The Mesa College Evaluations office provides services, including information and technical support to help students achieve their certificate, degree, and transfer goals. Working closely with students and in coordination with the District, the Mesa College Evaluations office processes graduation petitions, general education certifications for transfer, and other petitions related to academic standards and program completion.
Students are encouraged to utilize the resources on these pages to guide them through the various processes related to campus/district evaluation policies and procedures. If you need additional assistance please visit, email or call the campus Evaluations Office.
The San Diego Mesa College Evaluations Office engages with students and the campus community to assist and direct the processes related to the obtainment of degrees and certifications and to the campus commencement ceremony.
Application for Graduation Deadlines for 2019-2020
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.
Apply for Graduation - view the step-by-step tutorial below.
November 15, 2019 -Deadline to file a Petition for Graduation and be a Fall 2019 graduate. Students filing after this date will be a Spring 2020
Tentative: February 13, 2020 - Deadline to file a Petition for Graduation for students transferring to a CSU in Fall 2020 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).
Tentative: March 22, 2020 - Deadline to file a Petition for Graduation and ensure their name will be included
in the commencement program.
**Students filing after this date, but before April 30, 2020 will still be Spring 2020 graduates, but their name may not be in the Commencement Program.**
April 30, 2020 - Deadline to file a Petition for Graduation and be a Spring 2020 graduate. Students filing after this date will be a Summer 2020 graduate.
July 31, 2020 - Deadline to file a Petition for Graduation and be a Summer 2020 graduate. Students filing after this date will be Fall 2020 graduates.
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San Diego Community College District Evaluation's website contains information for District-wide evaluations information.