they want to graduate in the summer semester.

For specific Graduation Petition deadlines/dates, refer to the Admissions and Records Calendar

 It is required to meet with a counselor to prepare your gaduation petition paperwork.  Students are re1quired tomeet with an Academic Counselor to submit a graduation petition.   

To schedule an appointment, see the General Counseling website.

NVC offers an annual Commencement in the Spring Semester.  The ceremony takes place on the Thursday during finals week in May.  

The Office of Student Affairs sends out information and the invitation to eligible graduates in spring.  Please refer to the Commencement 2024 websitefor more details.

 

 

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